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Silvio Berlusconi's firm offered €700 million for AC Milan by Chinese consortiun
Silvio Berlusconi's firm offered €700 million for AC Milan by Chinese consortiun

AC Milan's goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma makes a save during the match against Napoli A group of Chinese investors has offered to buy AC Milan football club, one of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's most cherished assets, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.The offer values the club at around €700 million ($801 million) including debt, one of the sources said.Berlusconi, whose family holdin

Apr 30 2016
5 footballing rivalries that are no more the same
5 footballing rivalries that are no more the same

The United-Arsenal rivalry has lost it’s fiercesnessRivalries are something that make the experience for football fans around the world worthwhile. It shows how the sport is considered a religion in some parts of the world and in some cases the sport is driven by religion as well.Several derbies have stood the test of time becoming a hallmark of the game. But the status of some have changed, either due to the cruel nature of circumstan

Apr 28 2016
5 times rivals met in the UEFA Champions League final
5 times rivals met in the UEFA Champions League final

Sergio Ramos scored an important goal for Real Madrid against Atletico in the 2014 finalThe UEFA Champions League is a competition which pits the best in Europe against each other as they do battle for the ultimate prize in club football.This leads up to nights which are etched onto the minds of football fans as the very best of European Football produce some of their very best to not only wow the watching world but also to write their names into

Apr 28 2016
Malaysian crown prince rubbishes reports of him taking over AC Milan
Malaysian crown prince rubbishes reports of him taking over AC Milan

AC Milan playersA Malaysian royal family member has denied that he was buying AC Milan despite earlier report on his interest in the seven-time European football champions.In a post on social network, Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim of Malaysia's southern Johor state on Monday clarified in an interview with the Strait Times of Singapore that owning the Rossoneri was merely his dream, reports Xinhua."I was also asked if I have an

Apr 26 2016
6 pairs of rivals that shared stadiums
6 pairs of rivals that shared stadiums

Inter Milan and AC Milan have played some great games at the San SiroA football club’s stadium is so much more than just a pitch where they play.For adoring fans they are like temples, where their pious followers can congregate to praise their club’s soul. Giant-killings, historic comebacks and champagne football all reeling out to the backdrop of thousands of roaring supporters. Flares will light up, jeers and bellows will accompany

Juve close in on Serie A title after Buffon heroics
Juve close in on Serie A title after Buffon heroics

Football Soccer - Fiorentina v Juventus - Italian Serie A - Artemio Franchi stadium, Florence, Italy - 24/04/16 Juventus' Paulo Dybala (C) in action against Fiorentina's Davide Astori and Borja Valero (R). REUTERS/Stefano RellandiniBy Ed DoveREUTERS - Juventus need one point to secure the Serie A title after beating rivals Fiorentina 2-1 away on Sunday helped by Gianluigi Buffon saving a 90th minute penalty from Nikola Kalinic.Alvaro Morata s

Apr 25 2016
Anfield stunned as old friend Benitez conjures comeback
Anfield stunned as old friend Benitez conjures comeback

Football Soccer - Liverpool v Newcastle United - Barclays Premier League - Anfield - 23/4/16 Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez before the game Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith LivepicBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters) - The Kop never forget their own and Rafa Benitez received a raucous reception on Saturday as he walked out at Anfield where he remains a hero to Liverpool fans for conjuring the 2005 'Miracle of Istanbul'.But little did anyone th

Apr 24 2016
Man City go third, Newcastle rally boosts survival hopes
Man City go third, Newcastle rally boosts survival hopes

Football Soccer - Liverpool v Newcastle United - Barclays Premier League - Anfield - 23/4/16 Liverpool's Dejan Lovren Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith LivepicBy Alan BaldwinLONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City moved up to third in the Premier League on Saturday while Newcastle United boosted their hopes of survival by coming back from two goals down at Liverpool to draw 2-2 and secure a precious point.On an afternoon that reaped 19 goals from

Apr 23 2016
5 footballers with the highest social media following
5 footballers with the highest social media following

Cristiano Ronaldo’s official Facebook page has a whopping 111.1 million likes.It makes for a nice success story to make a good footballer. You need to put in years of good work and strive to become one along with the incessant desire to keep evolving your game. The same stands for keeping your social holding in modern times. The modern day, social media crazy fan base won’t follow you on social media unless you can match your fla

Apr 23 2016
8 relatively unknown facts about Kaka
8 relatively unknown facts about Kaka

Kaka is one of the greatest players of all timeKaka is one of those players who you could never dislike despite which team you support . The Brazilian has won almost everything there is to win in football. His style, power and grace is unique and he produced several moments of class on the pitchNo one can forget that defence-splitting pass he provided Hernan Crespo in the UEFA Champions League final in 2005. Kaka was the last player to

Apr 22 2016
5 amazing footballers who never played in Europe
5 amazing footballers who never played in Europe

European football is considered to be the best in the world. The European leagues garner the most attention worldwide and usually the best players ply their trade in Europe.However, there are some truly amazing footballers who have never played in Europe. The list includes World Cup legends, best player in the history of the game and national heroes as well. Some absolute legends of the game have not had the urge to prove themselves away fro

Apr 21 2016
Mario Balotelli rules out return to Liverpool
Mario Balotelli rules out return to Liverpool

Balotelli didn’t have the greatest season for Liverpool last yearMaverick striker Mario Balotelli has ruled out his return to Liverpool and has expressed his desire to stay with Italian giants AC Milan.The Italy international is currently on loan to Milan from former English champions Liverpool where he endured a miserable 2014-15 season. He has struggled to make it to the starting XI at Milan as well, but has shown much better form in the

Apr 19 2016
5 footballers who were managed by their fathers
5 footballers who were managed by their fathers

A father-son relationship can be special and memorable but sometimes cold and difficult too. While mutual respect can go a long way in maintaining a great rapport, not doing so can lead to some real issues.  For many sportspersons, they have had to maintain this relationship not only at home but also at the workplace, while playing under their coaching fathers. It is one thing to be under your father’s strict glare

Apr 18 2016
Juventus tighten grip on top spot, Totti saves Roma
Juventus tighten grip on top spot, Totti saves Roma

Football Soccer - Juventus v Palermo - Italian Serie A - Juventus Stadium, Turin, Italy - 17/04/16 Juventus' Sami Khedira (hidden) celebrates with his teammates (L-R) Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala, Paul Lamine Pogba, Claudio Marchisio and Daniele Rugani after scoring the first goal REUTERS/Giorgio PerottinoMILAN, (Reuters) - Juventus moved nine points clear at the top of Serie A after defeating Palermo 4-0 at home on Sunday and Francesco Totti

Apr 17 2016
5 of Liverpool’s greatest European comebacks
5 of Liverpool’s greatest European comebacks

Liverpool players celebrate their win over AC Milan in the finals of the UEFA Champions LeagueLiverpool are one of the most popular and successful clubs in the world. The Reds have won 11 European trophies including five Champions Leagues and three Europa Leagues. In fact, only Real Madrid, AC Milan and Barcelona have more European honours than the giants of Merseyside.Even though Liverpool have failed to win a league title for over two and

Apr 16 2016
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