1.Justin Kluivert: Justin Kluivert is the son of Dutch legend Patrick Kluivert. The 22-year old currently plays as a winger for Italian club Roma, as well as the Netherlands national team. 2. Enzo Fernandez: 26-year old Enzo Fernandez is the son of France and Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane.
The 2021/22 English Premier League season kicked off this weekend with lots of entertaining results and goals for fans to enjoy. There were comfortable victories for Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool, while Pep Guardiola's Manchester City fell to defeat at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur. Here is a look at how the EPL table stands after matchweek one.
Photo Credit: Twitter Allison Becker is the first goalkeeper to win the Yashin trophy. This is because this award was introduced in 2019, when Liverpool won the UCL trophy. This award is normally given to the goalkeeper with the best performance through out a season. Currently, 4 goalkeepers have been nominated for this award.
Photo Credit: twitter. Com Italy have been confirmed EURO 2020 winners after their defeat to England in the final round. Donnarumma won the player of the tournament while Pedri won the young player of the tournament. After every tournament, the best players are usually included in one team according to their positions, this forms the team of the tournament.
There are good goalkeepers in the English Premier League. The like of Ederson, Alisson and Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel are regarded as good goalkeepers in the Premier League due to their brilliant saves in crucial matches for their respective teams. However, since Edouard Mendy joined Chelsea from Rennes last season, he has been very brilliant in terms of keeping clean sheets and point-blank saves.
It is no longer news that all over the world, plenty of children now follow in their parents footsteps as they grow up and this we see in almost every profession including football. Perhaps there's no greater joy for a father than to see his son flourish on the football pitch just as he did or go on to do even better.
Playing at the highest level and being compared with the best players in the game is the dream of every young Nigerian footballer. For Victor Osimhen, the Nigerian striker is finally getting the praise he deserves as one of Europe's top forwards. Following his scintillating performance against Leicester City in the Europa League, Osimhen was compared with Didier Drogba by ex-Italy and Lazio striker Beppe Signori.
Hansi Flick and his men faced North Macedonia last night and the game ended in a 4-0 victory, Germany became the first team to secure a qualification for the world cup 2022. An unknown football fan did something wrong while the game was going on, and I believe that it's one of the North Macedonia fans.
'Train up a boy in the way he should walk, and when he grows up he will hardly turn aside from it,' says the holy book. This is true in the case of some former professional players, who laboured hard to lay a solid foundation for their children to thrive in their field even years after they had retired.
While the player he replaced, Jadon Sancho, continues to struggle, Marcus Rashford came off the bench to highlight his value to this Manchester United team. The Englishman made an immediate impact at the King Power Stadium after scoring two goals in a friendly against Blackburn Rovers during the international break.
Jamie Vardy scored three goals in Leicester City’s 2-2 draw at home to Burnley but unfortunately for the Englishman, one of those goals was into his own net. Vardy flicked on a Burnley corner kick past his goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel to give Burnley the lead but he went on to make amends by scoring twice into the right post.
Manchester United was finally defeated in an away match in the English Premier League for the first time in more than two years by Leicester City. The Foxes defeated the Red Devils by four goals to two today (Saturday) in a relatively open match. Leicester City started on a better note than Manchester United but it was the Red Devils who opened the scoring.
Arsenal football team opened the English Premier League season against newly promoted Brentford football club on Friday. Several matches were played yesterday, and the remainder will be played this evening. Most teams appear to be competitive, and players appear to be hungry for goals. In this article, I will give the names of goalkeepers who have kept a clean sheet in their first EPL game of the season, as well as the clubs for which they play.
Leicester manager, Brendan Rodgers tips Kelechi Iheanacho to ease the goalscoring load on Jamie Vardy In past seasons the Foxes have depended intensely on the objectives of Jamie Vardy however with £27million striker Patson Daka joining Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho, Rodgers has a larger number of choices than this season – particularly after Iheanacho's magnificent finish to the last term that acquired 14 objectives 15 matches.
Cristiano Ronaldo was understandably frustrated by Manchester United’s defeat. Ronaldo played the entire 90 minutes for United, but he did not score as the Red Devils fell 4-2 to Leicester City. Ronaldo looked a forlorn figure as the final whistle sounded. It's easy to understand Ronaldo's frustration.
Many famous football players have grown into the rank of greatness, taking after their parent footsteps to become football players. In this article, we are going to take a look at some popular football players who had parents that also played football, with the likes of Sergio Busquets and Erling Haaland also in the picture.
The Lev Yashin award is usually given to the best goalkeeper of the year by the French News magazine every year. Here are the 10 Goalkeepers That Was Nominated For The 2021 Yashin award. 1. Edouard Mendy — Chelsea Mendy who won the 2021 UEFA Champions League with Chelsea has been nominated for the 2021 Lev Yashin award.
Leicester City upset Manchester City by winning the Community Shield at Wembley thanks to a late penalty from substitute Kelechi Iheanacho. The match between last season's Premier League champions and FA Cup winners was tense at times and appeared to be going for penalties until Iheanacho scored from the spot after being tripped by Nathan Ake with a minute remaining.
Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy arrived the club in September 2020 after Kepa Arizabalaga made a bad performance during the 2019/2020 premier league season. The good news now is that Mendy is showcasing expertise at Chelsea where he has won two major trophies in his first season including the UEFA Champions league and UEFA Super Cup.
Leicester City have won the Community Shield for the first time since 1971. Another trophy in the cabinet for the Foxes. Leicester have won their first game against Manchester City outside of league competition since a 4-3 victory in the FA Cup back in February 1968, having been winless in 12 matches against the Citizens in such games prior to yesterday.