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What Is Gareth Bale Age, Height and Weight?

What Is Gareth Bale Age, Height and Weight?

Gareth Bale has proved to be one of the most talented players ever produced by Wales. Hailing from Cardiff. He made a name for himself as a fast, strong and skillful player with a phenomenal strike and ball control. Bale is currently playing in Real Madrid. He has won plenty of prestigious titles and cups including Champions League trophies. Gareth Bale is the one to form an award-winning “BBC” trio along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. He boasts an enormous strike force in addition to countless goals. However, do you know the exact Gareth Bale age? What is Gareth …

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FIFA may not be in favour of La Liga US matches

FIFA may not be in favour of La Liga US matches

President Gianni Infantino has voiced his opinion of La Liga taking some official matches to the United States The Spanish FA has decided to take at least an official match to the United States for the next 15 years. And the news was not welcome by the tournament’s fans in Spain, the players, and other football stars. And those who oppose the idea might have a bigger partner against it. On his visit to the United States, FIFA president Gianni Infantino expressed displeasure with the announcement. “I think I would prefer much more a great MLS game in the U.S. …

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Ronaldo hopes Cristiano Jr will follow in his footsteps

Ronaldo hopes Cristiano Jr will follow in his footsteps

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he would like to see his son one day fill his boots and become a great footballer. The Portuguese skipper has often uploaded photos of his first-born child on social media either on the football pitch or in the gym. Cristiano Jr, 8, showcased his skills at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu in a game last season at half-time and now a future has even been mapped out by his father, who completed a €112m to Juventus last month. “He is very competitive, he’s like me when I was young,” Ronaldo, 33, said in an interview with DAZN, via Sporting. “He doesn’t like …

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Kaka: Time for a new Ballon d’Or winner

Kaka: Time for a new Ballon d’Or winner

Former Ballon d’Or winner Kaka believes that it’s time for someone else other than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to win the award The former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder was the last player to have won the Ballon d’Or prize before the Ronaldo and Messi duopoly began in 2008. Both players have now won football most prestigious individual accolade five times each and Kaka has now rather boldly suggested that it’s time for a new player to break the dominance. Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Brazilian ace has even recommended two top candidates that could put …

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Ronaldo aims for Champions League glory with Juventus

Ronaldo aims for Champions League glory with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is aiming for Champions League glory with Italian Champions Juventus. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has won Europe’s biggest club prize once with Manchester United and four times in the past five years at Real Madrid. Ronaldo will join Dutch legend and current Cameroon boss Clarence Seedorf as only the second player to have lifted the trophy with three different clubs if he wins the title with Juve. You have to go back 22 years ago to recall the last time Juventus defeated Ajax to win the Champions League. Since then, they had lost five times in the final with the most recent one …

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RB Leipzig certain of Timo Werner stay

RB Leipzig certain of Timo Werner stay

RB Leipzig manager Ralf Rangnick has confirmed that Timo Werner will remain at the club, amid reports linking him to Real Madrid. The German forward was a subject of transfer speculation linking him to the Bernabeu due to his impressive performances at Leipzig, which has seen him manage 42 goals in 77 appearances. But Rangnick, who will only be in charge of Leipzig for this season, is certain that Werner will remain where he is at the end of the transfer window. “That’s just not an issue for us,” Rangnick said to Sky. “Timo has made it clear to us as …

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Hazard keen on Chelsea stay despite Madrid link

Hazard keen on Chelsea stay despite Madrid link

Chelsea star man Eden Hazard has played down rumours linking him to Real Madrid amidst claims the European Champions could still launch a bid. The Belgian midfielder has been strongly linked with a move to the Bernabeu this summer, ever since the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo. Los Blancos have been attempting to fill the void, but it’s proven difficult to find a suitable replacement for some reason or another. Real Madrid were not entirely discouraged by Chelsea’s €200 million plus price-tag of Eden Hazard, yet the winger has himself confirmed that he will not be leaving Stamford Bridge. Speaking to RMC Sport after …

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Spanish League set to storm America

Spanish League set to storm America

The Spanish League is set to play a regular-season La Liga match in the United States as part of a new 15-year deal to promote the league in North America. The league announced on Thursday that it had agreed on a joint venture with Relevent, a multinational media, sports, and entertainment group, the company behind the annual pre-season International Champions Cup. View this post on Instagram Spanish League set to storm America A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 16, 2018 at 4:57am PDT La Liga said in a statement: “As part of the agreement, La Liga plans to bring a …

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Atletico Madrid reign supreme in Europe

Atletico Madrid reign supreme in Europe

Atletico Madrid beat European Champions Real Madrid 4-2 in a thrilling encounter in Tallin to win their third UEFA Super Cup trophy Diego Costa powered the Europa League winners to the lead after just 49 seconds of the game with a powerful strike from an acute angle. Los Blancos were back on level terms in the 27th minute of the game when a beautiful cross from Bale met Benzema’s header from close range. Madrid regained the lead in the 63rd minute when Sergio Ramos expertly converted from the spot after a handball from Juanfran. However, Simeone’s men had other ideas …

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Video highlights: Best of Luka Modric

Video highlights: Best of Luka Modric

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has become a household name in the game of football and his generation The Croatian captain is a gifted midfielder with his wide range of vision and incredible passing ability. The former Spurs playmaker has been the bedrock of Madrid’s success in the middle of the park alongside Toni Kroos. The duo played an immense role in Los Blancos three consecutive Champions League titles. But there is one aspect of his game that makes him a complete midfielder and that is the art of goalscoring. His contributions at the World Cup helped Croatia to their …

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Diego Godin confirms he turned down United move

Diego Godin confirms he turned down United move

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has revealed he turned down the chance to move to Manchester United during the summer transfer window but did so due to personal reasons Godin, 32, has established his name as one of the world’s renowned defenders since he started working with Diego Simeone in the Spanish capital. Atletico has built a powerful defense around his talents, a strength that helped the side to the 2013-14 La Liga title as well as two Champions League finals in the last five seasons. That talent, not to mention his cut-price €20 million (£18m/$23.2m) buyout clause, attracted the …

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Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut

Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut

Eight minutes was all it took superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to open his Juventus account in a friendly game Cristiano Ronaldo started his Juventus career in a brilliant style as he netted in the opening eight minutes of his first game. The former Real Madrid star was finally introduced to Juventus fans in Sunday’s friendly against the club’s youth team after he came back from the extended leave he got after the 2018 World Cup. The moment @Cristiano scored his first ⚪⚫ goal! ⚽️??#VillarPerosa #CR7Juve pic.twitter.com/o0ilL4WxoA — JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) August 12, 2018 The match is a traditional curtain-raiser where potential first …

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Ronaldo: I dreamed of playing for Juventus

Ronaldo: I dreamed of playing for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo has opened up on his admiration for Juventus, and further revealed it was his dream to play for the Italian Champions Ronaldo,33, completed the move to Juve earlier this summer for a fee worth over €100m plus bonuses. In a recent interview with the club’s TV, the Portuguese international gave his impression about the Serie A giants. “I feel great. Everything is good, the test was good, the people around the stadium, the fans, the people in the training ground are very nice to me. I’m glad, I’m happy.” “Great club, first of all, it is a great club. …

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Courtois keen on Hazard to join Madrid

Courtois keen on Hazard to join Madrid

Thibaut Courtois may incur the wrath of Chelsea fans with his latest outburst. The Belgian goalkeeper admitted he would like to see Eden Hazard in a Real Madrid jersey Courtois had made no secret of his desire to join Los Blancos because he wanted to be closer to his two children who both live in Spain. However, yesterday, as Courtois, who won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup in his three-year spell at Stamford Bridge, posed for pictures at the Bernabeu, he said: View this post on Instagram Courtois keen on Hazard to join Madrid A …

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Video highlights: Chelsea vs Roma, Real Madrid vs Roma

Video highlights: Chelsea vs Roma, Real Madrid vs Roma

Chelsea rounded up their pre-season campaign with a barren draw against Lyon but managed to win via spot kicks. The Blues couldn’t breakdown Lyon’s rearguard in 90 minutes despite mustering few chances that would have won the tie. However, both sides had to settle for penalties to decide the tie. Returning Belgian skipper was on hand to dispatch the winning goal from the spot. In the other fixture, Gareth Bale gave new manager Lopetuigi something to think about with his brilliant performance during the 2-1 triumph over Roma.

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Report: Real Madrid to offer Modric a new contract

Report: Real Madrid to offer Modric a new contract

Real Madrid are currently planning to offer Luka Modric a new contract to stave off interest from Inter Milan, reports Marca Modric was in outstanding form at the World Cup for Croatia, his displays earned him the Golden Ball award. The former Spurs talisman has been strongly linked with a move to Inter for the past week. In fact, the Nerazzurri’s manager Luciano Spalletti confirmed over the weekend that they are indeed attempting to sign Modric. View this post on Instagram Report: Real Madrid to offer Modric a new contract A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:23am PDT …

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