Will Return To Barcelona, My Home, Says Argentine Player Messi
In a recent interview which created speculations of legendary player Lionel Messi's retirement, he admitted to return to Barcelona. He said, "When I finish my career, I will return to live in Barcelona, it's my home." Lionel Messi created history for Argentina after winning the won the 'most prestigious trophy' the FIFA World Cup 2022. At present, Messi has a contract with PSG until the end of this season.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Announces Tragic Death Of Newborn Son
Footballer Ronaldo has announced the tragic death of his newborn son. The Portuguese footballer had been expecting twins with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. While a baby girl was born, the male child could not survive. The 37-year-old posted an emotional message on Twitter, sharing that he was devastated by the loss, and that only the birth of the baby girl is now helping the couple get through these hard times.
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Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Union Minister Anupriya Patel Seeks Probe Into Footballer Jyoti Patel’s Death
Union minister Anupriya Patel has demanded a probe into the death of Varanasi football player Jyoti Patel who died in a hostel in Kolkata on April 4. In addition, Anupriya appealed for an impartial probe into the mysterious death of the national-level player. Notably, Patel also expressed his deep condolences to the family of the deceased and assured them of all the possible help.
Tags: sports, Anupriya Patel, footballer, Jyoti Patel, Kolkata
Courtesy: Zee News
India's Former Footballer Subhas Bhowmick Dies At 72
Subhas Bhowmick (72), India's former footballer breathed his last in a hospital on January 22, after a prolonged illness, hospital sources confirmed. Bhowmick was popularly known as 'Bhombolda', who was a striker and played for East Bengal, represented India in several international tournaments, and coached several clubs. He was hospitalized with diabetic problems and kidney ailments, before he passed away.
Tags: Indian Football, footballer, Death, Kolkata, hospital
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Algerian Footballer Dies Of Heart Attack After Colliding With Goalkeeper
In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old Algerian footballer, Sofiane Loukar, died of a heart attack after colliding with his goalkeeper during a match in Oran, on December 25. Reportedly, Loukar continued his game despite the collision but he collapsed a few minutes after receiving treatment for the collision. Therefore, he was sent to hospital but suffered a deadly heart attack on the way. The match was also abandoned.
Tags: Algeria, footballer, Heart attack, Oran, Collision
Courtesy: The Times of India
Kylian Mbappe Becomes Youngest Player To Score 30 Champion League Goals
Kylian Mbappe, striker of Paris Saint-German (PSG) became the youngest player to score 30 goals in the Champions League, surpassing the record of Lionel Messi. Mbappe achieved the record at the age of 22 years and 352 days, while Messi secured it when he was 23 years and 131 days old. Besides, Mbappe and Messi… read-more
Tags: Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain, Fastest record, Football, footballer
Footballer Jean-Pierre Adams Passes Away After 40 Yrs Of Coma
Former French footballer Jean-Pierre Adams passed away in Nimes on September 6. Reportedly, Adams was in a coma for over 39 years after getting seriously injured while playing for Chalon in 1982. Adams was born in Senegal and Football was his passion since childhood. In 1970, Nimes spotted his passion, way before he became a professional player. He also won 22 caps for Les Bleus between 1972-1976.
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Footballer Benjamin Mendy Arrested On Charges Of Rape & Sexual Assault
French Footballer Benjamin Mendy was arrested by the police on August 26 and been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. Following the 27-year-old’s arrest, Manchester City suspended him due to the ongoing investigation. "The charges relate to three complainants over the age of 16 and are alleged to have taken place between October 2020 and August 2021," said… read-more
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Courtesy: NDTV Sports
Gerd Muller: Bayern's Highest Goal Scorer Died At 75
FC Bayern's greatest goal-scorer, Gerd Muller died on August 15 at the age of 75. Popularly known by his nickname, Der Bomber was suffering from Alzheimer since 2015. “Today is a sad, black day for Bayern and all of its fans,” said Bayern president Herbert Hainer. The winner of the 1972 European Championship and the 1974 World Cup scored 365 goals, a current unbreakable record.
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Courtesy: The Indian Express
Once Resided By Maradona, Kerala Hotel Room Turned Into Museum Now
In memory of the late Diego Maradona, a hotel in Kerala's Kannur district has converted one of its rooms, where the football legend stayed in 2012, into a museum. Maradona had stayed in room number 309 of the Blue Nile Hotel for two days. The room, now named 'Maradona Suite', has his photo and all the things he used during his 2012 visit.
Tags: Kerala, Diego Maradona, footballer, museum
Courtesy: Times Now