SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 12: Marcelo of Brazil controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Brazil and Croatia at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 12, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images) Marcelo has been speaking at his farwell Real Madrid news conference … Continue reading Is Marcelo retiring from football?
Former Italian midfielder of Serie A's Juventus, Claudio Marchisio declared on Thursday to hang up his boots at the age of 33, one year younger than Cristiano Ronaldo who is still one of the best shooters in the world. Marchisio wrote on social media (Instagram) on Thursday, "I'd made a promise to the kid who … Continue reading Italy and Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio retires from football at 33
In a scathing remark on Argentina’s recurring woes in global football, former coach and captain of the South American country, Diego Maradona, says he would have loved to see Lionel Messi retire from international duties after Russia 2018. Image shows Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona at the 2010 World Cup Maradona, 57, says he … Continue reading Don’t blame Messi if his teammates have lost their passion – Diego Maradona
Luka Modric says Real Madrid's recent successes would be nearly impossible without Zinedine Zidane as the head coach, adding that having the Frenchman at training everyday is a blessing for his teammates. Modric joined Madrid in 2012 from Tottenham Hotspur, and despite having a rough patch with coaches over the years, Zidane's arrival charted a … Continue reading Luka Modric – Having Zidane in training everyday is a blessing
Former German international footballer and coach Josep "Jupp" Heynckes has offered a piece of advice to his countryman Toni Kroos, who plays for Real Madrid. The 72-year-old said Kroos should leave when the ovation is loudest -- referring to Madrid's La Liga and Champions League double. Image: Toni Kroos Heynckes, currently the third-highest goal scorer in … Continue reading Jupp Heynckes explains why Toni Kroos should leave Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo recently extended his contract with Real Madrid and told reporters that he's not considering retirement at this time. The 31-year-old said he remains fully committed to representing his club and country. "After what happened at the Euro I sent out a clear message. I think that Portugal deserved to win the title," Ronaldo said … Continue reading C. Ronaldo Can Play Football even at 41, ex-Portugal Fitness Coach says
Ray Allen hasn't played active basketball since the 2013-14 season but the professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced his official retirement from the game on Tuesday. The world has since showered praise on Allen for his wonderful career as one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. … Continue reading Ray Allen officially retires from the NBA with an emotional letter to his younger self
Gerard Pique said earlier this month that "Spain will never enjoy another wonderful time like they did under former coach Vicente del Bosque". The Spain international footballer spoke with newsmen shortly before they faced Italy in their World Cup qualifiers, a game that preceded his Vicente's retirement from La Roja. Image: Gerard Pique and Vicente … Continue reading Gerard Pique showed commitment to Spain – Vicente del Bosque
Lil Bow Wow has announced he will be retiring from music sooner than later, adding that his upcoming album will be the last time we'll see him making rap songs. Not so bad for a 29-year-old who started rapping at an early age of 6. Image: Bow Wow (Shad Moss) Bow Weezy (real names Shad … Continue reading Bow Wow Announces Retirement From Music.
Image: Lionel Messi Jorge Valdano, just like the former AC Milan coach Sacchi, believes Lionel Messi will reverse his widely publicised international retirement after his country lost to Chile at the 2016 Copa America finals, adding that "the pain is getting unbearable" for the World Best Player. Messi's retirement came after Argentina lost to their South American … Continue reading “Messi Is Crying For Argentina,” And Will Return To The National Team.
La Albiceleste are once again mourning the exit of its coach Gerardo Martino after the country's tumultuous week from losing the Copa America final to Chile on penalties. Image: Gerardo Martino Following the sad outing at the football tournament, Lionel Messi said he has retired from international fooball, and now their head coach has called it quits. Martino … Continue reading Gerardo Martino Resigns As Argentina National Team Coach.
Lionel Messi surprisingly decided he won't be playing for Argentina ever again, following the painful loss to Chile in 2016 Copa America finals played today June 27. Opinions say this could damage his legacy with the national team and fans back home. It's sad to see the Barca legend thrive in Spain [his adopted country] but … Continue reading Lionel Messi Retires From International Football.