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Fiorentina chief confirms signing of Toledo

Fiorentina chief confirms signing of Toledo

Rome, July 23 – Andrea Della Valle, president of Fiorentina, confirmed on Saturday that the Italian football club has reached an agreement with Velez Sarsfield to sign Argentine midfielder Hernan Toledo. Della Valle also expressed his wish for the return of Spanish player Cristian Tello to Fiorentina, reports Efe. Della Valle told the Italian club’s […]

Former FIFA chief Havelange admitted to hospital

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Former FIFA chief Havelange admitted to hospital

Rio de Janeiro, July 3 – Former world football governing body FIFA President Joao Havelange has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia, doctors in Brazil said. In a brief statement on Saturday, the Samaritano Hospital in Rio de Janeiro said the 100-year-old is in a stable condition, reports Xinhua. Havelange has been hospitalised at least […]

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All about Johan Cruyff: The best European footballer of all time

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All about Johan Cruyff: The best European footballer of all time

New Delhi: Johan Cruyff, one of soccer’s greatest players and most influential and visionary coaches, died aged 68 on Thursday, after a battle with lung cancer. His death was announced on his website. Cruyff was the genius behind ‘total football’. A colossus of the game, he dominated European and world football in the 1970s and […]

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Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff dead

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Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff dead

Johan Cruyff, the legendary Dutch soccer striker and coach, has died of lung cancer aged 68, according to a message posted on his website. The site said he had died in Barcelona, surrounded by family. As a player, Cruyff was the embodiment of Dutch “total football”, a fluid style of play focused on ball possession […]

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World Cup qualifiers: Messi, Suarez make long-awaited return to their national teams for South American group

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World Cup qualifiers: Messi, Suarez make long-awaited return to their national teams for South American group

Barcelona team-mates Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will make a long-awaited return to World Cup duty this week when South America’s marathon qualifying competition for the 2018 finals in Russia resumes. Suarez has not kicked a ball for Uruguay since he was slapped with a global ban after chomping on the shoulder of Italy defender […]

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Live: Updates from 2016 FIFA Congress

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Live: Updates from 2016 FIFA Congress

Football’s governing body votes on a new set of reforms after a scandal filled year, and will determine who will be Sepp Blatter’s replacement as FIFA president.

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Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan

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Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan

Rio de Janeiro, July 21 : Former Brazil defender Andre Santos was assaulted by a fan after his team Flamengo lost 4-0 to Internacional. Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan The 31-year-old left-back was attacked Sunday as he left the Beira-Rio stadium in the southern city of Porto Alegre, Xinhua quoted Radio Gaucho […]

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German footballer Mesut Ozil donates World Cup Earnings to Gaza Children

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German footballer Mesut Ozil donates World Cup Earnings to Gaza Children

Berlin, 16 July-2014(middleeastmonitor): German footballer Mesut Ozil, who plays for Arsenal, reportedly said he is donating his World Cup earnings to the children of Gaza following his country’s triumph in the cup. German footballer Mesut Ozil donates World Cup Earnings to Gaza Children The German Football Association awarded each of the team’s players a €300,000 […]

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Brazilians celebrate Argentina’s defeat in World Cup finals

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Brazilians celebrate Argentina’s defeat in World Cup finals

RIO DE JANEIRO, 14 July-2014, AFP: Brazilians bitter about their team’s disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina’s defeat to Germany in the final Sunday by dancing and launching fireworks, relieved that their arch-rivals failed to triumph on their soil. Brazilians celebrate Argentina’s defeat in World Cup finals In Brasilia and Sao Paulo, fireworks exploded after Mario […]

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Lionel Messi didn’t deserve the Golden Ball: Maradona

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Lionel Messi didn’t deserve the Golden Ball: Maradona

BUENOS AIRES, 14 July-2014, AFP: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona said compatriot Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named best player of the World Cup, arguing it should have gone to Colombia’s James Rodriguez. Lionel Messi didn’t deserve the Golden Ball: Maradona “I’d give Lio the sky, but when it’s not deserved and it’s […]

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