Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Tag Archives: Champions League

Messi scores on 700th Barca appearance to help beat Dortmund

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MANCHESTER: Lionel Messi scored on his 700th Barcelona appearance as they reached the knockout stages of the Champions League with a win over Borussia Dortmund. The Argentine, who has now scored 114 goals in the competition, was the catalyst for Barcelona’s best work throughout. His deft pass released Luis Suarez ...

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Real Madrid win Champions League, breaks Liverpool hearts

LONDON: Gareth Bale came off the bench to score twice, including one of the all-time great goals in a Champions League final, as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev on Saturday to take the trophy for the third year running. Bale’s jaw-dropping overhead kick in the 64th minute put ...

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Russia to use Pakistani footballs in FIFA world cup 2018

MOSCOW: When millions of football lovers cheer on their favourite teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia this summer, Pakistanis will have a special reason to rejoice, although the 198th-ranked football nation will not be participating in the mega event. Pakistan’s famous footballs will be used in the World ...

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Ronaldo, Neymar, Messi on FIFA best player shortlist

LONDON: Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, which was announced in London on Friday. Brazil superstar Neymar, 25, won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona last season before joining Paris Saint-Germain in a blockbuster 222 million ...

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Marcelo extends Real Madrid contract

MADRID: Real Madrid vice-captain Marcelo extended his 11-year stay with the Spanish giants by signing a new contract until 2022, the club announced. The Brazilian, 29, has won three Champions League and four La Liga titles in over 400 appearances since joining from Fluminense in 2006. “Real Madrid and Marcelo ...

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