Champions League: Story of the groups

Cristiano Ronaldo broke Raul’s old scoring record – sadly for him, Lionel Messi broke it first The Champions League group stages ended on Wednesday with Manchester City going through thanks to victory in Rome. Here is everything you need to know about what happened in the 96 matches so far before Monday’s last-16 draw. Who is into the last 16? Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Real Madrid, Basel, Monaco, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Paris St-Germain, Schalke, Porto, Shakhtar Donetsk Who drops down to the Europa…

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Photos: Chelsea’s John Terry buys £4.35million 7-bedroom mansion

John Terry acquired the mansion previously occupied by Scottish professional golfer, Colin Montgomerie for £4.35million. Photo: Daily Mail Chelsea captain, John Terry has acquired the mansion former occupied by Scottish professional golfer, Colin Montgomerie for £4.35million. The football star, who earns £170,000-a-week had earlier sold his former nine-bedroom mansion for £16million before acquiring the new seven bedroom mansion, which is nestled in a in a half-acre estate, in Oxshott Surrey just a few hundred yards away from his old mansion. The new property boasts of seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, four reception rooms,  grand…

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Cristiano Ronaldo receives 2013 World’s Top Goalscorer award

The former Manchester United star scored 69 times last year. Photo: Daily Mail International Federation of Football History and statistics has honoured Portugal and Real Madrid football star, Cristiano Ronaldo as the world’s top goalscorer for 2013. The former Manchester United star, who scored 69 times last year, including 10 strikes for Portugal, took to his Instagram page on Thursday, December 4, 2014 to express his delight after receiving the award. He captioned the photo: ‘I feel honoured to win the World’s Top Goalscorer 2013 award by the International Federation of Football History and…

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‘Being handsome is affecting Cristiano Ronaldo’ – Carlos Varela

Carlos Varela has claimed Cristiano Ronaldo is a far better player than Lionel Messi. Photo: Wikipedia Spanish and FC Köniz star, Carlos Varela believes Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t get all the credit he deserves because of his good looks. Speaking with AS sport, the former Basle midfielder said: ‘I do not understand how anyone could criticize him; I think his image has a (negative) effect. People are jealous and envious of him. If he were ugly, they would have treated him better.’ The footballer also picked Cristiano Ronaldo as a better player in comparison…

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UEFA charges Basle FC after pitch invaders confronted Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo arguing with two fans who invaded the pitch to confront him. Photo: Getty Images UEFA has charged Basle FC after a number of their fans ran onto the pitch to confront Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo during a Champions League match. The incident, which occurred on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in Real Madrid’s 1 – 0 win against Basle, saw over five spectators invade the football pitch before stewards intervened. According to reports, the UEFA disciplinary panel will announce its verdict in the case on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Watch…

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David Beckham and son involved in car accident

David Beckham and Brooklyn walked away from the accident unscathed. Photo: BroadImage/REX Retired international footballer and super model, David Beckham and his son, Brooklyn were involved in an auto accident yesterday, November 29, 2014 after they left Arsenal FC‘s training ground. According to reports, the incident, which involved a collision with another car, occured today after the former Manchester United footballer had gone to watch his eldest son, Brooklyn play for the Gunner’s U-16 side against Brighton at the London Colney, Hertfordshire. The pair walked away from the incident unhurt but had…

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Footballer sentenced to prison for Thiago Motta head-butt

Brandao’s lawyer wants him to serve the sentence through community service and not in jail. Sky Sport SC Bastia striker, Evaeverson Lemos da Silva, commonly known as Brandao, has been sentenced to one month in prison for head-butting Paris St Germain midfielder, Thiago Motta. The incident, which occurred on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in PSG’s 2 -0 win against SC Bastia, saw the Brazilian star attack Thiago in the tunnel, leaving him with a broken nose following a misunderstanding on the football pitch. According to reports, the player was initially banned for six…

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Valencia drops new batman logo

The new logo is similar to the well known Batman logo. Photo: Fox Sport After US based comic book giants filed a complaint with the OHIC, the European Union body in charge of trademark registration over the new logo of Valencia Football Club, which is similar to the well-known Batman logo, the Spanish club has decided to drop the new logo. According to reports, Valencia had applied for copyright for a new design of the bat which forms part of its crest but has since decided to discard it after…

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Former Miss Chile exposes Arsenal striker, Sanchez

(Alexis Sanchez is accused of texting former Miss Chile, Camila Andrade behind his girlfriend, Laia Grassi. Photo: Getty Images) Arsenal striker, Alexis Sanchez has been accused of texting a former Miss Chile identified as Camila Andrade behind his girlfriend, Laia Grassi. According to Daily Mail, Camila claimed the former Barcelona sta‎r sent her messages, photos and invitations to dine with him before the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. ‘Alexis invited me out for a meal while he was back in Chile preparing for the World Cup.’I was between boyfriends at the time and it was the first time…

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Neymar’s girlfriend finds no big deal in being topless

Soraja Vucelic is said to have swept footballer Neymar off his feet… and it’s not hard. Photo: Splash News Barcelona and Brazilian forward, Neymar Jr sure has an eye for pretty ladies. This became even more obvious with his rumoured model girlfriend, Soraja Vucelic showing off her incredible bikini body recently including a picture in which she is topless. Soraja Vucelic, who became linked to the former Santos footballer last summer after they were seen at a number of locations, was on holiday in Ibiza recently and spotted at the Puro Beach…

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