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EA Sports Reveal The Ten Highest-Rated Players In FIFA 18

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EA Sports have released the final patch of players from their FIFA 18 top 100, confirming the ten highest-rated players from this year’s game. For the second year running, Real Madrid and Portugal forward (and FIFA 18 cover star) Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi to top spot. The 31-year-old is coming off the back of another highly-successful season at …

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How Barcelona’s Summer Turned Into One Humiliation After Another

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This summer began just like any other at Barcelona, but by the end, it had dramatically altered the outside perception of the club and laid the groundwork for an almighty power struggle. The biggest surprise of Spanish deadline day was Barcelona’s general lack of activity. The deficiencies in their squad are no secret and yet those deficiencies remain. Their pointless courting …

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FIFA Release 24-Man Shortlist For Best Player Of 2017

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric (L) and Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos after scoring during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, on May 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s that time of year again when Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo battle against each other under the pretence of it being anything other than a two-horse race for the end of season awards. With France Football and FIFA ending their partnership last year there are now two awards to be won – the former’s traditional Ballon d’Or and the …

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Liverpool Sign England Under-20 World Cup-Winning Star

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 10: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Dominic Solanke signs for Liverpool at Melwood Training Ground on July 10, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool have signed the hero of England’s recent Under-20 World Cup win, Dominic Solanke. The fee will have to be decided by tribunal because Solanke is a product of Chelsea’s youth system, however it is expected that £3 million will be the cost the Reds will have to pay for the 19-year-old. Solanke was the star of the U-20 World …

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From La Fábrica To The First XI, Real Madrid Have Never Been Stronger

Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane lifts the trophy after Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Champions of Spain and Europe. The world’s most successful club. The world’s second richest club. Real Madrid have had some extraordinary dynasties over the years, but their position in 2017 has arguably never been stronger. In a decade that started with the Pep Guardiola-led brilliance of great rivals Barcelona, Los Merengues have forced their way back into this Spanish arm-wrestle …

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To Celebrate Lionel Messi Turning 30, Here Are Ten Of His Best Goals

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Lionel Messi turns 30 on Saturday. The best player in the world, in many people’s eyes, may actually be heading towards the tail-end of his career. Leo has had an outstanding career at Barcelona and with Argentina (despite the lack of a World Cup medal). In 701 games to date, he’s clocked an incredible 565 goals, 231 assists and 41 hat-tricks. …

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