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Incredible Ronaldo puts four past Lithuania

Lithuania 1-5 Portugal: Ronaldo scores four as Setkus blunders Lithuania goalkeeper Ernestas Setkus was guilty of a goalkeeping howler as four-goal Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal to victory. Cristiano Ronaldo scored four to take his international tally to 93 goals as Portugal claimed a 5-1 win over Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on a night to forget for goalkeeper Ernestas Setkus. With Ronaldo’s early penalty having been cancelled out by Vytautas Andriuskevicius ...

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27-year-old NFL star, Neiron Ball dies after battle with Rare Brain Condition

NFL star, Neiron Ball, who played as linebacker for Oakland Raiders and Florida Gators has died at the age of 27.   He died on Monday morning (Sept. 9) one year after being admitted to a hospital in Atlanta following a ruptured brain aneurysm.   Ball’s sister, Natalie Ball Myricks, confirmed his death via Facebook on Tuesday morning:   “The Ball family is forever grateful for ...

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Football legend Diego Maradona reveals the advice he gave Lionel Messi which turned him into a goal scoring machine

Football legend, Diego Maradona has revealed the advice he gave Lionel Messi which turned the Barcelona player into a goalscoring machine.   Maradona, who coached Messi when he was the manager of the Argentina national team between 2008 and 2010 said he taught the five-times Ballon d’Or winner how to become a goalscoring machine as well as improving his free-kick technique during the 2010 World Cup.   Messi ...

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Ghanaian footballer, Afriyie Acquah accidentally live-streams getting a blow job from a white woman on Snapchat, ex-wife reacts

Ghanaian footballer, Afriyie Acquah accidentally live-streamed his sex tape on Snapchat and it got thousands of views from the social media platform users.   Though the video was deleted, some Snapchat users however screen-grabbed the video in which a white woman was spotted giving the Black Stars midfielder a blow job.       Reacting to the leak, Acquah’s ex-wife ...

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US Open Final 2019: Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev in five-hour epic showdown to win his 19th Grand Slam

Rafael Nadal claimed his nineteenth Major championship on Sunday night (Sept.8) after defeating 23-year-old Russian Daniil Medvedev in a five-hour epic showdown to win the US Open.   Medvedev made the better start to the match, breaking Nadal to lead 2-1 but the Spanish star, 33, fought back immediately to win his fourth US Open  with a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 win after four hours and 50 ...

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30-year-old son of Brazil legend Cafu dies of a heart attack while playing football

Danilo Feliciano de Moraes, the son of Brazil football legend Cafu has passed away at the age of 30.   Danilo suffered a heart attack while playing football with friends on Wednesday, September 4th.   It was reported that the 30-year-old had complained about feeling unwell, before playing the game at his home in Barueri, Sau Paulo.   He was then rushed to the city’s ...

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Hull City defender Angus MacDonald, 26, diagnosed with bowel cancer

Hull City defender, Angus MacDonald has been diagnosed with bowel cancer just days after he threw a lavish birthday bash for his girlfriend, English singer, Alexandra Burke. In a statement, Hull City confirmed that the 26-year-old has the early stages of the disease with the club saying MacDonald has shown ‘great strength of character in the way he has reacted to this news.’   ...

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‘I’m going to make history again’ – Andy Ruiz Jnr vows to beat Anthony Joshua for the second time as they come face to face (Photos)

Andy Ruiz Jnr has vowed he will beat Anthony Joshua for the second time when they hit the boxing ring again in December.   The Mexican- American heavyweight champion defeated Joshua in a shock defeat back in June at Madison Square Garden. The Mexican boxer defeated Joshua in the seventh-round to hand British/Nigerian boxer his first professional loss. He came face to face with ...

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Qatar unveils 2022 FIFA World Cup logo round the globe

The official logo for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup has been unveiled.   The unveiling took place on Tuesday night (September 3) in Doha with thousands of spectators on ground to witness the unveiling.   The logo was projected in the country’s most iconic buildings, including Burj Doha, Katara Cultural Village Amphitheatre, Souq Waqif, and Al Zubarah Fort – a UNESCO World ...

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Bayern Munich star Jerome Boateng under investigation for aggravated assault against his former fiancée Sherin Senler.

Bayern Munich and German defender, Jerome Boateng is facing charges of aggravated assault against his former partner and longtime fiancée, Sherin Senler.   According to Mail Online, the 31-year-old footballer is accused of causing dangerous bodily harm to Senler, who is the mother of his twin daughters, in an incident last year.   The publication reported that the public prosecutor’s office No 1 ...

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Police raid home of ex-Real Madrid defender Christoph Metzelder over ‘suspicion of spreading child pornography’

German authorities have raided the home of former Real Madrid defender Christoph Metzelder over suspicions of spreading child pornography’   Prosecutors in Hamburg confirmed to newspaper Bild that there is an ongoing investigation into the 38-year-old German, who played for his country and Real Madrid including Borussia Dortmund.    Before the raid, investigators confiscated his mobile phone and accompanied him back to his house in Dusseldorf before searching ...

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Colombian striker, Radamel Falcao joins Galatasaray on free transfer

The striker has departed Monaco for a move to the Turkish side, where he has signed a three-year contract Galatasaray have confirmed the signing of Radamel Falcao as the Colombian star completes his move to Turkey from Monaco. Falcao, who did not feature for Monaco to start the Ligue 1 season due to an ankle injury, had been linked to Galatasaray throughout the transfer window. Galatasaray confirmed negotiations ...

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Inter Milan outcast, Icardi joins PSG on loan

  Inter striker Mauro Icardi has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a loan for the duration of the 2019-20 season.   The loan reportedly includes an option for PSG to buy the 26-year-old Icardi for €65 million (£59m/$71m).   This season, PSG reportedly will pay Icardi €8m, with a €2m bonus should they activate the purchase option in the deal.   Inter also extended Icardi’s contract ...

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Neymar set to stay at PSG as Dembele refuses Ligue 1 switch

The Spanish champions were optimistic that a deal could be struck, but ultimately the Brazilian will remain in France Neymar is set to remain a Paris Saint-Germain player for the 2019-20 season, Goal can confirm, as talks between the French champions and Barcelona failed to reach a conclusion that suited both parties, ending a transfer saga that has dragged on all summer long. PSG originally refused ...

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Roma sign Smalling on season-long loan from Man Utd

The England international becomes Roma’s eighth signing of the summer after being deemed surplus to requirements at the Red Devils Roma have signed England defender Chris Smalling on a season-long loan from Manchester United. The 29-year-old flew to the Italian capital early on Friday to undergo a medical and finalise the move. The Italian side will pay a  €3 million (£2.7m/$3.2m) loan fee for ...

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Bayern president Uli Hoeness to step down

Following weeks of speculation, it’s been confirmed that the former West Germany forward will not seek re-election. Uli Hoeness is to step down as Bayern Munich president but will stay on the club’s board, the Bundesliga champions have confirmed. Weeks of speculation have surrounded the future of the 67-year-old and it was confirmed on Thursday that he will not stand for re-election in November. ...

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Former Barcelona and Spain coach Luis Enrique loses daughter “Xana”

  The former Spain coach posted a message revealing the tragic passing of his daughter, who was suffering from bone cancer Former Barcelona and Spain head coach Luis Enrique has confirmed his daughter Xana has died after suffering from bone cancer. Luis Enrique stepped down from the Spain post in June after missing their three previous matches, having been granted leave in March for what was ...

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Man Utd flop Alexis Sanchez completes Inter loan move

Manchester United winger Alexis Sanchez has completed a loan move to Serie Aside Inter. The Chile winger has scored just five times for the Red Devils since his move from Arsenal in 2018 and has now been allowed to join the Serie A side The Chile international has fallen down the pecking order at Old Trafford and departs after a miserable two-and-a-half-year spell at the club ...

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Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk beats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win UEFA Player of the Year

Virgil van Dijk has been crowned UEFA’s 2018/19 Men’s Player of the Year.   The Liverpool defender beat Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to win the award at a ceremony which took place in Monaco, France on Thursday, August 29, 2019   The 28-year-old who also picked up the prize for the UEFA Champions League defender of the year, played an influential role ...

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17-year-old Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams fails drugs test

Briana Williams, a 17-year-old Jamaican sprint sensation has tested positive for a banned substance.   The double under-20 world champion was found to have the diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide in her system during competition.   Williams reportedly tested positive for the substance at June’s Jamaican championships, where she clocked 10.94secs.   Her coach, Ato Boldon has blamed ‘contaminated tablets’ for the failed drug test. ...

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Transfer Rumours: Barca complete deal with PSG for Neymar

Forward set to sign off on agreement   Barcelona have finally reached a deal to re-sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, according to Sky Italy.   It is reported that an agreement has finally been found between the two clubs, with the Brazil forward set to put his signature to the move upon arrival in Barcelona.   Neymar left Barca two years ago after scoring more ...

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Heartbroken Chified mourns death of her sister by taking down all her Instagram posts

Popular Nigerian female ex-footballer, Chifed has been thrown into mourning over the passing of her sister.   The retired Danish Nigerian footballer took to Instagram to share a photo of her late sister with the caption, “sisterless” and a broken heart emoji.     Chified also took down every single photo previously shared on her Instagram and only left blank photos ...

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‘You’ve shown arrogance’ – Judge sentences former Liverpool striker, Dean Saunders to jail for refusing breath test

Ex-Liverpool striker, Dean Saunders has been jailed for 10 weeks for refusing to provide a roadside breath test.   The 55-year old BT Sport pundit was stopped by police on suspicion of drink-driving in Boughton and Saunders, who was capped by Wales 75 times, was slurring and had to prop himself up against his Audi A8 car when he was asked to ...

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Ezinne Kalu named MVP and announced as AFA Sports Ambassador after Nigeria’s thrilling win against Senegal

Nigeria’s national women’s team D’Tigress played a tight game against host team Senegal on Sunday 19th August which saw the amazons storm to victory as they beat their opponents 60-55.   D’Tigress, the champions of Africa, succeeded in defending the title they won two years ago after defeating the same team 65-48 in Bamako, Mali in 2017. Even more impressively, ...

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