Tag Archives: Soccer

ICYMI: Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo Emerges Globe Soccer Player Of The Century

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday beat rival Lionel Messi and Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah to win the Globe Soccer Player of the Century at the 2020 Globe Soccer Awards, capping off a year in which he equally claimed the Golden Foot Award. “Couldn’t be happier with tonight’s award!” Ronaldo tweeted after receiving the prize…

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Snags 5th Best Team In Africa On 2020 FIFA World Rankings

Nigeria’s senior national team also known as the Super Eagles have ended the 2020 calendar year as the 35th best country in the world, and the 5th best team in Africa. The three-time African champions remain unmoved in the latest Fifa rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Gernot…

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BBNaija’s Ozo Unveiled As The New Brand Manager Of Juventus Academy Nigeria

2020 Big Brother Naija contestant Ozo been unveiled as the new brand manager of Juventus Academy Nigeria, an official academy of Juventus Football Club of Italy, the current employers of five-time Ballon d’or winner; Cristiano Ronaldo. The reality TV star — real name Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu — took to his social media pages to make the announcement along with a promotional…

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Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: Ronaldo, Messi & More Lead Nominations | See Full List

Ahead of the the 2020 Best FIFA Football Awards, nominees for the annual ceremony were released on Wednesday on their official website. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Lucy Bronze and Sam Kerr are amongst the biggest names to have been nominated for this year’s ceremony will be held on December 17. According to the organizers, the full list of…

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Legendary Argentine Footballer, Diego Maradona, Is Dead At 60

Football lovers have been thrown into mourning on social media as Diego Armando Maradona on Wednesday passed away after suffering a heart attack at age 60. The Argentine football icon had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue. After tests were carried out, it was…

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Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba Emerges Recipient Of The 2020 UEFA President’s Award

Retired football legend Didier Drogba has been picked as the recipient of the 2020 UEFA President’s Award. The former Chelsea forward is the second African-born winner of the accolade after the great Eusébio, who received it in 2009. The award recognizes outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities. “Didier is a hero to millions of football…

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Fireboy DML, Rema, Ms Banks & More Nigerians Feature On FIFA 21 Official Soundtracks

Fireboy DML, Rema, Ms Banks and Kah-Lo‘s songs will be featured on the official soundtrack of EA Sports FIFA 21 video game, the game maker announced on Monday September 29. According to EA Sports, “The all-new soundtrack to FIFA 21 features tracks by more than 100 artists from 23 different countries” with the four music acts listed…

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Nigeria’s Eche Chinonso Breaks Guinness World Record For Most Consecutive Football Touches

Nigerians are constantly making the country proud, not just in diaspora but in the nation itself and they all deserve to be celebrated! The latest Nigerian to added to that celebratory list is 11-year-old Eche Chinonso a.k.a “Amazing Kid Eche” from Delta State, who just successfully smashed the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive football touches. Impressive right? but wait until…

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Lionel Messi Is Now Football’s Second Billionaire, According To Forbes

According to Forbes, Lionel Messi has become the second footballer in history to earn $1 billion in his career after tax. The Barcelona superstar’s career earnings of over one billion dollars (840 million euros) places Messi in a group of mega-wealthy sports figures containing just Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather and his longtime rival on the pitch, Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2020…

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Brazillian Football Star, Neymar, Reportedly Tests Positive For COVID-19

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, is the latest celebity to test positive for the novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Although PSG is yet to confirm, however, on Wednesday the club confirmed three cases amongst their players. The club’s official Twitter account stated, “Three @PSG_English players are confirmed positive after a Sars…

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