Tag Archives: Spain

THE WORLD CUP: ARE THE CHAMPIONS CURSED?

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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It can be easily argued that defending the World Cup is not like that of a league title. Unlike the league campaign, the World Cup is a quadrennial event and one will agree that four years can be a long time in football. Germany’s shock group stage exit in Russia 2018 ensured that the ‘Die […]

REAL MADRID APPOINT LOPETEGUI

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as Real Madrid boss after the World Cup. The 51-year-old, who has in charge of the national team for the past two years, has agreed a three-year contract at the Bernabeu. The move comes as a surprise, with Lopetegui not featuring prominently among the host of managers linked […]

‘Insects only Attack Lights that Shine’ – Ronaldo Slams Critics

As his trial for tax fraud gets underway, Cristiano Ronaldo is anything but remorseful, opting rather to hit back at critics who are supposedly envious of him. A day after appearing at a court in the Madrid suburb Pozuelo de Alarcon to answer claims he evaded £13.1 million in tax between 2011 and 2014, the Real Madrid superstar took […]

Ronaldo: ”I Never Tried To Avoid Taxes.”

Real Madrid and Portugal football star, Cristiano Ronaldo told a Spanish judge Monday that he has “never tried to avoid taxes.” “I have never hidden anything, and never tried to avoid taxes,” the 32 year-old mega football star said according to a statement released by his public relations firm. The Real Madrid forward, who is […]

Ex-Spanish King Carlos Sleeps With 2,154 Women, New Book Say

A new book coming out in September says the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos, is a sex addict and has bedded thousands of women even after marrying Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark. The explosive book says the retired European monarch had an astonishing 2,154 sexual partners between 1976 and 1994 after he allegedly […]

Gerrard Pique Strikes Late as Spain Edge Czech

Even though they left it late in their opening win over Czech Republic on Monday. Spain have still not lost a European Championship match since 2004 though here, the tika-taka never quite flowed. It took an 87th minute header from Gerard Pique to deny a brave, defensive Czech performance. Pique was on hand to head home an […]

Lionel Messi under investigation by Spanish tax authorities over offshore accounts

Spanish tax authorities said Monday they are investigating allegations of tax irregularities involving soccer player Lionel Messi after documents released by an international probe of offshore accounts. Messi’s family released a statement denying wrongdoing and threatened to sue media outlets that released the information linking the Argentine player to accounts in Panama. Barcelona said it […]