Cristiano Ronaldo wins Goal of the Season Award

With a total of 197,496 votes in favor of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese player has won UEFA’s Goal of the Season ahead of Dimitri Payet who plays for Marseille. Ronaldo was named winner by visitors to UEFA website who selected their best goal of last season. His overhead kick against Juventus (his current club) during … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo wins Goal of the Season Award

Arturo Vidal reveals why Bayern Munich lost 2 Champions League finals

  Arturo Vidal admits nothing hurts like unfulfilled dreams following his 2-time Champions League attempt with Bayern Munich, but the Chile international footballer believes the haunting days are over—by dint of FIFA’s adoption of VAR technology. Image: Arturo Vidal Vidal, who currently plays for Barcelona, says Bayern could have won their last two CL finals … Continue reading Arturo Vidal reveals why Bayern Munich lost 2 Champions League finals

Arsenal vs Atlético: Head-to-head

Arsenal will face Atletico Madrid in today's UEFA Europa League fixture and the two-time winners are believed to have saved their bests for the last, but only the persevering, foresighted and tactical side will walk with heads high after 90 minutes. So far, the Gunners have been a low-performing side. The team looks devastated since … Continue reading Arsenal vs Atlético: Head-to-head

PSG slapped with stand closure and 43,000 euros fine

European football governing body UEFA has reached a decision that Paris Saint-Germain's Auteuil stand at the Parc des Princes should remain closed for the club's next European match, including a €43,000 fine for disturbance from their supporters during the second leg Champions League match against Real Madrid. The disciplinary actions were deemed necessary as football violence … Continue reading PSG slapped with stand closure and 43,000 euros fine

Football Violence: A huge threat at Russia 2018 World Cup

Football violence has existed almost since the start of the game and a nadir was the Heysel Stadium tragedy in 1985 that led to a new approach to tackling it with regulations put in place - the English clubs were banned for five years, including other penalties. Although the sanctions did not end violence in … Continue reading Football Violence: A huge threat at Russia 2018 World Cup

PSG vs Real Madrid: Football facts you need before the 14/02/2018 Champions League match

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain will meet for their Champions League first leg Round of 16 encounter on 14 February, 2018 and football analysts think the odds are stacked against the Spanish side, but there are facts to consider ahead of the historical derby. Real Madrid • Madrid are looking to reach the quarter-finals for … Continue reading PSG vs Real Madrid: Football facts you need before the 14/02/2018 Champions League match

Zidane – I’m not the World Best

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has refuted claims from fans and football analysts who have continuously sang his praises since his 2016-17 UEFA Champions League victory against Italian club side Juventus on 3 June. The 44-year-old tactician says he's far from being the best coach ever, despite his historical CL and La Liga double. Zidane, … Continue reading Zidane – I’m not the World Best

Roberto Carlos gives verdict on Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Gianluigi Buffon

Former Real Madrid and Brazil international footballer Roberto Carlos has drawn a line between Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus rivals [Paulo Dybala and Gianluigi Buffon], saying the Portuguese international player deserves a spot ahead of the duo in this year's Ballon d'Or contest. Image shows Real Madrid icons -- Roberto Carlos and Raul Gonzalez -- on the … Continue reading Roberto Carlos gives verdict on Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Gianluigi Buffon

Sergio Ramos – Winning La Liga doesn’t change anything

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has warned that past glories have no part to play as they file out against an equally good side Juventus, in today's UEFA Champions League final game which is scheduled to kick off at 7:45 (GMT +1). Both finalists will battle for the ultimate crown in Cardiff, Wales, and football … Continue reading Sergio Ramos – Winning La Liga doesn’t change anything

Zidane – We know how important this match it

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hopes Atletico Madrid leave the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu tonight with wet eyes, but he knows whatever happens in their UEFA Champions League's first leg match will be an appetizer only. Image: Zinedine Zidane The Frenchman advised his players to persist, perspire and persist again, urging them to approach the match … Continue reading Zidane – We know how important this match it

Isco – Atletico Madrid can’t wait to celebrate against us

Francisco Roman Alarcon knows the match between Real Madrid and their city rivals won't be an easy walk but it gets more interesting because Atletico Madrid can't wait to take their pound of flesh. Diego Simeone's side has been on the receiving end for too long. They lost to Zinedine Zidane's men in 2014 and … Continue reading Isco – Atletico Madrid can’t wait to celebrate against us

Laurent Koscielny agrees with Arsene Wenger on why the Gunners lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich

Last Wednesday's Champions League encounter between Bayern Munich and Arsenal left a sour taste in every Gunner's mouth, and Arsene Wenger had good defenses which his player Laurent Koscielny believes to be justified. http://www.arsenal.com/assets/_files/scaled/696x392/feb_17/gun__1487195178_dismay.jpg The Frenchman says his dream was shattered within 25 minutes of a disastrous outing at the Allianz Arena. He told Arsenal.com … Continue reading Laurent Koscielny agrees with Arsene Wenger on why the Gunners lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich