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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 31

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 36

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 153

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 29

February 13, 2018 6:21 AM Billiat signs with new agent

Mamelodi Sundowns star Khama Billiat has joined M-Sports Management on a two-year contract to represent him after he dumped his former agent Siyabulela Loyilane. Independent Media reported this past weekend that Billiat parted ways with Loyilane after she failed to help the Zimbabwean international to fulfil his dream of plying his trade in Europe. Billiat 24

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 42

October 23, 2017 9:43 PM Ronaldo best Fifa men's player of the yr

Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best Fifa men's player of the year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday. The Portuguese ace, who has scored 44 goals in just 48 games for club and country so far this calendar year, played a major role in Real winning both La Liga and the Champions 74

October 23, 2017 1:39 PM WHO crushes Mugabe’s ego, as it revokes ambassadorial honour

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has rescinded an honour it had bestowed on President Robert Mugabe last Thursday in the wake of a deafening global outcry from affiliate organisations and stakeholders in the health services sector, the Daily News can report. In a move befitting an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records, Mugabe bows out as the first 43

October 4, 2017 4:56 PM Ronaldo's 2013 Ballon d'Or raises £600k at charity auction

The Ballon d'Or trophy won by Cristiano Ronaldo in 2013 has been auctioned off for £600,000 in benefit of the Make-A-Wish Foundation charity. Ronaldo beat out Lionel Messi to the award after a strong end to the year, lifting it for the second time in his career. And on Wednesday the original replica Ballon d'Or donated by the Real Madrid star was sold to an anonymous 87

September 23, 2017 9:08 PM Girona 0-3 Barcelona: Comedy of Own Goals as Barca Make Light Work of La Liga Minnows

Girona welcomed Barcelona to the Estadi Montilivi for the Catalan derby in La Liga - both of whom were playing their sixth game of the season. Girona went into the game following a mixture of results in their opening games. A surprise 2-2 draw against Atletico Madrid to start the season and a 1-0 win against Malaga to follow it up. Since then, Girona 76