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Ronaldo extends international record with 112th Portugal goal
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Ronaldo extends international record with 112th Portugal goal

Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, extended one record and broke another as they thrashed Qatar 3-0 on Saturday. The 36-year-old scored his 112th goal for his country and also breaking Sergio Ramos’ record for most international caps won by an European player. Ronaldo had broken Iran legend, Ali Daei’s record of 109 goals last month. And despite only playing 45 minutes of Portugal’s friendly against Qatar, Ronaldo was still able to get on the scoresheet. Ronaldo poked home from close range in the 37th minute at the Estadio Algarve to make it goal No 112 before being withdrawn at half-time. Jose Fonte and Andre Silva added more goals in the second half. Ronaldo has now earned his 181st international cap, more than any other European player in history.
Hwang double sees Wolves edge Newcastle
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Hwang double sees Wolves edge Newcastle

Hee-Chan Hwang scored twice as Wolves beat Newcastle 2-1 to record their first Premier League home win of the season. The South Korea forward opened the scoring after 20 minutes with a well-taken goal - Wolves' first in the league at Molineux this campaign - only for Newcastle to draw level in controversial circumstances through Jeff Hendrick's long-range effort four minutes before half-time. However, Hwang was there again with another fine finish just before the hour-mark to see his side over the line, while Newcastle boss Steve Bruce remains under pressure with the visitors still looking for a first win of the campaign As a result, Bruno Lage's team jump up to tenth place, while Newcastle fall to second bottom of the table.
Ronaldo breaks Champions League record against Villarreal
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Ronaldo breaks Champions League record against Villarreal

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has surpassed Iker Casillas’ appearance record in the Champions League. The 36-year-old was selected from the start by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the visit of Villarreal on Wednesday night. In doing so, Ronaldo made his 178th appearance in the competition, moving ahead of former Real Madrid goalkeeper, Casillas. Ronaldo had equalled Casillas’ record when he started in United’s 2-1 defeat at Young Boys. Paco Alcacer opened the scoring for Villarreal at Old Trafford, before Alex Telles drilled in from distance to make it 1-1. With seconds left in the game, Ronaldo popped up at the far post to snatch the winner.
Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Cristiano Ronaldo set to break EPL record
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Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Cristiano Ronaldo set to break EPL record

Manchester United striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, is set to break a record at Old Trafford if he scores in his side’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon. Ronaldo would become the first Man United player in his second spell at the club to score in his first four matches for the Red Devils should he find the back of the net against Aston Villa today. The 36-year-old scored a brace against Newcastle in the Premier League, a goal against Young Boys in the Champions League and a strike against West Ham in the Premier League. The Portugal captain rejoined Man United in the summer transfer window from Juventus. The last Man United player to score in his first four appearances for the club was James Hanson in 1924. Ronaldo, of course, had his ...
Guardiola turns to young players as Manchester City are hit by injury crisis
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Guardiola turns to young players as Manchester City are hit by injury crisis

Academy stars to be given their first-team opportunities as the Catalan coach aims to mastermind record fifth successive League Cup success An injury crisis at Manchester City will see Pep Guardiola turn to the club’s youth academy for their Carabao Cup clash with League One opponents Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday. City are aiming to lift the trophy for a record fifth successive season with their last defeat in the competition back in October 2016. However, John Stones, Aymeric Laporte, Rodri, Oleksander ZInchenko and Zack Steffen were all missing from Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Southampton while Guardiola is set to rest a host of senior players with difficult trips to Chelsea, Paris St-Germain and Liverpool coming immediately after the League Cup clash.
Ex-England striker Jimmy Greaves dies at 81
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Ex-England striker Jimmy Greaves dies at 81

The former England striker Jimmy Greaves, one of the game’s greatest goalscorers and characters, has died aged 81, his former club Tottenham Hotspur announced on Sunday. “We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jimmy Greaves, not just Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer but the finest marksman this country has ever seen,” the club said. “Jimmy passed away at home in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 19 September), aged 81.” A member of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad, Greaves scored 44 goals in his 57 appearances for England. His strike rate was phenomenal as he scored 356 goals in England’s top flight, a record which still stands. The 37 league goals that he netted in the 1962/63 season has yet to be bettered by a Spurs player i...
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Mane breaks Van Persie record, scores 100th goal in Reds win
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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Mane breaks Van Persie record, scores 100th goal in Reds win

Liverpool star Sadio Mane beat Van Persie mark by scoring in nine straight matches against Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace must be sick of the sight of Sadio Mane after the Liverpool star broke a Premier League record on Saturday. Mane’s goal in the 3-0 win at Anfield, his 100th for Liverpool in all competitions, made him the first player to score in nine consecutive top-flight matches against the same opponent. The Liverpool forward’s scoring run against Crystal Palace started back in August 2017. Mane’s milestone strike came in his 224th appearance for the Reds, breaking Palace’s rearguard action late in the first half at Anfield. Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Guinea midfielder Naby Keita netted in the second half to move Jurgen Klopp’s team three points clear of second...
Ronaldo breaks all-time men’s international scoring record with brace for Portugal in Republic of Ireland clash
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Ronaldo breaks all-time men’s international scoring record with brace for Portugal in Republic of Ireland clash

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner, who returned to Manchester United from Juventus in the summer transfer window, has made more history for his country Cristiano Ronaldo broke the all-time men's international scoring record by netting Portugal's opener in their World Cup qualifying clash with the Republic of Ireland. Ronaldo showed off his fabled scoring instincts as he netted in the 89th minute to tie the score at 1-1 at Estadio Algarve, making history in the process. He would add a stoppage-time winner for good measure as Portugal defeated the visitors 2-1. The 36-year-old has now scored 111 international goals, becoming the most prolific player to ever grace men's international football.
Justin Bieber becomes Spotify’s most listened to artist ever
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Justin Bieber becomes Spotify’s most listened to artist ever

Canadian music star, Justin Bieber has added yet another record to his name. Bieber on Saturday August 28, was revealed to have broken the all-time Spotify monthly listener record, having earned 83.3 million monthly listeners and holding onto the most monthly listeners in the platform’s history. Fellow Canadian singer, The Weeknd took the second spot with 74.53 million monthly listeners, while Ed Sheeran, who boasts of 72.41 million monthly listeners took the third spot. The woman with the most streams on the platform at the moment is Dua Lipa, with 65.5 million monthly listeners, as Doja Cat trails close behind with 60.84 million. The record before this was around 82 million monthly listeners, held by Ariana Grande for some time. Though some music lovers have started ca...
Antonio Breaks Club Record As West Ham Thrash Leicester City
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Antonio Breaks Club Record As West Ham Thrash Leicester City

Michail Antonio became table-topping West Ham's all-time Premier League record goalscorer as his double helped the Hammers thrash 10-man Leicester 4-1 at the London Stadium. Sky Sports' Jamie Carragher called the newly-crowned No 9 a "special player" after a stellar solo performance but he had to wait for his moment in the Hammers' sensational victory, with Pablo Fornals opening the scoring from a one-two with Said Benrahma after Jamie Vardy's poor pass. The Spanish midfielder was left on the floor minutes before half-time by Ayoze Perez and after a VAR review noticed a stamp from the Foxes man on Fornals' shin, Michael Oliver showed him a straight red card. Leicester made their own task harder when Caglar Soyuncu's blind backpass was picked off by Antonio, who teed up Benrahm...
Bruno Fernandes Equals Jesus’ record after Man United’s 1-1 draw with Southampton
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Bruno Fernandes Equals Jesus’ record after Man United’s 1-1 draw with Southampton

Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, on Sunday equalled Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus’ record for the most away games unbeaten at the start of a Premier League career with 26 games. Fernandes equalled Jesus’ record after featuring in Man United’s Premier League 1-1 draw against Southampton on Sunday afternoon. The Portugal international failed to score for Man United against Southampton as Mason Greenwood’s second-half goal cancelled out Fred’s first-half own-goal at St Mary’s. Fernandes was impressive for the Red Devils against Leeds United in the Premier League last weekend. The 26-year-old scored a hat-trick against Leeds United at Old Trafford. Fernandes will now hope to lead Man United to victory when they take on Wolves in their next P...
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane close to breaking Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba’s record
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Liverpool’s Sadio Mane close to breaking Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba’s record

Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane, is closing in on the Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba’s record of most Premier League goals scored by an African player in the history of the English top-flight league, after scoring a goal in his side’s 2-0 win over Burnley on Saturday afternoon. Mane’s goal against Burnley at Anfield means the Senegalese international has now scored 96 Premier League goals during his stints at Southampton and Liverpool, the 4th most of any African footballer to ever play in the Premier League. Drogba currently holds the record with 104 goals. But with Mane looking set to spend at least the remainder of this season at Liverpool, the 29-year-old does appear to have a good chance to break Drogba’s record. Mane’s teammate Mohamed Salah is also in the ru...
Clement Diop: CF Montreal part ways with Senegal goalkeeper
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Clement Diop: CF Montreal part ways with Senegal goalkeeper

The 27-year-old is set for another adventure elsewhere after ending his three-year stay at the Saputo Stadium Major League Soccer side CF Montreal announced that they have mutually terminated the contract of goalkeeper Clement Diop. Diop played eight MLS games for Wilfried Nancy’s side this season with a record of three clean sheets. He moved to Montreal from LA Galaxy via the MLS Waiver Draft in 2017 and he helped the club win the Canadian Championship in 2019.  
BREAKING: Bayern Munich legend, Muller is dead
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BREAKING: Bayern Munich legend, Muller is dead

Bayern Munich legend, Gerd Muller, is dead. Muller passed away at the age of 75 on Sunday morning. Bayern Munich disclosed this in a statement via their website. “Today the world of FC Bayern stands still. The German record champions and its entire fan base mourn Gerd Müller, who died early Sunday morning at the age of 75,” the statement read in part. Müller made history with Bayern Munich and the German national team during his playing days. The former striker scored an unbelievable 566 goals in 607 competitive games for Bayern and set the unprecedented record of 365 goals in the Bundesliga. Muller also secured the top scorer award seven times. For the DFB selection, he scored 68 times in 62 appearances.
When you win, you have to try to win again’ – Man City star Mahrez reveals Nadal inspiration
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When you win, you have to try to win again’ – Man City star Mahrez reveals Nadal inspiration

The Algeria international says the record Grand Slam champion drives him in his mission to rack up the trophies Riyad Mahrez has spoken out on how tennis star Rafael Nadal continues to inspire him as his role model to stay hungry, with the Manchester City man stating that it keeps him striving to surpass his old achievements. The Algeria international has enjoyed a trophy-laden domestic career ever since he helped steer Leicester City to a shock Premier League triumph in 2016, winning further titles across multiple competitions since heading to the Etihad Stadium under Pep Guardiola. Given that the winger has conquered virtually every domestic honour placed before him, he acknowledges that he draws upon his inspiration Nadal - the joint all-time leader in men's Grand Slam triu...
Wimbledon 2021: Djokovic draws level with Federer, Nadal on 20 Grand Slams
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Wimbledon 2021: Djokovic draws level with Federer, Nadal on 20 Grand Slams

  Novak Djokovic on Sunday, equalled Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles, after he claimed his sixth Wimbledon crown on Sunday. The world number one saw off seventh seed Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 6-3 on Centre Court. In doing so, Djokovic became the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to win the first three titles of the year. He is also on track to emulate Laver by claiming a calendar Grand Slam. If he win the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, he will become the first man ever to win a Golden Slam. “That was more than a battle. Congratulations to Matteo for a fantastic tournament. It was a tough match today. He’s a true Italian hammer,” said Djokovic. “Winning Wimbledon was always the biggest dream as a kid. I ha...
Euro 2020: Iran’s legend, Ali Dael reacts as Cristiano Ronaldo equals his goal record
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Euro 2020: Iran’s legend, Ali Dael reacts as Cristiano Ronaldo equals his goal record

  Iran’s legendary striker, Ali Daei has sent a message to Portugal superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo after the Juventus man equalled the record for most international goals in men’s football. Ronaldo scored twice from the spot to help Portugal draw 2-2 with France and qualified for the next round of the Euro 2020 on Wednesday. He is currently leading the goalscorers’ chat for the championship on five goals in three matches. Ronaldo is now the joint highest men’s international scorer with 109 goals and has received a message of congratulations from Ali Daei, whose record he equalled. Ronaldo now has the chance to break that record in Portugal’s last-16 clash against Belgium on Sunday evening. Daei, who scored 109 goals in 149 games for Iran, praised Ronaldo for his ac...
EPL last day: Aguero Breaks Wayne Rooney’s Record
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EPL last day: Aguero Breaks Wayne Rooney’s Record

Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, broke Wayne Rooney’s record for most Premier League goals scored for one club on his last appearance at the Etihad. Pep Guardiola left Aguero on the bench for the visit of Everton, with the Argentine set to leave City after 10 years. He was introduced into the game in the second half and scored twice as the champions won 2-0. Rooney managed 183 goals during his 13 years at Old Trafford and Aguero’s first goal meant he drew level with the England legend. Aguero ensured that he broke the record with a second. In all, he netted 258 times in 388 games for City. Aguero is expected to join Barcelona on a free transfer this summer, with the Catalans set to offer the forward a two-year deal.
Edouard Mendy: Chelsea goalkeeper sets Champions League record against Real Madrid
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Edouard Mendy: Chelsea goalkeeper sets Champions League record against Real Madrid

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has set a Champions League record having kept a clean sheet in the 2-0 defeat of Real Madrid. The 29-year-old has not leaked a goal in eight encounters out of 11 in the current campaign. That is the most in a single season by any goalkeeper playing for an English team in the history of the competition. This also meant that the Londoners have kept 18 clean sheets out of 24 matches under manager Thomas Tuchel in all competitions (75%), compared with 26 in 84 games under his predecessor Frank Lampard (31%).  
Woman with Guiness World Record for Longest Fingernails Cuts Them after nearly 30Years
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Woman with Guiness World Record for Longest Fingernails Cuts Them after nearly 30Years

The woman who holds a record for having the longest fingernails in the world has cut off her nails. Ayanna Williams, who lives in Houston, Texas, broke the Guinness World Record for the world's longest fingernails in 2017, when they measured nearly 19 feet long. She finally cut her nails over the weekend, after nearly 30 years of not cutting them. Before getting them cut, she measured it one final time and it was 24 ft, 0.7 in. It took her three to four bottles of nail polish and over 20 hours to do her manicure prior to cutting her nails. Williams had her nails cut at a dermatology office in Fort Worth, Texas, where an electric rotary tool was used for her first nail cut since the early 1990s. "With or without my nails, I will still be the queen," Williams ...
NIN: TELCOs Record 11.8 Million Loss Of Internet Subscribers In 4 Months
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NIN: TELCOs Record 11.8 Million Loss Of Internet Subscribers In 4 Months

Broadband penetration in Nigeria has been on a free fall since November last year. According to the recently released industry stats, broadband penetration fell to 42% in February, its lowest in the last 6 months. The drop was compounded by the reduction in subscriptions caused by the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) temporary embargo on registration and activation of new Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) cards in the country. This followed the initial directive that all operators should integrate NIN to all SIMs currently in use. Telco subscriber losses hit 11.63M in 3 months The report shows that MTN, Airtel and other Telcos lost over 4.13 million subscribers in the month of February. This follows an earlier loss of about 4.2 million in January and 3.3...
Iheanacho Breaks Drogba’s Record with Brace against Man Utd
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Iheanacho Breaks Drogba’s Record with Brace against Man Utd

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has broken the record set by former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba, after he netted twice against Manchester United on Sunday. Iheanacho’s brace saw the Foxes eliminate United from the FA Cup and qualify for the semi-final where they will face Southampton. In doing so, the Super Eagles star has now scored the most goals by an African in the competition. Drogba netted 12 goals in the FA Cup before leaving Chelsea in 2012. Apart from Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, Iheanacho is the only other player within the English game to have netted 20 or more goals across the two domestic cup competitions since his debut for Manchester City in August 2015.
Dominating Manchester City defence reaches 15-year Champions League high
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Dominating Manchester City defence reaches 15-year Champions League high

Pep Guardiola's red-hot side are closing in on yet another record as their backline leads the way Manchester City have become just the third team in Champions League history to keep seven consecutive clean sheets. City defeated Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 on Tuesday, sealing a 4-0 aggregate triumph in the last 16 of the competition. Only Arsenal, who posted 10 straight clean sheets in the Champions League ending in April 2006, have bettered Man City's mark. AC Milan also recorded seven shutouts in a row, ending in April 2005.
Ronaldo Surpasses Pele’s Goal Record
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Ronaldo Surpasses Pele’s Goal Record

Brazil legend, Pele, has congratulated Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, for breaking his record of goals in official matches. Recall that Ronaldo broke Pele’s record after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus’s 3-1 Serie A win over Cagliari on Sunday. The Portugal captain reached 770 official goals in his professional career. Reacting, Pele, in a post via his Instagram handle, congratulated Ronaldo, adding that he admired the 36-year-old, but his only regret was not being able to give him a hug. “@cristiano, life is a solo flight. Each makes his own journey. And what a beautiful journey you are having! I admire you a lot, I love watching you play and this is no secret to anyone. “Congratulations on breaking my record of goals in official matches. My only regret is not be...
Mbappe Breaks Messi’s Champions League Young Goal scorer Record
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Mbappe Breaks Messi’s Champions League Young Goal scorer Record

Kylian Mbappe has become the youngest player in Champions League history to reach 25 goals in the competition, breaking Lionel Messi's record. Mbappe opened the scoring for PSG against Barcelona on Wednesday, netting from the penalty spot in the 31st minute of their last-16 second leg clash. At 22 years and 80 days, Mbappe broke a record Messi set aged 22 years and 286 days. Mbappe continues to haunt Barca Mbappe gave PSG a huge lead going into the second leg by scoring a hat-trick in the first leg at Camp Nou – a 4-1 win for the Ligue 1 giants. With his goal at home on Wednesday, Mbappe set yet another record in a game that ended in a 1-1 draw, with PSG advancing to the last eight through a 5-2 aggregate win. The striker has four goals against Barca in this year's Cham...
Haaland Sets New Champions League Record After Disallowed Goal And Penalty Retake
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Haaland Sets New Champions League Record After Disallowed Goal And Penalty Retake

The Norwegian scored his second double against Sevilla in this last-16 tie to put his side on course for the quarter-finals Erling Haaland set another Champions League record with his second strike of the evening against Sevilla on Tuesday - but the phenomenon was made to work harder than usual for the goal. The Norwegian beat Bono from the penalty spot to put Dortmund 2-0 up, in the process taking his own tally to 20 in the competition. It took Haaland just 14 games to reach the mark, meaning he made it quicker than any other player in history. Dortmund were pegged back on the night as the match ended 2-2, however they won the tie 5-3 on aggregate and have reached the Champions League quarter-finals.
Rising Nigerian Music Act, Banjo Out with ‘Feel Your Love’
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Rising Nigerian Music Act, Banjo Out with ‘Feel Your Love’

Banjó is a Nigerian Canadian AfroPop musician, songwriter and record producer. He’s had a love for music since childhood and has always dreamed to share his gift with the world. After a near-death accident 7 years ago – though his passion for music remained – his resilience changed. Now fueled by the determination to make most of life’s second chance he has chosen to pursue his passion vigorously. In December 2020, Banjó released a three-song E.P - "Loverboy Vibez", "Don't Break It" and "Feel Your Love". Here is a viral video of one of the songs ("Feel Your Love"): Watch here: https://youtu.be/Qg6aAXdPjAg 
Manchester City Set Away Wins Record With Champions League Triumph Over Borussia Monchengladbach
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Manchester City Set Away Wins Record With Champions League Triumph Over Borussia Monchengladbach

Pep Guardiola's side has now won 12 consecutive matches away from the Etihad, setting an English record Manchester City's dominance away from home continued on Wednesday as Pep Guardiola's side took down Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany. Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus fired the goals, leading the way in a 2-0 win for the Premier League leaders. The victory moves Manchester City one step closer to the quarter-final round of the Champions League as they continue their bid for a first-ever triumph in the competition.
Champions League: Draw for Women’s Round of 16 Conducted
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Champions League: Draw for Women’s Round of 16 Conducted

The draw for the women’s Champions League last 16 has been conducted on Tuesday. Chelsea will face Atletico Madrid, while Manchester City takes on Fiorentina. Holders Lyon, who have won a record seven titles and five in a row, have been drawn against Norwegian side Brondby. First legs will be played between March 3 and 4. The return fixtures are expected to take place between March 10 and 11.   FULL DRAW: Wolfsburg (GER) vs LSK Kvinner (NOR) Barcelona (ESP) vs Fortuna Hjørring (DEN) Rosengård (SWE) vs St. Pölten (AUT) BIIK-Kazygurt (KAZ) vs Bayern München (GER) Manchester City (ENG) vs Fiorentina (ITA) Sparta Praha (CZE) vs Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) Lyon (FRA) vs Brøndby (DEN) Chelsea (ENG) vs Atlético de Madrid (ESP)
Maja Equals Ekoku’s 28-year-old Premier League Record
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Maja Equals Ekoku’s 28-year-old Premier League Record

The Cottagers’ forward is the second Nigerian player to find the net twice in his first English elite division start Josh Maja’s brace for Fulham against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday means that the Bordeaux loanee has equalled a Premier League record that has stood for 28 years. In netting twice in the 2-0 defeat of Carlo Ancelotti’s Toffees, Maja became only the second Nigerian player in the English top-flight to hit a double on his first start in the competition. The only other Nigerian player to do this was Efan Ekoku, who achieved the feat on May 8, 1993, when he scored on two occasions as Norwich City played out a 3-3 draw at Middlesbrough. https://twitter.com/sportingshina/status/1361348786988208128?s=20 The Cheetham Hill-born Ekoku signed for th...
Nigerian Man, Joel Ele-Ojo Adams Breaks 102-Year-Old UK Record; Receives Queen Of England Honour
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Nigerian Man, Joel Ele-Ojo Adams Breaks 102-Year-Old UK Record; Receives Queen Of England Honour

The year 2021 is seeing Nigerians record outstanding achievements and also getting recognised for those feats. The latest Nigerian to be in this mix is Joel Ele-Ojo Adams. Joel, on Thursday, February 11, will receive from the Queen of England one of the highly respected and prestigious honours in United Kingdom for his amazing contributions and research work that have come in handy for the UK military. The young man, according to Niger Delta Connect, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in He is the first non-British to be commissioned as an Aero-Systems Specialist Engineer to the rank of a Flying Officer in the British Air Force, since the formation of the British Air Force in 1918. Posting about the good news on his Facebook wall on Friday, February 5, the first class graduat...
Man United vs Southampton: Rashford Reacts after Breaking Eric Cantona’s Record
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Man United vs Southampton: Rashford Reacts after Breaking Eric Cantona’s Record

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has spoken about overtaking the club’s legend, Eric Cantona’s goals record following his side’s Premier League 9-0 win over Southampton on Tuesday night at Old Trafford. Rashford’s first half goal against Southampton was his 83rd goal in all competitions for Man United, and the strike saw him surpass Cantona, who has 82 goals for the Red Devils. Only Wayne Rooney (253), Ryan Giggs (160), Paul Scholes (155), Ruud van Nistelrooy (150), Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (126), Andy Cole (121), Cristiano Ronaldo (118) and David Beckham (85) have scored more goals than Rashford in the club’s history. Reacting, Rashford said it was a special moment for him to overtake a player of Cantona’s calibre on Man United’s list of goalscorers. “He’s obvious...
Trent Alexander-Arnold Breaks Unwanted Record After 0% Success Rate From 18 Open-Play Crosses vs Burnley
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Trent Alexander-Arnold Breaks Unwanted Record After 0% Success Rate From 18 Open-Play Crosses vs Burnley

  Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold broke his own unwanted Premier League record in the club's shock 1-0 defeat against Burnley last night. The 22-year-old struggled in large parts as Jurgen Klopp's side dropped more vital points in the title race. Alexander-Arnold, who has made 21 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool this season, attempted a total of 18 open-play crosses on Thursday evening but remarkably, he couldn't find a teammate with any of them. As a result of his 0% success rate, Trent is the only player in the Premier League across the last five seasons to not complete a single cross with over 12 attempts in a game, according to Squawka. In fact, just two weeks after giving the ball away 38 times against Southampton in a 77 minute cameo - whic...
Manuel Neuer Equals Oliver Khan’s Record Of Most Clean Sheets
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Manuel Neuer Equals Oliver Khan’s Record Of Most Clean Sheets

2021 seems to be a year for record breakers in the game of football. Bayern Munich's shot stopper Manuel Neuer is the latest person to crash records. After 90 gripping minutes, Manuel Neuer was not only able to celebrate FC Bayern's hard-earned 1-0 away win at FC Augsburg on Wednesday evening, but also a very special milestone. With his 196th Bundesliga clean sheet, the Bayern goalkeeper levelled the record for the most clean sheets in the top flight, a best-mark now shared with the former FCB 'keeper Oliver Kahn. However, Neuer only needed 422 games to achieve this, while Kahn needed 557. The goalkeeper, together with his back four, needed a bit of time to reach the record. Bayern haven't kept a clean sheet in the league since Matchday 5. "It is special because we've secured the...
I Record My SEX Sessions Because That Is Where I Get My Inspiration— KiDi Reveals
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I Record My SEX Sessions Because That Is Where I Get My Inspiration— KiDi Reveals

Lynx Entertainment Signee, KiDi has revealed where he comes from and can still not wrap their heads around it. In a recent interview, he said sometimes he gets inspiration for writing his songs from some of the weirdest places and weirdest times— bathing, eating, and sometimes in the middle of something. When he was asked what in the middle of something means, he tried dodging the question but finally admitted that he has gotten inspiration while making love before. “Inspiration hits in the weirdest places and the weirdest times…I may be doing the number two, I may be bathing, I may be in the middle of something,” He says one of his songs on his EP was inspired during one of his sexual bouts so because of that, he always records sexual sessions. ‘Freaky Lord’ [a song on ...
Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Josef Bican’s Record Of Most Official Goals In Football History
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Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Josef Bican’s Record Of Most Official Goals In Football History

After scoring Juventus' third goal in the match against Sassuolo on Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo became the joint top scorer for official goals in football history. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the third goal in Juventus' 3-1 win over Sassuolo on Sunday and with that he became the joint-highest scorer for club and country in the history of the game. With 759 career goals, Ronaldo equalled Josef Bican, the Austrian-Czech striker who played between 1931 and 1955. In the first week of the year, the Portuguese icon edged past former Brazilian great Pele’s record of 757 official goals. Ronaldo’s long-time rival Lionel Messi is at the fifth spot. The 34-year-old is now on the brink of arguably his proudest achievement to date. He needs just one more goal to become the highest-scoring player eve...
My Unbeaten Arsenal Record Means Nothing — Mourinho
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My Unbeaten Arsenal Record Means Nothing — Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says his 100 per cent managerial home record against Arsenal means nothing as his Tottenham side prepare to face their North London rivals on Sunday, live on Sky Sports. The Spurs boss has hosted Arsenal a total of 10 times as manager of Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham and has never tasted defeat, winning six and drawing four of those encounters. But Mourinho is wary of any such stats, believing they are to be broken and even citing his previous hoodoo away to Newcastle United (failing to win in seven attempts) before smashing that record with a 3-1 victory at the end of last season. “It means nothing for this game, it’s history and that’s it, I don’t really care” Mourinho said. “When I went to Newcastle the last time, the question was that I had neve...
Bayern Munich thrashed Red Bull Salzburg to maintain their 100% record in the Champions League
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Bayern Munich thrashed Red Bull Salzburg to maintain their 100% record in the Champions League

Mergim Berisha put the hosts ahead but Robert Lewandowski's penalty made it 1-1 and an own goal from home defender Rasmus Kristensen put Bayern ahead. Salzburg substitute Masaya Okugawa equalised before Jerome Boateng headed in Bayern's third from a corner. Leroy Sane curled in a fourth goal, Lewandowski headed a fifth and Lucas Hernandez added a sixth in injury time. European champions Bayern have won all three of their Champions League matches this season and are five points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid, who drew 1-1 away at Lokomotiv Moscow in the other Group A match. If Bayern win the return against Red Bull Salzburg on 25 November they will qualify for the last 16 with two games to spare. Bayern trailed early on in the match played behind closed doors but ...
Nigerians Can Record Policemen But From Safe Distance – Frank Mba (Video)
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Nigerians Can Record Policemen But From Safe Distance – Frank Mba (Video)

Force spokesman Frank Mba has advised the general public to make videos of policemen engaging in unlawful conducts but from a safe distance. In an Instagram Live chat with pop artiste Naira Marley on Tuesday, Mr Mba said: “If you see an officer doing the wrong thing if you can record him safely do so and send to work review.” He added that he would not advise citizens to go about making videos of security and law enforcement agencies indiscreetly. Mba said he does not encourage anyone to go into a formal argument or physical fight with an armed officer. Meanwhile, Naira Marley cancelled his planned protest on Tuesday and gave the police one week to address complaints against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). https://youtu.be/yOxGXCZuxlY
Liverpool Set Premier League Record After Aston Villa 7-2 Hammer
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Liverpool Set Premier League Record After Aston Villa 7-2 Hammer

A hat-trick from new signing Ollie Watkins and a Jack Grealish double saw Aston Villa hammer reigning Premier League champions Liverpool 7-2 on Sunday. Liverpool are now the first defending champion to concede seven goals in a Premier League game. It is now three wins out of three games played so far for Villa while for Liverpool it is a first defeat in the league this season. This is the second time Villa will score seven goals in a Premier League game since a 7-1 versus Wimbledon in 1995. Also this is the first time Liverpool have conceded seven since a 7-2 league defeat at Tottenham in April 1963. Watkins is the 10th player to score a Premier League hat-trick against Liverpool, and the first since Dimitar Berbatov in September 2010. He is the first English-born player to do so...
Global coronavirus infections hit 35 million; Africa records over 1.5 million
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Global coronavirus infections hit 35 million; Africa records over 1.5 million

The number of coronavirus cases reported worldwide passed 35 million in the early hours of Sunday, data from worldometers.info has revealed. This is just as the total infections in Africa crossed 1.5 million, indicating a gradual increase in cases on the continent once perceived as a safe haven for the virus. The official number of global coronavirus cases is now at least five times the number of severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to World Health Organization data. The figure has more than doubled in about two months after reaching 15 million on July 22. COVID-19, the potentially dangerous pneumonia-like disease caused by the coronavirus and said to have emanated from a local Wuhan market and spread to over 200 countries, has also claimed more than a mi...
Thiago Sets Premier League Passing Record On Liverpool Debut After £20m Move
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Thiago Sets Premier League Passing Record On Liverpool Debut After £20m Move

The new signing from Bayern Munich has made an instant impact in a Reds shirt as they beat Chelsea 2-0 at Stamford Bridge New signing Thiago Alcantara set a Premier League record on his Liverpool debut as he out-passed every single Chelsea player, despite only being on the pitch for 45 minutes. The Spain international only completed his initial £20m ($26m) move from Bayern Munich on Friday, but was included in the travelling Reds squad for Sunday’s clash at Stamford Bridge. He began the game on the bench but was introduced at half-time after captain Jordan Henderson was forced off with a suspected thigh injury, and immediately showed the excitement around his arrival at Liverpool was justified. The game was goalless at that stage, though the champions were given the edge wh...
Lyon Beat Wolfsburg, Clinch Record Women’s Champions League Title
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Lyon Beat Wolfsburg, Clinch Record Women’s Champions League Title

French Club Lyon have emerged Champions of this season's UEFA Women's Champions League after beating Wolfburg 3-1 in sunday's final. Lyon have now won seven Womens Champions League titles also they have clinched four editions. Wolfburg, who are two time Champions of the competition, last won it in 2014. Lyon took the lead in the 25th minute through Eugenie Le Sommer before Saki Kumagai doubled their lead one minute before the end of the first half. Ten minute into the second half Alexandra Popp got on the score sheet for Wolfsburg to make it 2-1. But in the 88th minute Sara Bjoerk Gunnarsdottier got the third goal to seal the win for Lyon
Bella Thorne breaks OnlyFans record by earning $1 million in 24 hours
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Bella Thorne breaks OnlyFans record by earning $1 million in 24 hours

Former Disney star, Bella Thorne has broken OnlyFans record by becoming the first user to earn $1 million in the first 24 hours of creating an account. OnlyFans is known for its X-rated content posted by mostly adult performers and influencers, and Bella charged users $20 a month for access to her feed. Thorne has been quite active on her profile, responding to every DM and “getting to know her fans better and on a personal level." The actress who is using the platform to share personal content and never-before-seen photos and videos, noted that she’s using OnlyFans for a combination of reasons, including to conduct research for an upcoming film she’s working on with Sean Baker, the director behind critically acclaimed indie films like The Florida Project and Tangerine. She s...
#BBNaija Just Broke Record Internationally On Showmax
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#BBNaija Just Broke Record Internationally On Showmax

The Popular Reality show, BBNaija has become the most watched reality live stream on Showmax. Which is now making it popular show on Showmax.The Livestream television Serivce, Showmax made this known in their statement in Lagos on Friday,August 14th 2020.As said by then,The television service has drawn viewers and audience in Nigeria And Other countries across the whole continent.Showmax also proceeded in their sayings that the part in BBNaija that draws in audience are the eviction days. Part of what was exposed by the press..."The Big Brother Naija Lockdown which started 19th Of July 2020 has also already broken a big record on the live streaming TV as the most watched Reality Show ever being watched on Showmax.The traffic being produced per hours,It's hard for another live strea...
Arsenal Launch Investigation Into Pepe’s £72 Million Record Transfer Fee
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Arsenal Launch Investigation Into Pepe’s £72 Million Record Transfer Fee

Arsenal have launched an internal investigation into why so much money was paid for club record signing Nicolas Pepe. The 25-year-old Ivorian became Arsenals’ most expensive signing when he joined for £72million from French Ligue 1 club Lille last summer. In his debut season at Arsenal he scored eight goals and provided10 assists. But according to ESPN while there is believed to be no regret in signing Pepe, Arsenal reckon they overpaid to bring him to the Emirates. The north London club paid £20m up front, with a commitment to a further £52m over the next five years. That first instalment is due to be paid this summer and the commitment to owe that extra chunk has led to ‘a review of scouting reports and negotiating process’ to determine why such a huge deal was ma...
Man United Score From A Record Penalty To Qualify For UEL Semi-Finals
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Man United Score From A Record Penalty To Qualify For UEL Semi-Finals

Manchester United needed an extra-time penalty from Bruno Fernandes to finally see off a spirited FC Copenhagen and set up a potential Europa League semi-final against Wolves.They have now won 21 penalties in all competitions this season - the most for any side in Europe's top five leagues United were poor for much of the first half in the heat of Cologne but still had a penalty overturned and a goal ruled out by the Video Assistant Referee. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side improved and dominated the second half but could find no way past inspired goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson, with Fernandes and Mason Greenwood also each hitting the post and Marcus Rashford having another effort disallowed. Fernandes finally broke through in familiar style, keeping cool to drive in United's 21st...
Manchester United Break Record For Most Penalties In A Premier League Season
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Manchester United Break Record For Most Penalties In A Premier League Season

Bruno Fernandes won a controversial penalty for Manchester United against Aston Villa, meaning Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side broke a Premier League record. In the 27th minute of the game on Thursday evening the referee adjudged that Fernandes had been fouled by Villa full back Ezri Konsa and VAR didn't reverse the decision. On second look pretty much no one agreed it should have been a penalty but Solskjaer won't care a s Fernandes continued his incredible form by slotting it home. The spot kick was incredibly United 13th in the league this season, and no team has ever been awarded that many penalties in a Premier League campaign before. United are looking to keep their run of 16 games without losing in-a-row going against Villa as they continue to try and qualify for next se...
Messi set another La Liga record in Barcelona win against Real Mallorca
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Messi set another La Liga record in Barcelona win against Real Mallorca

The Argentine star once again stole the show as the Catalans returned to action following the coronavirus pandemic Lionel Messi set another La Liga record on Saturday as Barcelona made a winning return to the pitch. The leaders won 4-0 at Real Mallorca  in their first match since the campaign was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Arturo Vidal opened the scoring after just two minutes before Messi set up Martin Braithwaite for his first Barca goal  and then Jordi Alba to make the points safe. Messi then added a fourth in second-half injury time to reach 20 La Liga goals for 2019-20. The Argentina star is the only player to score 20 or more goals in Spain's top flight in 12 consecutive seasons. Messi's strong performance against Mallorca also saw his...
‘It’s annoying but we cannot change it’ – Bayern boss Flick unhappy Lewandowski and Muller will miss Gladbach clash
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‘It’s annoying but we cannot change it’ – Bayern boss Flick unhappy Lewandowski and Muller will miss Gladbach clash

The two star players will miss the Bundesliga leaders' next match, much to the frustration of their manager Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick has expressed his frustration after Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller earned yellow cards in the win over Bayer Leverkusen which will rule them out of their next Bundesliga match. Despite falling behind early on, Bayern rallied and ultimately ran out comfortable 4-2 winners, with Kingsley Coman, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry and Lewandowski on target. For Lewandowski, his effort took him on to 44 for the season across all competitions, a personal best, while Muller claimed a pair of assists to move him to 20 for the 2019-20 Bundesliga campaign, tying Kevin De Bruyne's record.

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