Most football players have their surnames on their jerseys rather than their first names, in fact, it has become almost like a tradition for these athletes. However, despite these widespread practice, there are some who put their first names instead of their last names on their jerseys.
Irina Shayk is a Russian model, actress and writer who was born on 6 January 1986 in Moscow. She grew up in the United States of America where she developed her love for music, acting and modeling. Shayk attended beauty school with her older sister and it was there , she was noticed by a person from a local modeling agency who put her on the map.
Host nations of any FIFA World Cup qualification are not expected to be part of the qualifications rounds because they are meant to have automatic qualification. The reason why the host nation gets automatic qualification is to avoid a situation whereby the host nation fails to qualify for the World Cup they are hosting.
The symbolic gesture of taking the knee before the start of every Premier League game is a form of anti-racism protest that was introduced into English football toward the end of the 2019-2020 season in solidarity with protesters who took to the street after the killing of George Floyd by a white police offer in the United States.
Not every decision taken by a Referee in a football match is welcomed by the players, most especially the side which the decision goes against. This is usually met with protests by these players, who sometimes express their dissatisfaction in a manner, some might categorize as unprofessional.
Mason Mount is just one of the many attacking players in the Chelsea first-team squad who have had a poor start to the 2021-2022 season. The 22 years old English midfielder has not scored a single goal in 9 appearances for Chelsea in all competition this season. His only attacking contribution at club level this season is the single assist he got against an understrength Arsenal side almost two months ago.
Although, they are supposed to be role models by setting a good example to their followers, most especially the younger ones who look up to them and aspire to someday become like them, these stars sometimes fail in their responsibility to be the role models they are supposed to be.
While only a few of the Premier League "Big Six" have completed some player signings this summer, reports still claim that the Premier League will be witnessing an influx of new players in the big teams before the end of the summer transfer window as they all hope to achieve maximum successes next season.
Chelsea goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga, has finally opened up about a misunderstanding situation that arose between him and former Chelsea Coach, Maurizio Sarri, in 2019. (Photo credit: Sports Illustrated) According to the Daily Mail, the Chelsea goalkeeper apologized to Maurizio Sarri, explaining that his actions were not the result of arrogance on his part, but rather a clear case of misreading the situation.
After the friendly match between Tottenham and Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel made a comment that showed he has a back up plan for Chelsea this season if he ends the summer window without signing any top striker. According to Metro Sports, Thomas Tuchel is quoted saying: "With the departure of Olivier Giroud, we will be able to utilize a player who plays with his back to the goal, which means we will be able to include this direct style of play.
Over the past few years, we've seen a lot of Premier League teams spend big amounts of money on several players. Photo credit: Sports Illustrated While some of the players have justified their transfer fee, others have failed to meet necessary expectations. Photo credit: SportsMob
Brazilian star Ronaldo Nazario won the 2002 World Cup in the Japan/South Korea tournament, but he has now apologised for his horrible haircut almost two decades later.
Goal setting is one integral part of success in whatever endeavor you venture into. In fact, there's no successful person that doesn't set goals for himself. Goals give you a focus. Something to look forward to achieve. And smart people set reasonable goals that they want to achieve. WWE superstar Braun Strowman, has set some pretty lofty goals he would like to achieve before he retires. Speaking in an interview with Sports Illustrated, the big man said that the one championship he would like to win before he
It appears Floyd Mayweather can't get enough as he goes head to head with Logan Paul in an exhibition bout on February 20, 2021 Mayweather has been ranked the second greatest boxer and the best defensive boxer. He topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013, and the Forbes list again in both 2014 and 2015. After retiring from boxing, Mayweather came out of retirement in 2018 to take part in an exhibition bout with Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan. The fight took
Sergino Dest is determined to make his mark at Barcelona as he looks to become the first American to achieve ‘big things’ at the club. Sergino Dest took a significant leap in his footballing career in the summer transfer window as he jumped ships from Ajax to FC Barcelona. An initial fee of €21 million, which could rise by a further €5 million, was required by Barca to secure his services with the teenage defender signing a five-year contract. The Netherlands-born fullback has become the first-ever American
Bianca Belair is all set to be one of the top stars in the WWE women's division for years to come. She's already impressed on her first year on the main roster and currently looks set to feud with former SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley. Bianca Belair on when she found out she'd be in the 2020 women's Royal Rumble match SmackDown star Bianca Belair was interviewed by Sports Illustrated recently. Belair was asked about her goals for 2021 and she said it would be a special year for her starting with the
Roman Reigns' WWE character has taken a new turn. He's now the tribal chief and is commanding plenty of attention. The question is why didn't he turn heel sooner? The fans wanted it, as they continued to boo and not cheer Roman as face. Vince McMahon also wanted it. Even Roman himself wanted it. While speaking to Sports Illustrated Media's Podcast, Roman's "special counsel" Paul Heyman revealed why Roman didn't turn heel sooner. Here is what he said: "I wanted it to happen for a long time, Roman Reigns wanted
R-Truth recently talked about a crucial piece of advice that WWE Chairman Vince McMahon always gives him: 'Just be yourself.' R-Truth sat down with Sports Illustrated and had some interesting tidbits to share from his WWE run. While talking about his character, Truth stated that making people feel good is his greatest gift. He then revealed a three-word advice Vince McMahon always gives him. R-Truth has done quite well for himself in Vince McMahon's company R-Truth had a brief stint with WWE as K-Kwik
Modelling is part of the entertainment industry, and it involves several categories. Modelling as part of entertainment is categorized under fashion shows or live entertainment, which mainly deals with fashion showbiz. Most people confuse between Lingerie and Swimsuit modelling. These two types of modelling specialize in showcasing swimsuits and lingerie either as promotional ads or for magazines.
Halima Aden Makes History as the First Model to Wear a Hijab and Burkini in Sports Illustrated wears
Halima Aden is an Somali-American fashion model. She was born on the 19th of sept 1997 (23 years old) her height is 1.66m. She is known to be the first woman ever to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant, where she reached the semi-finalist. Halima was born in a refugee camp at Kakuma refugee in Kenya. She stayed in the camp until the age of seven before she moved to the United States. At a very young age of 19, she made headlines after being the first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota