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Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign 4 stars before he considers new Deal

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi’s contract with the team is almost coming to an end and he is asking the team to sign four great players including Kylian Mbappe before he will extend his contract with the team.

As Messi’ contract is almost expired, his father Jorge has come to the round table discussion again with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu over another contract.

Although the Argentine forward isready to sign a new deal with the team, he claims the team must sign players who are as good as Jordi Alba before he can agree on the contract.

The 32-year old La Liga league top scorer with 13 goals also wants a potential forward like Mbappe who can bring more aggression and efficiency to his work in the attack-line.

But Mbappe is greatily linked with Real Madrid which means the team must look elsewhere.

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Mayweather reveals How He Makes His Monies After Being Named Forbes’ Highest Paid Athlete

Boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather has attributed his wealth to years of non-stop hardwork and consistency in his profession after he was named Forbes’ highest paid athlete of the decade.

Mayweather beat Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and top stars from golf and Tennis to emerge top most on the list with figure worth $915 million.

The Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo placed second with $800million and Argentine forward, Lionel Messi being third on the list with $750 million.

The boxing star bought a Mercedes benz for his daughter as her Christmas gift. He is indeed rich.

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Photos+Video: Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu Looks Unrecognizable After Cutting Off His Trademark Long Locks

Chelsea youngster, Ethan Ampadu has shocked football fans after getting rid of his famous dreadlocks ahead of the new year. His barber, Sheldon Edwards, shared a video of his transformation on his official Instagram account on Monday night and wrote: ‘Change. It is always inevitable. ‘Never be afraid to make Your Personal transition, It will create a new perspective…’ The 19-year-old Exeter-born youngster is currently on loan at RB Leipzig,

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Arsenal New Manager Mikel Arteta Finally Completes His 1st Signing For The Club

Arsenal new boss, Mikel Arteta has signed a three-and-a-half deal with 18-year-old Harry Clarke.

He was signed in replacemenet for Unai Emery.

Clarke, who impressed as the Gunners’ youth side won the Premier League South last season, has expressed his delight at his new contract, saying ‘the hard work continues’. 

He has been highly rated in London and he helped win the Premier League South last season.

He took to social media to express his excitment over his new contract with a great team as Arsenal.

On twitter, he wrot; ‘Proud to have signed a new long term contract with this great club. 

‘The hard work continues!’

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Cristiano Ronaldo makes confession to Lukaku about Serie A

Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku has revealed that Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo confessed to him that Serie A is the hardest defensive league in the world.

According to Lukaku, Ronaldo, who has played in England and Spain, believes the Italian top-flight league is the toughest place to score goals, than in the Premier League and La Liga.

“He told me this is the hardest defensive league in the world,” Lukaku told the New York Times.

“He said he’d scored goals everywhere, but this was the toughest place to do it.

“And if Cristiano Ronaldo thinks it’s difficult, then it must be really difficult.

“It is harder than England. The football is more intense there, but here everything is pattern of play.”

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Mourinho In Big Trouble After Disappointing Defeat To Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur new boss Jose Mourinho has suffered a major set back after his priority target for the winter transfer window Alexander Nubel reportedly agrees to join Bayern Munich. The 23-year-old German goalkeeper has been lined up by the Portuguese born tactician as a quality replacement for Hugo Lloris next month. His present club FC Schalke 04 confirmed their player will leave the club at the end of the ongoing season but did not reveal his destination.

SunSport quoting Bild reports that the keeper will join the Bundesliga champions next summer and sign a five-year contract and will battle club legend, Manuel Neuer, for the No 1 spot. Sporting director Jochen Schneider told club website: “After all the discussions we had with Alexander Nubel and his advisor in the past few months, we are not very surprised at his decision and of course we respect it. “However, we do not have to understand his decision.”

The Royal Blues were said to have offered Nubel a new deal in the summer, but the German refused to commit his future. SunSport quoting European football expert Kevin Hatchard revealed Mourinho was interested in landing the goalkeeper. He said: “One little whisper that came my way on Spurs in the last few days is that they are keeping an eye on Alexander Nubel.

”He is the captain of Schalke and a goalkeeper in his early 20s. He is a very good goalkeeper with a [Manuel] Neuer vibe about him”.

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VP Bawumia Launches New Ghana Football Season After Reforms

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has launched a new season of organised football in Ghana after nearly two years of no action.

The launch of the new season, which begins on December 27, comes in the wake of a drawn-out but eventually successful process to reform and re-organise Ghana football after a major scandal in June 2018, which led to the dissolution of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), constitution of a FIFA and Government-backed Normalisation Committee, and the election of new leadership for the GFA in October, 2019.

Launching the 2019/2020 football season the Vice President, who is a self-confessed football fan, expressed his delight at the return of football, saying “As a passionate football fan, just as many Ghanaians, I was truly worried about the state of our football and the uncertain future it faced. But thanks to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the support of FIFA, we were able to set a clear path for the revival and restructuring of Ghana football.

“The absence of an organised league in the country for nearly two years had its dire socio-economic consequences to everyone connected to the league. Many livelihoods, especially footballers, coaches and vendors who sell at the various stadia on match days, depend largely on football for survival, and I can only imagine the difficulties some of these people went through when their main source of livelihood.”

The Vice President urged officials in charge of Ghana sports, especially club owners and administrators, to embrace digitisation and explore the benefits it can bring to the development of sports.

“One important thing both the GFA and the clubs should embrace in this era of digitisation is the paperless system this Government is championing. The paperless system should not only be synonymous with business or banking transactions because its enormous benefits can extend to football clubs as well.

“Fans of Ghanaian clubs, especially the young ones who are exposed to easy access to information from their European clubs, should not struggle to access information from their local clubs, as well as buy club paraphernalia. Adopting the paperless system and going digital will greatly enhance the relationship between fans and their local football clubs because digitisation will bring the fans closer to the club.

“The paperless system should be the way for our clubs because to go paperless is to digitise, and to digitise is to monetise.”

Government, Vice President Bawumia indicated, is doing its part by developing and maintaining sports infrastructure, including the construction of several modern community mini stadia, and 10 multi-purpose sports complexes across the country.

He challenged the new leadership of the GFA to ensure that the various league competitions are not bedevilled by the kinds of developments which contributed in keeping people away from the leagues.

“If the GFA and football is to win back the confidence and trust of the people, some of these negatives which derailed the progress of the league should be curbed. It is refreshing and commendable to note that the GFA have taken steps towards repairing some of these defects of the league by organising series of workshops for key stakeholders including an integrity seminar for referees.”

The new President of the GFA, Kurt E.S. Okraku, announced a raft of incentive packages for clubs, coaches, and deserving players at all levels, including cash and attachment opportunities abroad.

Source: ThePresidency

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Efe Ajagba, Nigerian boxer, beats veteran lago Kiladze in heavyweight fight

Nigerian boxer, Efe Ajagba won a tough fight over his opponent, lago Kiladz on Saturday night, 21st December 2019.

He knocked his opponent Lago Kiladz down twice in the second and the fifth round respectively.

Veteran boxer Kiladz fought so had refusing to be defeated even when Efe Ajgba landed a heavy blow on him in the third round.

Efe eventually won at the fifth round making him now have a 12-fight winning run with 10 knockouts in on incredible record.

One thing to ote is that Ajagba was a former football player in Ughelli before he left the sport for boxing. A former bakery worker, he was able to make the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow .

Congratulations to him.

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Liverpool Lifts World Club Cup Trophy

Liverpool beats Flmengo 1-0 after scoring a 99th goal to secure secure a win over its contenders.

The team after winning the match have set record of being the first English side to have won the Europen Cup, the Super Cup, and the Club World Cup.

The European champions continuosly didn’t make use of great chances at the start of each half in normal time.

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The officiating became a bit confusing right at the end of ordinary time when Mane thought he’d won a penalty, only for the referee to then overturn the decision with the help of VAR. 

Despite all the hard times the team went through, they emerged as winners of the game.

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Carlo Ancelotti Becomes Everton’s New Manager

English Premiership side, Everton has confirmed Italian Carlo Ancelotti as the Club new manager.

Marcel Brands, Everton’s Director of Football, said: “Following a rigorous process conducted by all of our Directors, it is a pleasure to now welcome Carlo Ancelotti to Everton. He is one of the finest managers in world football and a proven winner, having achieved a remarkable level of success in each of Europe’s major leagues.

“He is the perfect appointment for us. He embraces our vision for the Club and we are sure that his enthusiasm to take the helm at Goodison together with his tactical abilities and well-renowned man-management will make him successful in this role.

This was a clear and exciting decision for the Board to make. It was a unanimous choice and one we were all fully united behind throughout.

Carlo has proven time and again, he knows how to build a trophy-winning side and we share the excitement of our fans at the prospect of him leading our team in the years ahead. We’re all greatly looking forward to working with him.”

Ancelotti, who recently quit Napoli, will attend today’s Premier League match against Arsenal at Goodison as a spectator with the Club’s Owner and Chairman prior to meeting the players and taking up his new role from Sunday.  

Ancelotti’s first match in the dugout will be the visit of Burnley to Goodison Park on Boxing Day, the club announced.

“This is a great club with a rich history and a very passionate fan base. There is a clear vision from the Owner and the Board to deliver success and trophies.

That is something that appeals to me as a manager and I am thrilled at the prospect of being able to work with everybody at the Club to help make that vision a reality.  

“I have seen from the performances in the last two weeks that the players are capable of so much. The work Duncan has done is a great credit to him.

Strong organisation, strong discipline and the right motivation are some of the key ingredients in football and I’m pleased that he will be part of my backroom team moving forward,” Ancelotti said

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Diego Maradona claims he Was Deflowered By An Older Woman Reading Newspaper

Majority of men in one way or another got deflowered by an older and this has become a norm. Diego Maradona falls in the category of these kind of men.

The football legend has revealed that the first time he made love at age 13, it was an older lady who was reading a newspaper at the basement of a building that showed him the way to her honey pot and how to please her.

Speaking in an interview with Angentine news outlet TyC sport, he explained how it all happened.

He disclosed that his favorite pposition was touc-your-toe also know as ”all four legs”

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Breaking: Liverpool Complete Signing Of Superstar Who Scored Important UCL Goal Against Them

Premier League table-toppers Liverpool have completed the signing of Japanese forward Takumi Minamino from Red Bull Salzburg. The 24-year-old attacker will become the Reds official player at the turn of the new year after passing medicals at the club earlier this week.

Minamino will wear jersey number 18 for the Merseyside outfit once he can kick the ball for the Champions League defending champions. The Japanese star caught the attention of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after showing the quality he is made of when they clash in the Champions League earlier this year.

While reacting to the move, Minamino told Liverpool official website: “It has been a dream, my dream to become a Liverpool player. And I’m so excited that the moment has come true. “To play in the Premier League was one of my targets.

I think this is the top-class league in the world; I was thinking if my career as a footballer progressed smoothly, someday I would be able to play in the Premier League. But I never thought I would be able to play in this team and I’m really happy about it. I’m looking forward to it.

Although Minamino has a deal with his Austrian League side until the summer of 2021, he will now start a new life in the Premier League from the winter of 2020. The Reds successfully triggered his £7.25 million release clause after dazzling in the UCL clash that almost saw the Reds drop points in front of their fans courtesy of the Japanese brilliance.

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Must Watch: “Die Hard” Fans Of Arsenal F.C Hold Prayer Session For Their Beloved Club On A Mountain

Even though Unai Emery has been shown the exit door, things are far from getting rosy at London-based club, Arsenal F.C. With a paltry 22 points from 16 games, Arsenal F.C are 7th and a staggering 24 points adrift from runaway Premier League leaders, Liverpool F.C.

Things must change so some die hard fans have decided to take the matter into their own hands. And over to the mountain these unimpressed Arsenal FC fans marched onto. With a goat to be slaughtered to the “Almighty God of Football”, let’s brace ourselves for a turn around in the fortunes of the misfiring Gunners.

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Messi Is The Best of His Era But I Can’t Say All Time-Ronaldinho

Former Barcelona star, Ronaldinho has stated emphatically that Lionel Messi is the best of his generation but not an all time best player.

The 39-year-old Ronaldo is a former Camp Nou team-mate of the Argentine, having played with the Catalans while Messi was just starting to make his breakthrough into the starting XI.

Ever since, Messi has grown into one of the great players in the game of football, and has won Ballon d’Or for the sixth time.

“I can’t say that Messi is the best ever, but he is the best in his time,” he told the EFE news agency in a interview while in Mexico to play a couple of exhibition matches with former stars of the Mexican league.

“I don’t like comparisons because it’s hard to identify who the best in history is, there’s Diego Maradona, Pele, Ronaldo.”

To Ronaldo, he can’t compare Messi to the likes of Diego Maradona and Pele because he doesn’t like comparison. He is is a former Ballon d’Or winner himself wh had a lot of fans all over the world for his talent and skillfulness in the game.