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October 16, 2018 11:15 AM Messi family blasts Maradona

Lionel Messi’s family have hit back at Diego Maradona after the Argentina soccer legend’s extraordinary attack. The 1986 Soccer World Cup winner claimed the Barcelona forward played differently when he was representing the Spanish side and said it was a waste of time trying to turn him into a leader “because he goes to the toilet 20 times before a match 13

September 3, 2018 4:57 PM Ronaldo: Former Brazil striker buys controlling stake in Real Valladolid

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo has become the majority shareholder of Real Valladolid, after purchasing a 51% controlling stake in the Spanish club. The 42-year-old played for Real Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Barcelona in an 18-year playing career. “The arrival of Ronaldo puts Real Valladolid on the map and will allow the club to take a leap in quality 41

September 3, 2018 10:58 AM Yaya Toure: Olympiakos fans welcome former Manchester City player to Athens

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure was presented to Olympiakos fans after finalising a return to the club. Toure, who left the Greek side in 2006, was a free agent having left City this summer after eight years at the club. Olympiakos fans lit flares and mobbed the 35-year-old when he arrived, and he went on the pitch after their 5-0 win over PAS Giannina 26

August 31, 2018 5:13 AM Champions League draw: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus drawn against Man Utd

Manchester United will face a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo after drawing Serie A champions Juventus in the Champions League group stage. Ronaldo, who was at United between 2003 and 2009, joined Juve for £99.2m in July after nine years at Real Madrid. Tottenham have been drawn in a tough group to face Barcelona, while last season’s runners-up Liverpool 36

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 23

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 41

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 50

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 31

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 42

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 39