“You can’t defend against everything and Dortmund have a world-class striker,” admitted Leverkusen coach Gerardo Seoane.
Notably, FIFA had applied Article 5 to enforce the restriction period of September 10-14. The five-day rule is designed to protect international teams from unnecessary, club-influenced withdrawals.
UEFA have rejected the plans along with a number of Europe’s leading clubs but Ronaldo said if Messi and Ronaldo ”were given more opportunities to win the World Cup, I’m sure they will say yes.”
The 80-year-old’s wellbeing was the subject of speculation earlier on Tuesday after it was revealed he had been admitted to the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo.
United agreed a deal with Juventus on Friday to bring Ronaldo back to the club where he spent six seasons between 2003 and 2009, winning eight major trophies during that time plus the Ballon d’Or as the world’s best player in 2008.
It was Juve’s first match after Cristiano Ronaldo completed his return to Manchester United. The Bianconeri fielded up a 4-3-3 formation, as Paulo Dybala spearheaded the forward line flanked by Juan Cuadrado and Federico Chiesa.
ATKMB have been in great form so far and have won both their previous group matches — 2-0 against fellow ISL side Bengaluru FC in their opener and then 3-1 against local side Maziya Sports & Recreation.
The round of matches kicks off on Friday night when Betis entertain Cadiz in an Andalusian derby after both teams kicked off the season with draws.
This is the first time in 15 years that the national camp is being organised in Kolkata. The last time it was held in 2006 ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Saudi Arabia.
With the dynamic support of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), IFA (West Bengal) and the Government of West Bengal, the 130th Edition of Durand Cup is set to become a landmark event.
“That’s why I am here. It’s an ambitious club,” Messi told a news conference. “You can see they’re ready to fight for everything.”
The 34-year-old Argentine forward, who joined on a two-year deal on Tuesday with an option for a third year, will be presented to a 50,000 crowd at Parc des Princes before the game against Strasbourg on Saturday.
The six-times Ballon d’Or winner on Sunday confirmed the end of his 21-year stint with the Catalan club as Messi was left in tears while bidding adieu to his boyhood club.
The maverick striker confirmed the end of his 21-year stint with Spanish club Barcelona on Sunday and he was left in tears while bidding adieu to the club.
Here are some of its most important dates: June 24, 1987 — Messi is born in Rosario, Argentina.
As per Goal.com, the Brazil international will be forced to sit on the sidelines across the next two months, ruling him out of the Bianconeri’s domestic openers.
This will certainly be welcome news for an economy struggling to emerge from a slowdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, reports Xinhua.
Whenever Lionel Messi walks into the sunset now, he won’t carry with him the jibes and criticism of having failed to win a title for Argentina, his national team. Sunday’s 2021 Copa America final, in which he led Albiceleste to a 1-0 win over arch-rivals Brazil, ensured he was fifth-time[Read More…]
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