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Neymar Wins French Player Of The Year Award

3 months ago /
Sports  

Neymar was named as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris on Sunday, and later brushed away questions over his future.

Neymar Set To Return For PSG

7 months ago /
Sports  

Brazilian superstar, Neymar, looks set to return for Paris Saint-Germain against Dijon on Wednesday after coach Unai Emery included him in the Ligue 1 leaders’ squad on Tuesday. Neymar missed Sunday’s 1-0 win at Nantes due to a rib injury but Spaniard Emery believes he should be recovered in time. “Neymar trained...

Pele Backs Brazil To Win Sixth World Cup

7 months ago /
Nation 

Footballing legend, Pele, said on Monday that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil. Five-time winners Brazil were thrashed 7-1 in the 2014 semi-finals by eventual champions Germany at the Maracana, but Pele, considered one of the best players...

Dybala, Messi Renew Rivalry In Champions League Clash

9 months ago /
Sports  

Juventus star, Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Barcelona. The 30-year-old Messi scored two goals to help Barcelona to a comfortable 3-0 win over Juventus, last season’s finalists, at the Nou...

Champions League: PSG’s Emery Hopes For Win Over Anderlecht

9 months ago /
Sports  

Paris St Germain coach, Unai Emery said he hoped for a win over Anderlecht on Tuesday and for his Ligue 1 side to come first in their Champions League group. Emery’s team currently heads the standings in Group B with a maximum nine points, ahead of Bayern Munich on six. Celtic...

FIFA Awards Holds In London

10 months ago /
Sports  

World football governing body FIFA is set to honour outstanding players and coaches in an award ceremony in London Football stars past and present started arriving London on Sunday, among them are Argentina’s Diego Maradona, France’s marcel Dessaily, and Nigeria’s duo Emmanuel Amunike and Austin jay-jay Okocha. Okocha is a member of the...

World Cup Qualifiers: Mbappe In, Dembele Out For France

12 months ago /
Sports  

Teenage sensation,  Kylian Mbappe, reportedly on the verge of a move to Paris Saint-Germain, was on Thursday named in France’s squad for World Cup qualifiers against the Netherlands and Luxembourg. While 18-year-old Monaco star Mbappe has been picked, coach Didier Deschamps has omitted Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele, who is embroiled in...

Liverpool Reject Second Barcelona Bid For Coutinho – Reports

1 year ago /
Sports  

Liverpool has rejected a second bid worth 100 million euros ($117.29 million) for midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Spain’s Barcelona, according to British and Spanish media reports. Barcelona are keen to sign the Brazilian playmaker, who joined Liverpool from Inter Milan for 8.5 million pounds ($11.03 million) in 2013, and have already...

Football Star Messi Weds Childhood Sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo

1 year ago /
Sports  

Lionel Messi said “I do” to childhood sweetheart and mother of their two children Antonella Roccuzzo on Friday in his Argentine hometown Rosario, where footballers and celebrities gathered for the “wedding of the century.” Following the private ceremony, the couple appeared happy and relaxed as they walked a red carpet before...

We knew Arsenal would crash at the second half of match – Lionel Messi

2 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Lionel Messi has revealed Barcelona knew Arsenal would fall apart in the second half of their crunch Champions League clash, but claimed the tie isn't over. The Argentina captain bagged a late brace to hand the defending champions a significant advantage heading into the second leg at the Nou Camp. And despite...

Champions League Update: Arsenal vs Barcelona, 0-2

2 years ago /
Sports  

Arsenal’s Champions League hopes for this season seem as good as over as yesterday’s game ended with 2 goals from FC Barcelona and zero goals from Arsenal. After a hugely competitive first half at the Emirates Stadium, Barca turned up the heat in the second period as Leo Messi scored twice...

Arsenal Vs Barcelona: Arsene Wenger urges players to learn from previous Champions League last-16 heartache

2 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Arsene Wenger has urged his players to prove they have learned from their previous Champions League heartache as they prepare to face Barcelona on Tuesday night. The Gunners have crashed out at the last-16 stage for four years in succession after losing in the first leg. The task doesn't get any easier...

Messi assists Suraez to score hat-trick as Barcelona beats Celta Vigo 6-1

2 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez combined to score a daring penalty as La Liga leaders Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo to move three points clear. With Barca leading 3-1, Messi nudged the spot-kick forward and to his right for Suarez to run into the area and side-foot in to complete his hat-trick. Messi...

Neymar Is a Global Star But I Wish He Had a Different Attitude – Aritz Aduriz

2 years ago /
Sports  

Aritz Aduriz has apologised after appearing to drag his boot across Neymar's back but admits he wishes the Barcelona forward had a 'different attitude'.  The Spanish striker scored for Athletic Bilbao in their 2-1 defeats by Barca in the Copa del Rey  but was involved in an altercation with Neymar at...

Spanish court probes fraud case against Barca's Neymar

2 years ago /
Sports  

Barcelona’s Brazilian star Neymar has been called to give evidence by Spain’s national court on February 2 for alleged fraud surrounding his transfer to Barcelona in 2013. Both the player’s parents, Barcelona president Joseph Maria Bartomeu and former club president Sandro Rosell, as well as two directors of Neymar’s former club...

Messi, Neymar, Alves and Iniesta named FIFA FIFPro World XI for 2015

2 years ago /
International News  Sports  

All four made the prestigious team, which was voted on by nearly 25,000 professional footballers from 70 countries Neymar is the only one of the four to be named to the XI for the very first time. The FIFA FIFPro World XI for 2015 was unveiled at the FIFA Gala on Monday...

Lionel Messi wins record fifth Ballon d'Or

2 years ago /
Nation  Sports  

Barcelona star Lionel Messi won a record fifth FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday. The Argentine dethroned three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo in adding to his four consecutive awards from 2009 to 2012. Brazil star Neymar, who also plays for Barca, came...

 

Who will win Ballon d'Or?C.Ronaldo, Messi, Newmar

2 years ago /
Sports  

FIFA has announced the three man list for FIFA Ballon Dor 2015 award. Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo makes the top 3. Luis Suarez narrowly missed out from the top 3 spot. Ronaldo will be hoping to win Ballon dór for the third year running but Lionel Messi will...

Suarez scores hat-trick, carries Barcelona into Club World Cup final

2 years ago /
International News  Sports  

Suarez is the 1st player in FC Barça history to score a hat trick in a Club World Cup game. Suarez stars in Messi and Neymar's absence as Barcelona reach Club World Cup final. He emphatically showed his powers are just as prominent in the absence of his crime-fighting partners...

Ronaldo, Messi & Neymar Reach Ballon d'Or Finals

2 years ago /
Sports  

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar make up the three-man shortlist for the Ballon d'Or - the award given to the world footballer of the year. It is the eighth consecutive year that Real Madrid's Ronaldo and Barcelona's Messi have been on the shortlist. Mark Sampson is in contention for Fifa's women's...


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