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Messi Denies Playing Role In Securing Bail For Ronaldinho

            Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has denied playing a role in the release of Ronaldinho who was held in a Paraguayan prison. Ronaldinho was arrested alongside his brother on allegation that they were trying to enter Paraguay with fake passports. The Brazil football legend has now been granted a  $1.6million […]

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Anthony Joshua demands respect from media

Anthony Joshua has claimed that British boxers are not given enough respect overseas despite their recent success. Joshua is the reigning WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion, while compatriot Tyson Fury recently defeated Deontay Wilder to win the WBC equivalent, with a mega-fight between the pair in the pipeline somewhere along the way. Joshua’s comments […]

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pay cut for Barca players…..Messi confirms

Lionel Messi has  confirmed  that Barcelona’s players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club’s other employees are paid in full during the state of alarm in Spain. In a lengthy message posted on his Instagram account, Messi also took another swipe at the Barca board, led […]

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EPL all-time goal scorers, Drogba ranked 7th

Two-time African footballer of the Year Ivorian Didier Drogba has been voted as the 7th best goal scorer in the history of the English Premier League in a poll conducted by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The best 10 players were shortlisted from a reported poll of almost 90,000 participants before the trio of legendary […]

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Full List of Football Highest Paid Players In 2020

   list of the highest-paid football players in 2020, based on their annual salaries.According to France Football magazine, Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi is the highest earner with €131million, and closely followed by Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo. Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar is third on the list of highest-earning players after he moved to the French Ligue […]

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Coronavirus: FG Shuts Down Lagos National Stadium

National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos/thenewsnigeria.ng.com The Federal Government on Monday shut down National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State, over the Coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world. The Liaison Officer of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Bode Durotoye, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the directive was from the Minister of Youths […]

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Mbappe Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Kylian Mbappé celebrates after scoring for PSG against Celtic in the Champions League. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AP Kylian Mbappe has tested negative for the coronavirus after the France international fell ill recently. The Paris Saint-Germain’s 21-year-old forward has not yet trained this week because of a throat problem and was logically tested for the coronavirus as […]

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Coronavirus: Italy Suspends Sporting Activities Until April 3

Coronavirus: Italy Suspends Sporting Activities Until April 3 All sport in Italy is to be suspended for the next month as the Italian authorities step up measures to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. The Italian national Olympic committee confirmed the news on Monday, which includes all matches in Serie A, Italy’s highest football division, […]

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COVID 19: FIFA may postpone WC qualifiers

FIFA is considering postponing the Asian World Cup qualifiers due to be played this month because of the coronavirus outbreak, the global football body said on Thursday. China’s matches against Maldives at home and Guam away have already been moved Buriram, Thailand, and will be played behind closed doors. FIFA said it would provide an […]

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UEFA Champions League Scores (Full Results)

  Sergio Ramos saw red ones again as Manchester City thumped Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeau in the UEFA Champions League.Kelvin DeBruyne was at his magical best on Wednesday night as he scored one and assisted another to give Pep Guardiola’s men the edge ahead of the second leg. Over in France, Cristiano Ronaldo could not lead Juventus to […]

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