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8 Goals! Ronaldo Has Scores More Than The Whole Barcelona Squad In 2020
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8 Goals! Ronaldo Has Scores More Than The Whole Barcelona Squad In 2020

Despite suffering defeat with Juventus against Napoli, Ronaldo scored his 8th goal in 2020. While misfiring Barcelona has scored only 7 goals in 5 games, already surpassed by the 34-year-old striker. Ronaldo goals in 2020 3 goals vs Cagliari 1 goal vs Roma (Serie A) 2 goals vs Parma 1 goal vs Roma (Coppa Italia) 1 goal vs Napoli Barcelona goals in 2020  
I’m Happy Napoli Defeated Juventus – Sarri
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I’m Happy Napoli Defeated Juventus – Sarri

  Juventus boss, Maurizio Sarri has said that he was happy for Napoli after they defeated Juventus in their Serie A clash on Sunday. Juventus were handed their second defeat in the league this season and also missed the chance to move six points clear of Inter Milan. Cristiano Ronaldo netted his eighth goal in eight games in a row, but it was not enough to help Juve after Piotr Zielinski and Lorenzo Insigne put Napoli 2-0 ahead. Sarri told Sky Sports Italia that he was glad to see his former club, Napoli arrest their slump, even against his current club. “I am happy for the lads, as I will always be fond of them. “If you have to lose, I guess I’d rather it be here to help Napoli get out of their current problems. I’d rather they started winning next week,...
Kylian Mbappe Backed Lionel Messi To Win Ballon D’or
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Kylian Mbappe Backed Lionel Messi To Win Ballon D’or

The French man and Paris Saint-German player said that the Barcelona captain Lionel Messi deserves to win the 2019 Ballon d’Or. Both Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe are on the 30-man shortlist for the prestigious award, with the winner set to be announced at a ceremony in Paris in December. The Barcelona player was named the best men’s player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in September, finishing ahead of Virgil van Dijk and Christiano Ronaldo. However, the Liverpool player Virgil van Dijk won the UEFA Player of the year in August. The trio are the favourites to win the Ballon d’Or and Mbappe says he thinks the Barcelona captain Lionel Messi should be given the Ballon d’Or. The Paris Saint-German player told Der Spiegel: ”Messi, in individual terms, was the best player this year...
Van Dijk Speaks on Facing Ronaldo in Final
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Van Dijk Speaks on Facing Ronaldo in Final

Netherlands captain, Virgil van Dijk, has insisted that there are other players to worry about than just Cristiano Ronaldo, when they face Portugal in the UEFA Nations League final. The Dutch booked their spot in the decider with a 3-1 extra-time win over England in Guimaraes on Thursday. Van Dijk, considered one of the world’s best defenders, and Ronaldo, arguably the best player on the planet, will go head to head in the final on Sunday. But the Liverpool star said there was more to Portugal than just Ronaldo, who scored a hat-trick in their semi-final victory against Switzerland. “We’ll see. It’s not only Cristiano Ronaldo we’re going to face, we face a great Portugal. We will see what’s going to happen. “I’m looking forward to pl...
Sergio Ramos in Shock Move to Premier League Giants From Real Madrid Next Season
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Sergio Ramos in Shock Move to Premier League Giants From Real Madrid Next Season

Real Madrid  captain, Sergio Ramos could leave the club to join Premier League giants, Liverpool or Manchester United this summer’s transfer window ahead of next season. DAILY POST had reported that Ramos is set to leave Real Madrid after clashing with the club’s president, Florentino Perez on several occasion. However, Marca is now reporting that Liverpool and Manchester United have made an approach to sign the defender this summer. The Spain newspaper claimed that the both English clubs have made contact with Ramos’s representatives, adding that the 33-year-old is unsure whether to stay at Real next season. The report also claimed that Serie A champions, Juventus have also expressed an interest in signing the Spain internati...
Juventus Boss, Allegri Compares Ronaldo with Ibrahimovic
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Juventus Boss, Allegri Compares Ronaldo with Ibrahimovic

Max Allegri, has compared Cristiano Ronaldo with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Ronaldo arrived in Turin last year and has already added the Serie A and Supercoppa Italiana to his growing list of honours this season. The 34-year-old has shown no signs of slowing down at Juventus, scoring 21 Serie A goals and 28 in all competitions. It has prompted Allegri to liken him to Ibrahimovic, who he worked with at AC Milan. “In terms of mentality, he is stronger than anyone else. Every day he finds personal objectives to hit and he can find them within himself. “A player who has won everything he has at the age of 34 will find it difficult to feel hungry, but he is deadly in that sense. He has this determination that is incredible. “We should all learn from Ronaldo, and I too have learne...
Man City Star reveals “World Class Player” Btw Messi and  Ronaldo
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Man City Star reveals “World Class Player” Btw Messi and Ronaldo

Manchester City midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan has revealed who is a “world class player” between Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi and Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo. Gundogan said that Ronaldo was a world class player after Messi, adding that the Portuguese international is not a Galactico like the Argentine international. The 28-year-old, however, said that Messi has always been on a different level to anyone else in the world of football. “For me, Messi has always been on a different level to anyone else,” Gundogan told DAZN. “Cristiano Ronaldo is the world class player after Messi, but for me, he is not on this Galactico level of Messi. “I don’t think we’ll ever get a player like him again, so we should watch him and enjoy him while he’s still here. I’m a big fan.”...
Real Madrid Coach Takes Decision on Modric’s Future at club
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Real Madrid Coach Takes Decision on Modric’s Future at club

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has decided to sell midfielder, Luka Modric this summer. Modric, who has drawn interest from Inter Milan, has just less than a year remaining on his Los Blancos’ contract. AS reports that Zidane is not happy with Modric’s poor form this season and he is willing to sell the 33-year-old at the end of the season. The report claimed that the Frenchman wants to rebuild Real Madrid squad this summer transfer window and will consider offers for the Croatian international. Modric has lost form since winning the 2018 Ballon d’Or award ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo. He joined Real Madrid from Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspur, in 2014.
Champions League: Mourinho Makes Shocking Prediction Between Barcelona vs Man United and  Juventus vs Ajax
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Champions League: Mourinho Makes Shocking Prediction Between Barcelona vs Man United and Juventus vs Ajax

Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho has tipped Manchester United to beat Barcelona in tonight’s Champions League quarter-final second leg tie at Camp Nou. He also backed Ajax to defeat Juventus in the Champions League quarter-final second leg tie at the Allianz Stadium. The Portuguese said he would not be surprised if Juventus and Barcelona are both eliminated from the Champions League tonight. Barcelona have the upper hand in the tie after defeating Man United 1-0 in the first leg encounter at Old Trafford last Wednesday. Juventus have the upper hand in the tie after Cristiano Ronaldo bagged an away goal during the 1-1 draw with Ajax at the Johan Cruijff Arena last...
Allegri Confirms Ronaldo’s Condition Ahead of Juventus, Ajax clash
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Allegri Confirms Ronaldo’s Condition Ahead of Juventus, Ajax clash

Cristiano Ronaldo has been declared fit to play for Juventus in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri disclosed this to Sky Italia in Amsterdam. Ronaldo was rested by the Turin club after his sensational hat-trick against Atletico Madrid in the last round of the Champions League on March 12. He had picked up a thigh strain while on national team duty with Portugal in March.
Ronaldo Fined $22,600 by UEFA For Goal Celebration Gesture
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Ronaldo Fined $22,600 by UEFA For Goal Celebration Gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined $22,600 by UEFA for his goal celebration gesture in Juventus Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo who scored a hat-trick in the game rushed to the stands and pointed at his cojones in imitation of how Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone celebrated against them in the first leg at Madrid. The game saw Juventus qualify for the UEFA Champions League round of eight and will be facing Ajax.   According to the control, ethics and disciplinary body of the European football organisation which ruled on Thursday, Ronaldo was guilty of improper conduct. Diego Simeone was also fined €20,000 for his own goal celebration gesture.
Hazard Admits He’s Not Salah’s Equal
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Hazard Admits He’s Not Salah’s Equal

Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, has admitted he is not on the same level as his “good friend” Mohamed Salah, who now stars for Liverpool. The pair briefly played together at Stamford Bridge, where Salah struggled for game time. But since returning to English football in 2017, the Egyptian has taken the Premier League by storm. He won the Golden Boot last season with 32 goals, a record number in a 38-game Premier League season. This season, Salah is just one strike off top scorer, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero. In an interview with NBC Sports, Hazard spoke about his favourite players. “I like (Luka) Modric. He’s more of a midfielder than me but, of course, I like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. “Mo Salah is o...
Mourinho Uses two Words to Describe Cristiano Ronaldo
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Mourinho Uses two Words to Describe Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has hailed Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo as a “special killer”. Maradona stated this while reacting to Ronaldo’s display in Juventus’ 3-0 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 second-leg encounter last week. Ronaldo scored all three goals to ensure Juventus dumped Atletico Madrid out of the Champions League. The 34-year-old will hope to lead Juventus to victory when they tackle Ajax in the Champions League quarter-final next month. “Let me tell you that I’m not unhappy at all because, in the end, I’m the only one who won in Turin for the whole season,” Mourinho told RT. “When you have in the box or around the box that special killer like Ronaldo, anything could happen. “In Italy ...
Why Juventus, Ronaldo Shouldn’t Underestimate us – Ajax Midfielder, De Jong
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Why Juventus, Ronaldo Shouldn’t Underestimate us – Ajax Midfielder, De Jong

Ajax midfielder, Frenkie de Jong has warned Juventus not to underestimate them when both sides clash in the Champions League quarter-final stage next month. The 21-year-old also said that it will be fun facing Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League last eight. De Jong said this while reacting to his side’s Champions League quarter-final draw with Juventus. DAILY POST recalls that Ajax were drawn with the Serie A champions when the draw for the quarter-finals took place in Nyon on Friday. Frenkie de Jong said: “Juventus might be happy with this draw but if they watched us in the Champions League they shouldn’t underestimate us. “Facing Ronaldo? It’s fun to face him. When I was still playing in the youth teams, he and Messi were already having amazing sta...
Champions League Highest Goal Scorers [See top 20]
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Champions League Highest Goal Scorers [See top 20]

Following the conclusion of the Champions League round of 16 second-leg ties on Wednesday night, where Liverpool defeated Bayern Munich 3-1 and Barcelona won against Lyon 5-1, below are the current highest goal scorers, chasing the Golden Boot in the Europe top-flight league: Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski failed to score in his side’s defeat to Liverpool. The Polish international is currently having eight goals. Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, is now up to four goals in the Champions League, following his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night. Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi scored a brace in his side’s win over Lyon. The Argentine international is now on top of the goal chart with eight goals. UEFA Champions League leading scorers after Wedn...
What Ronaldo Said to Real Madrid Fans After Hat-trick Against Atletico
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What Ronaldo Said to Real Madrid Fans After Hat-trick Against Atletico

Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo, sent hugs to all Real Madrid, after knocking rivals Atletico out of the Champions League. Ronaldo netted his eighth European hat-trick in Turin on Tuesday night, as the Italian side pulled off a stunning comeback to reach the quarter-finals. Juve had lost the first leg 2-0 in Madrid, with Ronaldo jeered throughout the match by the home fans, but he responded with three strikes in the second leg to have the last laugh. After the game, Ronaldo was making his way through the mixed zone with his son and spotted du Aguirre, a reporter for Spanish TV show El Chiringuito, who broke down in tears when Real Madrid were beaten by Ajax last week and gave him a big hug. ...
Diego Godin Reveals who Caused Atletico Madrid’s 3-0 Defeat to Juventus
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Diego Godin Reveals who Caused Atletico Madrid’s 3-0 Defeat to Juventus

Atletico Madrid captain, Diego Godin has blamed the club’s forwards, Alvaro Morata and Antoine Griezmann, following his side’s Champions League 3-0 defeat to Juventus on Tuesday night. Cristiano Ronaldo netted a stunning hat-trick as Juventus defeated Atletico Madrid 3-0 and qualified for the quarter-final of the Champions League. Juventus came into the tie trailing 2-0 to Atletico Madrid from the first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano. Godin has now blamed Morata and Griezmann for failing to score a goal against the hosts, adding that Diego Simeone’s men were poor in attack. “We couldn’t find a way to hurt them,” Godin was quoted by Metro UK as saying at post-match. “We defended but conc...
Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals Hardest League in Europe
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Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals Hardest League in Europe

Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo, has named the Italian Serie A, as the hardest league, he has played in. Ronaldo has spent the majority of his career playing at the highest level in England and Spain. Before Juve, the Portugal captain spent nine years at Real Madrid, where he won two La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues. Before his time in Spain, he earned legendary status at Manchester United by scoring 118 goals in 292 games and helping the Old Trafford giants clinch three Premier League titles and the Champions League. Yet Ronaldo, who has 21 goals already this campaign, has been pleasantly surprised by the quality on show in Serie A. He told Dazn: “I’ve adapted to the Italian League and it’s a difficult League, the most...
Gareth Bale Speaks on Real Madrid Future as Zidane Returns
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Gareth Bale Speaks on Real Madrid Future as Zidane Returns

Real Madrid winger, Gareth Bale, has said he will “wait and see” how things go, given Zinedine Zidane’s return to the club, before deciding on his long term future, his agent Jonathan Barnett has told ESPN FC. The relationship between Bale and Zidane deteriorated towards the end of last season, with the Frenchman leaving the club in the summer. Bale scored a stunning overhead kick goal in the Zidane’s final match in charge, as Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in the Champions League final to clinch a third successive title In his postmatch interview, he said he would “seriously consider” his future due to a lack of playing time. But he was persuaded to stay when Julen Lopetegui came in as replacement for Zidane, with Cristian...
Zidane Speaks on Bringing Back Ronaldo to Real Madrid, as Perez Eyes Neymar, Mbappe
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Zidane Speaks on Bringing Back Ronaldo to Real Madrid, as Perez Eyes Neymar, Mbappe

Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, is ready to bankroll a huge summer spending spree, after re-appointing Zinedine Zidane as manager on Monday. Zidane spoke of a “second project” and repeatedly mentioned “changes” to a squad that needs renewing during his unveiling. Marca claims Gareth Bale leads the list of players who could leave Madrid this summer, with Kylian Mbappe and Eden Hazard seen as the most likely potential targets for Zidane’s new-look side. “Zidane is French, so with Mbappe he could do something, no? Now what we need to do is finish the season well and prepare for next year,” President Florentino Perez said when asked about Mbappe. Then asked about Neymar or Mbappe, Perez said: “I’d take them both.” As...
Why Real Madrid Still Miss Cristiano Ronaldo – Modric
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Why Real Madrid Still Miss Cristiano Ronaldo – Modric

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has said that the club still misses Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo. According to Modric, it is “almost impossible” for the Champions League holders to replace the Portuguese international at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo left Madrid as their all-time highest goalscorer to join the Serie A champions during last summer transfer window. Speaking ahead of Real Madrid’s Champions League round of 16 second-leg clash with Ajax on Tuesday night, Modric admitted that the La Liga giants still miss Ronaldo, adding that it’s time for the Los Blancos to build a new team without their all-time highest goalscorer. “The absence of Cristiano is something every team would feel; to find a replacement for Cristiano is almost impossible,” Modric...
Ronaldo Beats Griezmann, Mbappe to Globe Soccer Best Player Awards
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Ronaldo Beats Griezmann, Mbappe to Globe Soccer Best Player Awards

                                                      Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the Best Player as the Juventus superstar scooped two honours at the 2019 Globe Soccer Awards. Ronaldo reigned supreme in Dubai, where he beat Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann and Paris Saint-Germain sensation Kylian Mbappe to the award on Thursday. It marked the third consecutive year Ronaldo was crowned the award’s best player and fifth in total since 2011. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner also received the Fans’ Award at the ceremony in the United Arab Emirates. “What better way to start the New Year. Thanks for the appreciation and the care that I have received today,” Ronaldo wrote in an Instagram post as he shared a photo of the award alongside Jorge Mendes, who...
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Mbappe beats Messi, Ronaldo to set new record

  Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe has surpassed Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi and Juventurs star, Cristiano Ronaldo, to become the player with the most goals at the age of 20. According to Fox Sports Asia, Mbappe sits comfortably at the top of the goal-scoring list with 73 goals followed by Brazilian legend, Ronaldo (59), former Liverpool striker, Michael Owen (51), Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo (21). Mbappe came to the spotlight when he made his professional debut for French Ligue 1 club, Monaco back in 2015. The youngster led Monaco to win their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years, in the 2016/17 campaign and later moved to PSG. The France international also won the treble – Ligue 1, Coupe de France, and Coupe de la Ligue with PSG ...
Barca Should Learn From Real’s Post-Ronaldo Form- Cruyff
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Barca Should Learn From Real’s Post-Ronaldo Form- Cruyff

Real Madrid’s form after Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure is a “warning” to Barcelona when it comes to Lionel Messi, according to Jordi Cruyff. Ronaldo-Messi Ronaldo, 33, made a surprise move from Madrid to Juventus for a reported €100million in July after spending nine seasons with the LaLiga giants. Madrid initially struggled to cope with Ronaldo’s absence and are eight points adrift of league leaders and rivals Barca, although they hold a game in hand. Messi is contracted at Barca until 2021, but the club’s former midfielder Cruyff urged them to learn from Madrid’s mistakes. “What happened to Madrid is a warning for Barca,” the Chongqing Dangdai Lifan coach told Sport. “Madrid players are still great, but in football you need that player who even losing 2-0 you think you...
2018 Ballon d’Or To Air Live On StarTimes
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2018 Ballon d’Or To Air Live On StarTimes

Africa’s leading digital TV operator StarTimes has concluded plans to broadcast the 2018 Ballon d’Or ceremony on 3rd December when the winner of the annual football award is to be unveiled. Ballon d’Or is considered by many as the highest honor for football players. And the past 10 years has seen only two players win the Ballon d’Or – Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo. But this year’s Ballon d’Or may see the emergence of a new winner, with reports suggesting that Luka Modric is likely to win the top gong, following his Best FIFA Men’s Player award The live broadcast of the 2018 Ballon d’Or Ceremony is to start at 20:00 GMT on 3rd December, “This year’ Ballon d’Or Ceremony definitely attracts wide attention of football fans and we may see a historic moment that a new winner of the...
I Can Finish My Career With Chelsea – Hazard Plays Down Madrid Move Ahead Of United Clash
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I Can Finish My Career With Chelsea – Hazard Plays Down Madrid Move Ahead Of United Clash

Premier league top scorer, Eden Hazard, insists he will be happy to end his career at Chelsea should his dream move to Real Madrid not materialise. Eden Hazard Eden Hazard has said that he would have no problems retiring at Chelsea, despite reports of renewed Real Madrid interest in his services. The 27-year-old has been increasingly linked with the Bernabeu club in the wake of their struggles to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, who moved to Juventus in the summer. Meanwhile, the Belgium ace has been in scintillating form since the beginning of the World Cup, where he helped Roberto Martinez’s side finish third, while he himself took the individual prize for finishing as the second-best individual player behind Croatia’s Luka Modric. He has since followed it with equally str...
Real Madrid Reacts To Ronaldo’s R*pe Case As They Plan To Sue
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Real Madrid Reacts To Ronaldo’s R*pe Case As They Plan To Sue

Cristiano Ronaldo's former club has reacted to his r*pe case, as they plan to sue a newspaper over the matter. C. Ronaldo Real Madrid have taken legal action against a Portuguese newspaper that reported the club forced Cristiano Ronaldo to settle with the woman who accused him of r*pe. Real said the information published by Correio da Manha is “categorically false” and was printed in an effort to “seriously damage the image of this club”. Real said they have “absolutely no knowledge of any of the information that the newspaper published with regard to the player Cristiano Ronaldo, and therefore the club was unable to take action on a matter of which it had no knowledge.” Correio da Manha published an article on Wednesday saying that part of Ronaldo’s defence will be ...
What Are Ronaldo and Messi’s World Cup Legacies?
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What Are Ronaldo and Messi’s World Cup Legacies?

Both legends bowed out of the tournament on Saturday, still without ever having scored a goal in the knockout stage. How will they be remembered? There was something quite fitting about Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi bowing out of the World Cup on the same day. The pair's fortunes have appeared inexorably linked for many years now. Ronaldo's highs have often coincided with Messi's lows – and vice versa. But that's the nature of the modern game at club level, where any victory for Real Madrid is perceived as a defeat for Barcelona. When it comes to the game's grandest stage, the World Cup, they have a shared sense of frustration. Neither has lifted the most prestigious prize in football. Neither has ever even scored a goal in the knockout stage – a truly remarkable statisti...
Who’s Your Favourite Football Player Of 2016?
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Who’s Your Favourite Football Player Of 2016?

2016 has been really interesting in the football world, lots of players picked up incredible forms and the best in the world still remained the best christian Ronaldo was judged to be the best in 2016 according to the France Balon D'or but lemme ask my esteemed rreaders Who did impress you the most in 2016?