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September 4, 2018 5:59 AM FIFA Best Player: Schmeichel predicts who’ll win award

Manchester United legend, Peter Schmeichel, has predicted that Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, will win this year’s FIFA Men’s Player award. He said that the player is most likely to break Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s stranglehold of the prestigious award. Modric has been impressive with Real Madrid and Croatian national team this year. Ronaldo 18

September 1, 2018 6:19 AM UEFA best player: What Cristiano Ronado’s sister, Katia said after Modric won award

Katia Aveiro, sister of Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has aimed a dig at Real Madrid star, Luka Modric after the Croatian midfielder won the UEFA Player of the Year award on Thursday night. Modric was intrumental as Madrid won their third consecutive Champions League victory last season. The midfielder also captained Croatia to the World Cup finals 28

August 21, 2018 5:54 AM Why Kante did not ask France teammates to give him World Cup trophy – Giroud

Chelsea striker, Olivier Giroud has revealed why fellow teammate, N’Golo Kante did not ask his France teammates to give him the World Cup trophy to hold after winning it with the Les Blues last month. The Didier Deschamps’ side defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Giroud was the focal point of the attack for France 21

August 17, 2018 4:04 PM EPL: Chelsea vs Arsenal: Sarri speaks on playing Kovacic in three-man midfield formation

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has revealed that new singing, Mateo Kovacic is not match-fit enough to play full 90 minutes against Arsenal in Saturday’s Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. Sarri, however, believes the Croatia international will be useful for this weekend clash against the Gunners by playing him in a three-man midfield formation 20

August 16, 2018 10:47 AM FIFA releases Nigeria’s latest ranking in world football

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped one place from 48th position to 49th in the latest FIFA world ranking. The latest ranking was released on Thursday on the website of the football governing body. In Africa however, the Super Eagles moved to 5th place from the 6th position. At the global scene, Uruguay moved to 5th place sending Argentina to 11th place 22

August 14, 2018 8:12 PM Croatia’s Mandzukic sends emotional message after retiring from international football

Croatia star, Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football. Mandzukic was a key member of the Croatia side that made history at Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup by finishing second position after they were defeated 4-2 by France in the final. The 32-year-old netted three goals for Zlatko Dalic’s side in Russia, including an extra-time 22

August 11, 2018 8:51 AM Transfer: Luka Modric takes final decision on future with Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has finally decided to stay at the Santiago Bernabeu. The 32-year-old had a good outing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, leading his nation, Croatia to the competition final where they were defeated by France 4-2. The midfield maestro also won the best player award (Golden Ball) of the World Cup. However, Spanish news outlet 25

August 9, 2018 12:20 PM Chelsea Sign Kovacic On Loan From Real Madrid

Chelsea have signed Mateo Kovacic on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois expected to have his permanent move in the opposite direction confirmed later on Thursday. Midfielder Kovacic, 24, has been at Real for three seasons since joining from Inter Milan. He helped Croatia reach the final of this summer’s World Cup in Russia 20

August 9, 2018 10:44 AM EPL: What Mateo Kovacic said after joining Chelsea from Real Madrid

Croatia midfielder, Mateo Kovacic has disclosed that he is ‘excited’ to join Chelsea on a season-long loan. Kovacic, completed a switch from Real Madrid to the West London club, on Wednesday night. The 24-year-old, however, predicted a ‘tough’ start to life at Stamford Bridge. “I am really happy and excited to be here at Chelsea,” Kovacic told Chelsea’s 20

August 1, 2018 11:20 AM Russia’s ‘Pussy Riot’ World Cup pitch invaders freed from jail, lawyer says –

Four members of Russia’s anti-Kremlin “Pussy Riot’’ punk band who staged a pitch invasion during the football World Cup final have been released from police custody. They were detained for 16 days and have now been released, their lawyer said on Wednesday. The group served a 15-day sentence for running onto the pitch wearing police uniforms during the second 17