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The ‘Atomic Flea’ bomb: top European clubs circle as Messi calls time at Barcelona

SIX-TIME Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave in a “bombshell” fax that is expected to spark a legal...

The billionaire, Bollywood and the future of Indian football

A storm could be brewing in India’s top-flight football, a glamorous and acrimonious world that encompasses Asia’s richest man, the cream of Bollywood and...

Charities praise Rashford drive to help feed hungry children

FOOTBALL star Marcus Rashford has been praised for his work to tackle childhood hunger in the UK by forming a partnership with a leading...

Ronaldo becomes the second player to score 100 international goals

CRISTIANO RONALDO rattled home a superb first-half free kick to become only the second male player to score 100 international goals as Portugal outclassed...

Argentines hoping for Messi-Guardiola reunion at City

THE news that Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona may have shocked the football world but his fellow Argentines back his decision and they...

Rashford forms taskforce with food brands to tackle hunger among children

MARCUS RASHFORD has formed a taskforce with some major food brands to help tackle hunger among children, the Manchester United and England forward said...

Messi tops wealth league ahead of Ronaldo, Neymar

Lionel Messi (centre) with Neymar Jr (left) and Christiano Ronaldo. (Photo: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images) LIONEL MESSI remains the world’s richest football player, despite the Argentine...

RB Leipzig branch into India by partnering ISL side FC Goa

Last season's Champions League semi-finalists RB Leipzig are branching into India after announcing on a three-year partnership with Indian Super League (ISL) side FC...

Indian sports fraternity pays rich tribute to ‘mad genius’ Maradona

Indian sporting fraternity has paid emotional tributes to football superstar Diego Maradona. The Argentine soccer great, who led his country to the 1986 World Cup...