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Ronaldinho: Everyone said I was finished

The former Barcelona and AC Milan star was delighted to have joined a prestigious group of players to win both the Copa Libertadores and Champions League. Read More »

Messi worth twice as much as Ronaldo

The economic (market) value of FC Barcelona’s Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is more than twice that of the second-best soccer player in the world, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo who plays for Real Madrid, according to an annual report published in June by the CIES Football Observatory . Read More »

Brazil proves its world class again

Any doubts that Brazil are serious contenders for next year’s World Cup were swept away by a majestic 3-0 victory over world champions Spain as they won the Confederations Cup in front of an ecstatic crowd at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday. Read More »

Mohammedans SC meet Muktijodha KC tomorrow

Mohammedan Sporting Club (MSC) Limited, the champions of Group B will meet Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra, the runners-up of Group A tomorrow in the second semifinal of the Grameenphone Super Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The match starts at 6.00 pm. Read More »

Borini strikes to set up Italy-Spain final

The Liverpool striker’s cool 79th-minute finish settled a tense affair which had looked destined for extra-time before his intervention.The result sets up a clash of two Under-21 superpowers on Tuesday night, with Italy chasing a sixth title while Spain hunt a fourth.The Dutch came close to breaking the deadlock in just the fifth minute as Marco Verratti brought down Georgino ... Read More »

Brazil gain Confederations Cup boost

Brazil earned their second win in their seventh game under Luiz Felipe Scolari with a timely 3-0 win over France at the Arena do Gremio.The Selecao struggled during the early exchanges but a tactical change from the coach saw them begin to control proceedings. Read More »