Juventus signs Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo for over €100million

Five-times world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo has signed for Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid, the La Liga club said in a statement on Tuesday. Ronaldo, who joined Real from Manchester United in 2008 for a then world record 80 million pounds (an equivalent of $106.27 million), is the Spanish club’s all-time top… Read More Juventus signs Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo for over €100million

UEFA bans AC Milan for one season over breach of fair play rules

​Italian giant, AC Milan have been banned by UEFA from competing in the Champions League and Europa League for the 2018-19 season after breaching Financial Fair Play rules. UEFA announced the shocking decision on Tuesday, citing that AC Milan would not be able to play in any European competition for the 2018/19 campaign despite qualifying… Read More UEFA bans AC Milan for one season over breach of fair play rules

Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room

Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori after a sudden illness,” the Serie A club said on Twitter. La Fiorentina profondamente sconvolta si trova costretta… Read More Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room

Ex-captain of Enyimba FC Chinedu Udoji dies in auto crash

Kano Pillars’ defender, Chinedu Udoji has been reported dead. The former Enyimba captain died Saturday night following a car accident in Kano. Udoji was Man of the Match in Sunday’s NPFL Week 9 match against his former club Enyimba, which ended in a 1-1 draw. An official said Udoji was heading back to the Pillars’… Read More Ex-captain of Enyimba FC Chinedu Udoji dies in auto crash

Soccer legend Pele spokesperson denies hospitalization reports

Spokesperson of soccer legend Pele dismissed reports that he had been hospitalised on Friday, saying the 77-year-old was resting at home. The Brazilian cancelled a trip to London this weekend for a dinner in his honour with the English Football Writers’ Association (FWA), with the FWA saying he had collapsed from exhaustion and been taken… Read More Soccer legend Pele spokesperson denies hospitalization reports

UEFA to create imposition of luxury tax on big clubs in bid to balance competition

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has said he is ready to follow through on his pledge to create a luxury tax aimed at curbing the power of the continent’s biggest clubs. “We are preparing a very important strategic document for the future. Because, and this might surprise you, UEFA in the past had no concrete strategy,”… Read More UEFA to create imposition of luxury tax on big clubs in bid to balance competition