newsfootball2 months ago

Champions League Roundup | Barcelona pulls off greatest comeback; Bayern thrash Arsenal again

Barcelona pulled off what is arguably the greatest comeback in the history of the Champions League on Wednesday against PSG as they overturned a four-goal deficit to win 6-1 and book a quarter-final spot. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich thrashed Arsenal 5-1 away from home to complete a 10-2 win.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Watch: The incredible sportsman spirit shown by Barcelona U-12s

Barcelona U-12 team was nominated for the best sporting moment of the year 2016 for the incredible sportsman spirit they displayed at the Junior Soccer World Challenge in Tokyo on Aug 31. After beating Japanese club Omiya Ardija Junior 1-0, the Barcelona kids went and consoled the rival players.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Ronaldo highest-earning athlete in 2016 on Forbes Sports Money Index

Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was also the winner when it came to raking in the big bucks. The Portuguese and Real Madrid star topped the list of highest-earning athletes on Forbes Sports Money Index. The Dallas Cowboys were the most valuable sports team and Nike the No 1 sports brand.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Former United manager Louis van Gaal retires from football

Former Man United boss Louis van Gaal, on Monday, announced his retirement from professional football, bringing an end to a successful career that spanned over 26 years. The Dutchman won the Champions League with Ajax in 1995 and also bagged league titles with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reddit: Greatest ever lineups of 120 football clubs

A Redditor going by the name LordSpeechLeSs has created an impressive Imgur album where he has picked his greatest ever lineups of 120 football clubs across the world. The post has garnered immense interest and generated a lot discussions among Redditors, and we cannot help but be impressed.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Won't die if I don't win the Ballon D'or, says Neymar

Barcelona forward Neymar has said that he is "not going to die" if he fails to win the Ballon d`Or award and stressed that he does not play football to win individual prizes. Neymar also felt that no one can be ever compared to the class of Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta.
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newsfootball5 months ago

The Guardian : List of top 90 footballers of the year released, top 10 in mystery

The Guardian has attempted to present a truer depiction of the best 100 footballers of the year away from the blinding glitz of the Ballon D'or shortlist, with inputs from 124 experts across 45 nations. The list includes a player from the Brazilian league while also featuring stars like Mesut Ozil.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Di Stefano is a better footballer than Messi, says Canario

Former Brazil forward Canario believes that Lionel Messi must mature a lot if he wants to be considered in the same breath as former Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano. Canario has praised Di Stefano saying he was an all-rounder and a complete player of his generation.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Cristiano Ronaldo wins fourth Ballon d'Or in a one-sided affair

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat arch-rival Lionel Messi to claim the prestigious Ballon d'Or for the fourth time in his career. The Portuguese captain is now just one behind the Argentine, and it is the ninth consecutive year that either of the two have won the award.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Messi lauded for his sportsmanship after telling referee not to award free kick

Lionel Messi has been praised by the Twitterati after the Argentine displayed impeccable sportsmanship to tell the referee that there was no contact with Osasuna defender after going to the ground during the Saturday's match. Messi also scored twice and set up Luis Suarez in Barca's 3-0 victory.
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