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August 12, 2018 5:20 PM Ronaldo: Brazilian World Cup winner in hospital with pneumonia

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo is in intensive care in Ibiza suffering from pneumonia. The 41-year-old former striker tweeted that he was taken ill on Friday but hopes to be discharged on Monday. Ronaldo scored 62 times for Brazil, including both goals when they beat Germany in the 2002 World Cup final. The former Real Madrid forward, who also played 19

August 6, 2018 7:14 AM Pogba eyes Barca move

LONDON. — Paul Pogba’s agent is due at Manchester United this week for crunch talks on the Soccer World Cup-winning midfielder’s future. The influential Mino Raiola is expected to tell United he can broker a £100 million deal for Pogba with Barcelona. But Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked with United’s £89 milion signing. The future 37

July 5, 2018 12:46 AM Eric Abidal: Barcelona deny former president bought illegal liver for defender

Barcelona have denied that former president Sandro Rosell illegally bought a liver for ex-France defender Eric Abidal. Abidal, 38, who is now the club’s technical secretary, had a transplant in 2012 after a tumour was found in his liver. The claim has also been denied by Abidal and the Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, where the player had the operation 45

July 2, 2018 3:22 AM Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight

Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France. Cavani switched play with a long cross to Luis Suarez and continued his run to head home a pinpoint deep cross from the Barcelona forward and give Uruguay 26

June 22, 2018 6:26 AM Bossolona!…‘Highlanders coaches to be attached at Barcelona’

Highlanders chairman Kenneth Mhlophe has hailed the Government’s pledge to send his first team coaches for a 10-day attachment at Spanish giants Barcelona at the end of the season. Bosso won the #VisitZimbabwe exhibition game curtain raiser against Dynamos on Wednesday and their technical staff will travel to Spain with the Harare side’s coaches, courtesy 36

June 18, 2018 2:38 AM Brazil held by Switzerland despite Coutinho wonder strike

Brazil will have to wait a while longer to exorcize the demons of 2014 after they were held to a 1-1 draw by a dogged Switzerland side. Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the first half with a stunning, curling strike before Steven Zuber headed home a corner in the second half to earn the Swiss a point. Playing a World Cup match for the first time since 34

June 10, 2018 10:30 PM Barcelona starlet Joel Lopez rejects contract extension and signs for Arsenal

Arsenal have secured the signing of Barcelona starlet Joel Lopez, who has rejected a contract extension with the Camp Nou club to instead move to north London. Joel, a 16-year-old left-back, has been with Barca since the age of seven, but he has decided to leave Catalonia to further his playing prospects, as reported by Sport. It is stated that Joel has already 24

May 5, 2018 5:15 PM Sundowns believed to be forking out millions for Barcelona’s superstars

South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns are believed to have forked out €7-million (around R105-million) to host Spanish champions Barcelona at FNB Stadium on May 16 in an international friendly. The Brazilians confirmed the news on Friday night. The game will be Barcelona’s second visit to the country to face Sundowns. The first match between these 39

April 23, 2018 3:15 PM Messi overtakes Ronaldo as top earner

Lionel Messi has overtaken Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest earner in world football while Jose Mourinho tops the managers’ chart, according to France Football magazine. The Barcelona attacker is a long way ahead in the figures for the current season, pulling in €126 million (Dh566 million) in salary, bonuses and commercial revenue while his great Real Madrid 44

April 2, 2018 11:00 PM Coach: Messi must win WC to equal Maradona

FORMER Argentina manager Carlos Bilardo believes that Lionel Messi must win a World Cup in order to be considered on Diego Maradona's level. Bilardo led Maradona and Co. to World Cup glory in 1986, the second time Argentina lifted football's biggest prize. Messi has come close to winning major international honours with the Albiceleste, but has fallen 307