Soccer

Ronaldo hailed as football's answer to Michael Jordan

‘When we played table football, pool, he was the best’: Cristiano Ronaldo hailed as football’s answer to Michael Jordan by former Sporting Lisbon team-mate… even at the age of 17! Cristiano Ronaldo has been compared to Michael Jordan by an old team-mate Rodrigo Tello says Ronaldo could have forged a career in another sport At […]

Soccer

Kante hailed as more than just the best defensive midfielder in world

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard hails N’Golo Kante as more than just the best defensive midfielder in the world: ‘I don’t think that’s the full story’ N’Golo Kante is set to start for Chelsea against Crystal Palace on Saturday  It will be the ever-reliable Frenchman’s first appearance since early October  Frank Lampard claims Kante is much […]

Soccer

Luka Modric hailed by Spanish press after winning Ballon d’Or

Luka Modric hailed by Spanish press after Real Madrid star wins Ballon d’Or as AS praise ‘golden’ midfielder and Sergio Ramos congratulates ‘my Croatian brother’ Luka Modric won the Champions League and made the World Cup final in 2018 Modric was quoted by Spanish press describing the win as ‘more than a dream’ Modric was […]

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‘Hyperactive’ Brits hailed by team-mates after retirement U-turn

‘He’s an awesome team man’: Schalk Brits hailed by team-mates after reversing retirement decision to aid South Africa’s World Cup bid Schalk Brits’ South Africa team-mates have been praising the veteran’s impact Brits, 37, came out of a short-lived retirement to be a part of the World Cup plans  Duane Vermeulen labelled the ‘hyperactive’ forward […]