1. Jack Grealish Jack Peter Grealish is a 26-year-old English professional footballer currently playing as an attacking midfielder for Manchester City and the England national team. Grealish joined Aston Villa at the age of six and made his professional appearance for the club seven years ago, following a loan at Notts County.
Football is an entertaining sport well accepted all over the world and having about 1billion fans world wide. When footballers advance into their thirties and above, some simply wind down their career and others are sold by their respective clubs. However some see their advancing years as a different challenge and opportunity to further prove themselves to the world.
1. Nani Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha, commonly known as Nani, is a Portuguese professional football player who currently plays for Orlando City SC as a winger. Sixteen years ago, Nani made his first professional football appearance for the Portugal national team and won the Taça de Portugal during his second season with them.
Injury is a component of football and it is no doubt the biggest limitation in a player's career. Although footballers are not immune to picking up knocks, the import of the game at hand can make an Injury a bitter pill to swallow for the player and the affected team.
Following an eventful summer that comprised of the UEFA Euro, the Copa America and the Olympics. Another interesting showpiece is set to return as the Champions league is just around the corner. Earlier today in Istanbul, the group stage draw were released as a number of European teams will square up against each other beginning from the 14th of next month.
As the love between Ronaldo and his girlfriend grows, the Portugese International continues to flaunt her and shower her with sweet names. Since the conclusion of the 2020 UEFA Euro, the Juventus talisman has been spending most of his time with the people that matters most to him.
Arsenal football club will be hoping to to finish in a good position next season after they could not qualify for the Europa league or champions league last season. It looks like the team will need some massive transformations before they can contend for titles, so here are 3 players that could transform Arsenal football club next season.
Playing with passion and love for the game is one of the best things that can happen to any player. But when the struggles and efforts are not accompanied by a win, frustration and the decision to give up will arise and giving up won't prove that you are a professional footballer, while consistency and the determination to win will always demonstrate your passion to be a better player than you were.
'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.
The 2020 UEFA Euro champions, Italy, will host FIFA's 8th ranked team, Spain, at San Siro Stadium, Milan, on Wednesday 6th October, for the semi final of the 2021 UEFA Nations League. The fixture may seem to be a rematch of the 2020 UEFA Euro semi final, where Italy defeated Spain on penalties to progress to the finals.
An exciting game awaits us later tonight at San Siro as The Spanish National Team takes on the French National Team in the final of the UEFA Nations League. Image via Sport Cric Having been eliminated from the semi-final stages of the UEFA Euro 2020 earlier this summer, Spain will be hoping to erase those memories and lift the trophy tonight.
The Euro and Copa America never failed to give us those entertaining moments in football. Having everything a football competition should have, the Euro and Copa America also presented us with the best players in the world and as if that is not enough, we also saw some breakthrough stars in the tournament.
After the end of every football tournament, the best 11 players in the competition are always selected to make up for what we call the best eleven players of the tournament. With the just concluded UEFA Euro and Copa America all having that this year, let's take a look at the last five teams of the tournament at the Euros and World Cups.
Lionel Messi have been regarded as one of the favorites for this year's Best Player award. Lionel Messi has now named his possible rivals for the Best Player award and has completely snubbed his long time rival Cristiano Ronaldo for the award. Despite the fact that Ronaldo was Serie A and UEFA Euro top scorer, Messi don't seem convinced that Ronaldo is one of his possible rivals for the Best Player award.
The rivalry between the more superior continental competition between the South Americas' Copa America and the Uefa Euro championships have been going on since the inception of the competitions. But the ability of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to win the competitions have given the rivalry a new twist.
Both in his days as a professional footballer and a manager, the Italian head coach Roberto Mancini has never been a loser, in terms of winning trophies. Beginning his successful journey of winning trophies in Italian club Sampdoria, Mancini has continued in that good culture of winning titles for teams he has managed, with his recent victory being in the 2020 edition of the UEFA Euro.
According to reports, Chelsea has failed with a £100m (£85.1m) move to sign Juventus winger Federico Chiesa. The 23-year-old was one of Italy's star players at Euro 2020 as he played a key role in helping his country win the tournament. Chiesa also secured a spot in the squad for UEFA Euro 2020 along with fellow Italians Gianluigi Donnarumma, Leonardo Bonucci, Leonardo Spinazzola, and Jorginho.
With the European championship over which saw Italy beat the three lions at Wembly stadium on Sunday night. England and France were not arguably the favourites to claim the trophy at the beginning of the tournament but the Italians beats the odds and claimed the trophy. The Baron D' or is back again which was canceled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic which left the Favourite to win the award Lewandowski heartbroken.
Italy international Jorginho is one of numerous Chelsea player of the season awards. The midfielder has had an extraordinary 2020-21 campaign, picking up the Champions League and European Super Cup with Chelsea, as well as winning the UEFA EURO 2020 trophy for Italy. This puts him in the frame for the Balloon d'or award, and Jorginho is also in the candidates for the UEFA Champions League player of the Season.
Barcelona, Arsenal, Liverpool Told To Pay €35 Million For Renato Sanches According to a report from L’Equipe, as relayed by AS, Arsenal, Liverpool and Barcelona have all been asked to stump up a transfer fee of around €35 million for LOSC Lille and Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches.