Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Winner As Juve Crowned Champions

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Winner As Juve Crowned Champions

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia. Ronaldo, who was signed by the Italian giants last year from Real Madrid as they target a first Champions League title since 1996 – headed in a 61st-minute winner. AC Milan played the last quarter of an hour a man down after…

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Leon Balogun Gives 1% Of His Wages To Charity

Leon Balogun Gives 1% Of His Wages To Charity

Leon Balogun becomes the first African player in the English Premier League to join Juan Mata’s Common Goal campaign. Manchester United’s Mata wants players to donate at least 1% of their wages to football-related charities. “I feel we could be doing more to help those who are less fortunate,” the Brighton’s Nigeria defender said. “As football players, we enjoy a high place in society and so we have a very important role to play.” Balogun’s…

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Luka Modric Eight Famous Quotes

Luka Modric Eight Famous Quotes

Luka Modric has developed into being one of the most talented footballers the world of football has ever seen. The Real Madrid midfielder who recently won the Ballon d’Or has proved his critics wrong. Modric helped Croatia reach their first ever World Cup Final before winning the Ballon d’Or 2018. Here are the famous quotes from Luka Modric: 1. “For me, the team is always more important.” – Modric 2. “When you are playing a semi-final, it…

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Baroka FC vs Orlando Pirates: Giant Killers Stun The Buccaneers

Baroka FC vs Orlando Pirates: Giant Killers Stun The Buccaneers

Baroka FC have been crowned the 2018 Telkom Knockout champions following a 3-2 win on penalties against Soweto giants Orlando Pirates at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. The game began with Orlando Pirates stamping their authority early on and dominating position in the Baroka’s half. However things quickly changed as the Buccaneers saw their defender Marshall Munetsi receives marching orders after a two footed challenge on the Baroka player midday the first half. The…

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Xola Mlambo Key To Pirates TKO Glory

Xola Mlambo Key To Pirates TKO Glory

Xola Mlambo has been arguably the best thing that has happened in the midfield of Orlando Pirates since the departure of midfield duo of Andile Jali and Oupa Manyisa seasons ago. No disrespect to other Orlando Pirates midfielders, however the former Bidvest Wits maestro [Mlambo] has been in his own class since he got an opportunity in the starting berth. His ability to manipulate the ball and the opposition deep in his own half and…

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Kylian Mbappe Explains Why He Follows Arsenal Closely

Kylian Mbappe Explains Why He Follows Arsenal Closely

Kylian Mbappe could have been an Arsenal player with former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger attempting to sign the French superstar in the summer of 2017 and he had discussions with the prodigious teenager about a potential move to England. But Mbappe chose to swap Monaco for Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal for a teenager at a staggering £166million. The 19-year-old has scored 14 goals for PSG this season and won the World Cup…

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Luka Modric Grateful To Arsene Wenger After Ballon d’Or Win

Luka Modric Grateful To Arsene Wenger After Ballon d’Or Win

Luka Modric won the Ballon d’Or this week after a stunning 2018 which saw him win the Champions League and former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was amongst the people Modric gave credit to for his success. The Real Madrid ace also helped Croatia to the World Cup final and has shone for the whole year. Modric joined Real Madrid from Tottenham in 2012 and has continually improved in the Spanish capital. But now the 33-year-old…

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Mauro Icardi Wins Serie A Footballer Of The Year Award

Mauro Icardi Wins Serie A Footballer Of The Year Award

Mauro Icardi won the Serie A Footballer of the Year award at the Gran Gala del Calcio ceremony in Milan on Monday night. The 25-year-old Inter Milan’s Argentina striker becomes the first player outside Juventus to win the Italian Players’ Association award, voted for by his peers, since Zlatan Ibrahimovic with AC Milan in 2011. Icardi was joint top scorer with Lazio’s Ciro Immobile in Serie A last season with 29 goals. The Argentine also…

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Cristiano Ronaldo And Georgina Buy Christmas Decorations For Charity

Cristiano Ronaldo And Georgina Buy Christmas Decorations For Charity

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his first Christmas season in colours of Juventus with sick children in Turin. The former Real Madrid man went all out with fiancée, Georgina Rodriguez. There was Santa Claus’ throne, and two illuminated white Christmas bushes sitting in the window of via Lagrange 5D. At least that’s where they were until three days ago, when Cristiano Ronaldo’s fiancée, Georgina Rodriguez, passed by and bought everything. Yesterday the ladies of Adisco had to…

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A Story About A Footballing Relationship Of A Father And Son

A Story About A Footballing Relationship Of A Father And Son

The world of football is like a magic oyster where everybody wants to get in but only a few see the lights of success. Most of us, to a certain extent we wanted not only to play professional football but to also match the abilities of the best players in the world such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. For the new generation and for the 80’s individuals like me, Ronaldo (Brazilian Ronaldo), Zidane and…

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