Real Madrid president Florentino Perez backs Karim Benzema to win the Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez insists there is ‘NO DOUBT’ that Karim Benzema should finally win the Ballon d’Or after starring in his side’s LaLiga title-winning campaign Real Madrid won their 35th LaLiga title by beating Espanyol on Saturday Karim Benzema has been a key figure in their success, scoring 26 league goals He has … Read more

Lyon 3-1 Juventus: Ada Hegerberg among scorers for seven-time Women’s Champions League winners

Lyon 3-1 Juventus (agg 4-3): Ada Hegerberg among the scorers as seven-time Women’s Champions League winners turn around deficit to set up semi-final against PSG Juventus led 2-1 from the first-leg but were overpowered against Lyon tonight  Ada Hegerberg headed in her 57th goal in Europe to open the scoring  Melvine Malard made it two … Read more

Ada Hegerberg returns to Norway squad for the first time in FIVE YEARS

Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg returns to the Norway squad for the first time in FIVE YEARS after finally resolving a dispute with the country’s federation over the treatment of women’s football Ada Hegerberg quit international in 2017 after dispute with Norway federation Hegerberg returns ahead of Euro 2022 this summer and the 2023 World … Read more

Manchester United: Fred says Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi

‘He’s an exceptional guy’: Fred admits playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United has changed his mind in the debate over whether his ‘role model’ team-mate is better than Lionel Messi Fred waded into debate over whether Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi is better  Manchester United midfielder Fred has now selected his superstar team-mate  He … Read more

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy says he did not ‘understand’ Ballon d’Or snub

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy says he did not ‘understand’ Ballon d’Or snub and believes being African did him a ‘disservice’ because he did not feature in any international competitions last year Edouard Mendy said he believed he deserved to be in the Ballon d’Or top 30 The Chelsea shot-stopper won the Champions League and finished fourth  … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo appears to SPIT on Man Utd teammate Anthony Elanga after draw against Southampton

Cristiano Ronaldo appears to SPIT on Manchester United team-mate Anthony Elanga after frustrating draw against Southampton, as footage shows Portuguese star’s saliva accidentally hitting teenager’s shirt Manchester United were held to 1-1 draw by Southampton on Saturday Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to spit towards Anthony Elanga in the second half Viewers were left puzzled by incident … Read more

Barcelona: Mateu Alemany reveals they could have kept Lionel Messi but the club ‘was above a player’

Barcelona Director of Football Mateu Alemany reveals the Catalans had the chance to keep hold of star Lionel Messi last summer but decided the club ‘was above any individual’ as he reveals the Ballon d’Or winner’s exit was not a surprise Cash-strapped Barcelona were forced to let star Lionel Messi leave last summer The Argentine … Read more

Ex-Manchester United star Angel Gomes left STUNNED as superstar Lionel Messi asks for his shirt

Ex-Manchester United academy star Angel Gomes is left STUNNED as superstar Lionel Messi asks for his shirt in the tunnel after PSG sealed a huge victory over Ligue 1 rivals Lille Angel Gomes and Lionel Messi swapped shirts after PSG’s 5-1 win over Lille Messi scored first Ligue 1 goal since November and only his … Read more

N’Golo Kante ‘outperformed Jorginho and should’ve won the 2021 Balon d’Or’ according to Joe Cole

‘Outstanding’ N’Golo Kante outperformed his Chelsea team-mate Jorginho and should’ve won the Balon d’Or, claims former Blues midfielder Joe Cole Joe Cole believes N’Golo kante should have won the 2021 Balon d’Or award  He claims the Frenchman outperformed everyone including team-mate Jorginho Lionel Messi won the big prize in December, with Jorginho third and Kante … Read more

Khabib: Lionel Messi should NOT have won the Ballon d’Or over Robert Lewandoswki

Lionel Messi should NOT have won the Ballon d’Or over Robert Lewandoswki says UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov as the Bayern Munich striker’s goal-scoring record is simply ‘too much’ Khabib Nurmagomedov has had his say on who should have won the Ballon d’Or  Lionel Messi scooped football’s biggest solo prize for a record seventh time  Robert … Read more