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Refugees who became world-class footballers and won the Champions League

A refugee is a displaced person who left his country out of fear, war or violence, and is unwilling to return home due to well-founded fear of persecution. Millions of refugees are around the world, many of them struggle to survive, but some are currently world-class footballers.

  2 months ago ago
Refugees who became world-class footballers and won the Champions League

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Ranking XI: World Cup Qualifying Best Team Of The Week, After The Matches Played This Week

I have decided to pick my world cup qualifying best team of the week, after the matches played on Friday and Saturday. These 11 players were selected based on their performance this week. 1. GK: Neofytos Michael did really well against Croatia on Friday, the 27-year-old Cypriot goalkeeper made 8 saves against Croatia.

  1 month ago ago
Ranking XI: World Cup Qualifying Best Team Of The Week, After The Matches Played This Week

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Top 3 Greatest European Footballers Of All Time (Photos)

3. Luka Modrić Luka Modrić is a 36-year-old Croatian professional soccer player currently playing as a midfielder for Spanish club, Real Madrid, and the Croatia national team. Nineteen years ago, he joined Dinamo Zagreb at the age of 16. He continued his soccer in Zagreb for several years before he was signed to Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur, where he led Spurs to their first UEFA Champions League appearance in almost 50 years, reaching the quarter-finals of the 2011 tournament.

  2 months ago ago
Top 3 Greatest European Footballers Of All Time (Photos)

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Beautiful Free Kick scored by Real Madrid Star Player set a New Record in the ongoing Qualifiers

Another round of the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers was played last night. In group H, Croatia and Slovakia faced each other in their 8th group fixture. The game ended 2-2 leaving Croatia with 17 points and Slovakia with 10 points. Ivan scored first for Slovakia in the 20th minute.

  1 month ago ago
Beautiful Free Kick scored by Real Madrid Star Player set a New Record in the ongoing Qualifiers

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Thomas Tuchel has unlocked Chelsea's own Paul Pogba to prove Real Madrid wrong.

Kovacic claimed two more assists in Chelsea's 7-0 win over Norwich and has made an excellent start to the season. Few players in European football have enjoyed the same level of success as Mateo Kovacic. He is a four-time Champions League winner, has lifted the UEFA Super Cup on three occasions, has twice clinched the Club World Cup, and has won league titles in Spain and Croatia.

  1 month ago ago
Thomas Tuchel has unlocked Chelsea's own Paul Pogba to prove Real Madrid wrong.

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UEL: Here Is How Group E, F, G & H Tables Look After The First Round Of Games

The UFEA Europa League kick started today for the 2021/22 season as the English side, Westham traveled to Croatia for their first UEL clash this season against Dinamo Zagreb at the Maksimir Stadium. The English side cruised to a 2:0 win over Zagreb to lock start their UEL campaign.

  2 months ago ago
UEL: Here Is How Group E, F, G & H Tables Look After The First Round Of Games

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Here Are All The European Group E, G, H and J World Cup Qualification Match Results

Yesterday's European World cup qualifying matches were full of lot of suspense. Memphis Depay was the star in Group G after he hit a brace against Gibraltar. Those two goals took him to 35 international goals for the Netherlands national team. In Group J, Germany defeated North Macedonia by 4 goals to nothing.

  1 month ago ago
Here Are All The European Group E, G, H and J World Cup Qualification Match Results

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Ranking The Favorites To Win The 2022 World Cup Trophy In Qatar

The 2022 World Cup tournament at Qatar promises to be a very enthusiastic one owing to the amount of money spent for its success. Different nations will come together and contest for one grand trophy, the 'World Cup'. Germany emerged winners of the 2014 World Cup tournament after defeating Argentina in the finals.

  1 month ago ago
Ranking The Favorites To Win The 2022 World Cup Trophy In Qatar

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Top 5 Players With The Most Incredible Performance In Tuesday's UEFA World Cup Qualifiers

Another round of UEFA world cup qualifying games presented us with some breath taking performances from some of our favorite stars, 13 games were played in Tuesday's round of fixtures that saw 10 wins and 3 draws, France, Netherlands, Scotland, Denmark, Portugal, Norway, Croatia, Russia, Faroe Island and Slovakia all secured victories.

  2 months ago ago
Top 5 Players With The Most Incredible Performance In Tuesday's UEFA World Cup Qualifiers

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WCQ: How Modrić helped Croatia secure comeback draw against Slovakia as they near qualification

An enthralling contest between Croatia and Slovakia ended 2-2 in Osijek, ending the visitors’ hopes of World Cup qualification, while Croatia guaranteed at least a play-off place. Slovakia entered the encounter knowing a victory was needed to close the gap on Russia and Croatia, who occupied the top two positions of Group H. The visitors set about their task in determined fashion and took the lead in the 20th minute when Marek Hamšík’s delightful free-kick found the head of Ivan Schranz, who guided the ball past Dominik Livaković to register his third international goal.

  1 month ago ago
WCQ: How Modrić helped Croatia secure comeback draw against Slovakia as they near qualification

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BBN: Esther Biade Shows Off Her Figure In New Photos As She Vacations In London

One of the most calm, demure and classy housemates of the season four of the Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem series reality TV show is Esther Biade. Esther Biade The twenty five(25) years old stylish lawyer, entrepreneur, fashion enthusiast and Instagram model is one reality TV star, who manages to stay without controversy as her Instagram page is a proof of that.

  3 months ago ago
BBN: Esther Biade Shows Off Her Figure In New Photos As She Vacations In London

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The Next Record Romelu Lukaku Will Be Hoping To Set In His International Career

When Lukaku was invited to the national team for the first time in February of 2010, the youngster who was introducing himself to the world of football while leading the attack for Anderlecht would have had big dreams to one day become a legend of the national side. At such a young age, Lukaku was attracting interest from top clubs in Europe and the fact that he got an invite to the national team proved he was a shining star in the making.

  2 months ago ago
The Next Record Romelu Lukaku Will Be Hoping To Set In His International Career

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Chelsea star guides his country to a 3-0 victory in FIFA World Cup qualifier

Chelsea football club of England midfield maestro Mateo Kovacic was exceptional for Croatia national team on Tuesday night, as he guided them to a remarkable 3-0 victory over Slovakia in FIFA World Cup qualifier. The former Real Madrid football club of Spain star was given another starting role by his coach, after his outstanding performance for the team in their last game, and he was able to impress again.

  2 months ago ago
Chelsea star guides his country to a 3-0 victory in FIFA World Cup qualifier

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Chelsea star shines in his country's 1-0 away victory in WCQ

Chelsea football club of England midfield maestro Mateo Kovacic was exceptional for Croatia national team on Saturday night, as he guided them to a deserved 1-0 away victory over Slovakia in World Cup qualifier. The former Real Madrid football club star was given another starting role by his coach, and he was able to impress in the game.

  3 months ago ago
Chelsea star shines in his country's 1-0 away victory in WCQ

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Chelsea star shines in his team away draw in FIFA World Cup qualifier

Chelsea football club of England midfield maestro Mateo Kovacic was impressive for Croatia national team on Wednesday night, in their goalless draw against Russia in FIFA World Cup qualifier. The former Real Madrid football club of Spain star was given a starting role by coach Zlatko Dalic and he was able to impress in the game.

  3 months ago ago
Chelsea star shines in his team away draw in FIFA World Cup qualifier

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International XI with the most number of goals in each position

With Cristiano Ronaldo reaching the 111 goal mark in international football, here is the complete lineup of players with the most number of goals for their country: GK | Jose Luis Chilavert (Paraguay) Games: 74 Goals: 8 The Paraguayan shot-stopper spent the majority of his club career in South America and scored four goals in Paraguay’s World Cup Qualification in 2002.

  3 months ago ago
International XI with the most number of goals in each position

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Chelsea star shines in his team Group H FIFA WCQ 1-0 away win

English premier league giant, Chelsea FC midfield maestro Mateo Kovacic was in action on Friday night for Croatia in their 5th game of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Slovakia at the National Football Stadium. The midfield enigma was given a role to play in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the team in their previous game.

  3 months ago ago
Chelsea star shines in his team Group H FIFA WCQ 1-0 away win

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Why Mbappe is right for wanting to join Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe has stated severally that he wanted to leave PSG and ply his trade elsewhere. Of course, he is a very talented forward with a world cup trophy at the very young age of 19. He also happens to be one of only two teenagers in history to score in a world cup final, the first being Brazilian legend Pele,when he scored the fourth goal against Croatia in the 2018 world cup final.

  3 months ago ago
Why Mbappe is right for wanting to join Real Madrid

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World cup qualifiers predictions

Ukraine vs. France Prediction We’re thinking that Ukraine will have their work cut out to register a score against this France side who will likely score at least once to gain the upper hand. That’s why we have predicted a hard-fought 0-1 advantage for France at the end of this one.

  3 months ago ago
World cup qualifiers predictions

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Manchester united set to make January approach for 28 year old Croatia central midfielder

20 times premier league champions Manchester united set to make January move for 28-year-old Serie A midfielder. The 20-times premier league champions boosted their team over the summer with the signings of Raphael Varane, Jadon Sancho,Tom Heaton and Christiano Ronaldo, however, The club did not bring in a new playmaker despite rumors surrounding Paul Pogba future at old Trafford.

  3 months ago ago
Manchester united set to make January approach for 28 year old Croatia central midfielder