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Ronaldo urged to highlight human rights issues in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia regularly executes people for crimes including murder, rape and drug smuggling. On a single day last year, 81 people were put to death, many of whom were tried in grossly unfair trials.

published : 05 Jan 2023
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Can Cristiano Ronaldo keep the eyes of the world on him in Saudi Arabia?

Ronaldo’s arrival on a two-and-a-half-year contract, reportedly earning him up to $200 million-a-year, is expected to heap unprecedented attention on Al Nassr and the Saudi Pro League.

published : 04 Jan 2023
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Pele gets resting place in world's tallest vertical cemetery

The Brazilian football great, whose funeral was held Tuesday after his death last week at age 82, bought his mausoleum 19 years ago inside the Memorial Ecumenical Cemetery.

published : 04 Jan 2023
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Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr move underlines Portugal star's decline

Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon d'Or winner, heads to the Gulf after a painful year that saw him relegated to the Portugal bench and cut adrift by Manchester United.

published : 03 Jan 2023
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Ronaldo's Al Nassr move underlines Portugal star's decline

Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon d'Or winner, heads to the Gulf after a painful year that saw him relegated to the Portugal bench and cut adrift by Manchester United.

published : 03 Jan 2023
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Brazil pays final respects to football giant Pele

Throughout the day, thousands of fans and football dignitaries slowly filed through the Vila Belmiro, home to Pele's longtime club, Santos.

published : 03 Jan 2023
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Brazil begins paying final respects to football giant Pele

Wreaths of flowers left by his fans have brought a splash of colour to Vila Belmiro, which houses a bust and a statue of the football great.

published : 02 Jan 2023
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No Messi, no Neymar as PSG suffer first loss of season

PSG's last loss was more than nine months ago when they fell 3-0 at Monaco in Ligue 1, although that still left them 12 points clear at the top of the table.

published : 02 Jan 2023
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Arsenal have 'desire' to be champions: Arteta

Arteta's side will go into the new year with a formidable seven-point lead over second placed Manchester City after they powered to a fifth successive league victory.

published : 01 Jan 2023
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Luis Suarez signs two-year deal with Brazilian club Gremio

The 35-year-old Suárez was a free agent after he left his boyhood club Nacional before the World Cup in Qatar. Brazilian media reports said Suárez signed a two-year deal with Gremio.

published : 01 Jan 2023
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LaLiga: Karim Benzema nets 2, Madrid wins first game after World Cup break

Madrid moved one point ahead of Barcelona at the top of the standings before Xavi Hernández’s side plays a derby against Espanyol on Saturday.

published : 31 Dec 2022
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Premier League: Faes in double own-goal disaster as Liverpool down Leicester

Faes became just the fourth player to score two own goals in a Premier League game.

published : 31 Dec 2022
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Cristiano signs for Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr in deal worth 'more than 200 million euros'

Ronaldo heads to the Gulf after a year that saw him relegated to the bench for Portugal and cut adrift by Manchester United.

published : 31 Dec 2022
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Edson do Nascimento: Grace of God

From politicians to influential people and millions of fans of course, Pele meant a great deal. He leaves behind moments that will be cherished forever

published : 31 Dec 2022
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Pele's Cosmos Effect: Football's first global superstar  

Pele's ultimate legacy will be secure in the knowledge that he left his imprint on millions of kids in multiple countries who started sleeping with a football because of his own achievements.

published : 31 Dec 2022