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Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Gabriel Batistuta: Why I did not sign for Real Madrid and AC Milan

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Boca Juniors lose CAS appeal over 2018 Libertadores final

The legal fallout from the violence surrounding the 2018 Copa Libertadores final ended on Tuesday with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ordering River Plate to play two matches behind closed doors.
Javier Mascherano admits to having snubbed David Beckham and a move to MLS expansion side Inter Miami in favour of returning to his roots at Estudiantes.

Javier Mascherano admits to snubbing David Beckham’s Inter Miami for Estudiantes return

Javier Mascherano admits to having snubbed David Beckham and a move to MLS expansion side Inter Miami in favour of returning to his roots at Estudiantes.
Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Spanish defender Pablo Mari.

Arsenal close in on loan deal for Spanish defender Pablo Mari

The Gunners have been searching for a new centre-back throughout the transfer window and are now close to landing Mari on loan following successful talks with Brazilian side Flamengo over the past 24 hours.

Javier Mascherano urges Lionel Messi to return to Argentina

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been backed to return to Argentina in the near future by Javier Mascherano, who says “anything is possible” in football.
Klopp’s Champions League winners face South America’s Copa Libertadores champions Flamengo at the Khalifa International stadium in the Club World Cup final on Saturday.

Club World Cup final: Flamengo chase hero status against Liverpool

Being crowned world champions should be the ultimate incentive in any sport, but Liverpool Manager, Juergen Klopp, knows that when it comes to club football, Europe does not see it that way.
Gonzalo Higuain

Gonzalo Higuain hails Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo

Gonzalo Higuain said star Juventus team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo has matured since the pair's time together at Real Madrid.
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Gonzalo Higuain open to River Plate return

Gonzalo Higuain is “enjoying Juventus,” but said he’d love to end his career back where it started at River Plate.
Lautaro Martinez fired a 22-minute hat-trick as Argentina thrashed Mexico 4-0 in a friendly international in San Antonio on Tuesday.

Lautaro Martinez hat-trick fires Argentina over Mexico

Lautaro Martinez fired a 22-minute hat-trick as Argentina thrashed Mexico 4-0 in a friendly international in San Antonio on Tuesday.
Al Ahly – Egypt

Al Ahly top the list of most successful football clubs in the world

The likes of Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Manchester United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are known for their lucrative history, as well as recent successes which have come with their dominance on both a domestic and European level.
Liverpool are “less frightening than Real Madrid”, says Gremio president Romildo Bolzan Jr, with the Reds considered beatable at the 2019 Club World Cup.

Club World Cup: Liverpool are beatable – Gremio president

Liverpool are “less frightening than Real Madrid”, says Gremio president Romildo Bolzan Jr, with the Reds considered beatable at the 2019 Club World Cup.
Virgil van Dijk wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Virgil van Dijk, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo up for FIFA best award

Virgil van Dijk is on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, both of whom he beat to UEFA’s Player of the Year gong last week.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic nominated for FIFA Goal of the Year

Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are the star names on the 10-player short-list announced on Monday by FIFA for its Puskas award for goal of the year.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would find it tough to deal with another Champions League final defeat, according to Jose Mourinho.

Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guadiola, Mauricio Pochettino nominated for FIFA Coach of the Year award

Pep Guadiola and Mauricio Pochettino are also on the 10-man shortlist for the prize at the Best FIFA Football Awards.
Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, in action against Nicaragua in San Juan, Argentina, on Friday. Agustin Marcarian - Reuters

Copa America: Lionel Messi scores twice as Argentina routs Nicaragua 5-1

Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan.
Lionel Messi has been told that he will “never reach Diego Maradona’s level” by Hector Enrique, a member of Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning squad.

Lionel Scaloni wants Lionel Messi to do ‘what he does every Sunday’

Lionel Scaloni hopes Lionel Messi can just produce "what he does every Sunday" as Argentina target success at the Copa America.
FIFA Women’s World Cup France

FIFA release the 24 teams squad for the Women World Cup

FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
Lucas Alario

Lucas Alario agent confirms Atletico Madrid interest in Leverkusen ace

Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen striker Lucas Alario, according to his agent Pedro Aldave.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.

Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.