Tag: Soccer

The Yoga Master Who Might Be Chelsea’s Secret Weapon

LONDON — Vinay Menon’s path to the Premier League started with a request from a former client in Dubai. Would Menon, a wellness consultant, travel to England to share his breathing and relaxation techniques with the man’s daughter and her husband, a wealthy Russian living in London. Of course, Menon replied, even though he had […]

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Bayer Leverkusen 0-2 Juventus: Ronaldo & Higuain on target as hosts are eliminated

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain were on target for Juventus as Bayer Leverkusen’s Champions League campaign ended with a 2-0 loss at the BayArena on Wednesday. Juve star Ronaldo scored his 28th goal in 26 Champions League appearances against German clubs in the 75th minute, before Higuain picked out the bottom-right corner in stoppage time. Maurizio Sarri’s […]

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Soccer legend Megan Rapinoe named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year

Social activist and soccer icon Megan Rapinoe has had one heck of a year. After leading the US Women’s National Soccer team to a World Cup title in July, the legend scored yet another victory. Rapinoe has been named Sports Illustrated’s 2019 Sportsperson of the Year. The midfielder, who captains the professional Seattle Reign FC, […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic fires shot at Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘There is one Ronaldo, the Brazilian’

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Zlatan Ibrahimovic called out Cristiano Ronaldo. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/xLA6bxyoKQGHuG82BhXMDQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/Q9sy9rmhrE50Se_vJE_hrQ–~B/aD0yMTgwO3c9MzI3MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-07/a8f77810-a9a1-11e9-a70b-e0a456450eca” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/xLA6bxyoKQGHuG82BhXMDQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/Q9sy9rmhrE50Se_vJE_hrQ–~B/aD0yMTgwO3c9MzI3MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-07/a8f77810-a9a1-11e9-a70b-e0a456450eca”>Zlatan Ibrahimovic called out Cristiano Ronaldo. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Zlatan Ibrahimovic hasn’t joined a Serie A team yet, but he’s already trash talking a future opponent. Ibrahimovic fired shots at Cristiano Ronaldo, saying the only Ronaldo that matters is Ronaldo […]

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EA Suspends Football Manager From ‘FIFA 20’ After Saying ‘Sieg Heil’ On Live TV

Marco van Basten, a 55-year-old soccer legend who played for several high-profile teams before becoming a manager and professional sports pundit, has been pulled from FIFA 20 after saying the Nazi slogan “sieg heil” live on TV. Van Basten was commenting on a game on November 23 when he said the phrase, which means ”hail […]

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‘I went home with the junk’ – Barcelona great Luis Suarez recalls very different Ballon d’Or presentation to Messi’s

Barcelona’s first Ballon d’Or winner, Luis Suarez, says he “went home with the junk” after collecting his award in 1960, in sharp contrast to Monday’s lavish ceremony in Paris. Current Barca superstar Lionel Messi collected a record sixth Ballon d’Or at the Theatre du Chatelet, the 12th time a player from the Catalan giants has lifted […]

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Madrid go top after gutsy win at Alaves

Madrid (AFP) – Sergio Ramos scored a goal and conceded a penalty as Real Madrid battled past Alaves on Saturday to go top of La Liga before Sunday’s game between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. Barca and Atletico face off at the Wanda Metropolitano and Madrid did all they could to take advantage, with Dani Carvajal […]

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