Pedro Eliezer Rodriguez Ledesma traditionally known by fans as Pedro is the only player in the history of world football to have won all UEFA competitions(except the UEFA Nation's League), the FIFA Club World Cup, and the FIFA World Cup. The pacing, versatile, and intelligent two-footed striker has won the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup, the FIFA Club World Cup, the UEFA Euro, and the FIFA World Cup.
5. Antonio Mateu Lahoz Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz is a 44-year-old Spanish football referee. He is also a professional international referee with experience at the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Regarded as one of the current best referees in the world, he is renowned for his chatty and quirky approach to refereeing.
Owing to their incredible careers, Messi and Ronaldo have been the two best players in the world and have also secured their seats on the table of the greatest of all time. While the question of who is the better of the two players cannot be accurately answered, the comparison between the pair will continue for a long time coming.
Columbia Playmaker James Rodriguez secured a move to join a Qatari Club Al Rayyan last week. The 30-year-old was completely frozen out by Everton New Manager Rafa Benitez since he started managing the Merseyside club as James Rodriguez haven't made any appearance for the Blues this season. Despite being signed for free last Summer, James Rodriguez turned out to be the marquee Signing of the toffees.
Throughout the history of the FIFA World Cup tournament, over 2000 goals have been registered by different stars. During every World Cup tournament, heroes are discovered, stars are born and legends retire. But the most celebrated set of people are the highest goalscorers. Here are the highest goalscorers in the history of the world cup tournament.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup which will hold in Qatar is upon us. The global football event is slated to begin in June next year and it is less than 9 months away. Nations are already preparing for the tournament as Qualifiers are being played across each continent.
Europe, as we all know, produces one of the best players in the world. That doesn't mean that other continents are inferior, but Europe also has one of the best leagues in the world, which makes it possible for quality players to spring up from there.
1. Miroslav Klose Klose is widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation. The German former professional footballer is one of the very few players ever to have won gold, silver and bronze medals in the World Cup. With 16 goals, Klose holds the record for the most goals scored in FIFA World Cup tournaments.
Jay Jay Okocha is one of the greatest football players to have ever played for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. His entertaining way of playing football was able to help him the heart of football lovers all over the world. He did not win any major trophy in his career.
The UEFA Champions League is one of the most revered Trophies in Football. Only the FIFA World Cup has more popularity and audiences than the European piece of Silverware. Players and clubs dream to play in the tournament, and some of them are even lucky to have won it.
Tuesday's 4-2 thumping of Nigeria by South Africa in the final of the main edition of Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament came as a surprise only to those not acquainted with the intense rivalry between both teams in recent times. Since the Super Falcons thumped the Bayana Bayana 4-0 in 1992, in a FIFA World Cup qualifying tie, South Africa have assiduously and steadily worked their way into contention, working with a template on women's football development.
Super Eagles have already started their 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification campaign with six points from a possible six. In their quest for Qualification, Nigeria are trying to fast track the international papers of Leicester City ace Ademola Lookman. Game time is proving hard to come by for the talented playmaker, who offers technical ability and flair in abundance.
1. Juan Cuadrado Juan Cuadrado joined Chelsea from Fiorentina back in 2015, after given one of his best performances at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Colombian international was expected to give his best at the Stamford Bridge, but things refused to go well for the winger.
Super Eagles' results at the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers isn't a surprise to their die hard supporters. They have won their first two games and scored four goals in the process. That’l's an average of over two goals per game. Nigeria being top is not a shock either, they have established themselves as one of the best teams behind Algeria in Africa.
1. Nani Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM, better known by his nickname Nani, is a 24-year-old Portuguese professional soccer player who currently plays as a winger for Orlando City SC as well as the national team of his home country of Portugal. Nani was born on November 17, 1986, in Amadora, Portugal, to parents of Cape Verdean ancestry.
In this article, I will be unveiling the Top 5 players with the highest number of assists in FIFA World Cup. 1. Pelé -10 assists The Brazilian former professional footballer is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled "the greatest" by FIFA.
Brazil is number two in the latest FIFA ranking, which made them one of the best county to win the upcoming 2022 world Cup. The country parade a good number of world class Strikers such as Neymar Jr, Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino etc. But there's a good number of quality Strikers who could outshine these well know players if time isn't taking.
Enyimba Football Club of Aba announced Finidi George as the new technical adviser of the team on Wednesday. At the unveiling done in Aba, it was revealed that the former Super Eagles winger will be at the dugout of the Aba Elephants for the next two years. Olusolasportspedal looks at the challenges and expectations before him as he becomes the new man to pilots the affairs of the club from the dugout.
Manchester United playmaker and midfield maestro, Paul Pogba has been a cause for worry for coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's perfect midfield, the French, FIFA World Cup winner has a year left in his contract, and will be a free agent by next season, there have been reports that Pogba may be moving to PSG next season, but all that is about to change as new reports suggest that Paul Pogba is considering signing a new contract to extend his stay at Manchester United.
The South American section of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification serves as qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar 20022 FIFA World cup, for national teams which are members of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL). A total of 4.5 slots in the final tournament are available for CONMEBOL teams.