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Video highlights: Real Madrid vs Man United, Roma vs Barcelona

Video highlights: Real Madrid vs Man United, Roma vs Barcelona

Manchester United rounded up their International Champions Cup with a 2-1 win against Real Madrid few days after losing to rivals Liverpool. Goals from Alex Sanchez and Ander Herrera helped the Red Devils to seal a win despite a consolation strike from Karim Benzema. In the other tie, Barcelona suffered a 4-2 loss to Roma in a repeat of the Champions League quarter-final. New boy Malcom scored his first goal for the club, but that wasn’t enough to secure a win as the Italians outscored the Spanish Champions.

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Unai Emery happy with Arsenal’s win over Chelsea

Unai Emery happy with Arsenal’s win over Chelsea

Arsenal boss Unai Emery was excited with his team’s display after they came from behind to defeat Premier League rivals Chelsea on penalties. The Gunners got off to a slow start in the game against Chelsea with teenage sensation Callum Hudson-Odoi providing all sorts of problems for full-back Hector Bellerin in the early stages of the tie. After Antonio Rudiger six-minute header had put Chelsea in the lead, fortune smiled down on Arsenal when Alvaro Morata missed a penalty just six minutes later. View this post on Instagram Unai Emery happy with Arsenal's win over Chelsea A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 2, …

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Lallana: Liverpool ready to deliver silverware

Lallana: Liverpool ready to deliver silverware

Adam Lallana admits Liverpool are ready to challenge for trophies on all fronts this season after making some shrewd signings in the summer transfer market. Since Klopp made the switch to Anfield in October 2015, the Reds have lost a Champions League, Europa League, and EFL Cup final. In the league front, they have finished no higher than fourth under the German. However, Lallana believes Liverpool are well-placed to end their six-year wait for silverware after spending more than £170m on reinforcements, including making Alisson the most expensive goalkeeper in history. View this post on Instagram Lallana: Liverpool ready to deliver …

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Neymar joins PSG squad in China

Neymar joins PSG squad in China

Neymar Jr has joined his Paris Saint-Germain teammates in China ahead of their French Super Cup clash against Ligue 1 rivals AS Monaco this weekend. The French Champions will square up against Monaco in Shenzhen for the 23rd edition of the Trophee des Champions this Saturday in what will be Thomas Tuchel’s first competitive game in charge of the club. Neymar was granted an extended summer vacation in order to properly recover ahead of the new season due to his participation at the World Cup in Russia. It’s uncertain if he will feature in the curtain raiser owing to fitness issues.   View this post on …

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Ribery and Robben gunning for more glory

Ribery and Robben gunning for more glory

Bayern Munich duo Frank Ribery and Arjen Robben may be in the twilight of their successful careers, but they don’t have any intentions of slowing down as they hope to fire the German Champions to more glory. The dynamic duo, fondly called “Robbery,” have played together for the past nine years and have won seven Bundesliga titles in that period, along with the Champions League in 2013 in Bayern’s historic treble-winning season. Ribery and Robben have scored a combined total of 175 goals in 437 Bundesliga matches for Bayern. But, with Ribery now 35 and Robben 34, they could be forgiven for …

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Vrsaljko joins Inter Milan on loan

Vrsaljko joins Inter Milan on loan

Europa League winners Atletico Madrid have confirmed that Sime Vrsaljko has joined Inter Milan on a season-long loan deal with the option to be signed permanently at the end of the season. Vrsaljko, 26, was in superb form during this summer’s World Cup for Croatia helping the national side to reach the final of the competition for the first time in their history. The Croatian right-back proved to be an important member of the Atletico squad in last season’s Europa League as they wrapped up their first piece of major silverware since their La Liga triumph in 2014. View this post on Instagram …

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Lopetegui positive despite debut loss to United

Lopetegui positive despite debut loss to United

Losing your first game as a manager of a club like Real Madrid may not be the ideal start. However, Julen Lopetegui has decided to dwell on the positives of their 2-1 defeat to Manchester United. Lopetegui, 51, fielded a mixed line-up in his first game in Miami on Wednesday morning with Karim Benzema being the only starter on the pitch that began in May’s Champions League final win over Liverpool. View this post on Instagram Lopetegui positive despite debut loss to United A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 1, 2018 at 1:04am PDT The French striker’s first-half injury time goal couldn’t …

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Spurs vs Barcelona: Video Highlights

Spurs vs Barcelona: Video Highlights

Tottenham Hotspur’s dramatic comeback in the ongoing International Champions Cup clash against Barcelona ended in defeat as the Spanish Champions won the game via spot kicks. Munir El Haddadi gave the Spanish champions the lead with a fine headed goal. Before the Catalans went two goals up courtesy of a well drilled shot from new signing Arthur. The Brazilian sensation joined the Spanish club this summer from Gremio. Denmark’s Christian Eriksen came close to reducing the deficit when his free-kick hit the woodwork of the post. Spurs pulled one back through the South Korean Heung Min-Son after he pounced on an Eriksen …

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What is the Price of Messi Soccer Cleats?

What is the Price of Messi Soccer Cleats?

Player’s gear can be vital when it comes to great performance on the pitch. Moreover, choosing a proper gear might also be of great importance. Luckily for them, modern soccer players do not have to worry about their gear. Most of them have contracts with leading sportswear producers like Nike and Adidas. The brands provide their partner’s exclusive wear and gear to make them feel perfect on the pitch and take the fullest from their talent. The History of Messi Soccer Cleats The Barcelona all-time icon has already tried different types of soccer cleats. He has cooperated with various sportswear …

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Ibrahimovic roars again with a stunning hat-trick

Ibrahimovic roars again with a stunning hat-trick

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his first hat-trick for LA Galaxy in a thrilling win over Orlando City. The veteran Swedish striker took his goal tally to 15 goals in just 17 Major League Soccer appearances for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Zlatan found the net three times after half-time, including twice in the space of four minutes, to see the Galaxy to victory from 3-2 behind at StubHub Center. The former United striker’s intervention extended the club’s unbeaten sequence to nine matches, moving them up to third on the log. View this post on Instagram Ibrahimovic roars again with a stunning hat-trick! A post shared by Footballwood …

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Fine and two-year jail sentence for Cristiano Ronaldo

Fine and two-year jail sentence for Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a two-year jail sentence and fined 19m euros for a tax fraud according to the Spanish press. Ronaldo, 33, who recently completed a move to Italian Champions Juventus evaded tax payment during his time with Los Blancos. Reports in Spain suggest that between 2011 and 2014 Ronaldo committed four years’ worth of tax fraud, comprising of four individual crimes of which the total amount reached €14,768,897. Besides that figure, which was reduced to €5m during the court proceedings, the Portuguese will be forced to pay court fees and interest amounting to just under €19m. The …

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What Is Ronaldo Salary per Month and Year?

What Is Ronaldo Salary per Month and Year?

CR7 is the highest-paid athlete in the world according to Forbes. Ronaldo salary per year is higher than any other football player gets. At the same time, the A-list striker got the fifth place in the Forbes rating of top 100 Celebes with the highest income. How much is Ronaldo Worth? What is Cristiano Ronaldo salary per week? What is Ronaldo wage going to be in a new team? Let’s dive deep into details of the ex-striker of Real Madrid finances. He is certainly not the one to meet budget emergencies in the nearest future. The Portuguese forward has several …

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Malcom’s move to Barcelona may be the end of Willian pursuit

Malcom’s move to Barcelona may be the end of Willian pursuit

With the recent capture of Brazilian winger, Malcolm for a £36m fee from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux. Spanish Champions Barcelona may have signaled an end to the pursuit of Chelsea winger Willian de Borges. The Catalans wrapped up the League and Copa del Rey in style last campaign, but still felt they needed to replace Neymar who joined French Champions PSG in a world record transfer fee. The acquisition of Dembele from Dortmund didn’t live up to the expectation as he was sidelined for the most part of the season. That led the Spanish giants to seek for a winger who …

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Guardiola, Klopp and Deschamps included in FIFA’s coach of the year

Guardiola, Klopp and Deschamps included in FIFA’s coach of the year

Premier League based managers Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola were all included in the 2018 FIFA men’s coach of the year award list, with the final picks set to be known today. The city of London will host the award ceremony slated for 24, September 2018. The current holder of the award Zinedine Zidane was once again amongst the nominees after retaining the Champions League trophy. The former Madrid supremo beat Antonio Conte and Max Allegri to the accolade last season. With only the Juve coach making it to the list this time. However, three English-based coaches are in the …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Team Countries and History

Cristiano Ronaldo Team Countries and History

The time goes by. Players move from one club to another starting their new path on the way to new trophies and glory. For millions of CR7 fans across the globe, the news about Cristiano Ronaldo team changes appeared to be a sensation. Are you still not aware of what team is Cristiano Ronaldo on? Then this article will come in handy. We will speak of a new team Ronaldo plays for as well as discuss some of its former soccer teams where CR7 started his amazing career as an A-list striker and winner of most prestigious football trophies. Where …

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Uli Hoeness slams Mesut Ozil after International retirement

Uli Hoeness slams Mesut Ozil after International retirement

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness criticised Arsenal star Mesut Ozil of meeting the controversial Turkish president after he retired from International football. Uli Hoeness stated he is happy Mesut Ozil retired from Die Mannschaft squad saying the attacking midfielder has been “sh*t for years.” Ozil, 29, announced his retirement from the German squad with immediate effect citing racial problems, disrespect, and criticism he faced for meeting president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the present leader of his ancestral home. The Arsenal midfielder was part of the 2014 World Cup squad was singled out by the German press for taking a picture with the controversial leader before the tournament. …

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