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EA Sports has revealed the 55-man list for the EA Sports FIFA Team of the Year.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, 53 others nominated for FIFA Team of the Year

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo alongside 53 others were nominated.
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.
Lionel Messi received the Ballon d'Or trophy from 2018 winner Luka Modric on Monday, with the Real Madrid midfielder then congratulating Barcelona's talismanic forward on social media.

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric congratulates Barcelona rival Lionel Messi after sixth Ballon d’Or win

Lionel Messi received the Ballon d'Or trophy from 2018 winner Luka Modric on Monday, with the Real Madrid midfielder then congratulating Barcelona's talismanic forward on social media.
Cristiano Ronaldo revealed that he’d rather just play in the important games while explaining that he would “choose to follow those who are lucky.”

Giorgio Chiellini blames Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo Ballon d’Or snub

Juventus skipper Giorgio Chiellini claims teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “was robbed of the Ballon d’Or last year, as Real Madrid wanted to stop him winning.”
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe expected to take Ballon d’Or honours

The biggest names in world football will descend on Paris on Monday for the 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony, with Lionel Messi and USA women’s World Cup superstar Megan Rapinoe tipped to leave with the honours.
Sergio Ramos scored a goal and conceded a penalty as Real Madrid battled past Alaves on Saturday to go top of La Liga before Sunday’s game between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

Real Madrid go top with gutsy win at Alaves

Sergio Ramos scored a goal and conceded a penalty as Real Madrid battled past Alaves on Saturday to go top of La Liga before Sunday’s game between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has issued an ultimatum to Los Blancos board headed by Florentino Perez on the deal to sign Paul Pogba.

Real Madrid to reignite summer interest for two Ajax sensations

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to reignite their interest in Ajax duo André Onana and Donny van de Beek.
Real Madrid veteran Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Real Madrid star Luka Modric hint Serie A move

Real Madrid star Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.
Eden Hazard, Lucas Vasquez and Dani Carvajal celebrate with in-form striker Karim Benzema at Real Madrid’s 4-0 win over Eibar

Karim Benzema’s brace help Real Madrid seal 4-0 win over Eibar

Karim Benzema bagged a brace to pace Real Madrid to a comfortable 4-0 win at Eibar on Saturday evening at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurua in Eibar.
Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez not yet fit enough to return to action

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hopes Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez will be available to return after the international break, with both men still fighting their way back to full fitness.
Sporting boss Marcel Keizer wants Bruno Fernandes to remain at the Portuguese side amid ongoing links to Manchester United, insisting a player of his quality cannot be replaced.

Sporting Lisbon put £52 million price tag on Manchester United and Real Madrid target...

Sporting Lisbon have reportedly valued Manchester United and Real Madrid target Bruno Fernandes at £52 million ahead of the January transfer window.
Liverpool’s number 10 shared last season’s Premier League Golden Boot with fellow Africans Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with both Salah and Mane already on eight goals in all competitions for the current campaign.

Sadio Mane insists he is still far away from ‘monsters’ Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

The Liverpool forward has been nominated on the 30-man 2019 Ballon d’Or shortlist alongside the Barcelona and Juventus attackers, but feels he is still far away from becoming as good as the pair.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother, Dolores Aveiro, has blamed a “football mafia” for her son’s failure to win the Ballon D’Or.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother reveals people who robbed her son of Ballon D’Or award

However, the Portugal captain was denied a sixth trophy last year, when he finished second to ex-Real Madrid team-mate Luka Modric.
Real Madrid star Eden Hazard accepts he still has to prove he can be considered a so-called 'Galactico' after a slow start to life in La Liga.

Eden Hazard: Chelsea exit was decided in 2018

Eden Hazard admits that he had made his mind up to leave Chelsea in 2018 – a full year before he ultimately completed his move to Real Madrid.
A goal from German midfielder Toni Kroos gave Real Madrid their first win of this season’s Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Galatasaray on Tuesday.

Real Madrid get off the mark with 1-0 win against Galatasaray

A goal from German midfielder Toni Kroos gave Real Madrid their first win of this season’s Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Galatasaray on Tuesday.
Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse believes that Sadio Mane's performances in 2018-19 warrant him being awarded the Ballon d'Or.

Wenger backs Liverpool star Mane for Ballon d’Or ahead of Messi and Ronaldo

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has picked Liverpool forward Sadio Mane as the "outstanding" player for the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
Luka Modric was injured for Croatia against Wales but, according to Zlatko Dalic, the problem should not keep him out of action.

Real Madrid’s international break injury fears played down

Zinedine Zidane would have been left swearting as Gareth Bale and Luka Modrić both struggled in the final moments of the game.
Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid stars send Zinedine Zidane to panic ahead of El-Clasico

Two Real Madrid stars have sent Zinedine Zidane to panic ahead of the upcoming clash against Barcelona at the Camp Nou, due to the injuries they sustained with their national teams in the euro 2020 qualifiers.

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UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.