Tag: Neymar

  • The World Cup that made Pele “immortal”

    The World Cup that made Pele “immortal”

    Football legend Pele, who died on December 29, went down in history not only as an incredible striker but also as the only man to win the World Cup three times. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at the three World Cups that would result in Fifa naming Pele “the immortal”. PeleThe WC’s undisputed ambassador, […]

  • Pele’s Obituary: From Humble Origins to Immortality

    by Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — Pele was three months shy of his 10th birthday when he made a promise to his father Dondinho. The pair had just listened to a radio broadcast of Uruguay’s 2-1 victory over Brazil in the deciding match of the 1950 World Cup at Rio de […]

  • Brazilian football icon Pele died aged 82

    Brazilian football icon Pele died aged 82

    The three-time World Cup winner passed away in Sao Paulo after a battle with colon cancer The world of football is in mourning after it was confirmed that Brazilian legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, has died aged 82. Pele was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo in late […]

  • Pele: From humble beginnings to football’s first global superstar

    Pele: From humble beginnings to football’s first global superstar

    The three-time World Cup winner is considered by many to be the greatest player of all time Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, has died aged 82 in Sao Paulo. Pele’s passing at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Brazil’s largest city follows a long period of ill health and a […]

  • Right now: Brazil without Neymar face Switzerland

    Right now: Brazil without Neymar face Switzerland

    Monday 28 November 17.00-22.00 approx FootballWC men’s group stage17.00 Brazil-Switzerland (Susanna Andrén and Jon Persson)20.00 Portugal-Uruguay (Andreas Matz and Johan Elmander) Program managers: Johan Bengts and Gustav Jakobsson

  • World Cup 2022 in Qatar: who are the favourites?

    World Cup 2022 in Qatar: who are the favourites?

    As always in world football, the favorites for the World Cup are familiar names. At the top of the world list, in addition to Brazil, which is naturally at the top of the favorite list, good roles are also expected from Argentina, France and Spain. Along with England and Belgium, there are promising competitors for […]

  • Vaccinated Zlatan weighs in on Djokovic’s line

    Vaccinated Zlatan weighs in on Djokovic’s line

    The football icon was shot because “the vaccine protects me” The struggling tennis superstar Novak Djokovic should only have taken a Covid vaccine because he felt it would protect him, Swedish football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic has claimed. Unvaccinated Djokovic was at the center of a diplomatic storm when the Australian government succeeded in its second […]

  • Mbappe reaches 100 goals for PSG in league win against Montpellier

    PARIS, December 5 (Xinhua) – French striker Kylian Mbappe came off the bench to score his 100th goal for Paris Saint-Germain when the defending champions beat Montpellier 3-1 after an uphill climb on Saturday. The milestone goal came in the stoppage time of the match when Layvin Kurzawa’s post set up for Mbappe’s easy finish. […]

  • Denmark became the world’s leading world championship for the first time in 25 years

    Denmark became the world’s leading world championship for the first time in 25 years

    When the draw for the qualifying groups for the World Cup in 2022 takes place on December 7, Denmark will be a top queue. The recent 2-0-friendly victory against Sweden meant that Denmark will be among the top ten teams in Europe for the World Cup for the first time since 1995. This means that […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo flies back to Italy after positive Covid-19 test

    Cristiano Ronaldo flies back to Italy after positive Covid-19 test

    Cristiano Ronaldo, who has tested positive for Covid-19, left the Portuguese team camp near Lisbon on Wednesday to fly back to northern Italy with his private jet, local media reported. The Juventus player’s jet took off in the afternoon from Tires Airport, on the outskirts of Lisbon, according to images broadcast by CMTV. The Portuguese […]

  • Mbappe tests positive for COVID-19, to miss the match between France and Croatia

    PARIS, September 7 (Xinhua) – French striker Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Tuesday’s UEFA Nations League match against Croatia, the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Monday. The PSG striker, who is asymptomatic according to RMC Sports, has left the national team and started his home quarantine. Mbappe scored for […]

  • VMA in Älvsbyn, Norrbotten

    VMA in Älvsbyn, Norrbotten

    Beat PSG with Neymar in a close final with 1-0. Great match hero was the outer Kingsley Coman who nodded in the match’s only goal after the hour played. Another important Bayern player was goalkeeper Manuel Neuer who made several crucial saves. Neuer who had some difficult years, but who is now back as a […]