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“He Only Has One Skill” – Pelé Launches Astonishing Attack On Leo Messi

It appears as though Brazilian great Pelé isn’t the biggest fan of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. The legendary striker and three-time World Cup winner hit out at comparisons between himself and Messi claiming that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner only has “one skill” and that he was a much better all-around player than the Argentine. “How can you make a comparison between a …

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GUI Select Brazill And Gleeson To Play Nassau Invitational

The Golfing Union of Ireland has selected Robert Brazill (Naas) and Alex Gleeson (Castle) to compete at the Nassau Invitational in New York from 5-7 October. West of Ireland champion Brazill will link up with Gleeson, the player he beat in the final of the West, for the trip to the States. Gleeson won the Bridgestone Order of Merit in 2018 and …

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PSG’s Neymar Smart To Protect Himself From Injury – Klopp

Klopp insisted Neymar wasn’t fully fit in Russia after breaking a bone in his foot in February that forced him to miss the rest of the club season with the French giants before the World Cup. However, the world’s most expensive player earned few plaudits for his performances and became a figure of fun for his constant feigning of injury …

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Brazilian Great Ronaldo Buys 51 Percent Of Real Valladolid

Former Brazilian striker Ronaldo has taken control of Real Valladolid after buying 51 percent of the La Liga club’s shares, it was announced on Monday.  At a press conference held in the city’s town hall, Valladolid president Carlos Suarez said: “Today is a starting point. Ronaldo personally acquires 51 percent of the shares of Real Valladolid.” “He is an idol …

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Former Brazil Football Boss Jailed Over FIFA Corruption Scandal

A US federal judge on Wednesday sentenced Jose Maria Marin, the 86-year-old former head of the Brazilian football federation, to four years in an American prison over the massive FIFA corruption scandal. Marin was found guilty on December 22 in connection with nearly $6.6 million in bribes from sports marketing companies in exchange for contracts to broadcast major tournaments like …

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Neymar Blames “Inner-Child” Following Play Acting Criticism

Neymar has tackled critics who derided his play-acting at the World Cup, admitting he “overreacts” and blaming his “brat” like behaviour on his inner child. The Brazilian superstar was widely lambasted in Russia for his theatrical reactions to challenges which often left the world’s most expensive footballer wincing and rolling on the ground. “Boot studs on the shins, kick in …

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PSG’s Neymar Responds To Real Madrid Transfer Speculation

Brazil's forward Neymar leaves his team's hotel in Kazan on July 7, 2018, a day after the five-time champions crashed out of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament after a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Belgium. (Photo by Benjamin CREMEL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BENJAMIN CREMEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazilian superstar Neymar on Thursday sought to quash speculation about his future, insisting he planned to remain with French giants Paris Saint-Germain. “I’m staying, I’m staying in Paris, I have a contract,” Neymar told reporters at an auction to raise money for his charitable foundation in Sao Paulo. Neymar, who became the world’s most expensive footballer last year after moving …

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World Cup 2018: Our Best XI From The Quarter Finals

Eight became four this week as Brazil, Uruguay, Sweden and hosts Russia all bade farewell to the 2018 World Cup. Belgium, France, England and Croatia all sailed through the semi-finals, ensuring that it would be an all-European last four in the battle to take home the trophy. As has been the case throughout the competition, a number of players stood out …

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