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Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin de Bruyne: Rejection by foster family fuelled my career

Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne has acknowledged that being rejected by a foster family as a teenager fuelled his footballing success.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne admits he was expecting Raheem Sterling to live up to the picture painted of him by the media.

Kevin de Bruyne: I thought Raheem Sterling would be a ‘d***head’

Kevin De Bruyne has admitted to thinking Raheem Sterling would be a "d***head" before getting to know his "humble" Manchester City team-mate.
Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona joins Juan Mata’s Common Goal initiative

Eric Cantona has become the latest star name to sign up to Juan Mata's Common Goal initiative.

Romelu Lukaku dedicates World Cup goal to mum, says it’s ‘promise kept’

Romelu Lukaku dedicated his second goal to his mother in a touching celebration during Belgium’s 3-0 victory over Panama on Monday. He said it was in fulfillment of his promise to his mother.

Dani Alves: My soul left my body when I knew I’d miss the World...

Dani Alves described the heart-breaking moment that his "soul went out of [his] body" as he injured his knee to crush his dreams of playing at the World Cup this summer with Brazil.

Gerard Pique: How Barcelona stars troll Real Madrid rivals on WhatsApp

Gerard Pique has revealed how Barcelona are using a secret all-Clasico WhatsApp group to rub rivals Real Madrid's noses in their excellent form this season.

Doctor said I’m fortunate to walk after World Cup-ending injury – Neymar

Neymar has told The Players' Tribune that doctors told him he was fortunate to be able to walk again following the challenge that ended his participation in the 2014 World Cup with Brazil.

World Cup: Neymar, Gerard Pique warn Super Eagles over Iceland

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has interviewed his former teammate Neymar on The Players Tribune.

I had Ronaldo’s 2002 World Cup hairstyle – Neymar

Brazil legend Ronaldo's incredible exploits at the 2002 World Cup may have inspired a generation of youngsters to try to copy his silky football skills, but Neymar tried to emulate his hero in a different way.

I almost resigned after Champions League final defeat – Allegri

Massimiliano Allegri says he considered quitting after Juventus were beaten by Real Madrid in the final of the Champions League, but something he learned as a child convinced him to continue.

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APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.