Messi Speaks On Retirement After Sixth Ballon d’Or

LIONEL Messi has admitted on the back of his sixth Ballon d’Or triumph that “retirement is approaching”, but the Argentine hopes to enjoy “many more years” at the top and says Barcelona have nothing to worry about when it comes to his future. That will comes as a relief to those at Camp Nou, with […]

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Messi’s win Ballon d’Or award For The Sixth Time

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for a record sixth time. It is the 32-year-old Argentine’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and comes after he scored 54 times for club and country in 2018/19, in which Barca won La Liga. Lionel Messi with his awards Virgil […]

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Nigeria goalkeeper Uzoho Completes Knee Surgery Successfully

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho expressed his gratitude after undergoing successful knee surgery. Uzoho damaged his knee ligaments during the Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Brazil in October and was subsequently replaced by Maduka Okoye just after the hour mark. The 21-year-old, who is currently on loan in the Cypriot top-flight with Omonia Nicosia from Deportivo […]

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Modric beats Ronaldo and Messi to win 2019 Golden Foot Award

Luka Modric travelled to Monaco to collect the 2019 Golden Foot award, which is given to successful players over the age of 29. The Croatian became the 17th player to receive the prize, with the first having been awarded to Roberto Baggio in 2003 whilst the Italian was plying his trade at Brescia. “It is an honour for me to receive […]

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Messi finally returns to Argentina squad after 3-month int’l suspension

Argentina have announced the latest squad for their November fixtures against Brazil and Uruguay, Messi returns after 3-month international suspension, Aguero also included. Argentina play Brazil on 15 November in Saudi Arabia and then face Uruguay and Luis Suárez in Israel on 19 November in warm-up friendlies ahead of the start of the Copa América qualifiers […]

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Zidane remains positive despite Real Madrid’s missed chance to top LaLiga table

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane admitted an opportunity had been missed to move clear at the top of LaLiga – but remained positive after a frustrating goalless draw against Real Betis at the Bernabeu. Barcelona’s surprise defeat at Levante earlier on Saturday had given Los Blancos the chance to leapfrog their rivals. However, after […]

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Ronaldo: When I finish my career, I will disconnect from everything

Cristiano Ronaldo was the star on the front cover of this week’s France Football magazine. The organisation that awards football’s most esteemed prize for an individual player sat down with the Juventus star to find out more about him. Ronaldo on staying at the top “You have to be intelligent to stay at the top,” the Portuguese […]

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Pogba unlikely to return before December- Solskjaer

Paul Pogba has not played for his club since September 30 and, speaking after United’s 3-1 win at Norwich – their first Premier League away win of the season – Solskjaer revealed it would likely be a minimum of around five weeks before the 26-year-old was back. “I don’t think we’ll see him maybe before […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Closer To 700 Career Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo moved one strike away from his 700th career goal as Portugal edged closer to Euro 2020 with a 3-0 win against Luxembourg. Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva opened the scoring before Ronaldo chipped over Anthony Moris. Valencia’s Goncalo Guedes completed the scoring just before full-time. Portugal remain second in Group B, five points behind […]

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Messi ‘unhappy with Griezmann signing’

According to journalist Lluis Canut, Lionel Messi was unhappy with Barcelona signing Griezmann this summer – because the club told him there was no money. Canut revealed that Messi and his father agreed to a delay in his salaries with the club because they are told there was no money in the bank. However, shortly […]

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Inside Lukaku’s racism chants incident

Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Tammy Abraham, Paul Pogba and Kurt Zouma have been subjected to racist abuse, online or in person. Monkey chants were heard and he was understandably extremely upset. The fact is that some of the club’s own ‘Curva Nord’ fans do not believe those chants were racist. Where was the club statement […]

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Samuel Eto’o announces retirement at the age of 38

Barcelona & Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement from football aged 38. Eto’o announced his retirement via his official Instagram handle: “The end. Towards a new challenge. Thank you all, big love.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo Gets 162 Million Euros From Nike Deal

The Portuguese forward, formerly of Manchester United and Real Madrid, and now with Italy’s Juventus, gets a basic annual fee of 16.2 million euros ($17.8 million) from the U.S. sporting goods company, the weekly magazine Spiegel reported, citing a draft contract between Nike and Polaris Sports Ltd., which owns his worldwide marketing rights. The deal […]

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Van Dijk : You can’t compare me to Messi & Ronaldo but I did had a good season

Van Dijk has talked about Messi and Ronaldo after winning the UEFA’S Men’s Player of the Season award. Although he beats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the UEFA’S Men’s Player of the Season award, Van Dijk remains modest.  “You can’t even compare me to them,” he says.  “But I did have a good season.  […]

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Virgil van Dijk has been crowned UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year for 2018-19.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2018/19. The Dutch international beat off competition from three-time UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and two-time winner Lionel Messi. The 28-year-old centre-back received the trophy on stage in Monaco during the UEFA Champions League group stage draw. The […]

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Jurgen Klopp Jokes ‘Maybe I’ll Retire’ at the End of Liverpool Contract

Jurgen Klopp has again hinted he may walk away from football when his contract with Liverpoolexpires in 2022.  The Reds boss was in Germany early this week to receive a prestigious coach of the year award from an influential newspaper in his homeland. And true to his character, he offered a quip in an interview after […]

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Zidane now says he is counting on Bale at Real Madrid

The 30-year-old Welsh forward was expected to leave the Spanish capital this summer after Real boss Zidane revealed the powers that be were preparing a transfer. However, nothing came to fruition and Bale’s expected move to Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning broke down leaving him in Madrid. Zidane and Bale His wages plus injury […]

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Alex Iwobi Joins Everton in a permanent transfer For £40 million

Everton have confirmed the arrival of Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for a fee of £40 million ($49m). Alex Iwobi The wideman will sign a five-year contract at Goodison Park, and joins Moise Kean in a new-look front line for the Toffees. Head coach Unai Emery said: “Alex has made a big contribution here at Arsenal. He […]

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Inter Milan Ready to Sign Romelu Lukaku for £73.7M Fee

Inter Milan have reached an agreement with Manchester United to sign striker Romelu Lukaku for a fee that could rise to 80m euros (£74m). In July, United rejected Inter’s £54m bid for Lukaku, who was fined by the club after missing training on Tuesday. Belgium international Lukaku, 26, has trained at his former team Anderlecht […]

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Jay Z Signs Samuel Chukwueze To His Roc Nation Sports Agency

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze becomes the sixth footballer star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports agency. The 20-year-old talented winger made his senior debut for the Nigerian national team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, making him the youngest player to score a goal at the tournament. On his social media, […]

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