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Ronaldo Sends Signed Shirt To Rashford

Marcus Rashford has thanked Cristiano Ronaldo for sending him a signed Real Madrid shirt. Rashford made his third domestic final with Manchester United this weekend after coming off the bench in the 2-1 win over Tottenham, and received a shirt from Ronaldo with the message: ‘To Marcus, keep up the good work’. The gift from Ronaldo clearly delighted the 20-year-old, who

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Chamberlain Might Miss WC

Liverpool and England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s hopes of heading to the World Cup are in doubt after he suffered a what appeared to be a serious injury in the 5-2 win over AS Roma in their Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday. The 24-year-old, who joined Liverpool from Arsenal in August, was carried off on a stretcher in the

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Breakout Belgium

“I think this team can make history, it is just a matter of believing in themselves.” The words of Thierry Henry, the current assistant coach for the Belgium national team. Neither he, nor many other observers of Les Diables Rouges doubt the existence of stellar playing talent within their ranks, but to him, the failure to deliver success on the

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Magic Messi

As qualifying for next summer’s World Cup reached a climax towards the end of 2017, the presence of arguably the greatest player in the history of the game at the Russia showpiece was in plenty of doubt. After suffering a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia in La Paz last March, Argentina sacked their Coach, Edgardo Bauza. Despite an encouraging friendly victory

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Azzurri heartache

As a star studded cast gathered to their seats in Moscow for the prestigious World Cup draw on December 1, the realisation of Italy’s failure to qualify had still yet to completely process in the arena. The Azzurri, along with fellow superpowers Germany and Brazil, are expected to be at every major tournament. It’s a given, and qualification is a

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Happy as Harry

Released by Arsenal and initially rejected by Tottenham Hotspur, Harry Kane could have gone the way of scores of young hopefuls, on the books at big Premier League clubs as children but cast aside before they’ve even started shaving. Instead, Kane emerged as England’s greatest goalscorer since Alan Shearer, the No 9 who will lead the line at World Cup

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“Ronaldo More Complete Than Messi”

Joshua Kimmich is preparing to go up against the world’s most “complete” player in Cristiano Ronaldo when Bayern Munich face Real Madrid. Bayern host the Champions League holders in Wednesday’s semi-final first leg, seeking revenge for last season’s quarter-final elimination. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in the second leg of that tie and they will have to pay him close attention once again, with

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