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“I Have Messi-like Talent”

Legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has likened his natural talent to that of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. An eight-time Olympic champion, the 31-year-old Bolt retired last year after an incredible career that also included 11 world titles. When asked at Wednesday’s Match of Friendship, Bolt described himself as “a massive fan” of Cristiano Ronaldo but said he identified more with Messi, suggesting they both

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“I Expected Better”

Alexis Sanchez has admitted he expected “something better” after joining Manchester United. The striker swapped Arsenal for Old Trafford in January, but has flopped in his first few games for his new club. He has scored just one goal in 10 games since he joined the Red Devils, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading the other way. His poor form was brought

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“Euro Humiliation Helped England”

Dele Alli is adamant England’s humiliation at the hands of Iceland in Euro 2016 has helped the team become stronger. Having scraped through their group in unconvincing fashion following draws against Russia and Slovakia either side of a 2-1 win over Wales, England met unfancied Iceland in the first knockout phase. Although Iceland had impressed neutrals by overcoming the odds

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Griezmann Celebrates Birthday At France Camp

Antoine Griezmann has celebrated his birthday with an enormous cake. The Atletico Madrid star is currently on international duty with France. But despite upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Russia, Griezmann was still treated to a delicious bakery delight by his team-mates and coaches. The forward could be seen smiling like a Cheshire cat as the tune of ‘Happy Birthday’ echoed

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Mourinho Attacks “Brainless’’ Critics

Jose Mourinho believes “people with a brain” should be able to see that Manchester United’s recent issues are a result of being in “transition”. Although United have only failed to win four of their last 15 games across all competitions, performances have fallen well short of expectations. The most striking failure in recent months was the 2-1 defeat at home to

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“Arsenal Have Unfinished Business In EFL Cup”

Jack Wilshere is determined to deliver the EFL Cup for Arsenal on Sunday, as he still holds painful memories of their 2010-11 final defeat to Birmingham City. Arsenal were huge favourites ahead of the Wembley decider seven years ago, but Obafemi Martins’ 89th-minute winner – following a mix-up between Wojciech Szczesny and Laurent Koscielny – secured an unlikely Blues win.

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