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The World’s Highest-Paid Football Players of the Year

Interest in football brings together millions of people from all around the world. For many of them tournaments are even far more exciting than watching movies: in football you know that “actors” are real people in real circumstances, the scenes have never been rehearsed before and no person in the whole world can know for sure how it all is…

Virgil van Dijk and Eden Hazard announced as #FIFA20 cover stars (Photos)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The FIFA 20 cover stars have finally been announced. EA SPORTS announced Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk as the cover stars of FIFA 20. The Ex-Chelsea star will cover the Standard Edition of the game, while European Champion Virgil van Dijk will cover the game’s Champions Edition. Speaking about covering the game, the new Real…

Cristiano Ronaldo Emerge as Top sports’ Instagram Rich List, charges N300m per post on IG

International footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has emerged top of the sports’ Instagram Rich List, as he earns a staggering £780,000 (N349,746,619.71) for promoted posts on his page. According to HopperHQ, the Juventus star, 34, has a whopping 173m followers and can command an astronomical amount from just a single post. Brazilian superstar, Neymar is sitting in second spot, cashing-in £580,000 per post, while Lionel Messi earns a…

Wow! See photos of Cristiano Ronaldo stripsout sexy for his underwear line

One of the world’s greatest footballers, Cristiano Ronaldo is extremely sexy in new promo shots for his underwear line. Cristiano Ronaldo shared the photos with his 176 million Instagram followers. Cristiano Ronaldo stripped down to his briefs, showing off his muscular body , bulge and perky butt. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Mikel Obi Announces His Retirement From Super Eagles

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has bowed out of the Nigerian national team after the end of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.     The former Chelsea midfielder, who will be plying his trade with Trabzonspor in the Turkish topflight in the new season wrote; Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my…

Krepin Diatta Cries As He Is Mocked For “Being Ugly”

Senegalese Player, Krepin Diatta who earlier showed off his gorgeous white girlfriend. The football is currently not after teammates are mocking him for his ugly facial look. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); He wrote; ” I am very sad to see some African brothers making fun of me. I work for our beautiful and dear…

Real Madrid Signs Hazard

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea on a five-year contract. The 28-year-old will be officially unveiled as a Real player on Thursday, June 13 – subject to a medical – after striking a deal that could reportedly rise to a club-record transfer of £130m once…

Chelsea star Willian gets baptised in River Jordan ( photo)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chelsea star Willian gets baptised in River Jordan (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Willian briefly put contract talks with Chelsea on hold to seek spiritual nourishment after getting baptised in River Jordan. Willian is understood to be a devout Christian, with the footballer acclaiming the significance of baptism in the religion. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

Pedro Rodriguez Becomes The First Player To Win The 5 Top Trophies In World Football

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Former Barcelona and Spanish footballer, Pedro Rodríguez has become the first man to win arguably the five top trophies in world football.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 31-year-old winger who scored in Chelsea’s 4 – 1 against Arsenal to help them secure the Europa League trophy has now won the Champions League, Premier League,…

Incoming Inter Milan boss, Antonio Conte adds Nigerian football star Victor Moses to his wishlist ahead of his move to San Siro

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Italian coach, Antonio Conte reportedly added Chelsea loanee and Nigerian football star Victor Moses, 28, to his Inter Milan wishlist ahead of his expected move to the San Siro at the end of the season. The 49-year-old former Chelsea manager is set to take charge of the Serie A outfit following their final fixture of the 2018-19…

See What The Super Eagles Legends of the 90s Now Look Like After Many Years As They Reunite For Outgoing Lagos Governor Ambode

Ex Super Eagles players of the 90s like JayJay Okocha, Finidi George, Peter Rufai, Daniel Amokachi, Aghaghowa, and others played a novelty football match supporting Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at Agege Stadium Lagos. Excited Finidi George wrote after the reunion:“A big thank you to Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode @akinwunmiambode for hosting top Nigerian football legends at the Lagos House…

Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk wins Premier League Player of the Season

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Never Walk Alone “Liverpool” defender, Virgil van Dijk has been crowned the Premier League’s Player of the Season, just days after he won PFA Players’ Player of the season. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Holland international star, 27, who has been Liverpool’s key player in the 2018-19 Premier League campaign is now the third defender to win…

Ander Herrera confirms Manchester United exit as he edges closer to joining PSG on a free transfer

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); , (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); , Spanish midfielder,  Ander Herrera has confirmed he will leave Manchester Unitedwhen his contract expires this summer. The 29-year-old who looks to be edging closer to joining Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer paid tribute to both the fans and the club for the ‘five amazing years’ he has spent at the Premier League…

MAN UNITED IN REAL DANGER OF LOSING £43M-RATED NO.1 TARGET TO MAN CITY

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Manchester City are so confident of completing a £43million deal for Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes, according to reports. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had identified the Portuguese midfielder as a replacement for Ander Herrera, who looks set to join Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 24-year-old has attracted interest from…

Real Madrid ‘secure signing’ of striker Luka Jovic in £51m deal with Eintracht Frankfurt

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Spanish club, Real Madrid have reportedly secured the signing of Serbian international and  Eintracht Frankfurt striker, Luka Jovic. Diario AS reported that Madrid will pay €60million (£51m) for the 21-year-old with €48m (£40.8m) going to Eintracht Frankfurt and €12m (£10.2m) going to Benfica, who still own a percentage of the player’s rights The deal, according to the report, will see…

Footballer ‘Emmanuel Adebayor’ Reveals How He Nearly Committed Suicide Due To Family Pressure

Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he contemplated suicide while he struggled to deal with the pressure of making it as a professional footballer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Adebayor, 35, says he was under so much strain when he was trying to make the grade as a player in France he started to plan to end his own life. The former…

Manchester United join race for Thomas Partey

English giants Manchester United are set to make a summer move for Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey, after watching the Ghanaian excel in the La Liga game against Barcelona on Saturday.  United manager Ole Gunnar Solksjear and assistant Mike Phelan were at the Camp Nou to watch the catalans ahead of the UEFA Champions League quarter final clash on Wednesday. …

Diego Maradona to resign as coach of Mexican Club, Dorados over ‘referee bias’

Argentine legend, Diego Maradona has said he will quit his job at Mexican second-division club Dorados at the end of the season over perceived refereeing bias against his team.  The 58-year-old Maradona made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados, claiming his touchline presence led to decisions going against his team. “Once it (the Clausura) is finished, I will leave Dorados.…

La Liga president Javier Tebas issues statement on ‘the catastrophic lie of UEFA and ECA’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ECA and UEFA are working together to create a SuperChampions League without taking into consideration the domestic leagues, who, as competition organisers, defend the collective interests of all professional clubs. These collective interests do not always coincide with the interests of individual clubs. La Liga president Javier Tebas writes on ‘the catastrophic lie of UEFA and ECA’ (La Liga) (adsbygoogle…

Former Nigerian Super Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie says not being in the squad that won AFCON 2013 title is a ‘big regret’

Former Super Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie has admitted that not being in the squad that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria is a big regret after announcing his retirement.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: “ca-pub-7806699183892153”, enable_page_level_ads: true }); After almost two years without a club, Odemwingie on Tuesday, April 2 announced his decision to hang his boot.  Reflecting on his career, the…

Iwobi tops Nigerian players’ rich list

Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has overtaken Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi as the most valuable Nigerian footballer, according to the latest monthly update by CIES Football Observatory.  With a market value of €52.4 million, the Hale End Academy product is the only Nigerian player worth above 50 million euros across the top five leagues in Europe.Following Iwobi on the list…

Brazilian judge orders for Ronaldinho’s passport to be seized over ‘unpaid debts of £1.75m after just £5 is found in his accounts

A judge in Brazil has reportedly ordered for football legend Ronaldinho‘s passport to be seized over unpaid debts of £1.75million. According to reports in Spain, authorities were left shocked after they found a total of just £5.24 in Ronaldinho’s bank accounts. Spanish publication, Marca reported that Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis were fined for illegal construction in a protected area, and they…

BIG WIN: Iwobi Makes Carabao Cup Quarter-Finals, Faces Kane’s Tottenham

Tottenham will face Arsenal in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals at the Emirates on the week of Dec. 17, just over two weeks after their Premier League battle at the same venue, setting up two North London derbies in the month of December. Spurs beat West Ham 3-1 at the London Stadium to reach the last-eight, while Arsenal held on to beat…

24 Hours After Setting New World Record, Cristiano Ronaldo Shuts Down Instagram With Scary New Photos

Cristiano Ronaldo is getting in the Halloween spirit after dressing up as a scary clown. The Juventus star shared a picture of his family with masks on to his 144.5 million Instagram followers on Wednesday morning. With no midweek game, Ronaldo was making the most of the downtime to enjoy the occasion with his loved ones. Alongside a picture of…

WoW!! Super Eagles squad for South Africa and Uganda matches revealed

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has named his 23-man squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa and a friendly against Uganda which comes up three days later. First-time call-ups on the list are Samuel Chuwkueze of Villarreal, along with FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender Adeleye Olamilekan. See full list below.

Messi to miss El Classco clash against Real Madrid after fracturing bone in his right arm

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has been ruled out of next Sunday’s Clasico against Real Madrid after fracturing a bone in his right arm in their 4-2 win over Sevilla. The 31-year-old Argentine was taken off in the  26th minute after falling on his right arm after a clash with Sevilla’s Franco Vazquez. Barcelona confirmed after the game that the 31-year-old suffered a “fracture of the radial bone…

Ronaldo, Messi, Salah and Hazard in star-studded 30-man shortlist for 2018 Ballon d'Or award

FIFA has released a 30-man shortlist for the prestigious Ballon d’Or award this year. The list revealed today was dominated by Real Madrid with eight players Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Thibaut Courtois, Marcelo, Isco, Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos, and Raphael Varane. While Liverpool had four players Alisson, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane nominated for the award. See the full list below. Alisson (Liverpool) Sergio…

O Yes: Cristiano Ronaldo finally breaks goal drought at Juventus, scores a brace against Sassuolo (Videos)

Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has finally broken his duck for Juventus after he scored his first and second goals against Sassuolo on Sunday at the Allianz Stadium. The 33-year-old Portuguese went three games without scoring for the Turin-based side after moving to the Italian club in July. But in today’s clash, it took the striker only 15 minutes to get his brace in the clash…

Juventus striker, Douglas Costa apologises to fans over spitting on opponent

  Juventus striker, Douglas Costa has apologised to the club fans after being sent off for spitting in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus but the champions’ fourth win in as many games this season was overshadowed by Brazilian Costa’s late red card for spitting at…