To play ten matches without getting booked is applaudable, and to do that for a complete season is nearly impossible. But to have a long career of over 500 matches with no yellow or red card is genius and the best form of fair play achievable. Such footballers are gentlemen of football.
So many football players have received at least one yellow card in the English Premier League this season. The likes of Reece James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have also been sent off since the beginning of the current campaign. However, there are a few football players who have never gotten a yellow card.
The World Cup is the biggest competition in international football. It is even the most watched sporting event in the world. Since 1930, the biggest footballing countries have been competing for the title of world champion every 4 years. Some players stood out for the number of goals they managed to score in this competition.
There are various times when footballers get booked for an offense they commit on the pitch. Sometimes, the referee can award a yellow card to a player and sometimes, red card in a severe case. Some players tend to lose their temper easily especially in games with high pressure.
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.
Gary Lineker, an English broadcaster, former Barcelona star, and current ambassador of the La Liga Santander recently said that the biggest football brands in the world are Real Madrid and Barcelona. If you check out their fan base, social media followers, and trophy cabinet, you are most likely to agree with the Englishman.
Manchester United landed the dramatic signing of Cristiano Ronaldo on the summer transfer window deadline, and it has now been revealed that details have been confirmed in the backyard of English football legend Gary Lineker. The return of the legendary Portuguese forward sent Red Devils fans into chaos, but few could have imagined how it actually happened.
Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United was awarded Player of the Month following an outstanding September in which he scored three goals. Despite his strong start for United this season, a number of fans feel Liverpool's Mohamed Salah should have won the prize. Gary Lineker, a former Leicester City and England striker, turned to social media to express his thoughts on the decision.
Photo Credit: Getty Images During Chelsea's 1-1 tie with Liverpool on Saturday, referee Anthony Taylor awarded Liverpool a penalty shortly before halftime and sent off Chelsea defender Reece James. Photo Credit: Getty Images The following are reactions from the football community to Taylor's decision to dismiss James.
Wayne Rooney is the most prolific goalscorer in the history of England. He scored 53 International goals for England before retiring from international football. The Manchester United legend is also the highest goalscorer in Manchester United's history, having scored 253 goals for the Red Devils before leaving the club in 2017.
Yesterday, Ronaldo was named Premier League Player of the Month for September in a decision that will admittedly cause raised eyebrows for most. Photo credit: EA Sports Popular pundit Gary Lineker was one of the major critics of the decision. On his Twitter page, he wrote, "He’s been terrific, but Mo Salah should’ve won this….comfortably"
Harry Kane scored in England's World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday to take his goal tally for England to 40 international goals, drawing him level with former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Micheal Owen. However, if he is to seal his name as one of England's greatest strikers, he needs to outscore four more former players.
For some players like Gary Lineker, who never got booked in their career, this will be a strange list to be. Some footballers have thrived, regardless of how often they got sent off for any unsportsmanlike behavior or tackle. There are the only five footballers in history who have received a red card more than 20 times in their career, and here they are:
Chelsea Football club mourns the loss of a truly remarkable player. Jimmy Greaves, who has died aged 81, will be remembered as a prodigy, pioneer and pundit as well as one of the greatest natural goalscorers English football has ever produced. Greaves glittering career at club level with Chelsea, AC Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United was matched by his feats for England as he remains fourth in the list of all-time goalscorers behind Wayne Rooney, Sir Bobby Charlton and Gary Lineker with 44 goals in 57 games.
Photo credit: RadioTimes Former Leicester City player Gary Lineker has opined that the red card which "ruined" the Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea was the fault of football lawmakers and not that of the referee Anthony Taylor. According to him, the match was ruined by the ever-changing handball laws.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is now the England’s joint highest goals scorer with legendary Gary Lineker at major tournaments after scoring the winner against Denmark in their Euro 2020 semifinal crunch clash at Wembley Stadium. The forward missed the chance to fire the Three Lions ahead for the first time in the game through the spot kick after Raheem Sterling was tripped in the 18-yard box but got a second chance almost immediately as the ball strolled back towards the taker after Kasper Schmeichel’s initial heroic save.
Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo who joined the Premier League side from Juventus has been crowned the best player of the month. Following all his debuts for September for Red Devils. Photo Credit: Twitter.com The all-time goalscorer has been leading the clubs towards achieving their set goal and objectives with his wonderful performance throughout the month.
55 years after appearing in their last final at an international major tournament, England will be 90 minutes from lifting a trophy again on Sunday. There have been many near misses over the past five and a bit decades of hurt, so i have decided to take a look at all times football very nearly came home.
For the past two seasons, the Foxes have finished higher than the Gunners and will play European football next season. Arsenal, on the other hand, had a dismal season, finishing ninth and missing out on European competition for the first time in 25 years next season.
England were up against Denmark tonight in the semi final of the European Championship 2020 and the match ended in a 2-1 victory for the Three Lions. And England star man Harry Kane who scored the winning goal as now set a new record for himself. He's now England's joint-highest goalscorer in major tournaments (EUROs/World Cup), moving level with Gary Lineker on 10 goals.