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newsfootball3 months ago

Cruel that Robert Lewandowski won't win Ballon d'Or even if he wins Champions League, proclaims Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has opined that it’s a disgrace that France Football has cancelled the Ballon d’Or especially given the competition this season. While Lionel Messi took home the award for a record sixth time in 2019, the 2020 award had Robert Lewandowski as the favourite.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Unfair France Football cancelled Ballon d’Or because Robert Lewandowski could have won, admits Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confessed that ‘it’s not fair’ that France Football cancelled the Ballon d’Or because Robert Lewandowski could have won it. The premier individual award was cancelled over the coronavirus as they believed there was a ‘lack of sufficient fair conditions.’
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newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Bayern Munich sound out move for Roberto Firmino

Bayern Munich are lining up a move for Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino as the club continues their search for Robert Lewandowski's replacement. The Bavarian giants have been linked with a move for Timo Werner and Mauro Icardi but Liverpool's interest in Werner has seen Bayern target Firmino.
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featurefootballa year ago

SportsCafe’s Greatest individual performances of the decade ft. Gareth Bale and Lionel Messi

The end of what might just be football’s golden decade is upon us and what a decade of individual skill it has been. From Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo lifting their sides to glory to Dusan Tadic, Gareth Bale and Neymar’s flashes of brilliance to Kylian Mbappe paving the way for teenagers.
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featurefootballa year ago

From 7-2 to 5-1; Bayern Munich have to find a way forward or risk irrelevance

Facing Bayern Munich once had teams shivering in their very shoes but times have changed and teams are no longer afraid of the Bavarians. Instead many welcome the challenge with the belief that defeat is no longer the only option and that begs the question, is Germany’s greatest champions dying?
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Robert Lewandowski extends stay at Bayern Munich until 2023

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has decided to extend his stay at the Bundesliga champions, and the new contract will keep the Polish hitman at the club until 2023. This season, the 31-year-old has already opened his account by scoring five goals in two matches this season.
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reportfootball3 years ago

Football Round Up | Liverpool down West Ham 4-1; Bayern Munich beat Dortmund

Liverpool has produced the perfect counter-attacking performance to thrash West Ham 4-1 at London Stadium in a Premier League encounter. In Bundesliga, Bayern Munich registered an emphatic 3-1 victory over the title rivals Borussia Dortmund to open a four-point lead at the top of the table.
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newsfootball3 years ago

World Cup Qualifiers | Poland, England qualify, Scotland's World Cup dreams ended

Poland sealed their first World Cup spot since the 2006 tournament thanks to Robert Lewandowski excellent goal against Montenegro on Sunday. Scotland blew their last chance to remain in contention for a World Cup place meanwhile England ended their qualifying campaign with a 1-0 win in Lithuania.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Football Round Up | England hold Scotland to a 2-2 draw while Poland thrash Romania

England came from behind to hold neighbours Scotland to an exciting 2-2 draw courtesy a stoppage-time volley by English captain Harry Kane at Hampden Park in Glasgow. Meanwhile, Poland thrashed Romania 3-1 at home while Germany routed San Marino 7-0 to stay at the spot in their Qualification group.
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reportfootball4 years ago

Champions League Roundup | Real Madrid ride on Ronaldo's hat-trick; Leicester City's campaign ends

Leicester City's Champions League campaign came to a disappointing end despite putting up a spirited 1-1 home draw against Atletico Madrid. Meanwhile, riding on a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick, Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich in a controversial quarterfinal to make the semis for the 7th time in a row.
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