newsfootballa month ago

Champions League Semi Finals Draw: Madrid derby to take place after Juventus draw Monaco

A club from Madrid is guaranteed to be in the final of this year’s UEFA Champions League after Juventus were drawn against Monaco in the semi-finals of the competitions which meant that Real Madrid will face off against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid in the other semi-final.
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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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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

Ronaldo wins FIFA best player of the year award

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has won FIFA's inaugural best player of the year award after a stunning 2016 season with both club and country. Claudio Ranieri, who coached Leicester City to a fairytale victory in the Premier League last year, was given the best men's coach award.
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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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newsfootball6 months ago

Chapecoense tragedy overshadows Club World Cup in Japan

Atletico Nacional, the team who Chapecoense were to face before the fateful event, look to leave the scars of the tragedy that claimed 17 lives behind and compete at the Club World Cup in Japan. The South Americans will start their campaign on Dec 14 and could face Real Madrid in the final.
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