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Real Madrid eyeing Manchester City teenager for the future

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Source After impressing in the pre-season campaign, especially against Real Madrid, Manchester City’s Brahim Diaz looks to have caught the eye of Los Blancos. The 18-year-old Malaga native joined Manchester City in 2015 and is still under contract till 2019. Having made his senior debut last season in the League Cup, Diaz is being touted as an upcoming starlet with ...

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UEFA Champions League final records

In European football’s Champions League era that began in the 1992/93 season, no team had been able to successfully defend the title for 24 years. However, in the 2016/17 campaign, Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back European Cups when they defeated Juventus 4-1 in the 2017 Champions League final in Cardiff, Wales. Take a look at some of ...

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Five greatest European Cup finals between Spanish and Italian clubs

Real Madrid vs. AC Milan, 1957/58 The 1958 final was only the third instalment of the nascent European Cup and the two teams in the summit clash were legitimate title contenders. Having won the first two editions, Real Madrid were the favourites to win the trophy for a third consecutive year but Milan were eager to take the prestigious honour ...

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5 Potential Mega transfers of 2017 summer transfer window

Antoine Greizmann to Manchester United Zlatan Ibrahimovic moved for free from Paris Saint-Germain to Manchester United and has gone on to become one of their brightest lights this season, having scored 28 goals and provided ten assists in all competitions. However, the Swede has suffered ligament damage and already 35, he is unlikely to carry United’s burden much further. Griezmann ...

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Five major records Cristiano Ronaldo can still break before retirement

Most goals in a single La Liga game Athletic Bilbao’s Agustin Sauto and Barcelona legend Laszlo Kubala have both scored seven goals in one La Liga match, while the former achieved the feat in 1931 the latter emulated the historic record in 1952. No one has come close to matching the record since. Breaker of records Cristiano Ronaldo remains a ...

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5 greatest El Clasicos

Barcelona 4-0 Real Madrid (2015) Lionel Messi hadn’t yet recovered from a leg injury and he, therefore, couldn’t make the starting line-up. Sergio Roberto was played out of position on the right wing, but the young Catalan proved up to the task with his sublime assist for Luis Suarez’s opening goal. Neymar doubled the lead in the 35th minute before ...

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Who will The Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year Award?

The last 12 months or so have followed a similar narrative to the preceding eight years or so when it comes to football. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have shone brighter than all of their contemporaries and are clearly ahead of them when it comes to being favourites to win the newly-formed The Best FIFA Men’s Player award. The duo ...

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Five football records that may never be broken

Five successive European Cup wins For the first five years of the beginning of the European Cup in the 1955/56 season, Real Madrid were virtually unbeatable as they racked up five successive titles. With a team that comprised the likes of all-time greats like Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas and Francisco Gento, Los Blancos swatted aside all comers to dominate ...

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5 players who played for more than one national team

Luis Monti The midfielder, whose extensive coverage of the pitch earned him the nickname ‘double wide’ remains the only footballer in the world to have played two World Cup finals with two different national teams. Monti was part of the Argentina national team at the inaugural World Cup in 1930 in Uruguay when La Albiceleste finished on the losing side ...

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Top 30 Quotes on Brazilian Ronaldo by legendary players and managers

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When Zlatan Ibrahimovic is your fan boy, then there is no need to explain why you’re one of the greatest players of all time. Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima was a true great, arguably the greatest striker to grace the football pitch. Also known as ‘Il Fenomeno’, Ronaldo had feet like a ballerina, he was strong like a bull and ...

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