Football News

WILL MODRIC TAKE FIFA CROWN?

The finalists for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award for the year are Luka Modric, Crisitiano Ronaldo and Mohammed Salah. With the Croatia international recently winning the UEFA Player of the Year award, he is likely to lift the award on the world stage. The 2018 World Cup Player of the Tournament is set to be the first player to break the duopoly for a decade, giving room for a fresh face in many years.

Lionel Messi, five time Ballon d’Or winner, missed out of a podium finish in over a decade. It feels strange that the Argentine did not make the cut despite his achievements last term. He was the highest goalscorer in the La Liga; he skippered Barcelona to wrestle the league title from Real Madrid and added a local double. On the world stage, he helped Argentina to the World Cup finals even though he could not inspire them to go far at the tournament proper. (more…)

By TheBoss, ago
Football News

MORE TROUBLES FOR SOUTH KOREA’S SON

Germany have declared war on their two remaining rivals in the group stage following their shocking loss in the first game to Mexico. The CONCACAF giants shocked the world with their brilliant counter attacking football, using their impressive attacking transitions to derail the defending champions.

The result was internal turmoil and honest conversations in the German camp post-match. The goalkeeper has now revealed that the team would wage war on their two remaining opponents: South Korea and Sweden, in a bid to get the points needed for the next stage. (more…)

By FF, ago
Football News

Ramos Set Defenders’ Goal Scoring Record

Real Madrid skipper and long-time defender Sergio Ramos has set La Liga defenders goalscoring record after his goal against Levante. The Spaniard is the first defender to score goals in 14 straight seasons, as per reports.

Ramos is a regular threat in set pieces, and has used that to help out the team several times. The player who just returned from calf injury rose the highest to connect with Toni Kroos’ corner to score the landmark goal against Levante. (more…)

By FF, ago
Fantasy Football

ALLI AND ARNAUTOVIC IN YOUR FF TEAM?

Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli is a sure name this week in the Fantasy Football world as managers seek to get the most of the New Year. The England international has to be in your FF pick ahead of the first double games a week this season. Spurs and the Iron are set for two games this week. While Mauricio Pochettino’s men play Swansea, the Irons play West Brom before both sides meet on Thursday. Most FF managers would seek to rotate the team for the games. (more…)

By FF, ago
Fantasy Football

GUARDIOLA RUINED FANTASY FOOTBALL LAST WEEK

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola ruined fantasy football for many last week when he left out English star Raheem Sterling and Brazilian sensation Gabriel Jesus from the starting eleven. Many fantasy football players expected the forward pair to start the game, going by recent happenings. The game was against Burnley but City needed to continue with the wins and relatively high number of goals per game. Jesus eventually made a cameo as he came on for 14 minutes as the Cityzens thrashed their opponents 3-0. One key thing in fantasy football is that only players sure to start are selected. (more…)

By FF, ago