Football is a very interesting and entertaining game and almost everything that goes on in the game is the reason why it is the best game in the world. Awarding penalties, getting red cards, fouling, scoring, winning, losing and the likes makes what football is.
The much anticipated super cup clash between 2020/21 UEFA Champions league winners, Chelsea and Europa League winners, Villarreal has been slated for August 11th. The 46th edition of the competition will take place at Windsor stadium in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Thomas Tuchel and his men are looking forward to securing their first trophy of the season with a win over the Spanish outfit.
The pair were teammates at Manchester United for five seasons before Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Real Madrid in 2009 for a then world-record fee of €94 million. Wayne Rooney went on to represent Manchester United until 2017 when he moved to his boyhood club Everton. The duo formed an extremely fruitful partnership in Manchester United's attack.
We start the week with the information according to Fichajes that Atlético de Madrid has a plan B to reinforce its attack if it does not end by specifying the incorporation of Griezmann in the exchange for Saul. The plan would be to try the signing of Hakim Ziyech, who does not want to continue at Chelsea, who also wants to sell him to make money.
Sarri, who had Jorginho under his command, just like N'golo Kante during his time at Chelsea, believes that the Italy international deserves to win the supreme individual award because of his very good campaign which will have seen him win the Champions League with the Blues and reach the semi-finals of the Euro.
As reported by Catalunya Radio, Manchester City plans to clean up their squad to make money and be able to close the signings of Jack Grealish, Harry Kane and Nuno Mendes, three requests from Pep Guardiola to achieve their aim of winning the UEFA Champions League. FC Barcelona are aware of the situation of each of the players they want to sell.
The only non-European referee who is in charge of some of the euro matches is Fernando Rapallini. There's never been a referee from Latin America in Euros in all past euro tournaments. Uefa, the main coordinator of the Euro 2020 tournament, opted to also include the competent referee.
The Belgian national team captain has had a difficult time since joining the Spanish giants from Chelsea for a £88million transfer, the 30 year old has played just 21 games for the club last season. Overall, Hazard, who has been plagued by recurring injuries, has scored five goals for Real Madrid in all competitions.
There is a saying that coaches are hired and fired but when those coaches who are fired are top notch, it sometimes leaves much to be desired. Moreover when top coaches begin to sink low to handle smaller clubs compared their previous teams, it could be that the end of a glittering career is nearing or a coach might have gone for a “retirement package.” There have been coaches globally who handled bigger clubs but later sank to take up jobs with smaller clubs either due to lack of interest from bigger clubs or the time has just come to call it quits.
As the race for the 2021 Ballon d'Or is heating up, players with probability of winning the prestigious awards have been weighing up their chances. Some teams have more than one contenders while some only have one strong contender from their group. Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has spoken of his chances of winning the Ballon d'Or this year.
5 - Ryan Giggs - 34 trophies With 34 career trophies, he ranks as not only Manchester United's most decorated player, but also, the most decorated player in the game, with a list of honours including; 13 Premier League titles, two Champions League titles, four FA Cup wins, one UEFA Super Cup, victory, one FIFA Club World Cup, one Intercontinental.
Kante's balon d'or chance under threat after France loss leave race open for Lukaku, Messi, Debruyne
The 22,642 fans in attendance at the National Arena stadium were left bewilderd and bewitched as they witness the 2018 worldcup winners, France narrowly getting knocked out but Switzerland in the Euros. France were tipped favourites to win the competition considering their talent studded squad, but unfortunately had to bow out in the round of 16 after a penalty shootout.
Check The Official EURO 2020 Team Of The Tournament -No CR7; 5 Italian Players And 3 English Players
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. The UEFA EURO 2020 competition ended just a few days ago with Italy winning the ultimate. The Official Team of the Tournament has been revealed by the football governing body, UEFA. The team is dominated by Italian players with 5 players out of the 11 players.
The blues have been relentless in their chase for Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland for the past two months with the club keen to bolster their attack before next season begins. A year ago, Chelsea signed one of Europe's prolific strikers, Timo Werner but the pacy German has failed to leave up to the expectation and has left Chelsea's attacking potency partially inept.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published news. LIKE and SHARE the article. France was among the favourites to win the 2020 UEFA EURO competition but all that came to an end yesterday in the team's knockout game against Switzerland. With Netherlands crashing out of the competition against Czech Republic then followed Portugal, the 2016 EURO champions, then Croatia.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. The knockout stage of the 2020 UEFA EURO competition started few days ago. Today was the encounter between Alvaro Morata's Spain and Luka Modric's Croatia. Credit: The Stats Zone Below is the starting lineup for both teams:
The away goal rule has been annulled for UEFA club rivalries from 2021-22 season and past. UEFA has authoritatively chosen to dispense with the away objectives sudden death round in Champions League and Europa League apparatuses. UEFA's Executive Committee has supported a proposition to nullify the away objectives rule from all UEFA club contests.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. The group stages of the EURO 2020 competition ended a few days ago with sixteen (16) teams progressing to the next stage of the competition; the knockout stage. Top two teams from each of the six groups and best four third placed teams progressed to the knockout stage (Round 16).
Michael Jackson's death One of the indelible memories our minds quickly recall on June 25th is the sorrowful demise of American singer, Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson goes into the history books as the most awarded artist in history winning over hundred accolades during his active years in music.
Who will be the 2021 Golden Ball winner? This question is tormenting the minds of football lovers right now and to say the least, it's very difficult to declare a super favorite right now. After several months of competition, the person that will predict the future winner of the 2021 Golden Ball must be a very smart person, because this time around is more open, indecisive and stuck.