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Lionel Messi Has ‘Already Won The Ballon d’Or’ Says Barcelona Legend.

  Lionel Messi has enjoyed another remarkable season – and Barcelona icon Rivaldo has tipped him for a sixth Ballon d’Or crown. The Argentine superstar has scooped the individual accolade an incredible five times, though his last triumph came back in 2015. Messi has once again spearheaded Barcelona ’s quest for glory this season, helping them book a Champions League semi-final date ...

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Nigerian Coach Suspended For A Year After Punching Goalkeeper In The Face. Photos

  The Organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, The LMC has hand a year suspension to Sunshine Stars coach, Kayode Julius. The embattled coach was reported to have punched Lobi Stars goalkeeper Ospino Egbe before the kick off of the rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League match between Sunshine Stars and Lobi Stars in Akure, Ondo state last Thursday. Julius, ...

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Governor Amobode Receives UEFA Champions League Trophy In Lagos. Photos

  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday received the UEFA Champions League Trophy alongside its Ambassador and former captain of Barcelona FC of Spain, Carles Puyol in Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. Puyol, a three-time Champions League winner is in Nigeria on a three-day visit to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with consumers and football lovers. Governor ...

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Bring on Barca! Mane and Salah weather Porto storm to set up Messi showdown

The Reds took a while to get going at the Drago but ultimately cruised into the Champions League semi-finals with a 6-1 aggregate win over Porto Bring on Barcelona! Liverpool weathered a storm, both literal and metaphorical, to see off Porto at Estadio do Dragao, and can now look forward to the most mouth-watering of Champions League semi-finals. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho await ...

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Salah asks Liverpool for summer move – Transfer Rumour

      The winger has informed management he wishes to leave Anfield. Mohamed Salah has asked Liverpool to sell him this summer, reports AS. The Egyptain winger has gone so far as to inform management of his desires, and the club has said they will accomodate this summer if he doesn’t change his mind. Salah’s pricetag would make him an option for ...

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How Messi Reacted to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League Exit With Juventus

  As Lionel Messi reached a first Champions League semi-final since 2015, his great rival, Cristiano Ronaldo , failed to reach the last four since 2010. Barcelona sauntered past Manchester United with a 4-0 aggregate win, Messi turning on the style with two goals in a 3-0 second leg win at Camp Nou. But Ronaldo, signed by Juventus last summer having won three successive European Cup crowns ...

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Football Magazine Makes Messi And Ronaldo “Kiss” To Illustrate Who’s Better Between Them

  France Football have given a fresh perspective on the ‘who is better’ debate between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – with a drawing of them kissing. The cover of the magazine’s latest issue depicts the pair in a romantic embrace, asking readers: “Are you Messi or Ronaldo?” The illustration first originated on the streets of Barcelona, where artist Tvboy ...

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Messi maul’s Man Utd to send Barcelona through

  Barcelona ease their way through to the semi-finals of the Champions League with a 3-0 win over Manchester United this evening, taking the tie 4-0 on aggregate. The Catalan club did have an early scare when Marcus Rashford struck the bar in the first minute. However, when Lionel Messi scored a brilliant goal from the edge of the box, ...

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Manchester United’s Spanish Twitter Tries To Put Drake Curse On Barcelona Ahead Of Champions League Clash

  Manchester United’s Spanish Twitter has brilliantly looked to put the infamous “Drake curse” on Barcelona. The Red Devils head to the Nou Camp for the second-leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash, trailing 1-0 following their home defeat. With desperate times ahead, the account admin resorted to desperate measures – looking to burden Barca with curse of Drake. The Canadian ...

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Barcelona Legend Puyol Arrives Akwa Ibom State, Pictured With Jay Jay Okocha.

  Spanish football superstar Carles Puyol Saforcada, commonly known as Puyol “The Wall” has landed in Nigeria for the UEFA Champions League Tour Presented By Heineken. Puyol will be a part of the UEFA Champions League Tour Presented By Heineken® in Nigeria between the 16th-18th of April, 2019. The tour will be a three day experience that will feature exclusive encounters in ...

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Jay Jay Okocha To Resolve Tax Evasion With Lagos Government.

  Ex-Super Eagles’ captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha has resolved his tax evasion case  with the Lagos State Internal Revenue Boarding with indications rife that the suit may be struck out today when it comes up for hearing. Reports have it that the former footballer has reached an amicable settlement of the case with the state authorities, which could possibly ...

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15-Year-Old US Born Nigerian Football Star Reacts After Being Dropped From AFCON Squad.

  Multiple reports have it that Feyenoord teen sensation, Lateef Omidiji Jr who plays in Netherlands, might not be interested in playing for Nigeria again after previously switching allegiance from the United States. This was after he was dropped from the Golden Eaglets list for African Cup of Nations AFCON U-17 to be held in Tanzania. The 15-year-old wonder kid ...

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‘I Decided To Leave Chelsea After Coach Sarri Signed His “Son” – Cesc Fabregas

Jorginho and Cesc Fabregas   Cesc Fabregas has admitted he decided to quit Chelsea the second Maurizio Sarri signed his “son” Jorginho from Napoli. The former Arsenal midfielder, 31, left Stamford Bridge for Monaco in January, citing the arrival of Jorginho for his departure. Fabregas knew his Chelsea days were numbered when new boss Sarri brought in the Italian deep-lying playmaker for £57.4million as ...

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Liverpool legend Smith passes away at 74

Nicknamed the “Anfield Iron” the defender was part of the club’s first FA Cup and European Cup triumphs Liverpool legend Tommy Smith has passed away at age 74 after a five year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, his family have confirmed. Smith, nicknamed the “Anfield Iron” spent 18 years with Liverpool, and took part in both their first FA Cup and European Cup triumphs. The club ...

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Female Weightlifter’s Hand Breaks Into Two During Lift Attempt In A Competition. Photos/Video

  A weightlifter’s arm snapped in multiple places while she attempted a 110kg snatch. Gaelle Nayo Ketchanke, 30, was competing in the women’s 76kg category for France at the European Weightlifting Championships in Batumi, Georgia. The athlete had already tried the weight twice and failed both times. But she approached the bar for a third attempt – which was being ...

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See What Man United Star, Lukaku’s Mom Did As She Met Messi After Defeat To Barcelona.

Romelu Lukaku’s mum cast club affiliations aside and turned fan-girl mode on when she met Barcelona star Leo Messi. Adolphine Lukaku was all smiles, barely containing her excitement, when she stumbled upon the Argentine maestro in the tunnel after Manchester United’s 1-0 loss in the Champions League. Messi will surely not have fond memories from the first leg of Barca’s Champions ...

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‘It Feels Bad People Have Created Controversy Over My Health’ – Christian Chukwu Breaks Silence.

  Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has spoken from his hospital bed in Enugu. Chukwu, one of Nigeria’s most influential footballers in history who captained the national team to their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 1980, is suffering from prostate cancer which has affected his leg. Although the surgery on his leg has been done, he reportedly ...

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