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‘Our lives had much in common’ – Neymar opens up on how he was impacted by Bryant’s death

The Brazilian discussed the tragic death of the basketball legend, who died in a helicopter crash in January Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar said he was deeply affected by the death of Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant. The NBA legend, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were tragically killed along with seven others in a helicopter crash in January in Calabasas, California. Neymar paid tribute to Bryant at the time,
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Are Liverpool cursed? Gerrard slip, coronavirus pandemic & Premier League title run cruel twists of fate

The Gerrard slip, 97 points, coronavirus - are Liverpool's Premier League misfortunes simply bad luck, or something more sinister? It was supposed to be Liverpool’s year. They had established a 22-point lead above Manchester City by February. There has never been a larger gap between first and second place in the Premier League (25 points). There was talk of Liverpool lifting the title against Everton in March, potentially setting the
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‘He hasn’t done more than Nigerian coaches’ – Dosu Joseph rates Rohr’s Super Eagles performance

The 46-year-old has taken time to evaluate the impact of the German tactician since taking charge of the West Africans Former Nigeria international Dosu Joseph believes Gernot Rohr has not done enough for the Super Eagles and has set a benchmark for him. The German tactician has been in charge of the West Africans since 2016 and led the side to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where they were
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It’s only fair to crown Kaizer Chiefs as PSL champions – Monare

The Clever Boys midfielder does not mind if Amakhosi are declared 2019/20 title winners Bidvest Wits midfielder Thabang Monare says that it is only logical for Kaizer Chiefs to be handed the Premier Soccer League (PSL) crown in the event that the season is cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Football is currently suspended in South Africa as the country's battle against the coronavirus continues. With South Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases on the
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Manchester United star Ighalo reveals inspiration behind football career

The 30-year-old Manchester United forward claimed that his mother is a driving force in his journey to football stardom Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has disclosed the driving force behind his journey as a footballer. Before joining Manchester United on loan from Shanghai Shenhua, the 30-year-old had featured for Lyn, Udinese, Granada, Cesena, Watford and Changchun Yatai. On the international scene, Ighalo captained Nigeria U20 to the 2009 Fifa U20
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‘Far too early’ to replace De Gea with Henderson at Man Utd – Schmeichel

The Old Trafford goalkeeping legend believes the step up from Sheffield United will be a huge one for the young England prospect It is “far too early” for Manchester United to consider dropping David de Gea for Sheffield United loanee Dean Henderson, according to Peter Schmeichel. With De Gea’s form dipping in recent seasons and Henderson performing superbly for the Blades this year, there have been calls for Henderson to
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Watch Besiktas’ Kevin-Prince Boateng and son prank grandmother

The Ghanaian forward continues to have quality time with his family indoors as the battle against coronavirus persists Kevin-Prince Boateng has taken to social media to share a video where he and his five-year-old son Maddox Prince prank the boy's grandmother. The 32-year-old Ghana international, like most footballers, remains indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. He spends a lot of time sharing content about his personal life with family and
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Watch: Essien’ shares detailed exercise routine

The Ghanaian legend continues to keep fit as he remains indoors amid the coronavirus outbreak Former Ghana international and Sabail midfielder Michael Essien has taken to social media to share a detailed exercise routine he engages in. With almost no football activities on because of the coronavirus outbreak, players must maintain their fitness for whenever play returns. Essien has been sharing a series of fitness-related videos on Instagram since the