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Zidane returns with win over Celta

Zinedine Zidane is back! And he has marked his return with a win over Celta in the Spanish La Liga.

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The Frenchman was reappointed Real Madrid coach earlier this week and marked his return with a 2-0 win over Celta.

Isco and Gareth Bale celebrated their Real Madrid returns under Zinedine Zidane by sealing a 2-0 LaLiga win over Celta Vigo.

Santiago Solari gave Isco a minimal role in his plans but, after Zidane was reappointed to end the Argentinian’s ill-fated tenure, the Spain international returned to the starting XI alongside the similarly ostracised Bale, Marcelo and Keylor Navas. Continue reading “Zidane returns with win over Celta”

Court bars French parents from naming baby Griezmann Mbappe

A French couple have been barred from naming their baby Griezmann Mbappe after a five-month court process.

Last November, an issue arose when the football supporting family attempted to register their newborn under the World Cup winners’ names.

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A family judge in the central town of Brive-la-Gaillarde stripped the infant of his two first names, nearly five months after his birth, the local town council told AFP. Continue reading “Court bars French parents from naming baby Griezmann Mbappe”

The most famous athletes in the world 2019

Who is the most famous athlete on the planet? Here is the list of the most famous athletes in the world this year 2019.

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Cristiano Ronaldo is having a fine season with Juventus both in Serie A and the Champions League. His hattrick against Atletico Madrid secured the Bianconeri qualification to the quarterfinals of the competition and now, the Portuguese striker and his teammates are preparing for the double matchup against Ajax. In the meantime, CR7 has received yet another recognition by ESPN.

According to a ranking by the famous American sports portal, Ronaldo is the most famous sportsman in the world, ahead of LeBron James, NBA basketball star, and his eternal rival Lionel Messi, the star and captain of Barcelona. Continue reading “The most famous athletes in the world 2019”

Messi surprised by magical Ronaldo showing

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, has revealed surprise at Cristiano Ronaldo’s magical performance against Atletico Madrid in the round of 16.

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Juventus slipped past Atletico Madrid in Tuesday’s second leg, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring two headers and a penalty to see the Italian club overturn a 2-0 first-leg loss and leaving the Barca star to marvel at the exploits of his former Real Madrid rival.

Following Barcelona’s victory against Lyon, Messi said;

“Cristiano and Juventus were awesome, it was a big surprise because I thought Atletico would be stronger.

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2018/19 UEFA Champions League semi finals fixtures

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In a competition rife with shocks so far, 79 teams have been whittled down to eight and, for the first time since 2013, the reigning champions are not among them.

Real Madrid were stunned by a sumptuous Ajax fightback, kicking off a string of upsets which also saw Manchester United eliminating Paris Saint-Germain, Porto knocking out Roma and Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo wiping out Atletico Madrid.

Tottenham held off Borussia Dortmund to reach the last eight for the first time in eight years, Liverpool brushed aside Bayern in Munich, Barcelona made quick work of Lyon and Manchester City put 10 past Schalke over two legs. Continue reading “2018/19 UEFA Champions League semi finals fixtures”

Asisat Oshoala stars as Barcelona beats Atletico Madrid

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The Nigerian forward continued her impressive goal scoring form for Barcelona Ladie by netting one in their 2-0 away win against

It was Asisat Oshoala‘s fifth goal in five appearances for Barcelona Ladies in the Liga Iberdrola since her arrival on loan from Chinese club Dalian Quanjian in January.

Apart from Barcelona’s Ladie’s impressive performance, was a new world record set in the match.

Over 60,000 people attended the women’s club football match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, which is a new world record. Continue reading “Asisat Oshoala stars as Barcelona beats Atletico Madrid”

Video allegedly shows Cristiano’s second goal vs Atletico did not cross the line

Video: Legitimacy of CR7's second goal questioned
Thought Jan Oblak pulled off an amazing save? One video suggests he did and that the goal was wrongfully awarded.

Did you watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s second goal against Atletico Madrid and think it did not cross the line? A video has emerged arguing that could be the case ahead of Friday’s Champions League draw.

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