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Werner cancelled Bayern Munich move in 2019 after learning club leadership didn’t want him
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Werner cancelled Bayern Munich move in 2019 after learning club leadership didn’t want him

The striker was set to join the Bundesliga giants but pushed to have the deal annulled Timo Werner signed a pre-contract agreement with Bayern Munich in 2019 before he insisted the deal be cancelled after learning he wasn't wanted by senior Bayern figures, Goal and SPOX can confirm. Werner, then with RB Leipzig, was on a contract that expired in 2020, and was eyeing a move away as a free agent. But the forward learned that then-Bayern manager Niko Kovac and sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic were not keen on his services, causing him to tell his agent Karl-Heinz Forster to cancel the deal.  
Piers Morgan slams Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and other celebrities for their Met Gala outfits
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Piers Morgan slams Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and other celebrities for their Met Gala outfits

Piers Morgan slammed Kim Kardashian and a number of other celebrities for their Met Gala look. The media personality branded Kim's outfit "a fusion of a giant black trash bag and Taliban burka". Piers wrote in his latest MailOnline column: "Kim who was mercilessly mocked on social media for wearing what seemed to be a fusion of giant black trash bag and Taliban burka that covered every inch of her face and body. "Ironically, she looked better than I’ve seen her for years." Piers also hit out at other celebs who had attended the Met Gala to "make political points",. He said Old Town Road rapper Lil Nas X resembled a "giant golden blob" in his Met Gala outfit. Piers said Billie Eilish came as a "giant pink blancmange", while tennis star Serena Williams was an "u...
Any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended – Lai Mohammed warns
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Any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended – Lai Mohammed warns

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has warned that any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended.   The Minister who appeared before house committees on communication, justice, information and culture, and national security and intelligence on Tuesday June 22, added that the ban of Twitter operations in the country is a good opportunity for "resourceful Nigerians to also look at how they can have an app that can replace Twitter".   He said;   “On Twitter not being the only social media in Nigeria but banning Twitter alone, honestly, we suspended Twitter because Twitter became a platform of choice for those that want to bring down this country. “If any other platform does it, we will suspend their operations too. It...
Villagers Erect Massive Penis Statue to Bring forth rain
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Villagers Erect Massive Penis Statue to Bring forth rain

Villagers in Yothaka, in Thailand’s Chachoengsao province, ended a period of drought by building a giant erect penis statue. Farmers in the area had been concerned that there hadn’t been enough rain recently and that water from irrigation canals was too salty and had been damaging crops. To call forth the rain, a giant penis statue, or "Palad Khik", was erected on Jun 9. This week. local village headman, Chamnan Kenthongdaeng, 52, told a press conference that on June 11, just two days after the giant penis was installed it had started raining, with a shower that lasted about half an hour. Koson Samang, the headman of a nearby village, had made a video of the rain as proof. However, local farmers complained that the brief shower hadn’t been long enough to irrigate their f...
Police mock gangster twins with billboard mugshots showing how old they’ll look when they finish their jail sentences for running a cocaine gang
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Police mock gangster twins with billboard mugshots showing how old they’ll look when they finish their jail sentences for running a cocaine gang

In a bid to warn others against crimes, Cheshire Police displayed digitally aged images of gangster twins to show the public how old they'll look when they finish their jail sentences. Authorities toured the giant billboard around Warrington over the weekend showing the pictures of siblings Leon and Anthony Cullen, 33, in a bid to show the risks of crime. They hope the digitally aged images of the gang bosses, who have been jailed for a combined total of 50 years, will serve as a warning to others. Leon and Anthony are behind bars serving 22 years and 27 years respectively after leading notorious firearms and cocaine gang, which was the biggest ever uncovered in Cheshire. Cheshire Police's Det Chief Insp Mike Evans said they hope the 'aged' images will make others ask i...
Tuchel has no feelings of revenge for PSG sacking after reaching Champions League final with Chelsea
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Tuchel has no feelings of revenge for PSG sacking after reaching Champions League final with Chelsea

The German coach has reached the final just six months after being sacked by the Ligue 1 giants, while they have gone crashing out Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel does not want to gloat after reaching the Champions League final, while former side Paris Saint-Germain have crashed out of the competition. Tuchel has reached the final for the second time in a row, having guided PSG to the same stage last season before they lost out to Bayern Munich, but the German coach was sacked by the French giants in December and went on to take charge of the Blues. While Tuchel's new team progressed to the Champions League decider with a semi-final win against Real Madrid, PSG were knocked out by Manchester City at the same stage.
Kamaldeen Sulemana: Ghana wonderkid with ‘more potential than Neymar’ on Man Utd’s radar
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Kamaldeen Sulemana: Ghana wonderkid with ‘more potential than Neymar’ on Man Utd’s radar

  The 19-year-old forward has caught the eye in Danish football for FC Nordsjaelland, with his asking price already set at around £10 million While injuries limited his overall impact, it is fair to say that Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus has been one of Africa's breakout stars over the course of the European season. Once back to full fitness, Ghana international Kudus is expected to take on a key role in Amsterdam next term as the aim to secure a third successive Eredivisie title. And if the Dutch giants are keen begin building a base for some of Africa's top youngsters, then they will not have to look too far to find a player who is showing similar promise to Kudus in the early stages of his career.
Ajax crowned Eredivisie champions as Dutch giants claim 35th title following Ten Hag contract renewal
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Ajax crowned Eredivisie champions as Dutch giants claim 35th title following Ten Hag contract renewal

Ajax have claimed their 35th Eredivisie title after the Dutch giants won the league on Sunday with three games to spare. Sunday's 4-0 victory over Emmen was enough to lift Ajax back to the top of Dutch football after seeing last season abandoned due to the coronavirus, while also securing a domestic double after beating Vitesse Arnhem 2-1 in the cup final two weeks ago. In total, Ajax have won the title in five of the last 10 seasons.
‘World’s Biggest Rabbit’ Stolen From Owner’s Home
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‘World’s Biggest Rabbit’ Stolen From Owner’s Home

A rabbit, believed to be the world’s largest, has gone missing after it was stolen from its owner’s home. Darius the rabbit, a Continental Giant rabbit who holds the Guinness world record for being the biggest rabbit in the world at 4 feet and 3 inches long (129 centimeters), went missing from its owner’s home in Stoulton, Worcestershire, on Saturday night, April 10. Annette Edwards, the owner of the giant rabbit, said she discovered Darius was missing on Sunday morning, April 11, and contacted the police, who have issued an urgent appeal for the return of the prize-winning bunny. She has also offered a £1,000 reward for its return and took to Twitter to plead to those who took Darius to "please bring him back." “A very sad day. Guinnes...
‘Godzilla vs Kong’ brings in record $60M in US and Canada to become No1 in box office in covid-19 era; hits $358M globally
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‘Godzilla vs Kong’ brings in record $60M in US and Canada to become No1 in box office in covid-19 era; hits $358M globally

“Godzilla vs Kong” is officially now the biggest box office hit in the US and Canada since COVID-19 shut down cinemas a year ago after hauling a record of more $60 million, $1.5 million more than what sci-fi thriller “Tenet” brought in last year. “Godzilla vs Kong” started its record run with a March 31 opening weekend as more than 3,000 screens across North America showed the giant reptile from Japan butting heads with the gorilla from Skull Island. The movie was produced by Warner Bros. Warner Bros also produced the fourth and fifth top earning films of the pandemic era. In its second weekend, the film is still number one despite tumbling 58 percent to $13.4 million from 3,084 theaters for a domestic total of $69.5 million and worldwide haul of nearly $360 millio...
Giant Container Ship, Ever Given Ran Aground, Blocking World’s Busiest Shipping Lane
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Giant Container Ship, Ever Given Ran Aground, Blocking World’s Busiest Shipping Lane

Loaded with nearly 20,000 containers, one of the world's largest container ships has blocked one of the world's busiest shipping lanes, threatening 'catastrophic' delays to global supply chains with workers now in a desperate race against time to free her. The 1,312ft-long, 175ft-wide, 200,000-ton MV Ever Given drifted across the entire width of the Suez Canal in Egypt around 7.40am Tuesday and became wedged with her bow out of the water against the eastern wall and her stern wedged against the western one. The Ever Given is now aground with its bow lodged in the eastern wall of the canal. Workers are attempting to dig the bow free while tugboats try to shove it back into the waterway but efforts have so-far proved unsuccessful. The Ever Given was part of a 20-s...
Jubilation as Fisherman Catches Giant Swordfish in Rivers Community
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Jubilation as Fisherman Catches Giant Swordfish in Rivers Community

A fisherman on Friday morning, March 5, caught a giant swordfish at Oyorokotor fishing settlement in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. Swordfish also known as broadbills in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat, pointed bill. They are elongated, round-bodied, and lose all teeth and scales by adulthood.
Pirlo stresses the importance of Juventus DNA in late Torino win
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Pirlo stresses the importance of Juventus DNA in late Torino win

The Turin derby was a real battle with the Serie A giants ultimately prevailing after having to dig deep Andrea Pirlo insists Juventus' never-say-die spirit was to thank for their late 2-1 comeback win over Torino in Saturday's Derby della Mole clash. Juve trailed to Nicolas Nkoulou's ninth-minute strike at the Allianz Stadium and would have been two down had Simone Zaza beat Wojciech Szczesny from a one-on-one. But the hosts rallied late on and scored two headed goals from Juan Cuadrado crosses – Leonardo Bonucci netting an 89th-minute winner after Weston McKennie had equalised 12 minutes earlier.
How Juan Mata Helped me Win Champions League Trophy – Didier Drogba
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How Juan Mata Helped me Win Champions League Trophy – Didier Drogba

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba has revealed how his former Blues’ teammate, Juan Mata helped him win the 2012 UEFA Champions League. Chelsea defeated Bayern Munich 4-3 on penalties in the final to win their first Champions League trophy eight years ago at the Allianz Arena. Thomas Mueller put the host in front with eight minutes left to the end of the match before Didier Drogba equalised for the Premier League giant following an assist from Mata as the encounter ended 1-1 after 120 minutes. “Eight years ago, the manager [Andre Villas-Boas] had been sacked by the club and we, the players, had a team meeting where we recognised being partly responsible for his departure,” Drogba wrote on Twitter on Tuesday night. “The captain @johnterry spoke, @franklampa...
Man Utd contact Konate’s agent
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Man Utd contact Konate’s agent

English Premier League giant, Manchester United, have contacted the agent of RB Leipzig defender, Ibrahima Konate. Konate is regarded as one of the brightest prospects in the German Bundesliga so far this season. According to the French newspaper, Le10Sport, the Red Devils have contacted Konate’s representative to clarify his situation at Leipzig and establish his desires ahead of a potential switch to Old Trafford. Konate’s current deal at Leipzig will expire in the summer of 2023. Leipzig is expected to demand a high fee for the 20-year-old centre-back.
Fiat Chrysler And Peugeot Agree To Merge In Giant Auto Deal
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Fiat Chrysler And Peugeot Agree To Merge In Giant Auto Deal

Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA, the owner of Peugeot, have struck a merger pact to create the world’s fourth-largest carmaker by output with combined revenues of €170bn. The two companies said they had signed a binding “combination agreement” that would result in an “industry leader” with greater scale and ability to invest in new technologies. Shareholders of each group would hold 50 per cent in the new entity. The deal will reshape the car sector as it undergoes a period of transformation, with significant expenditure required to develop electric vehicles and self-driving systems. It will form a group with recurring operating profit of more than €11bn, a 400,000-strong workforce and total vehicle sales of 8.7m, putting the manufacturer ahead of General Motors and Hyundai-Kia. In...
Giant Cobra Killed And Swallowed Huge Python In Philippines
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Giant Cobra Killed And Swallowed Huge Python In Philippines

This is the stomach churning moment a cobra was found after swallowing a whole python. Terrified residents saw the highly venomous Philippine cobra in a rice field in Davao del Sur in the south of the country. It had killed the reticulated python and swallowed it whole, with only its victim's tail hanging from its jaws. This image shows the aftermath of a Philippine cobra attempting to eat a reticulated python. The cobra, head pictured, killed the other snake before swallowing it whole, leaving its tail hanging from its jaws. After the cobra was killed, residents used a machete to cut it open. The incident was captured in a remote village near the town of Kibalawan on the island of Mindanao in the south of the Philippines. One villager said: 'There are lots of ...
Star Wars actor, Peter Mayhew dies at 74
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Star Wars actor, Peter Mayhew dies at 74

English-American actor, Peter Mayhew, who portrayed the iconic Star Wars character Chewbacca, has passed away at the age of 74. His family announced that he died peacefully on Tuesday surrounded by his loved ones at his Texas home. But the cause of his death wasn't revealed. In a statement family and friends hailed the actor as a "gentle giant and a very quiet, shy and beautiful person" His family said: "Peter was the man behind the mask of Chewbacca in the original Star Wars triology, episode 3 of the prequels and the New Triology. "He fought his way back from being wheelchair-bound to stand tall and portray Chewbacca once more in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. "He also consulted on The Last Jedi in an attempt to teach his successor. "He put his heart and soul into th...
Zidane Takes Final Decision on Selling Varane to Premier League Giant
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Zidane Takes Final Decision on Selling Varane to Premier League Giant

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has decided not to sell defender, Raphael Varane to Premier League giant, Manchester United this summer. Varane has been on Manchester United’s radar for the past two years and former Red Devils boss, Jose Mourinho, failed with his attempt to lure the France international to Old Trafford. Speaking on Varane’s future at Real Madrid, Zidane was quoted by Mirror UK as telling reporters on Tuesday: “I do not want a Real Madrid without Varane “He is a young player who has been here for eight years. “He has not told me anything, if he is annoyed then these are things that happen in a player’s life. “I am speaking to the club, I have told the club what we want to d...
Giant APC Broom Erected At The City Gate, Abuja
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Giant APC Broom Erected At The City Gate, Abuja

Nigerians have taken to social media to rant over the construction of a giant broom in front of the Abuja City Gate. Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) noted that as of Thursday, it wasn’t clear what was being constructed when they began, but afterwards, it turned out to be the broom symbol of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Television Exec Dinnage to Replace Scudamore as Premier League Chief
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Television Exec Dinnage to Replace Scudamore as Premier League Chief

The Premier League have appointed television executive Susanna Dinnage to take over from Richard Scudamore as its new chief executive on Tuesday. Currently global president of Discovery’s Animal Planet brand, Dinnage will start her role in the new year once Scudamore steps down after 19 years in charge. Dinnage’s task will be to try and maintain the rapid growth of the competition’s rights deals overseen by Scudamore over the past two decades. “With the support of clubs and the team, I look forward to extending the success of the League for many years to come,” Dinnage said in a statement. When Scudamore took over as chief executive in 1999, the Premier League’s domestic television rights deal was worth around £670 million. The latest deal for rights between 2019 and 2022 sold f...
Neymar Wants To Return To Barca
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Neymar Wants To Return To Barca

Neymar regrets his decision to leave Barcelona for PSG and is desperate to return to the Nou Camp at the end of the season, according to a new report in Spain. Mundo Deportivo claims that the Brazilian has offered to rejoin the Spanish giants ‘several times’ already and that a big-money deal is ‘not impossible’. Neymar is said to have grown tired with life in Paris and wants to move back to Barcelona – and be reunited with Lionel Messi. Mundo Deportivo say that his relationship with the Argentine is a key factor, as are his friendships with the likes of Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic. Neymar is said to regard Barca as ‘his club’ and he has not been motivated by playing in Ligue 1, with PSG already eight points clear at the top of the table. The French champions were easily beaten by Re...
Why We Lost Against England – Sergio Ramos
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Why We Lost Against England – Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos has offered his candid opinion about the loss his team suffered in a clash with European football giant, England.   Sergio Ramos Spain and Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos has explained why his side lost 3-2 against England in the Nations League encounter played on Monday night at the Benito Villamarin Stadium in Sevilla. First half goals from Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford ensured victory for The Three Lions as second-half goals from Paco Alcacer and Sergio Ramos were not enough to savage a point for the hosts. Ramos said Spain were defeated by Gareth Southgate’s men because they played against a “world-class” team who had dangerous players. “England are world-class opponents with some very dangerous players,” Sportsmole quoted Ramos as saying at pos...
Super Eagles’ Tyronne Ebuehi Suffers Career- Injury
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Super Eagles’ Tyronne Ebuehi Suffers Career- Injury

The Nigeria international sustained damage to his left anterior cruciate ligament and is expected to be out of action for a prolonged spell. Tyronne Ebuehi faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury during Benfica’s International Champions Cup defeat to Juventus on Saturday. The right-back who joined the Portuguese giants from ADO Den Haag in June replaced André Almeida in the 67th minute as his side bowed 4-2 on penalties to the Italians at Red Bull Arena after scores stood at 1-1. And the Primeira Liga runners-up have now confirmed the 22-year-old defender will go under the knife to repair the damage. More tests will be required before a timescale is possible for Ebuehi’s recovery, but his injury will be a blow to Rui Vitoria’s men,...
Nigerian Man Slaughters And Spice Up Giant Sea Turtle, Shares Photos
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Nigerian Man Slaughters And Spice Up Giant Sea Turtle, Shares Photos

A Facebook user identified as Kingpin Eshiet, has taken to the social networking platform to share some photos of him and a friend slaughtering a giant sea turtle to make a meal. According to Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Sea Turtles can be found along the Nigerian coastline. Leatherback Turtles for instance, is one of the five species of sea turtles that can be found in Nigerian coastline. With a lifespan of about 30 years in the wild they are currently threatened by marine pollution, poaching and harvest of eggs along beaches. However, Sea Turtles are endangered species wherever it is found, and part of the measures to enhance its conservation and protection is to rescue it from captivity. See more photos below;
Giant TV Screen Falls On Top Egyptian Politicians Campaigning For Votes
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Giant TV Screen Falls On Top Egyptian Politicians Campaigning For Votes

This is the terrifying moment a giant television screen comes crashing down on a group of Egyptian politicians. The horrifying clip was filmed during the recent election campaign. It shows a panel of eight candidates giving impassioned speeches on why they should get the vote. The politicians appear to have cheated death when their heads emerge between the gaps in the screen’s base. No one appears to have been hurt, despite the deafening crash.   Watch The Video Below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zweI4BWJBIg
Mayweather Hits Thailand, Rides A Giant Elephant
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Mayweather Hits Thailand, Rides A Giant Elephant

Retired boxer, Floyd Mayweather, who is enjoying his retirement from boxing shared photos of himself atop an elephant in Phuket, Thailand. The 44-year-old undefeated boxer was also pictured riding a kayak in Hong Island, in the company of self-proclaimed eyelash and hair extensions specialist Yahaira Vianne Ocho.
The Money Man: Floyd Mayweather Spotted Posing With a Giant White Tiger in Russia
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The Money Man: Floyd Mayweather Spotted Posing With a Giant White Tiger in Russia

This is the moment Floyd Mayweather was photographed posing beside an enormous white tiger and looking so relaxed as he did it. The retired boxer shared a photo on Instagram on Saturday posing with his hand on the huge cat while in Russia. The massive beast was alive – some fans feared it may have been heavily sedated – and was shown cleaning its paws in further videos Mayweather posted. The Money Man recently travelled out to China where he adopted a panda. The undefeated former champ fed the bear – named TMT Floyd Mayweather – an apple and took several selfies. Mayweather, 40, paid half of the £11,100 adoption fee which will go to the research centre looking after the cuddly bamboo-muncher. Floyd Mayweather, pictured here in Red Square, is set to apply for Russian cit...
This Giant Sea Turtle Was Caught In Imo River
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This Giant Sea Turtle Was Caught In Imo River

See The Giant Sea Creature That Was Killed In My Area. (pics) This sea turtle made its way into a fisherman's fishing hook this evening and has made some fellas evening and Sunday at large. Location: Imo River, Ihitte Uboma, Imo State.

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