Saturday, January 17, 2015

Ronaldo holds the triumph

Ronaldo won The FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded as the best player on the planet in Zurich. The Portuguese lift the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the third time and second time in a row after beating four- time winner Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in votes.

Ronaldo said in his speech, “I want to become one of the greatest players of all time .Of course, this requires a lot of effort and I hope to get there.”

The Portuguese got highest no of votes among 23 candidates list while Messi got second position in the voting and Manuel Neuer got the third place.

Ronaldo scored 61 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal last year. His record tally of 17 goals in a Champions League season helped Real Madrid to win10th European Cup title.

When Frenchman Thierry Henry read out his name, Ronaldo closed his eyes, dipped his head and smiled before walking to the stage.
Ronaldo said,"It has been an unforgettable year."

While the defeat of Manuel Neuer, Germany clinch three titles for the country as Joachim Loew was voted coach of the year, Ralf Kellermann won the coaching award for women’s football and Germany midfielder Nadine Kessler named the best women’s player in 2014.

The Puskas Award was won by James Rodriguez as the extraordinary volley by Rodriguez for Colombia against Uruguay at the Maracana Brazil 2014 was chosen by the users of FIFA official site.

I’d like to thank everybody who has voted for me,” said by James Rodriguez, “This was a very special moment for me and everyone in Colombia. I feel incredibly happy.”

The 11 stars that earned a place in the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2014 selected through voting by over 20,000 professional players.
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer
Defenders: Philipp Lahm, Sergio Ramos, David Luiz, Thiago Silva
Midfielders: Angel Di Maria, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robben

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Yaya Sanogo joins crystal Palace

Yaya Sanogo has joined Crystal Palace on loan until the end of the season

Yaya Sanogo is a French professional footballer who recently joined Crystal Palace from Arsenal as a striker. The 21-year-old had a rough last season with Gunners. He has only made six appearances, scoring just one goal against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

Sanogo was linked with a move to his native France to join Bordeaux but Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wanted to loan him out to an English club. Availing of the opportunity Alan Pardew the Crystal Palace manager made Sanogo his first signing of this season.

Yaya Sanogo 
Speaking about him move to Palace Sango said, “When the Arsenal manager spoke with me about Crystal Palace I was very happy because I want to play more games,"

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Victor Valdes all set to sign Manchester United

Victor Valdes has been a free agent since leaving the La Liga giant Barcelona, whom he served his entire career. The Spanish goalkeeper has been training with United for three months in order to help him recover from a serious knee injury.

Before last season started, Valdes confirmed it would be his final one at the Nou Camp, but his campaign ended in March when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament, an injury that kept him out of the World Cup.

News posted by skysports claims that United will now sign the 32-year-old Spanish World Cup winner to provide competition for first choice David de Gea.

Victor Valdes

It also poses a serious question about the future of United’s first-choice goalkeeper David De Gea, who was the club's player of the year last season and has excelled again this term.

Talking of Valdes record book he won six La Liga titles, three Champions Leagues and also lifted the Copa del Rey on two times before leaving Nou Camp.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Manchester United is ready to offer £77m for Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba is a French professional footballer who plays for Italian club Juventus in Serie A. He left Manchester United in 2012 after Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that Pogba had left the club and signed for Italian club Juventus.

Phogba transfer seemed as a big mistake by the spectators and they always wanted to see him on Old Trafford.
Paul Pogba
Red Devils new boss Louis van Gaal put Pogba at the top of his wishlist for summer transfer window. Van Gaal is expected to make a bid in the region of £77m for him thereby making a sensational return of Pogba to Old Trafford.

And according to recent reports in Italy, Juve boss Massimo Allegri has targeted PSG's Verratti as Pogba's successor. With this all doors are wide open for Manchester United to sign the French midfielder.


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