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UCL 2018 AWARDS: It’s all Real Madrid Affair, as Modric, Ronaldo, Ramos, Navas win big SEE FULL LIST OF AWARDS AND 18/19 DRAWS

John Izabi,  Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has been named UEFA Men’s Player of the Season, beating out Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah to win the much coveted European football top prize for the 2017/2018 season.  The Croatian player was also named Midfielder of the Season for the second successive year at a ceremony which took place in Monaco this afternoon, with most Real Madrid UCL 2017/2018 players claiming most awards of the night.  Former Club’s talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo who now plays for Juventus won the Champions League’s best forward award with Real Madrid after becoming the top scorer in the competition for a sixth-year running. Fierce defender and Madrid’s [Read]

GIST: How Crisitiano Ronaldo’s Champions League Goal Led to Juventus Transfer

The shocking move of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus for around 100 Million Euros is now complete, but how did it happen? According to Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici, Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal against Juventus in the Champions League knockout stages was more or less what caused the transfer. Ronaldo scored a stunning bicycle kick against the Italian champions last season in the Champions League and such was the majesty of the goal that Juventus fans stood to applaud him for it. From that moment, Juventus knew they wanted Ronaldo. “The crazy idea started after the crazy goal he scored against us,” Paratici told Sky Italia. “(Ronaldo’s agent) Jorge [Read]

TRANSFER GOSSIPS: Liverpool’s Sadio Mane Might be Off to Madrid

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Mané’s arrival to Madrid was practically done. He was chosen by Zidane but his sudden departure stopped everything. Negotiations with Mané occurred before the Final and the player gave his approval for a move. However, the new manager will have the final say. [France Football] . #Transfer_GOSSIPS . www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

UCL: English ref should have stayed home eating chips – Buffon READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Gianluigi Buffon attacked English referee Michael Oliver for the penalty he gave against Juventus and the red card he showed him against Real Madrid in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie on Wednesday, Sport English reports. “The referee invented a penalty that only he saw,” said a livid Buffon. “To get here and go out like this is unjust. He was by the action and it’s not human to signal these type of plays as a penalty. “If a referee is not brave, and doesn’t have what it takes to take charge of these type of games, with no personality, better he stays at home eating [Read]

PHOTOS: Egyptian and Liverpool Striker, Mohammed Salah Wins UCL Player Of The Week Award SEE PHOTOS HERE >>>

PHOTO NEWS 📷 . . For his brilliant form this season, Egyptian and Liverpool Striker, Mohammed Salah has been gifted the UEFA Champions League Player of the Week Award ahead of current world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo,  mostly for his scintillating performance, goal and wonderful assist  against fellow English English side, Manchester City in their first leg quarter final clash played at Anfield in the course of the week which ended 3-0 in favour of the reds. The talented Striker has been in the form of his life since the commencement of the season, especially leading his country to the world cup mundial after years of absence as [Read]

SPORTS: RONALDO RULES AGAIN as Champions League Comes Alive Across Europe READ MORE HERE >>>

There is no stopping Cristiano Ronaldo in Europe. In the lead-up to Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter-final first leg away to Juventus, Gianluigi Buffon called the 33-year-old an “assassin”. And that description proved prescient as he shot down the Italians’ dreams once again scoring a wonderful brace, one of which is a brilliant bicycle kick which attracted a standing ovation even from the Juventus supporters with Marcelo providing the third for a sweet 3-0 away win in the first leg quarter final clash of UCL 201772018 season. Last season it was in Cardiff. Madrid met Juve in the final of the competition and Ronaldo registered twice on the night in [Read]

SPORTS: COURTOIS SPEAKS ON CHELSEA UCL LOSE TO BARCELONA Read full story here >>>

  “I don’t think we deserve to be out, but individual mistakes cost us in both legs. The first goal, I didn’t expect Lionel Messi to shoot from that angle and I was too late in closing my legs. It was a mistake on my part. There were missed passes from us and they scored from our mistakes. We defended and played well, hit the crossbar which was unlucky on our side but the individual mistakes cost us. We have to be honest about that. I played against Messi a lot of time, I have already conceded goals like that before. The weakest point is between the legs or a [Read]