Arsenal have reminded the first-team squad of their physical-distancing responsibilities after four senior players were pictured in violation of the government’s guidelines. Alexandre Lacazette, David Luiz, Nicolas Pépé and Granit Xhaka have all been spoken to after being photographed in three separate situations in recent days. It is the latest of several incidents in which … Continue reading Arsenal caution players flouting physical-distancing guidelines
The Duke of Cambridge has been pictured discussing mental health with footballers, as part of a new football-focused conversation on the subject. In video released by Kensington Palace, Prince William is seen discussing well-being with five players from a selection of clubs over a game of Jenga. Drawing on their own experiences on and off the football pitch, the players … Continue reading Prince William getting worried about footballers’ mental health
Hugo Sanchez is a big name in the football world, and he's forever written in Real Madrid folklore. Now living in San Diego and working in Mexico City, he has been spending time in Madrid on holiday. Taking advantage of his time in Spain, Marca reporters sat down with the Mexican for an interview. Here's … Continue reading Hugo Sanchez: Real Madrid need strikers like Harry Kane
Raheem Sterling flew to the 2018 World Cup off the back of a Premier League-winning season, and with 23 goals for Manchester City. But all that mattered for little when he was pictured at England’s pre-Russia training camp at St George’s Park with a gun tattoo on his leg. This itself was not even new: Sterling … Continue reading Physiologist explains why footballers should not get tattoos
Cristiano Ronaldo is famous, wealthy, and generous, but his former teammate Patrice Evra has an advice for intending visitors to the Real Madrid player's home: expect nothing. Evra, who plays for the Premier League club West Ham, says people should offer a blatant NO whenever they get invitations from the Portugal national team captain. Speaking … Continue reading Expect nothing as a guest at Ronaldo’s mansion – Evra
Alexis Nunes, the ESPN reporter who was pushed into a swimming pool after playing rock-paper-scissors with Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku, has revealed the latter's take on his disappointing career with Chelsea. Nunes said Lukaku was fed up with his off-and-on contracts at Stamford Bridge, and would have opted for United, even if his close … Continue reading Romelu Lukaku would have joined Manchester United, even if Paul Pogba was at Chelsea
Club football in Eastern Europe is in a fragile state and late payment of players is a chronic problem, the world players' union FIFPro said. FIFPro said that at some leading clubs in the region, there was a two-tier system where top players were paid punctually and others had to wait. "There is a big … Continue reading European footballers also suffer late payment of wages
Image: Demba Ba in action for Chinese Super League club Shanghai Greenland. The China Football Association CFA may offer Chinese soccer players an improved leg insurance worth up to 10 million yuan, reports say. This welfare consideration comes as a result of Demba Ba's scary leg fracture sustained while playing in the Chinese Super League (CSL) for … Continue reading Demba Ba: Debate On Football Players’ Injury Insurance Heats Up After Scary Leg Fracture.
Tournaments like Euro 2016 serve as a stepping stone to stardom for many youngsters whilst superstars make bold statements with their contributions on and off the pitch. In the end, millionaires and billionaires are made from this wonderful round leather games. Just like any other famous and rich person, footballers love women, booze and cars. … Continue reading What Euro 2016 Stars Are Driving.