Jerry Bengtson becomes ‘first footballer’ to wear face mask for an entire match

Honduran footballer Jerry Bengtson, who plays for the Paraguayan side as a forward, Club Olimpia, is believed to be the first footballer to wear a face mask in the COVID-19 pandemic throughout and during a match.  As his side took on Montreal Impact in the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday, Decembe15, the Honduras International, 33, took the face covering to shield himself and his teammates. Olimpia actually fell to a 1-0 defeat to Thierry Henry’s team, who went through to the semi-final with a…

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Slaven Bilic is sacked by West Bromwich Albion hours after impressive draw against Man City

West Brom manager Slaven Bilic has been sacked after 18 months in charge, with the club 19th in the Premier League. On Wednesday, December 16, the Croatian football manager was dismissed, despite his side earning an impressive 1-1 draw on Tuesday night at Manchester City.  The…

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If anything happens to Neymar, you will pay with your life – Midfielder Thiago Mendes and his family receive death threats after his tackle left the PSG star with an ankle injury

Thiago Mendes and his family have been sent death threats on social media after the Lyon midfielder was sent off for a horror challenge on…

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Basketball star, Keyontae Johnson in medically induced coma after collapsing on the court

Florida men’s basketball player, Keyontae Johnson is in a medically induced coma after collapsing during a game over the weekend. During a game on Saturday between the Gators and Florida State, Johnson, 21, collapsed  and was taken off the court on a stretcher and transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. His grandfather, Larry…

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‘I prefer to watch boxing and UFC over football’ – Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus and Portugal superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has revealed his love for combat sports. Following his exploits for Real Madrid, Manchester United, Juve, and Portugal, Ronaldo is one of football’s all-time greats. Madrid’s record goalscorer is the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, but  Ronaldo showed his passion for action sports when it comes to watching tv. “Playing football is my passion, but…

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Ballon d’Or ‘Dream Team’ announced: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Maradona and Pele included in football’s best XI ever

France Football has announced their star-studded Ballon d’Or ‘Dream Team.’ The Ballon d’Or award this year was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the weekly  magazine that created the award, France Football, decided instead to announce the best XI in its place. Journalists from 170 countries cast their votes on who would make the team, which sees the team  line up with goalkeeper and defenders first revealed in a 3-4-3 formation and then midfielder  and attackers followed. In goal, Russia’s legendary goalkeeper Lev Yashin was named as the greatest…

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