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Mocking CR7

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal for Juventus against Manchester United got everyone talking, but even more talked about was his celebration. The Portuguese winger latched on to Leonardo Bonucci’s pinpoint pass and smashed a first time volley past a hapless David De Gea in the Manchester United goal to give Juventus a lead in the 65th minute. Once the goal went in, Ronaldo celebrated

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PUMA Magic

Puma announced that Spanish midfielder David Silva, whose extraordinary ball control and many assists earned him the name “El Mago” (the magician), has signed with PUMA Football. A crucial part of his country’s golden generation, Silva scored 35 goals for Spain’s national team in 124 appearances. At club level, Silva has delighted fans of Manchester since 2010 with 50 goals and 77

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Chelsea Mourinho Clash

Chelsea assistant coach Marco Ianni has been fined £6,000 by the Football Association (FA) following his touchline clash with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Ross Barkley’s stoppage-time goal in the 2-2 draw with United on October 20 sparked a melee involving Ianni, Mourinho and Stamford Bridge stewards. Ianni celebrated wildly in front of the seated United boss, prompting Mourinho to react furiously

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Good Son

Tottenham and South Korea Heung-Min Son made a donation of around £70,000 to his country’s armed forces prior to triumphing in this year’s Asian Games,  Kookbangilbo, the army’s official daily newspaper, revealed. Son, 26, went into the competition with special motivation to succeed. Under South Korean law, all males under the age of 28 are obliged to undertake two years of

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Zidane Incomparable

Santiago Solari dismissed comparisons to Zinedine Zidane after being appointed interim coach of Real Madrid. Solari was named caretaker Madrid boss after Julen Lopetegui was sacked in the wake of his side’s 5-1 El Clasico loss to Barcelona on Sunday. The former Argentina and Madrid midfielder steps up from his role as Castilla coach – just as Zidane did in

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Ballon d’Or Dreaming

Atletico Madrid and France star Antoine Griezmann admits that he dreams of winning the Ballon d’Or. Griezmann, 27, is again a contender for the individual honour this year, having won the World Cup with France after guiding Atletico to Europa League glory. Griezmann enjoyed another fine year, including scoring 29 goals for Atletico during the 2017-18 campaign. And the 65-time

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Manchester Undone

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva has stoked the fire ahead of the Manchester Derby in less than two weeks after leaving out Manchester United’s name from his title rivals list. The two teams meet at the Etihad Stadium on November 11 with City top of the table on goal difference from Liverpool following their Monday night win over Tottenham. Meanwhile,

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Salah Thankful

Mohamed Salah scoring 50 goals for Liverpool would not have been possible without ‘wonderful’ supplies from his teammates, according to coach Jurgen Klopp, who expects the striker to be thankful. Prior to the international break, the former Roma star has struggled to apply himself in the way he did during his magnificent debut campaign with the Reds, having not scored

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No Spark Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez has been told he “had to stay at Arsenal”, with Robert Pires admitting that “complications” at Manchester United may force another move in January. The Chile international made his way through the exits at Emirates Stadium during the last winter window as his contract in north London ran down. Jose Mourinho won the scramble for his signature, with

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