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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposes BRICS football meet
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposes BRICS football meet

Caption Ufa (Russia), July 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday proposed a BRICS sports council with football meets, and suggested that the first football event could be held in India, which is to host the next summit. Addressing the BRICS plenary session here, Modi also proposed setting up an agriculture research centre. "A BRICS sports council should be established. Football meets should be organised. India could host a fo

Jul 9 2015
Lionel Messi v Cristiano Ronaldo: The best memes from the Internet
Lionel Messi v Cristiano Ronaldo: The best memes from the Internet

The rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi is one of the most intense competitions in all of sports. The Portuguese and the Argentine have won a combined seven Ballon d’Or awards between them and have also scored in two Champions League finals each. Both of them have also racked up more than 400 goals for club and country. Even though they’re distinctly different in technique and physique, Ronaldo and Messi both

Jul 4 2015
6 of the weirdest football kits to ever make it into production
6 of the weirdest football kits to ever make it into production

Rayo Vallecano have come up trumps in the football kit stakes by releasing a kit with a diagonal rainbow stripe. Sounds garish and horrible right? But it looks fantastic and the back story behind it is even more perfect. The colours represent Cancer (Red), Disability (Orange), Depression (Yellow), Environment (Green), Child abuse (Blue) and Domestic violence (Pink). The rainbow as a whole is to fight against homophobia. What&

Jul 2 2015
Top 5 midfielders from England's Golden Generation
Top 5 midfielders from England's Golden Generation

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard were the mainstays in England’s midfield in the 2000s England’s Golden Generation were one of the most talked about teams in the whole of world football throughout the early 2000s and, despite their inability to turn that promise into trophies, they were undoubtedly one of the game’s most fascinating squads of all time. The combination of a star-studded squad and a first ever foreign manager

Jun 30 2015
5 best Players of Indian Origin in world football
5 best Players of Indian Origin in world football

Recently, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding the Indian National team following their 2-1 loss at the hands of Guam in the World Cup qualifiers. One of the most intriguing issues to arise from this episode was whether Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) should play for India. Manager Stephen Constantine seems to be siding with the pro-PIO side of the story. Whether or not the AIFF is able to resolve this matter, it is a story that will k

Highlights: USA come from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in international friendly
Highlights: USA come from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in international friendly

USA’s Bobby Wood celebrates after scoring the winner in an International Friendly match against Germany USA clinched a historic first win on German soil when they beat the world champions Germany at the RheinEnergieStadion on Wednesday night in Cologne. 22-year-old forward Bobby Wood scored the winner in the 87th minute from long range to give the visitors confidence ahead of the Gold Cup in July.  Die Mannschaft had g

Jun 11 2015
New FIFA rankings sees Belgium move to second spot, India up six positions
New FIFA rankings sees Belgium move to second spot, India up six positions

Belgium reached their highest ever FIFA ranking in May The new FIFA World Rankings saw Belgium leapfrog Argentina into second place while Germany retained their top spot. This is Belgium’s highest ever ranking since the system was launched and they are now on 1509 points – but a long way behind Germany’s 1775 points. France also made it into the top 10 with Switzerland dropping to 11th spot. The rest of the top 20 tea

Jun 4 2015
Ronaldo: Neymar is playing great and I hope he surpasses me
Ronaldo: Neymar is playing great and I hope he surpasses me

Ronaldo hopes Neymar breaks all his records Rio de Janerio, May 2 (IANS) Brazil football great Ronaldo said he hopes Neymar overtakes his scoring records at both club and international level. Neymar's strike in Barcelona's 6-0 win over Getafe on Tuesday saw him equal Ronaldo's tally of 47 goals for the Catalan club, Xinhua reported. Now Ronaldo wants Neymar to eclipse his mark of 62 goals for the Selecao from 98 matches. The 23-

May 2 2015
Danilo very similar to Dani Alves, says Real Madrid and Brazil legend Roberto Carlos
Danilo very similar to Dani Alves, says Real Madrid and Brazil legend Roberto Carlos

Danilo’s playing style very similar to Dani Alves, says Roberto Carlos Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS) Brazilian World Cup winner Roberto Carlos says new Real Madrid signing Danilo has the potential to be as good as Barcelona's Dani Alves. Real earlier this week struck a deal with Porto to sign the 23-year-old at the end of the season for 31.5 million euros, reports Xinhua. Carlos, a left-back for Real from 1996 to 2007, on Friday

Apr 4 2015
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