Cristiano Ronaldo won the men’s award for the fifth time in five years while Lieke Martens was named best female player and Oliver Giroud won best goal Key Events 4.16pm So Ronaldo wins the Fifa player of the year award for the fourth time in five years. That’s five awards apiece for him and Messi, the Argentinian’s golden period coming when he won four in … Continue reading Best FIFA Awards 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Men’s Player of The Year – As It Happened
In his comment to Messi’s Instagram video Pique replied: “In Catalonia they never stop indoctrinating children with ‘Jean Petit qui danse’….. (the title of the nursery rhyme)” in a sarcastic dig at those in Spain who accuse Catalan authorities of indoctrination in schools. Barcelona’s Argentine legend Lionel Messi entered the highly-charged drive by Catalonia for independence on Friday when he posted a video on social … Continue reading Lionel Messi Posts Video of Son Singing in Catalan, Gerard Pique Replies
World Cup qualifying is in full swing, and seven countries have already booked their places alongside hosts Russia at next summer’s tournament. Five-time winners Brazil are there, as are Belgium, Iran, Mexico, Japan, Saudi Arabia and South Korea – who have reached a ninth World Cup in a row. So how did they get there? Who will be their star performers? And who are the … Continue reading World Cup 2018 – Which Teams Have Qualified, And What Are Their Prospects?
Jose Mourinho has shown off his rarely-seen skills on the pitch by starring in a charity football match for people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. The Manchester United boss came on as a sub goalkeeper in the Game4Grenfell match between two teams of celebrities and ex-players at QPR’s Loftus Road. His team lost 5-3 on penalties in the match, in which multiple Olympic gold … Continue reading Jose Mourinho Stars In Game4Grenfell Charity Match
Borussia Dortmund have signed Dynamo Kiev and Ukraine forward Andriy Yarmolenko for an undisclosed fee on a four-year contract. The 27-year-old’s arrival was announced moments before Barcelona revealed they had signed Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele in a £135.5m deal. “Andriy is a player we have been pursuing for a long time,” said Dortmund sports director Michael Zorc. Yarmolenko is a three-time winner of the Ukraine … Continue reading Andriy Yarmolenko: Borussia Dortmund Sign Ukraine Striker On Four-year Deal