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featurefootball3 months ago

Barcelona are careening towards a vortex of hell and there seems to be no signs of stopping

Barcelona 2-8 Bayern Munich reads the score-board at the Estadio da Lux in Lisbon. Not since the Estádio Mineirão read a scoreline equally ridiculous have football fans been shell-shocked and slack jawed. 8-2 in a Champions League quarter-final in a game contested by two elite sides.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball5 months ago

Napoli have been the architects of their downfall in the past but they have a chance to change their luck

There’s something about Napoli because when they are at their best, they are great but when it goes bad, it’s downright terrible. Their fall from grace after EL Diego left was an implosion of incredible propositions and this season looked like it might be worse, until Gennaro Gattuso stepped in.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball7 months ago

Both Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi are extraordinary players, proclaims Javier Aguirre

Former Mexico star and current Leganes coach Javier Aguirre has confessed that while Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi have different personalities, they’re both extraordinary players. The two forwards are considered to be amongst the greatest in the game but a debate has raged on as to who is better.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball8 months ago

Maradonians have to accept that Lionel Messi is the greatest, exclaims Antonio Cassano

Former Real Madrid and Roma star Antonio Cassano believes that Lionel Messi has ousted football legend Diego Maradona. Frequent comparisons have been drawn between the two Argentinians, and it is only the World Cup title that separates them when a comparison is made about between the two men.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball9 months ago

Champions League 2019/20 Round of 16 First Leg: Live Updates, results, matches

The Champions League is back and it’s back with its best part, the Knockout Stages. A safe place where teams fight till the death over two legs and then move on with complete disregard for their opponent. It’s bloodthirsty and pits the best of the best against each other in glorious fashion.
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newsfootballa year ago

Alfredo Di Stefano was the greatest, even better than me, proclaims Diego Maradona

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has claimed that former Real Madrid striker Alfredo Di Stefano is the greatest of all times playing down the likes of Lionel Messi, Pele and himself. The Los Blancos forward scored 308 goals in 396 games for Real during his 11 trophy-laden years from 1953 to 1964.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

Star studded Sourav Ganguly’s team to lock horns with Diego Maradona on Oct 2

Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly will take on legendary footballer Diego Maradona on October 2 in an exhibition game in Kolkata. In the charity match, stars from different fields, such as hockey star Dhanraj Pillay and Bengali actor Abir Chatterjee, will take the field in the "Match for Unity".
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

Diego Maradona excited to take on Sourav Ganguly in an exhibition match

Footballing legend Diego Maradona expressed his excitement ahead of his upcoming charity match against Bengal's very own Sourav Ganguly via his Facebook page. The Argentine footballer is set to visit Kolkata in September and will feature in the match scheduled to take place on September 19th.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Diego Maradona to play a charity match in Kolkata

Argentinian legend Diego Maradona has confirmed a two-day visit to Kolkata in September where he will play a charity match against Sourav Ganguly. Maradona's visit will also mark the start of the footballing carnival in India as the nation is all set to host the U-17 FIFA World Cup in October.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Pele, Maradona bury the past at UEFA exhibition match

Pele and Diego Maradona made peace, even if temporarily, at a UEFA exhibition match held yesterday that saw the duo feature alongside Rio Ferdinand, Dida and Crespo. Pele called it “a moment of peace”, while Maradona deigned enough to call Pele an “icon” at the event even as the two shared a hug.
Prabu Thiruppathy