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FIFA Rankings: Belgium retain top spot ahead of Argentina and Spain, India move up
FIFA Rankings: Belgium retain top spot ahead of Argentina and Spain, India move up

Belgium are the team to beat in the FIFA rankingsAlthough the top 20 teams are yet to play a game in the new year, the latest FIFA rankings have seen a change after teams lower down the table climbed up the rankings. At the top, Belgium still hold the no.1 spot, closely followed by Argentina and Spain. In the top 20, the only new changes are Hungary and Turkey. Hungary managed to move up to 19th while Turkey sneaked into the top 20 afte

Feb 4 2016
Hotel guests call police suspecting Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan to be a terrorist
Hotel guests call police suspecting Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan to be a terrorist

Radja Nainggolan has a number of tattoos on his body which scared hotel guests In a bizarre incident in Belgium, AS Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan was almost arrested in his hometown of Antwerp after he was suspected of being a terrorist, according to Mirror. Nainggolan was staying at a hotel in the city when guests called the police after they suspected he was a terrorist Citizens in countries across Europe are on edge aft

Nov 20 2015
One suicide bomber had ticket to France vs Germany game at Stade de France
One suicide bomber had ticket to France vs Germany game at Stade de France

Football fans gathered on the field until stadium security gave them clearance to leave the Stade de France According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, it is learnt that one of the attackers who detonated an explosive vest outside the Stade de France actually had a ticket to the international friendly between France and Germany on Friday night. If not for an alert security guard, a number of people inside the stadium could have easily

Nov 14 2015
Zinedine Zidane and Patrick Vieira pull out of charity match at Old Trafford after Paris terrorist attacks
Zinedine Zidane and Patrick Vieira pull out of charity match at Old Trafford after Paris terrorist attacks

Zidane and Vieira will not play a part in the charity match After the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night, former France internationals Zinedine Zidane and Patrick Vieira have withdrawn from participating in the charity match that will be played on Sunday. Both the former French midfielders were initially named in the Rest of the World team that would take on a Great Britain and Ireland team at Manchester United’s Old Traff

Nov 14 2015
Spain vs England: Combined XI
Spain vs England: Combined XI

As the international fixtures take centre-stage this week, the whipping boys of England travel south to the Iberian Peninsula where defending European champions Spain are awaiting them in Alicante for a mouth-watering international friendly. Following their successful qualifying campaigns for the 2016 showpiece in France, the two sides start laying the groundwork for the tournament with a sizzling friendly encounter that is set to put their champ

5 must-watch matches during the international break
5 must-watch matches during the international break

Following a month-long, heart-pounding club football action, the international break is back with another set of international fixtures in store for football fans around the world. From the World Cup qualifiers in South America to international friendlies in Europe, the next 10 days have some really titillating encounters lined-up to keep the fans busy in the absence of club football. We take a look at some of the most exciting fixtures whi

Nov 10 2015
Sergio Aguero has Lionel Messi's blessing to wear the No. 10 jersey during his absence
Sergio Aguero has Lionel Messi's blessing to wear the No. 10 jersey during his absence

Lionel Messi gives Sergio Aguero his permission to wear the famed No. 10 jersey Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has received Lionel Messi’s blessing to wear the No. 10 jersey in his absence, according to Manchester City’s official site. The Barcelona star will be out for a few weeks after incurring an injury to his leg. Due to Messi’s unavailability the striker will miss Argentina's upcoming World

Oct 8 2015
Reports: Eight members of Iran's national women's team have been revealed to be men
Reports: Eight members of Iran's national women's team have been revealed to be men

The gender of eight members of the team has been subject to controversy A startling report by The Telegraph claims that eight of the 11 members of Iran’s national women’s football first team are actually ‘men’. It has been said that the individuals in question are actually men awaiting sex change operation. The country's national football association has been accused of being "unethical" for knowingly f

Oct 3 2015
From ghettos to European elite: The rise of Zlatan Ibrahimovic
From ghettos to European elite: The rise of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – one of the finest strikers in the world who has averaged 32 goals per season in the last five seasons Flamboyant, arrogant and egoistic. These are the most common adjectives used to describe Zlatan Ibrahimovic – one of the greatest players of our generation and arguably the greatest Nordic player of all time. He has heard of this popular perception of him, but he remains unperturbed as he has heard it all fro

Oct 3 2015
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