Robert Lewandowski’s potential destinations – ranked

In a post-Lionel Messi world, Barcelona desperately needed a star. They pivoted to Robert Lewandowski. Barca didn’t merely turn to the Polish superstar to aid an ailing on-field outfit, but they regarded the prolific striker as the perfect profile to alter the opinions of an alienated fanbase. In Lewandowski, the club had a name; a … Read more

New Loons leader Khaled El-Ahmad shares vision for club, details on hire of coach Eric Ramsay

Minnesota United’s sporting staff had to work around a small construction zone within its offices inside the National Sports Center in Blaine on Thursday. That’s because new Chief Soccer Officer Khaled El-Ahmad is literally having walls torn down, having a contractor remove the drywall between the Loons’ first-team and academy operations. Given that four of … Read more

Marcus Rashford didn’t have picture with Man Utd legend because he said they’d be teammates one day

The Manchester United forward thinks he was the only kid to not get a photo. Published Feb 29, 2024, 18:23:09 GMTLast updated Feb 29, 2024, 18:24:21 GMT An 11-year-old Marcus Rashford decided against having a picture with a Manchester United legend because he knew he was going to play alongside them one day. Five years … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction to Al Nassr fans chanting his name during suspension for ‘obscene’ gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to being issued a one-match ban, as the Portugal captain was filmed watching from the stands during Al-Nassr’s match vs Al Hazem. Ronaldo’s ban was confirmed early on Thursday, the ban comes following his last Saudi Pro League match against Al-Shabab. Throughout the match, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid … Read more

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2024 net worth and how much does he earn?

Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the most well-known and iconic name on the planet, and that fame translates to a staggering net-worth. Published Feb 29, 2024, 16:12:46 GMTLast updated Feb 29, 2024, 16:14:48 GMT Cristiano Ronaldo was the highest-paid sports star of 2023 according to Forbes, but how much is the Portuguese superstar actually worth? Throughout … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo given 1-match suspension for alleged obscene gesture after Saudi Pro League game

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – FEBRUARY 25: Cristiano Ronaldo of Al Nassr celebrates after scoring the 1st goal during the Saudi Pro League match between Al-Shabab and Al-Nassr. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images) Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended one match and fined by the Saudi Pro League for appearing to make an obscene gesture following Al … Read more

Messi 2nd, Haaland 6th and Mbappé 7th – Top ten players with most hat-tricks in their careers

20 hat-tricks for Haaland  ©TM/IMAGO Erling Haaland is quite simply a goalscoring phenomenon. He has scored at a ridiculous rate at Molde, RB Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and with Norway. At just 23, Haaland has scored a remarkable 241 goals in just 278 appearances across all competitions since making his senior debut.  Top 10 players with most … Read more

World Cup winner given four-year ban for doping; career almost certainly finished

It shouldn’t really come as a surprise that French World Cup winner, Paul Pogba, has been banned from football for doping offences, though the length of the punishment may surprise some. The 30-year-old failed a drugs test last August, after he tested positive for testosterone at the conclusion of Juventus’ match against Udinese, the first … Read more

Former Man Utd star found guilty of doping – Juventus star Paul Pogba banned for four years

Career in doubt  ©IMAGO Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reportedly been banned for four years by the Italian Anti-Doping Prosecutors Office. “We received notification from the tribunal this morning,” a spokesman for Juventus told the AFP. The Juventus star failed a doping test following his side’s clash with Udinese at the start of the season, when his result … Read more