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Colombia heats up world cup

Colombia marked their long-awaited return to the FIFA World Cup™ with a 3-0 win over Greece at a packed Estadio Minerao. Pablo Armero, Teofilo Gutierrez and James Rodriguez scored the all-important goals in Belo Horizonte as Los Cafateros, back on the world stage for the first time since 1998, seized …

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Real MADRID Win Champions League Finals; beat Atlético Madrid 4-1

The world’s most expensive player Gareth Bale whose recent transfer to Real Madrid is valued at £86m lived up to expectations with a hat trick 2nd goal against Atlético Madrid.  The High energy tension soaked finals saw Atlético Madrid lead with a lone goal until the 93rd minute equalizer by Real Madrid. …

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Football legend Pelé is Emirates’ Global Ambassador

Emirates airline, an Official FIFA Worldwide Partner, has announced that Brazilian football legend Pelé will be one of its Global Ambassadors. Coinciding with the highly-anticipated FIFA World Cup™, hosted this summer in Brazil, Emirates has partnered with Pelé on its global campaign to showcase the connections that Emirates creates between people, …

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Cristiano Ronaldo is Worlds best Soccer Player

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2013 Ballon D’Or, a FIFA trophy that symbolizes the worlds best player. Ronaldo won with 27.99% of the votes ahead of Messi (24.72%) while Ribery was third (23.36%) according to France Football, co-organisers of the award with FIFA. Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and …

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Mikel Obi, Drogba, Yaya Toure unveiled as Africa Top Three for GLO CAF AWARDS

Africa’s highest football authority, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday announced Nigeria’s Mikel Obi and Cote D’Ivoire’s Yaya Toure and Didier Drogba as the top three nominees for the 2013 African Footballer of the year Award‎.  Both Drogba and Toure have won the trophy twice while this is …

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Nigeria Lifts U-17 World Cup

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Friday evening defeated El Tri of Mexico 3-0 at the Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi to win the 15th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted in UAE. An own goal from Erick Aguirre and two others by Kelechi Iheanacho and captain of …

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Drogba among stars in ‘Football Rebels’ series

Presented and narrated by former Manchester United star Eric Cantona, Football Rebels is a five-part documentary on five football heroes whose social consciences led them to use their fame and influence to challenge unjust regimes, join opposition movements and lead the fight for democracy and human rights in their countries. Didier Drogba …

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Hakeem Olajuwon turns multi-million dollar estate to luxury boutique

Clear Lake, Texas – One big star in town for the NBA All-Star Weekend is Hall of Fame legend Hakeem Olajuwon. The former Houston Rocket is in town from his home in Amman, Jordan to take part in the NBA All-Star Game activities. But he’s also here to introduce his “Dream Collection” …

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