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PSG’s Neymar explains celebrating goal by balancing boot on his head

Published: January 11, 2018

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Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar created a stir by celebrating his goal in the 2-0 Coupe de la Ligue quarterfinal win at Amiens on Wednesday by


End of the title race?

Published: December 21, 2017

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If Barcelona beat Real Madrid in the Clasico, the La Liga title race may be over. Lionel Messi & Co. are 11 points clear of their big rivals and victory on Saturday could stretch the gap beyond Cristiano Ronaldo’s reach.


Brazil coach Tite voted for Cristiano Ronaldo over Neymar for FIFA award

Published: October 23, 2017

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Brazil coach Tite voted for Cristiano Ronaldo over his own player Neymar on his FIFA ballot for The Best Men’s Player Award. Ronaldo


Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter insists 2022 World Cup vote not fixed

Published: February 19, 2016

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has insisted the 2022 World Cup vote was not fixed, saying: “You cannot buy a World Cup.” Blatter this week


Cameroon’s Alex Song announces international retirement

Published: January 6, 2015

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Cameroon midfielder Alex Song has announced his international retirement. West Ham’s Song, 27, was left out of the Cameroon squad for this month’s African


Demba Ba blasts Senegal boss after African Nations Cup omission

Published: December 30, 2014

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Besiktas forward Demba Ba has hit out at Senegal coach Alain Giresse, calling the Frenchman “a puppet” after he was left out of his country’s African


2015 African Nations Cup group stage draw

Published: December 3, 2014

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The competition will run from Jan, 17 to Feb. 8 in Equatorial Guinea


Nigeria avoid ‘lengthy’ FIFA suspension deadline after court case is dropped

Published: October 30, 2014

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Nigeria have avoided the deadline for a “lengthy suspension” from FIFA after a court case against the nation’s football federation was dropped on


Deadline looms for Nigeria amid threat of ban from FIFA

Published: October 29, 2014

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Nigeria have been given until Friday to avoid a “lengthy suspension” from football, FIFA has warned. After months of uncertainty, Amaju Pinnick was elected as