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10 Most Loyal Football Players

There are only a few team sports which breed such significant values of devotion and loyalty as football does. The most devoted of footballers are often viewed as the best. Showing up for a solitary club with reliably brilliant on-pitch performance throughout a lengthy timeframe is surely no mean accomplishment.

  7 months ago ago
10 Most Loyal Football Players

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Three Footballers Who Have A Master's Degree

Some football players have decided to go to school and graduate with a professional certificate. However, formal education is not really a necessity for any football player. Despite this, there are so many educated footballers in the world. The likes of Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata have acquired a degree from the university.

  7 months ago ago
Three Footballers Who Have A Master's Degree

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Chelsea game is the easiest for Juventus in recent weeks – Juventus player claims.

Photo Credit: Getty images The Champions League match against Chelsea, according to Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini, would be the easiest match for the club in recent weeks. Photo Credit: Getty images “Tomorrow is the simplest game we will play in recent weeks,” Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini stated before of the Champions League match against Chelsea.

  7 months ago ago
Chelsea game is the easiest for Juventus in recent weeks – Juventus player claims.

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BALLON D'OR 30-MAN LIST: Why Antonio Rudiger did not make the list but Simon Kjaer did

Photo Credit:Twitter The 30 players who were nominated for Ballon d'or award has been revealed. Chelsea and Mancity players dominated the list because they both played the UCL final last season. The Ballon d'or will also be judged with the performances of players in the EURO 2020 and COPA AMERICA competitions, this is because these competitions took place last season.

  7 months ago ago
BALLON D'OR 30-MAN LIST: Why Antonio Rudiger did not make the list but Simon Kjaer did

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Rudiger is a proper defender-Danny Murphy

Ex Liverpool star, Daniel Ben Murphy who played as a midfielder for the reds between 1997 and 2004 has hailed Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger as a proper defender. Daniel Murphy believes Rudiger is one of those old school defenders who understands the traditional art of defending as opposed to the new age defenders who are common nowadays.

  8 months ago ago
Rudiger is a proper defender-Danny Murphy

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Why Chiellini's Comment About Chelsea Being Juve's Easiest Match Of Late Should Not Be Misunderstood

In a couple of hours, Chelsea will line up to face Juventus at the Allianz stadium in Turin for the second match of their Uefa Champions League group fixtures. The London club are currently the champions of Europe therefore many see them as favourites to win this game.Photo credit: Getty Images

  7 months ago ago
Why Chiellini's Comment About Chelsea Being Juve's Easiest Match Of Late Should Not Be Misunderstood

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Top 5 Current Best Defenders In The World (Photos)

5. Raphaël Varane Raphaël Xavier Varane is a 28-year-old French professional soccer player who currently plays for Manchester United and the France national team as a defender. Varane joined from French club, Lens, to Real Madrid in 2011. Over the course of ten years of his playing career with Real Madrid from 2011 to 2021, he won 18 trophies, including three La Liga titles, one Copa del Rey, four UEFA Champions League titles and four FIFA Club World Cups.

  7 months ago ago
Top 5 Current Best Defenders In The World (Photos)

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You should have left Juventus earlier – Chiellini hits out at Ronaldo

Giorgio Chiellini has slammed Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo for joining the club so late in the summer transfer window. Remember that Ronaldo began the current season with Juventus, where he had spent the previous three seasons, but in the final week of August, he returned to his former club Man United for a £19.7 million transfer fee.

  6 months ago ago
You should have left Juventus earlier – Chiellini hits out at Ronaldo

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Top Players Who Are Still Active In Their National Football Team Despite Approaching 40 Years Of Age

Age has been one of the determinant factor on how far a player can go in his career. It is believed that once a footballer clocks 30, his abilities on the pitch begins to decline thus initiating the process of retirement. In order to concentrate more on club football or make way for the youngsters, most players have had to call time on their International careers even when they could have still continued for a few more years.

  8 months ago ago
Top Players Who Are Still Active In Their National Football Team Despite Approaching 40 Years Of Age

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Clubs with the most players nominated for the 2021 ballon d'or award

10) Borussia Dortmund German side Borussia Dortmund have just one player (Erling Haaland) in running to win this year's ballon d'or award. 9) Bayern Munich It will come as surprise to many that Bayern Munich has just one player nominated on the ballon d'or short list despite another fantastic year for the reigning Bundesliga champions.

  7 months ago ago
Clubs with the most players nominated for the 2021 ballon d'or award

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What Chiellini Meant When He Said He Wished Ronaldo Left Juventus Earlier Than He Did.

This season's summer transfer window was characterized by several unanticipated moves with that of Messi and Ronaldo being the most discussed. Ronaldo was reportedly headed to Manchester City but last minutes twist saw the Portuguese join his former club, Manchester United. Before his departure, there had been speculations throughout the summer that he would leave Juventus but nothing was finalized even at the beginning of the season.

  6 months ago ago
What Chiellini Meant When He Said He Wished Ronaldo Left Juventus Earlier Than He Did.

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Here Are The 14 Players That Made The Ballon D'Or List For The First Time In Their Career

1. Manchester City and Portuguese defender Ruben Dias were nominated for the Ballon D'Or award, for the first time in his career. He is one of the best defenders in the world and he deserves to be nominated. 2. Giorgio Chiellini was nominated for the prestigious award for the first time in his career, the Italian captain is one of the top performers in the euro 2020.

  7 months ago ago
Here Are The 14 Players That Made The Ballon D'Or List For The First Time In Their Career

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Chiellini and Lukaku are among the ten nominees for the Golden Foot Award's 19th edition.

Following in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, Giorgio Chiellini and Romelu Lukaku are among the ten finalists for the 19th Golden Foot Award. In 2020, Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo won the trophy, earning a permanent mold of his footprints on the Principality of Monaco's seaside Champions Promenade.

  9 months ago ago
Chiellini and Lukaku are among the ten nominees for the Golden Foot Award's 19th edition.

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5 World Class Players Who Could Be Playing Their Last World Cup In 2022

We're a little more than a year away from the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The quadrennial tournament is undoubtedly one of the biggest spectacles in the world of sports. Although it's hard to contain the excitement when the World Cup is around the corner, we'll also be forced to face some harsh realities next year.

  7 months ago ago
5 World Class Players Who Could Be Playing Their Last World Cup In 2022

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Top 5 active football players who have never won the Champions League

The Champions League is one of the most difficult trophies to win in football, and a select set of players can say that they have had the honour of lifting the trophy. Here are the top five players currently competing in the competition to never lift a single Champions League trophy in their careers.

  8 months ago ago
Top 5 active football players who have never won the Champions League

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Why Arsenal's Bukayo Saka Might Win The Golden Boy Award Ahead Of Other Players Nominated

Recently, the 40-man shortlist for the 2021 Golden Boy nominees was released which has kept different football fans and sports analysts in an awe of who could cling to the award. Based on current form and stats the Arsenal and England youngster, Bukayo Saka could be the player to win the 2021 Golden Boy award.

  8 months ago ago
Why Arsenal's Bukayo Saka Might Win The Golden Boy Award Ahead Of Other Players Nominated

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How Juventus could line up against Empoli

Juventus will have to adjust to life without Cristiano Ronaldo this weekend as the Portguese looks to force a move. Cristiano Ronaldo dropped a bombshell on Juventus during the week by seeking to force a move. Even more earth-shattering is the fact that move appears to be back to Manchester, only this time in City blue rather than the red of United that he once wore.

  8 months ago ago
How Juventus could line up against Empoli

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Jorginho should win the Ballon D'Or, says Chiellini

As the two prepare to face off in the Champions League on Wednesday, Juventus star Giorgio Chiellini encouraged his Italy teammate Jorginho to win the Ballon d'Or. On Wednesday, Chiellini's Juventus will meet Jorginho's Chelsea in Italy, with both teams hoping to take control of their group after winning their first two games.

  7 months ago ago
Jorginho should win the Ballon D'Or, says Chiellini

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ITA 5:0 LTU - 3 Outstanding Things Roberto Mancini Did During Today's Match

Italy has displayed a professional play against Lithuania national team and has successfully snatched all three points from them after a 5:0 full-time score. Just during the first half only, Italy had 70% ball possession, here are few upgrades, Roberto Mancini make ahead of the game that help them acquire the win;

  8 months ago ago
ITA 5:0 LTU - 3 Outstanding Things Roberto Mancini Did During Today's Match

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You Should Have Left Juventus Earlier – Chiellini Says About Ronaldo

Giorgio Chiellini, Juventus captain has hit out at Cristiano Ronaldo for deciding to join the Manchester United very late in the summer transfer window. The Juventus player insisted that Juventus paid for Ronaldo’s late departure by losing points at the start of the Serie A season.

  6 months ago ago
You Should Have Left Juventus Earlier – Chiellini Says About Ronaldo