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Sub Xavi had an amazing passing stat after Barcelona beat PSG 3-1

Barcelona virtually assured themselves of a place in the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday, when the Catalans went to France and won 3-1 on foreign soil. PSG were without several star players including Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marco Veratti, and the weakened hosts were dealt a further blow when Thiago Silva needed to come off injured in […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic calls his four match ban a ‘disgrace to football’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reacted furiously to his four match domestic ban and branded it as a ‘disgrace to football’. The Paris Saint-Germain striker was handed the ban after a foul-mouthed outburst following his side’s defeat to Bordeaux. A number of controversial refereeing decisions were made in the game and Ibrahimovic thought that PSG were hard […]

Arsene Wenger praises Olivier Giroud for aiming to improve every day [Video]

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has praised French striker Olivier Giroud for straining to improve every day. Wenger said that if a footballer isn’t aiming to better himself on a daily basis then they’re in the wrong job. Luckily, Giroud has proved that he’s in the appropriate profession with a fantastic scoring rate this season. Having […]

Video emerges of a rousing Marcelo Bielsa speech

Marseille lost a key game in their season on Sunday night. Despite a good performance, Marseille lost the biggest game in France, Le Classique, to PSG 3-2. Andre-Pierre Gignac twice put Marseille ahead on the night, but the Ligue 1 champions had enough nous about them to get the result that gives Laurent Blanc’s side […]

Morocco U16’s Driss Khalid pulls off a sensational double backheel pass v Brazil [Videos]

There was an out-of-this-world piece of skill in an international youth match over the weekend. The prestigious Montaigu tournament is currently being held in France, in which the world’s top under-16 teams face off in the Mondial Minimes. On Saturday, Brazil scored a 1-1 draw with Morocco, and during the game young North African Driss Khalid pulled off a […]

Bayern Munich have played a starring role in every World Cup final since 1982

A post on Reddit today reminded readers about what a prestigious club Bayern Munich are. The German champions have played a starring role in every World Cup final since 1982, providing at least one player to contest the competition finale. One of the main things that has been keeping this record alive is the success […]