Things you need to know about the Messi-Roccuzzo wedding

It is the wedding of the year: the best soccer player in the world, Lionel Messi, marries on Friday with his old girlfriend. Antonella Roccuzzo invited his native Rosario to celebrate with their families and friends to international soccer stars. The big event will be on Friday from 7 pm at the City Center-Casino Hotel a luxury resort where the event will take place in full said a statement released by the communications firm hired by 6 Pointer. There will be a civil wedding, the party and the guests will be accommodated.

Messi-Roccuzzo wedding

Some 260 people, including the presence of colleagues and former colleagues of Leo throughout his career as well as family and friends of the player and Antonella the official told the press. Confirmed are the Colombian singer Shakira with her partner Gerard Pique and his teammates and Messi in Barcelona like Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Luis Suarez, Neymar, Rafinha and Javier Mascherano, as well as his friend of Chelsea. Andres Iniesta is the only one who can not travel because he has just been a father. Also invited were his friends of the Argentine national team Sergio. Continue reading “Things you need to know about the Messi-Roccuzzo wedding”

Gato Romero to lead Malaga to the end of the season

The Malaga Football Club began this summer an interesting project with Juande Ramos at the front. With him, it was expected that the team would overcome the good work of Javi Gracia and that he fought to play in Europe, but this year has not been so and that has been provoking quite a stir in the environment.

Within this rarefied atmosphere came the resignation of Juande Ramos. The Spanish coach justified his decision, unusual in football today, based not on results, not considered bad at all, but that environment which he regarded as one of the main problems for the team was not positions In which it should be.

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Finding a substitute for Juande Ramos has not been easy either. The first choice for the sporting director, Francesc Arnau, was his friend Oscar Garcia Junyent, but failed to convince him to leave the Austrian Red Bull Salzburg. The other names that were on the table, such as Ruby or Sergio Gonzalez, seems not entirely convinced the above Arnau areas. Continue reading “Gato Romero to lead Malaga to the end of the season”

Players with whom you can trade from January 1, 2017

January 1st, 2017 marks the start date of the winter transfer market. Similarly, also marks the start date on which the clubs officially can start negotiating with players who just contract in the summer and therefore would be free and could be incorporated free (commissions separately) to a new computer.

Now, let’s meet some of those players who, these days, may be looking for a new future. We will do it first nationally and then internationally.

Santi Cazorla

In the Spanish League

In the Spanish Football League, we have more than fifty players ending contract in the summer of 2017 and are likely to change teams. To highlight the name of Pepe , Real Madrid defender, and players like Fernando Torres and Xabi Prieto, although it would be unusual for these two players will not continue in his current club, which are emblems. Continue reading “Players with whom you can trade from January 1, 2017”

Kasper Dolberg, talent of the Danish school for the Ajax of Amsterdam

John Steel Olsen is a former Danish footballer who spent his entire career in the Dutch league. In his retirement, Olsen joined the team of scouts from Ajax Amsterdam and has proven his talent to cast the tie to the promises of Scandinavian football, as his hand reached the Dutch team players like Ibrahimovic or Eriksen.

The last great “hunting” Olsen for Ajax is called Kasper Dolberg, it is Danish and also going to star. Just over a year ago this guy debuted in the first team of Silkeborg, the team of his hometown, and is now one of the names Ajax holder in the forward position and with a background of 11 goals in 21 Matches, between league, cup and European competition.

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Olsen had followed the boy closely, fixed in the lower echelons of the selection of Denmark at age 14, so I still had not reached even debut in the Danish first division and Ajax already had his tie. His first destination was the youth team, where starting from the right end his performances gave him the jump to the first team for this season. Continue reading “Kasper Dolberg, talent of the Danish school for the Ajax of Amsterdam”

Gareth Southgate stays as England

When uncovered the scandal of Sam Allardyce and he had to dismiss from his post as England manager, the FA trusted Gareth Southgate provisionally. Although in reality, what they really were doing was testing him to see if it was right to take command of the English team.

In addition, apparently, it seems that Gareth Southgate has passed that test, given that the English federation has announced that it will continue as England manager. The label “interim” is over, as the former footballer of 46 years will lead the team the Three Lions until 2020, if you have the bad luck that things go wrong and you unlink your contract.

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Those who followed the Premier League in the nineties will remember his time as a player. A career that began in the Crystal Palace, which followed the Aston Villa and ended at Middlesbrough. At his retirement in 2006, he went straight to the bench of Boro, which he led for the next three years until he was fired. Continue reading “Gareth Southgate stays as England”

On this day … We left Fernando Martin

On December 3, 1989, Fernando Martin, despite being injured, he headed to the Palace of Sports of the Community of Madrid, to see a match that would dispute his team, Real Madrid, with the CAI Zaragoza. At the entrance of the M-30, around three-twenty in the afternoon, an accident with the car driving cost him his life at 27 years of age.

Martin was one of those pioneers athletes who are responsible for breaking down barriers, becoming the first Spanish player and second in Europe (after the Bulgarian Georgi Glouchkov) to play in the NBA, wearing the shirt of the Portland Trail Blazers. Although his year in the United States was discreet, FM marked the path of the Spanish players who shine in thirty years after the showpiece of world basketball.

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He returned to Madrid in 1987, the expectation in Spain with his return was very great, was the “boom” of the ACB with unforgettable clashes between Real Madrid and Barcelona, where all eyes on Fernando Martin and Audie Norris. Continue reading “On this day … We left Fernando Martin”

On this day … Pele made his 1000 goal

On November 19, 1969, Edson Arantes do Nascimento Pele made his 1000 goal at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro before 65,000 spectators.

Five days before Pele had achieved both 999 in your account to Botafogo and a couple of days later, his team, Santos, facing away to Bahia, but this time not wet Pele.

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In the next game, the Saints received at the legendary Maracana to Vasco de Gama. With the score at 1-1 and in the absence of 12 minutes to the end of the match, the referee signaled a penalty for the home side and, of course, Pele would be in charge of running it. All cameras were about to capture the historic moment, in front, the Argentine goalkeeper Edgardo Jack Andrada, who had said before the match that for the world wanted to go down in history as the goalkeeper who conceded the goal Pele thousand. Continue reading “On this day … Pele made his 1000 goal”

On this day … Muhammad Ali overcame George Foreman in “Rumble in the Jungle”

On October 30, 1974 took place “Rumble in the Jungle”, the most famous boxing fights in history which pitted Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).

The bout was scheduled for September, but an injury caused Foreman was delayed six weeks. One hundred thousand people packed the stadium on May 20, although the battle was to begin at 4 am in order to adapt to American time. The dictator Mobutu Sese Seko paid five million dollars to each fighter to accept the central African country to host the event.

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Foreman, 25 years, defended title with a spectacular record of 40 wins (37 of them by KO) thanks to a concussive punching power, while Ali, 32, had lost his leg speed and came to be defeated by Joe Fraizer and Ken Norton. The stakes were clearly favorable to the first, but on the contrary, Louisville had the support of the public. They spent much of the summer in Zaire to suit its tropical climate and the unusual schedule in which they would face. Continue reading “On this day … Muhammad Ali overcame George Foreman in “Rumble in the Jungle””