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December 9, 2018 5:30 AM FIFA Women’s World Cup 2018: Nigeria in tough group with France, Norway

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A alongside hosts France, Korea Republic and Norway, for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The draw took place at the La Seine Musicale on Boulogne-Billancourt in Paris, where the opening game will take place. South Africa, who have qualified for their first tournament, will face Germany 17

December 6, 2018 7:22 AM Pele blasts Messi, calls Barcelona star “one skill”

Brazil legend, Pele, has slammed Lionel Messi as having one skill and says he was a better player than the Barcelona superstar. Pele, speaking with Folha de Sao Paulo, stated that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s inability to head the ball, means he was a better player. “How can you make a comparison between a guy who heads the ball well, shoots with the left, shoots 21

November 23, 2018 8:22 AM Ballon d’ Or: Roberto Carlos reveals player to win award, names three world best free-style skills footballers

Brazil legend, Roberto Carlos has named Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric as the favourite player to win this year’s Ballon d’ Or award. Carlos, a former Real Madrid star, also named the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Neymar and Robinho as the players with the best free-style skills in world football. “Luka Modric is the favourite for me to win this year’s 26

November 21, 2018 8:12 AM Champions League: Neymar, Mbappe injured ahead of Liverpool clash

Paris Saint German superstars, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have sustained injuries ahead of their Champions League clash against Liverpool. Mbappe and Neymar were both forced off injured while representing their respective countries just eight days before facing Liverpool. Brazilian star Neymar pulled a groin muscle when trying to put a cross in Brazil’s 29

November 14, 2018 3:43 PM EPL: Midfielder ready to leave Man United for one reason

Manchester United midfielder, Andreas Pereira is reportedly ready to leave Old Trafford for one reason. According to Yahoo, Pereira is willing to leave the Red Devils in search of first-team football, following his desire to represent his country, Brazil, at the 2022 World Cup. The 23-year-old spent the last two seasons on loan in the Spanish La Liga, representing 26

October 11, 2018 8:13 AM Paulinho returns to Barcelona

Brazilian star, Paulinho returned to Barcelona to meet his old team-mates on Wednesday. The player surprised his ex-teammates and manager, Ernesto Valverde, when he visited Barcelona’s training centre. “I am very happy to return to see my ex-teammates and the staff, we appreciate the people at the club a lot,” Paulinho told Barcelona’s official website 19

October 2, 2018 11:50 AM Ronaldo will suffer in Juventus – Cafu

Brazil legend, Cafu has said that Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo, ‘will suffer’ a little in the Serie A compared to how easy he found life in the La Liga. Ronaldo left Real Madrid as their all-time highest goalscorer to join the Serie A champions earlier this summer in a 100-million-euro deal. The 33-year-old did not manage to find the net in his first 25

September 28, 2018 11:13 AM EPL: Why I regret joining Chelsea – Diego Costa

Former Chelsea striker, Diego Costa has said that he never should have joined Chelsea. The former striker also threw a dig at Antonio Conte, the manager who exiled him before he moved to Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window in 2017. Costa spent four successful seasons in the Spanish capital before signing for Chelsea in 2014 for a transfer 37

September 27, 2018 11:06 AM EPL: Jamie Carragher compares Hazard to Pele, Maradona, Thierry Henry

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has compared Chelsea star, Eden Hazard to Brazil legend, Pele, Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, and Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry after his stunning display against Jurgen Klopp’s men on Wednesday night in the Carabao Cup third round clash. Hazard secured a 2-1 win for Maurizio Sarri’s men against the Reds with one of the best goals 28

September 25, 2018 6:25 AM Messi snubs Argentina again ahead of Iraq, Brazil friendlies

Argentina interim coach, Lionel Scaloni, has confirmed that Lionel Messi would miss their friendlies next month, casting further doubt over the star’s international future. Messi, 31, missed Argentina’s matches against Guatemala and Colombia earlier this month and has now been ruled out of their friendlies in October. Argentina are heading to Saudi Arabia 21