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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…