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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 17

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 14

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 34

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 38

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 235

April 1, 2018 1:29 PM Zlatan in dream debut for LA Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic marked his LA Galaxy debut with a match-winning cameo as his side came from 3-0 down to beat new boys Los Angeles FC. Galaxy had pulled a goal back before Ibrahimovic was sent on in the 71st minute. And, after he was involved in the build-up for Chris Pontius’ header, the Swede struck. There did not appear to be any immediate danger 12

March 25, 2018 11:04 AM Mo Salah to Real Madrid transfer takes huge twist

And Kop chiefs are ready to hand him a bumper new deal worth £200,000-a-week after a stunning first season at Anfield. Liverpool are aware of the Spanish giant’s intentions to rebuild this summer with some stellar signings – and Salah is high on their hitlist. But the 25-year-old said: “I like the Premier League. It suits my style and I love playing 16

February 28, 2018 9:47 AM What is Lionel Messi’s net worth?

LONDON — Lionel Messi, alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, is often hailed as the world’s best professional soccer player today. Having made his professional debut while still a teenager, Messi has gone on to win many accolades and championships for the storied soccer clubs he’s played for over the years. Like most professional athletes the world over, Messi 31

January 6, 2018 9:01 PM Philippe Coutinho to join Barcelona after £142m deal agreed with Liverpool

Barcelona will sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho in a £142m deal, one of the most expensive transfers of all time. The Reds are expected to receive £105m up front – a British record – for the 25-year-old Brazil international, with the rest in realistic add-ons. The playmaker will sign a five-and-half year deal at the Nou Camp and will have a buyout 52

December 11, 2017 8:20 PM Zidane praises Ronaldo – Nehanda Radio

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said people write off Cristiano Ronaldo at their peril after the Portuguese forward struck twice in the 5-0 drubbing of Sevilla on Saturday as the Spanish La Liga soccer champions and their prolific scorer roared back to life. Ronaldo has been widely criticised in Spain for his domestic form this season and before the game with Sevilla 44