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Messi knee injury gives PSG concern as Argentina star ruled out of Metz game
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Messi knee injury gives PSG concern as Argentina star ruled out of Metz game

The former Barcelona superstar was taken off on his last outing against Lyon, with it confirmed that he is nursing a slight knock Lionel Messi has handed Paris Saint-Germain an untimely injury headache, with the Ligue 1 giants revealing that the Argentine forward has undergone a scan on a knee problem. The six-time Ballon d'Or winner was surprisingly taken off in his latest appearance against Lyon, with Mauricio Pochettino having to fend off plenty of questions as to why the all-time great was withdrawn. There were suggestions at the time that the 34-year-old Argentine had taken a slight knock, with that now confirmed by PSG ahead of their midweek outing against Metz.
Messi sees PSG home debut delayed as Neymar is also ruled out of Pochettino’s plans
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Messi sees PSG home debut delayed as Neymar is also ruled out of Pochettino’s plans

  An Argentine superstar will not get to grace Parc des Princes on Saturday, with South American stars sitting out a meeting with Clermont Lionel Messi has seen a home debut for Paris Saint-Germain delayed, with Neymar also being ruled out of Mauricio Pochettino's plans for a meeting with Clermont on Saturday. An Argentine superstar has seen just 24 minutes of game time since securing a switch to Parc des Princes from Barcelona over the summer, with that solitary outing coming on the road at Reims. Messi has been away on World Cup qualifying duty since then, breaking Pele's record as the top-scoring South American in men's international football, and only saw those endeavours come to a close on Thursday evening.      
BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m
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BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m

The BMW car which Tupac Shakur was riding in before being shot in 1996, has been put up for sale for nearly $2m. The superstar rapper was in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 with Suge Knight and their entourage, to watch a Mike Tyson fight. However after they were stopped at a red light after the bout, suspects in a white vehicle opened fire. Shakur was hit four times, including one bullet that struck him in his lung. Six days later, it was announced that Tupac had passed away. The car which has been restored to its original condition, now has an asking price of $1.7m. Potential buyers can view the car for themselves at Celebrity Cars Las Vegas showroom and, coincidentally, TMZ reported that it isn't far from where the 1996 shooting took place. Back in 2017, this vehicle was...
Serie A: Buffon explains why Ronaldo left Juventus for Man United
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Serie A: Buffon explains why Ronaldo left Juventus for Man United

Legendary goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, has reacted to the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus. Buffon and Ronaldo were teammates at Juventus and the Italian veteran goalkeeper appreciates why the superstar forward wanted a new challenge. Buffon said that Ronaldo “rightly thinks about himself a lot”, adding that he understands why the legendary forward sought a return to Manchester United. The Portugal captain has faced a lot of criticisms over his decision to depart Italian football after three seasons that failed to deliver Champions League glory. Buffon said he has no issue with an all-time great dictating where and when he does things. Buffon told Radio anch’io Sport: “I don’t think the fans should be surprised. He has the reputation of a great professional who ...
Pogba reacts to Ronaldo return to Man Utd and arrival of fellow Frenchman Varane
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Pogba reacts to Ronaldo return to Man Utd and arrival of fellow Frenchman Varane

The World Cup winner is delighted to have the Portuguese superstar on board at Old Trafford Paul Pogba has welcomed the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United, with the French midfielder looking forward to working with "the best". The Red Devils pulled off a stunning coup in the final days of the summer transfer window, with rival interest from neighbours Manchester City fended off. Ronaldo, who is now 36 years of age, is in line to make his second debut for United at home to Newcastle on Saturday and Pogba expects the Portuguese's presence to raise collective standards at Old Trafford.
Phillips talks up training benefits of £36m Liverpool rival Konate
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Phillips talks up training benefits of £36m Liverpool rival Konate

The Reds centre-half faces added competition for places this season, but says working with superstars every day is helping to keep him sharp Nat Phillips has talked up the qualities of Liverpool new boy Ibrahima Konate despite seeing the French centre-half provide him with added competition for places at Anfield. The Reds made the 22-year-old their only notable addition of a quiet summer transfer window, with defensive reinforcements sought following an injury-ravaged 2020-21 campaign. Phillips, who has signed a new contract on Merseyside, could find himself knocked further down the pecking order but he is embracing that challenge and the acquisition of another quality operator.
EPL record broken as $60m Ronaldo shirts sold in 12 hours -Report
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EPL record broken as $60m Ronaldo shirts sold in 12 hours -Report

Sales of Cristiano Ronaldo’s famous Manchester United No. 7 jersey have smashed the Premier League record in the 12 hours after they were released. But even a tidal wave of fan demand for his now-iconic kit won’t recoup the 15 million euro fee (£12.85m/$A24m) the club paid for the Portuguese great. According to LovetheSales.com, in the 12 hours after Ronaldo’s new kit was released, fans splashed out £32.5m ($A60m) on his jersey. The sales broke a Premier League record for the 12 hours after a player’s official shirt number was announced, Fox reports. LovetheSales.com tracks sales data from over 1,000 UK online retailers. Announcing Ronaldo’s jersey number, Manchester United said, “We can confirm that Cristiano Ronaldo will wear the iconic no.7 shirt after returning t...
Brazil and PSG star Neymar laughs off claims he’s overweight
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Brazil and PSG star Neymar laughs off claims he’s overweight

  The 29-year-old has been subject to criticism in the French press of late Neymar has laughed off suggestions he is overweight after recent criticism suggesting he is not in ideal playing shape. The Brazil star played the full match on Thursday as the Selecao defeated Chile 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier. French media suggested Neymar was out of shape after PSG's win over Reims last weekend, which prompted a response from the superstar after his exploits with Brazil.      
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Benzema makes Mbappe transfer admission as Real Madrid remain keen on PSG superstar

The France international striker already on the books at Santiago Bernabeu expects to be joined by his fellow countryman at some stage Karim Benzema expects Kylian Mbappe to become a Real Madrid player "one day or another", with the Blancos retaining long-standing interest in the Paris Saint-Germain forward. Efforts were made late in the summer transfer window to get the World Cup winner onto the books at Santiago Bernabeu, with Goal able to confirm that a €220 million (£189m/$260m) offer was tabled. No deal was done, meaning Mbappe continues to run down the final year of his contract at Parc des Princes but Benzema believes it is only a matter of time before the 22-year-old swaps life in the French capital for the Spanish equivalent.
Premier League defenders won’t be scared of you – Jordan tells Ronaldo
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Premier League defenders won’t be scared of you – Jordan tells Ronaldo

Former Crystal Palace owner, Simon Jordan has warned returning Manchester United superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo that he will no longer scare defenders in the Premier League. According to him, Ronaldo will struggle against the league’s best defenders. Manchester United made Ronaldo’s return to the club official on Tuesday with the player all but ready to make his second debut for United against Newcastle after the international break. “In the big games I don’t think Ronaldo’s going to put the fear of god into Virgil van Dijk,” Jordan told talkSPORT. “I don’t think Ronaldo will put the fear of god into some of these central defenders. “But he will probably put the fear of god into Crystal Palace or Wolverhampton Wanderers or Burnley or Brentford or Newcastle United. “If you...
Rio Ferdinand names 3 Man United players that will benefit most from Ronaldo’s return
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Rio Ferdinand names 3 Man United players that will benefit most from Ronaldo’s return

Premier League legend, Rio Ferdinand, has named the three Manchester United players, who will benefit the most from Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the club. Manchester United hijacked their city rival’s move for the Portugal captain on Friday and quickly agreed a fee with Juventus before announcing his re-signing Ferdinand, who played alongside the former Real Madrid star during his first spell at Old Trafford, noted that Ronaldo will bring a wealth of experience and know-how to Manchester United. He especially named Jadon Sancho, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford as players the Portugal international can have a massive impact on. “What he brings off the pitch guys, forget everything else what he does, what he can do for Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford and ...
Joe Cole lists Man City’s benefits in signing Cristiano Ronaldo
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Joe Cole lists Man City’s benefits in signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Chelsea winger, Joe Cole, has said that Cristiano Ronaldo is a better signing for Manchester City than Tottenham star, Harry Kane. Joe Cole pointed out that Ronaldo scored more goals than even Romelu Lukaku in the Serie A last season. He added that he cannot wait to see the Portugal superstar return to English football. “I’d love to see Ronaldo back in the Premier League, I’d love to see him back, what a player,” Cole told talkSPORT “I backed Chelsea for the title and I said the only way I’d stick asterisks on that is if Harry Kane went to Man City – but I think Ronaldo is an even better option for them. “Financially, commercially and most importantly you’ve got to remember he outscored Romelu Lukau in Serie A last year – he’s not a normal 36 years old! “I think he...
Raheem Sterling set to leave Man City over Ronaldo’s arrival
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Raheem Sterling set to leave Man City over Ronaldo’s arrival

Manchester City have offered Raheem Sterling to Juventus in a swap deal involving Cristiano Ronaldo. The Premier League champions and the Italian side are very close to agreeing a deal to see Ronaldo move to the Etihad Stadium this summer. The Portuguese star, according to multiple reports in Europe, has asked to be sold by Juventus. And AS reports that Man City are in ‘advanced talks’ over a stunning swoop for the Portuguese superstar. Juventus wanted the Premier League champions to use Jesus as an exchange for Ronaldo, but the report claims Pep Guardiola is not willing to go that way. AS claims that only a transfer fee agreement stands in the way of the deal being done, with the Spanish outlet claiming Juventus want ‘at least €25million’ or Gabriel Jesus as...
Real Madrid return with €170m Mbappe bid as PSG star’s transfer grows closer
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Real Madrid return with €170m Mbappe bid as PSG star’s transfer grows closer

The Liga giants are growing more confident they will be able to land the 22-year-old superstar Real Madrid have made a second bid for PSG star Kylian Mbappe and are optimistic their offer of €170 million (£146m/$200m) plus €10m (£9m/$12m) in add-ons will be enough to land the forward, Goal can confirm. The Blancos made an opening bid of  €160m (£137m/$188m) earlier this week, which was rejected by PSG. But after increasing their bid, the Spanish giants are growing increasingly confident they will be able to close a deal for the 22-year-old superstar.  
Odriozola set for Fiorentina loan as Real Madrid make space for Mbappe
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Odriozola set for Fiorentina loan as Real Madrid make space for Mbappe

The Spain international will head to Italy in search of more minutes and also to help pave the way for a superstar arrival Real Madrid right-back Alvaro Odriozola looks poised to make a loan move to Fiorentina as Los Blancos shuffle their squad in anticipation of Kylian Mbappe's arrival at Santiago Bernabeu. Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe looks set to swap Ligue 1 for La Liga, despite the Parc des Princes outfit knocking back an offer of €160 million (£137m/$188m) from their European rivals. Now, Madrid are moving to clear further space in their squad and in their purse for the France international, with Spain international Odriozola now in the frame to depart to help pave the way.
‘I May not Return to Ring’, says Pacquiao after Ugas Defeat
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‘I May not Return to Ring’, says Pacquiao after Ugas Defeat

Manny Pacquiao plans to take his time before deciding on his future but admitted on Saturday he may not return to the ring after his upset defeat to Yordenis Ugas. The 42-year-old Filipino boxing superstar indicated he now planned to turn his attention to his political career in the Philippines in the wake of a unanimous points defeat to Ugas. “In the future you may not see Manny Pacquiao fight in the ring,” Pacquiao said. “I don’t know. “I’ve done a lot for boxing and boxing has done a lot for me. I look forward to spending time with my family and thinking about my future in boxing.” If Saturday’s loss was Pacquiao’s final fight, it marks the end of a glittering 26-year professional career that has already ensured the Filipino will go down as one of the all-time greats...
Ronaldo backed for ‘one last assault on the Champions League’ at Juventus as Bruno Alves calms exit talk
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Ronaldo backed for ‘one last assault on the Champions League’ at Juventus as Bruno Alves calms exit talk

An international team-mate of the Portuguese superstar believes a contract in Italy through to 2022 will be honoured Cristiano Ronaldo continues to generate exit talk at Juventus, but Portugal international team-mate Bruno Alves believes the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will stick around in Turin for "one last assault on the Champions League". European glory has eluded an all-time great during his time in Italian football, with the Serie A title also slipping out of reach for the Bianconeri last season. Ronaldo was tipped by many to depart this summer after failing to hit ultimate targets alongside another century of goals in his stunning career, but the 36-year-old remains part of Massimiliano Allegri's plans for now and is being tipped to stay put.
‘He reminds me of myself, which is why I like him!’ – Coman jokes about why Bayern Munich starlet Musiala is so good
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‘He reminds me of myself, which is why I like him!’ – Coman jokes about why Bayern Munich starlet Musiala is so good

A France international winger at the Allianz Arena is looking forward to seeing further potential unlocked in a teenage colleague Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman is excited by the potential in Jamal Musiala's game and has joked that the 18-year-old midfielder is destined for the top because he boasts similar attributes to himself. A France international with a Champions League-winning goal to his name burst onto the scene as a teenage talent at Paris Saint-Germain and now boasts title triumphs in France, Italy and Germany. Musiala is looking to tread a similar path, having made a senior breakthrough for Bayern and Germany in 2020-21, and he is being tipped to become a modern-day superstar by an experienced colleague at the Allianz Arena.
Back together’ – Neymar welcomes Messi to PSG as former Barcelona superstar lands in Paris
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Back together’ – Neymar welcomes Messi to PSG as former Barcelona superstar lands in Paris

The Brazilian has taken to social media to express is excitement ahead of the six-time Ballon d'Or winner's move to Parc des Princes Neymar has sent a welcome message to Lionel Messi after the former Barcelona superstar's arrival in Paris and completion of a free transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Messi has chosen to embark on the next stage of his career at Parc des Princes after 21 trophy-laden years at Camp Nou. The 34-year-old was unable to re-sign for Barca due to the club's current financial difficulties, and officially announced his departure on Sunday, with PSG subsequently swooping in to hand him a two-year deal with the option of an extra season.
Training well and in good condition’ – Allegri confident on Ronaldo and Dybala return for Juventus season opener
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Training well and in good condition’ – Allegri confident on Ronaldo and Dybala return for Juventus season opener

The Bianconeri boss says the Portuguese superstar is in "good condition" and expects the Argentine forward to be back to training on Tuesday Massimiliano Allegri has delivered an optimistic update on Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala ahead of the 2021-22 campaign, with the Juventus manager expecting his two star forwards to step up their pre-season preparations against Atalanta on Saturday. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner saw 45 minutes of action in the Joan Gamper Trophy clash with Barcelona on Saturday, with his Argentine colleague being forced to sit that contest out as he nurses a slight knock. The intention is to have Ronaldo and Dybala raring to go for the opening day clash with Udinese on August 22.
Messi Parties with Luis Suarez
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Messi Parties with Luis Suarez

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has shared a picture of himself sipping cocktails with his former teammate, Luis Suarez, after it was reported that he is ‘banned’ from the club’s training. Messi has been a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired on July 1 but is expected to sign a fresh one deal before the start of the La Liga season. There are reports that the Argentina international was prepared to take a 50 percent pay cut and sign a new five-year deal with the Spanish giants. However, with less than two weeks to the start of the new season, the 6-time Ballon d’Or winner’s future is still in doubt but Messi seems particularly unfazed by the whole affair. Fresh from winning the Copa America with Argentina, his first major international trophy, the 34-year-old...
Russell Westbrook set to join LeBron James at LA Lakers in Blockbuster deal
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Russell Westbrook set to join LeBron James at LA Lakers in Blockbuster deal

The Washington Wizards have reportedly agreed to send superstar Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers for three players. According to The Athletic and ESPN, the Wizards are receiving Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and Montrezl Harrell from Los Angeles Lakers for Russell Westbrook to join them. The report said the Lakers had the 22nd overall pick in Thursday’s draft and selected Jackson, a 6ft 1111 forward from Kentucky but later traded him to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the 31st pick and point guard Aaron Holiday, who is the brother of NBA champion with the Milwaukee Bucks, Jrue. The deal is expected to be officially announced on 6 August, when the salary cap becomes official and teams can also begin making moves for the upcoming season. The Lakers will als...
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Judge Rules Shakira Must Face Trial in Spain Over Claim the Colombian Superstar Evaded £13million in Tax

A judge in Spain has ruled that Shakira must face trial for dodging €14.5 million in tax. The Colombian singer, 44, is accused of six offences, which could result in jail time if she is convicted. Prosecutors claim that the Hips Don’t Lie hitmaker stopped paying taxes in Spain in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Shakira previously said that during those years she lived in the Bahamas and was not a resident of Spain, only visiting the country 'sporadically'. Now a judge has concluded there are 'sufficient indications' for Shakira to go to trial for allegedly avoiding the payment of 14.5 million euros, Euro Weekly reports. Shakira plans on presenting an appeal to the Barcelona Court against the judgment, it is believed. The musician has previously insisted she is innocent of tax e...
‘I’ll do it’ – Chelsea-linked Kalajdzic addresses transfer talk after starring for Stuttgart and Austria at Euro 2020
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‘I’ll do it’ – Chelsea-linked Kalajdzic addresses transfer talk after starring for Stuttgart and Austria at Euro 2020

The towering frontman has seen a move to the Premier League mooted, and he is keeping all options open in the summer window Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic is on Chelsea's recruitment radar, and the towering 24-year-old is ruling nothing out in the summer transfer window. The highly-rated frontman, who stands at 6ft 7, hit 17 goals at club level last season before heading away with Austria on Euro 2020 duty. Thomas Tuchel is said to see him as a cheaper alternative to current domestic rivals Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich superstar Robert Lewandowski.
Jay-Z Reunites with Kanye West in First music collaboration since 2012; compares their relationship to ‘Moses and Jesus”
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Jay-Z Reunites with Kanye West in First music collaboration since 2012; compares their relationship to ‘Moses and Jesus”

On Thursday night, July 22, Rapper Kanye West reunited with his long-time friend, business partner, former boss and idol, Jay-Z on his new album - the first time since 2012 the pair would be doing any song together. West hosted a launch party for Donda – an album named after his late mother – at the sold-out Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, the city where he was born, and revealed Jay-Z features on his latest album as the superstar rapper finally unveiled his new music. The last time both did a collaboration was in 2012 in the song 'clique' before Kanye's marriage to Kim Kardashian in 2013 that Jay-z and wife Beyonce conspicuously missed and his subsequent fall out with Jayz. But now Kanye has begun divorce proceedings with estranged wife Kim, and it seems both men a...
Britney Spears’ former bodyguard claims she was given a cocktail of powerful drugs once a week
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Britney Spears’ former bodyguard claims she was given a cocktail of powerful drugs once a week

American singer, Britney Spears' former bodyguard has made claims that she was given a cocktail of powerful prescription drugs once a week when he worked for her in 2010 amid her ongoing fight to end her controversial conservatorship with her dad.    Ex-cop, Fernando Flores alleged the 39-year-old pop superstar would be given anti-psychotic medications which would make her 'go from sane to talking about parallel universes'.   Flores, 40, who worked for the singer from February to July 2010, claimed her phone was monitored and she was never allowed to leave the house alone under the rules of her conservatorship.   The former police officer, who quit his job after eight months, told The Sun that a woman would visit Britney at her home once a week on a Friday ...
Messi Breaks Ronaldo’s record after winning Copa America
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Messi Breaks Ronaldo’s record after winning Copa America

  Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has broken an Instagram record previously held by his biggest rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, after winning the Copa America earlier this month. Messi finally won on the international stage, as Albiceleste beat hosts Brazil 1-0 in the final of the competition. Following that victory on July 10, Messi took to Instagram to celebrate their triumph, with a post. It was a picture of him in the dressing room, holding the trophy alongside the caption: “What a beautiful madness! This is unbelievable! Thank you, God! We are the champions!” As things stand, the photo has been liked more than 20 million times, thus making the image the most popular Instagram post ever posted by an athlete. Ronaldo’s record lasted just under a year. The Juventus s...
What Messi Told Me After Argentina Won 2021 Copa America – Di Maria Opens Up
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What Messi Told Me After Argentina Won 2021 Copa America – Di Maria Opens Up

Popular Argentine footballer, Angel Di Maria has said that superstar Lionel Messi’s comment after Argentina won the 2021 Copa America made him happy. Di Maria’s goal gave Argentina their first major title in 28 years on Sunday as they beat Brazil 1-0 in 2021 Copa America final at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium. Argentina had last tasted success at a major tournament in 1993 when the great Gabriel Batistuta’s brace gave them a 2-1 win over Mexico in the Copa final in Ecuador. Di Maria got the winner midway through the first half when he lobbed Ederson after full back Renan Lodi failed to cut out a long-through ball. Superstar Lionel Messi won his first trophy with his national team as Angel Di Maria’s goal gave Argentina a 1-0 win over hosts Brazil in the Copa America fin...
Argentina beat Brazil to win Copa America
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Argentina beat Brazil to win Copa America

Superstar Lionel Messi won his first trophy with his national team as Angel Di Maria’s goal gave Argentina a 1-0 win over hosts Brazil in the Copa America final on Saturday. The victory at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium ended Argentina’s 28-year wait for a major trophy, and also ended Brazil’s unbeaten home record that stretched back more than 2,500 days. Argentina had last tasted success at a major tournament in 1993 when the great Gabriel Batistuta’s brace gave them a 2-1 win over Mexico in the Copa final in Ecuador. It was the first time in six editions playing at home that Brazil had failed to lift the trophy. And while 34-year-old Messi’s odyssey has come to an end, Brazil’s Neymar, five years his junior, is still without a major title at international level having ...
Alena sold to Getafe as Barcelona continue Messi fundraising mission
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Alena sold to Getafe as Barcelona continue Messi fundraising mission

The Catalan giants desperately need to raise funds if they want to keep the Argentine superstar, who is officially a free agent Barcelona have agreed a deal to sell Carles Alena to Getafe as they continue their desperate cost-cutting exercise in order to ensure they can sign Lionel Messi up to a new contract. La Liga salary cap regulations mean Barca are currently unable to register any of their new signings or agree a new deal with Messi, whose previous contract expired at the end of last month. As a result the club are desperately looking to move players on to both raise funds and reduce the wage bill, with Alena the latest player out of the door.
Danilo makes Ronaldo future prediction and wants Gabriel Jesus to join him at Juventus
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Danilo makes Ronaldo future prediction and wants Gabriel Jesus to join him at Juventus

TheBrazilian defender is confident that the Portuguese superstar will remain in Turin despite a move elsewhere being mooted Danilo is confident that Cristiano Ronaldo will remain at Juventus and would like to see former Manchester City team-mate Gabriel Jesus added to the Bianconeri's attacking options. Questions have been asked of how long Portuguese superstar Ronaldo will be sticking around in Turin, with the five-time Ballon d'Or winner entering the final 12 months of his current contract. Various landing spots have been mooted for an all-time great, from England to America, but Danilo believes the 36-year-old talisman will be back for more in Serie A next season.
Pogba told to sign five-year deal or leave as Ince calls for end to Man Utd transfer saga
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Pogba told to sign five-year deal or leave as Ince calls for end to Man Utd transfer saga

The former Red Devils midfielder believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will add this summer regardless of what happens with a French superstar Manchester United need to be tying Paul Pogba to a five-year contract or moving him on in the summer transfer window, says Paul Ince, with the former Red Devils midfielder growing tired of the transfer circus surrounding a star of the present. Speculation regarding the future of a World Cup winner at Old Trafford is seemingly never far away, with rumours circulating across several years when it comes to his next move. Pogba is now into the final year of his current deal, with that situation keeping the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain interested, but fresh terms could still be thrashed out with the enigmatic 28-year-old.
Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin
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Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin

Superstar singer, Beyonce's mother, Tina Lawson has called for an overhaul of the American judicial system, criticizing the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. Derek was found guilty in April for second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. In May 2020, footage shows him kneeling on Floyd's neck for nine minutes as he gasped for air and said "I can't breathe" appalled the world - and sparked violent protests across the US. Tina, 67, shared her thoughts on Derek's 22-and-a-half year sentence and revealed a loved one is serving a similar jail term for a much lesser offence. Alongside a photo of the sentence being discussed on US news, she wrote: "Very Disappointing!   "My Godson was sentenced to...
Euro 2020: He Celebrated Penalty Goal like scoring in final – Hungary boss blasts Ronaldo
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Euro 2020: He Celebrated Penalty Goal like scoring in final – Hungary boss blasts Ronaldo

Hungary coach Marco Rossi has branded Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo “annoying” after his side were eliminated from Euro 2020 on Wednesday. Portugal was the only team to defeat Hungary in the Group F as Rossi’s charges put up a valiant performance that saw them hold France and Germany to 1-1 and 2-2 draws respectively. Their 3-0 defeat to Portugal in the opening-game left them facing an uphill battle to reach the knockout stage. Hungary kept Portugal for well over 80 minutes only for Raphael Guerreiro to break the deadlock with a deflected strike. Ronaldo then converted a penalty won by Rafa Silva in the closing minutes before doubling his tally in added time after rounding Hungary goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi Ronaldo is the leading goalscorer in the championship having...
‘Ronaldo a great champion but he can be annoying’ – Hungary boss Rossi takes aim at Portugal superstar
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‘Ronaldo a great champion but he can be annoying’ – Hungary boss Rossi takes aim at Portugal superstar

The Juventus forward has been accused of taking his celebrations too far and rubbing up opponents the wrong way Cristiano Ronaldo has been told that while he remains a "great champion" he can also be "annoying", with Hungary boss Marco Rossi accusing the Portuguese superstar of taking goal celebrations too far. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has had plenty of practice when it comes to finding the back of the net, with efforts at Euro 2020 seeing him become the joint-leading international goalscorer of all-time in the men's game. Two of those strikes came in a 3-0 win over Hungary, with Rossi disappointed to see the 36-year-old toast a successful penalty as if he had just secured back-to-back European Championship crowns for his country.
Fabio Coentrao: Portugal star, friend of Ronaldo but Real Madrid’s ‘ugly duckling’
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Fabio Coentrao: Portugal star, friend of Ronaldo but Real Madrid’s ‘ugly duckling’

The versatile left-back formed a formidable partnership with the Seleccao superstar at Euro 2012 but he was never truly accepted at the Bernabeu At Euro 2012, the finest footballing double-act of the tournament could be found marauding down Portugal's left flank. By that time, of course, Cristiano Ronaldo had established himself as the superstar we know today, but backing him up was his club-mate and good friend Fabio Coentrao. Ronaldo may have played every minute of the Seleccao's run to the semi-finals and was named in the team of the tournament but Euro 2012 will hardly go down in history as one of his very best campaigns.
Messi Overtakes Ronaldo to Become Highest Scorer of Free kicks
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Messi Overtakes Ronaldo to Become Highest Scorer of Free kicks

Lionel Messi’s goal for Argentina in their 1-1 draw with Chile at the Copa America, has seen him surpass Cristiano Ronaldo, as the active footballer to score the most free kicks. He has now scored 57 free kicks in his career, one more than Portugal captain, Ronaldo. Messi is however five goals short of Diego Maradona’s record of 62 free kicks. The Barcelona superstar also became Argentina’s all-time leading goalscorer in official games with his strike, bagging his 39th goal in 98 games and overtaking Gabriel Batistuta. Messi has scored a total of 73 goals for Argentina. The 33-year-old also joined Americo Tesoriere (1920-25) as the only player to have featured in six Copa Americas for Argentina.
‘It is time to strike’ – Messi out for Copa America revenge and this time it’s personal
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‘It is time to strike’ – Messi out for Copa America revenge and this time it’s personal

The Albiceleste captain was incensed by the manner of his team's elimination in Brazil two years ago and now has another chance to claim the trophy Aside from yet another disappointment in major international competition, in Argentine eyes, the 2019 Copa America will always be remembered as the moment when the usually calm and collected Lionel Messi finally blew his top. Incensed at what he and many of his compatriots saw as biased refereeing during the Albiceleste's semi-final defeat at the hands of hosts and eventual winners Brazil, the Barcelona star then saw red after going toe to toe with fearsome Chile enforcer Gary Medel in the third-place play-off. His subsequent comments to the press earned him a three-month ban from CONMEBOL, as well as widespread praise back home from obs...
Mount reveals how he asked Kovacic to get him Modric’s shirt when Chelsea faced Real Madrid
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Mount reveals how he asked Kovacic to get him Modric’s shirt when Chelsea faced Real Madrid

The Blues attacking midfielder has grown up watching the Croatian superstar's game and will now face him for the third time this season Mason Mount will face Luka Modric once again in England's opening Euro 2020 match against Croatia and the Chelsea midfielder is looking forward to taking on one of his biggest idols. Being small in stature as a youngster in Chelsea's academy, Mount looked up towards the likes of Modric and former Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta while taking his own path to the top of world football. Now an established player at Chelsea, Mount was key to his side's win against Real Madrid over two legs in the Champions League, as the Blues, would go on to win the competition against Manchester City in the final, but as well as his medal, Modric's shirt also served ...
Reactions as Wizkid changes signature name to “Big Wiz” on Instagram
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Reactions as Wizkid changes signature name to “Big Wiz” on Instagram

Nigerian popular singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known by his stage name as Wizkid has changed his Instagram name to Big Wiz. It seems like the Grammy award winner has finally heeded to words of advice as he was told by his fans to change his name from “Wizkid” since he’s no longer the young Wiz we all know. Heeding this advice as suggested by fans, Wizkid has changed his name in a recent update on Instagram in his bio section to “Big Wiz”. However, his fans are reacting to this new development, check reactions; Rebekah.black_ Nigeria to UAR, Wizkid to Big Wiz next one is Burna Boy to Burna Man! crucifi_x_ Lol even if wizkid sneezes y’all will notice … legend davido_d_best_ Make wizkid get out if him like make he change am to wizard
Serena Williams Dumps Out of 2021 French Open
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Serena Williams Dumps Out of 2021 French Open

  Serena Williams has been sent packing from this year’s French Open by Elena Rybakina. Rybakina won the three-time champion in straight sets 6-3 7-5 on Sunday. This means Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title continues. The American superstar was one of just three top-10 players left in the women’s draw but has now been denied a first quarter-final since 2015. The 21-year-old Rybakina’s victory guarantees a new Grand Slam finalist from the bottom half of the draw. Rybakina will now play Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who advanced to the French Open quarter-finals for the first time in a decade after coming from behind to defeat 15th seed Victoria Azarenka.
Nollywood celebrity, Chioma Akpotha, Attests To The Luxury Feel Of Royal Pillow Top Mattress By Mouka
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Nollywood celebrity, Chioma Akpotha, Attests To The Luxury Feel Of Royal Pillow Top Mattress By Mouka

Nollywood celebrity, Chioma Akpotha, gives the first-class rating to the latest product launch by Nigeria’s leading brand of mattresses, Mouka. When expressing her first impressions about the mattress, the superstar said she thought Royal Pillow Top Luxury Mattress was imported because of its super-premium look and feel. In a testimonial video, she was short of words to describe what it feels like sleeping on Royal by Mouka. According to her, waking up is difficult as she doesn’t want to leave the warm embrace of her Royal mattress. The screen-idol also said sleeping on her Royal helps her wake up energized and full of bounce. This, she says, is a far cry from her experience on her old mattress, which made her wake up tired and cranky. According to Akpotha, the Royal Pillow Top M...
Ronaldo gives his view on Mbappe and Haaland battle to be the world’s next best player
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Ronaldo gives his view on Mbappe and Haaland battle to be the world’s next best player

The Juventus superstar is reluctant to pick between the PSG and Dortmund forwards, with both on course to reach the very top of the game Cristiano Ronaldo has offered a diplomatic take on the battle between Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe to become the next best player on the planet. The Juventus and Portugal superstar knows what it takes to scale those heights, as a five-time Ballon d'Or winner with countless records to his name. The two exciting youngsters are looking to follow in his illustrious footsteps, and the baton of world's best players may soon be passed from Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the next generation.  
Transfer: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Agent Opens up on Player’s ”Return” to Sporting CP
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Transfer: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Agent Opens up on Player’s ”Return” to Sporting CP

  Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes has dismissed the player’s mother’s claim that the Juventus star will rejoin Sporting CP this summer. Ronaldo started his football career at Sporting before moving to Manchester United in 2003 where he developed into a big star and later left Old Trafford for Real Madrid. Ronaldo, 36, scored his 100th Juventus goal on Wednesday, but there are growing speculations that the Portugal captain could leave this summer after a difficult season with the Italian giants, who are at risk of not playing in the Champions League next season. Following Sporting claiming of their first Portuguese title since 2002, Ronaldo’s mother Dolores Aveiro declared she will try to convince the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner to return to his boyhood club. “...
Trevor Noah Shows Off His Mom on Mother’s Day
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Trevor Noah Shows Off His Mom on Mother’s Day

Comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah. Trevor, who hardly shares snaps of his family, took to social media to pen a lengthy and unfeigned letter to mommy dearest. Trevor reflected on the almost unbearable challenges and responsibilities his family faced. From having to care for her family while navigating other obstacles that black women in South Africa are facing. “Whenever I’d see my mom carrying insanely heavy things on her head I’d always think two things- One, “that’s so damn cool, I can’t even lift that with my arms.” And two, “I feel like this is a metaphor for her journey in life”- She lived her entire life with a giant burden on her head, from her family, her society and even her country. But instead of allowing this burden to stunt her growth, she strengthened her...
Ronaldo lives for goals & has always been a champion’ – Kjaer remains a big fan of Juventus superstar
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Ronaldo lives for goals & has always been a champion’ – Kjaer remains a big fan of Juventus superstar

The AC Milan defender is preparing to face the Portuguese superstar in Serie A on Sunday and expects another tough test Simon Kjaer says Cristiano Ronaldo has "always been a champion" and "lives for goals", with Juventus preparing to face AC Milan on Sunday. A Portuguese superstar will head into that contest one effort short of reaching a century of strikes for the Bianconeri and with questions being asked of his ongoing presence in Turin. Kjaer is hoping to keep the 36-year-old quiet in a heavyweight Serie A encounter, but admits to being a big fan of a five-time Ballon d'Or winner that has raised the bar of individual excellence over the course of a remarkable career.
You’re Not A Superstar If Everybody Likes You – Fireboy DML Says
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You’re Not A Superstar If Everybody Likes You – Fireboy DML Says

Singer Fireboy DML has informed his colleagues that they are not superstars if everyone likes you in the entertainment industry. According to Fireboy DML, one can not call himself or herself a superstar if everyone likes you as some people have to dislike you at some point in time for you to become a superstar or someone great as you want. Fireboy DML reminding his colleagues of what the bible said about being loved by everyone said you aren’t a real superstar if everyone likes you in the industry as no one will tell you the truth when you are going wrong. Fireboy DML’s post is telling us that at least some people must dislike you in the industry to make you a real superstar as if everyone loves or likes you doesn’t make you a real superstar as you can’t be corrected when you ...
We Don’t Align with any Political Party in Nigeria – Femi Kuti Warns APC Over Shirts Bearing Fela’s name
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We Don’t Align with any Political Party in Nigeria – Femi Kuti Warns APC Over Shirts Bearing Fela’s name

Femi Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela has called out the All Progressives Congress (APC) for using an inscription of the late musician on its campaign shirts without authorization. The APC on Tuesday May 4, shared photo of campaign shirts which had incriptions that read “To be spiritual is not by praying and going to church. Spiritualism is the understanding of the universe so that it… Fela Kuti." Reacting to this, Femi Kuti noted that his family does not align with political parties in Nigeria or beyond. Pointing out that his family owns the trademark, the superstar saxophonist described such action as an "infringement and disregard of their legal rights". The "user" was advised to cease and desist and also to immediately delete the tweet. Femi Kuti wrote; ‘I have seen the ...
Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich Town shirts
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Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich Town shirts

British superstar singer, Ed Sheeran has been named as the new shirt sponsor for Ipswich Town Football Club. Ed, who lives in Suffolk and is a Tractor Boys fan, has signed a one-year deal to sponsor the shirts of the men's and women's first-teams. The mysterious logo on the shirts features mathematical symbols and the word "tour". Sheeran said: "The football club is a big part of the local community and this is my way of showing my support." He added: "I have always enjoyed my trips to Portman Road and I'm looking forward to going back there as soon as supporters are allowed into stadiums again. "With the new owners from the US coming in, there are sure to be exciting times ahead for Ipswich fans, including myself." Asked what the logo on the front of the shirt means,...

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