Data | This World Cup, Messi was at his best and far ahead of the rest

[ad_1] France’s forward Kylian Mbappe reacts as Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi looks on during the Qatar 2022 World Cup final football match | Photo Credit: AFP On several key metrics, Argentinian star and world champion Lionel Messi performed much better than his peers in the FIFA 2022 football World Cup. A comparison of the 2018 and 2014 … Read more

“Made Effort And Mistakes…”: Karim Benzema Announces End Of International Career With France

[ad_1] File image of Karim Benzema© AFP Ballon D’Or winner Karim Benzema announced he was ending his international career on Monday, the day after France lost in the World Cup final to Argentina. “I made the effort and the mistakes it took to be where I am today and I’m proud of it! I wrote my … Read more

Messi’s black robe during coronation sparks row, fans share Pele’s image in response

[ad_1] Argentina won the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Sunday, by defeating France. While the world celebrated the Latin American country’s third World Cup, the world across broke in utter merriment when they Lionel Messi lifted the JulesRimettrophy for his country and his team. ‘Messi’s biopic got a befitting climax’ uttered many, as the world … Read more

US journalist dies at FIFA match in Qatar; brother says, ‘he was killed’

[ad_1] A US journalist, who was briefly detained in Qatar while wearing a rainbow shirt in support of the LGBTQ community, died on Friday. Grant Wahl, a soccer journalist came to Qatar to cover FIFA World Cup 2022, was detained on 21 November when he tried to enter Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan … Read more

Why a Brazil vs Argentina semi-final at the FIFA World Cup will be one for the romantics | Football News

[ad_1] Brazil vs Argentina in a football match – There aren’t enough words perhaps in the English language to describe all the facets of this rivalry. It has seen everything – blood and tears, giants of football going toe to toe, controversies and on-field skirmishes and of course some very good football. The Pele vs … Read more

Ronaldo says Portugal ‘united’ after reported walk-out threat

[ad_1] Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that Portugal were “too united to be broken by outside forces” after it was reported he had threatened to walk out on the squad after being benched against Switzerland. The 37-year-old striker was dropped for the last-16 clash earlier this week, with his replacement, Goncalo Ramos, netting a hat-trick in … Read more