Daily Archives: May 28, 2022

‘I can’t do much more’ to win Ballon d’Or

Saint-Denis (France) (AFP) – Karim Benzema admitted he had done all he could with Real Madrid this season to make himself favourite for the Ballon d’Or after helping the Spanish giants beat Liverpool 1-0 in Saturday’s Champions League final in Paris. Benzema did not score in the final at the Stade de France as Vinicius Junior netted the only goal …

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How Courtois & Salah set records in Real’s CL final triumph

By Conor Laird Published: May 28, 2022 11:37 pm Last Updated: May 28, 2022 11:38 pm   Key performers from both sides made history on Saturday night, as Real Madrid got the better of Liverpool on club football’s grandest stage. The European season, of course, came to a definitive close a short time ago. On the back of a long …

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‘Record man’ Ancelotti puts his landmark down to luck

Paris (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti typically played down becoming the first manager to win four European Cups after Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in Paris on Saturday saying luck had a part to play before acknowledging “I am a record man”. Ancelotti now stands alone as the only manager to win four Champions League titles, surpassing Bob Paisley’s three with …

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Ancelotti keeps calm amid the storm to make Real Madrid champions again

Saint-Denis (France) (AFP) – Real Madrid are champions of Europe for a record-extending 14th time after Carlo Ancelotti’s side beat Liverpool 1-0 in Paris on Saturday, but rarely have the Spanish champions taken a more chaotic road to glory. Madrid only made it to the French capital thanks to stirring fightbacks at the Santiago Bernabeu to see off Paris Saint-Germain, …

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Richarlison trolls Liverpool with brutal meme following UCL final defeat

Everton’s Richarlison has taken to Twitter to troll bitter-rivals Liverpool following Real Madrid’s narrow Champions League final victory. The Reds were in action on Saturday night against Carlo Ancelotti’s Los Blancos, and despite putting in a decent performance, failed to breach Thibaut Courtois’ net, leaving Vini Jr’s second-half strike to be the decider. MORE: (Video) Worrying scenes in Paris as ticketless …

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Which European soccer teams are touring the USA in summer 2022?

With the COVID-19 pandemic subsiding, European soccer teams are touring the USA for offseason training again in bulk. Last year, a handful of European clubs made the trip over to the United States. Notably, Everton won the Florida Cup against Colombian side Millionarios. Still, the majority of the major European clubs held off with limited capacity at stadiums still in …

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