Rio de Janeiro? As stale as yesterday’s päo de queijo. São Paulo? As cutting edge as a mid-nineties Now That’s What I Call Music CD. These days, the footballing place to be in Brazil is Belo Horizonte.
St Etienne have won their first major trophy for 32 years after beating Rennes in the final of the French League Cup.
An inspired celebratory soundtrack at Old Trafford and other musical doozies from the world of sport.
Mascia unveiled a placard dedicating the away end of the stadium to the Livorno midfielder, who suffered cardiac arrest during a Serie B encounter with Pescara exactly a year ago.
Kostas Rougkalas is a Greek Under-19 international defender who recently skippered Olympiakos against Europe’s elite academy sides in the NextGen series.
If the 2014 World Cup is to signal the arrival of Brazilian football’s brave new world, a desperately needed fresh start for the game in a country where on-field majesty is usually matched by administrative skulduggery, it can’t come soon enough.
As Phil Mickelson’s startling likeness to a young Geoff Hurst is once again under the spotlight at Augusta, what other sporting looky-likeys are there?
With their resources and the calm head of Ancelotti at the helm, PSG are only going to get stronger, and next season, they will be even better equipped to challenge for the Champions League title.
Bayern have been crowned champions with six games still to play in the season – a record in the Bundesliga. The 1-0 win over Frankfurt on Saturday was their eleventh victory in a row – a record in the Bundesliga.
Despite being labelled ‘fat and overrated’ by Marseille’s ever outspoken Joey Barton prior to the match, Silva showed exactly why PSG shelled out a mammoth €42million last summer to acquire his services from AC Milan.
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