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This year's World Cup , therefore, offers the Argentina star probably his last chance to win the elusive crown. It is a measure of their historic quality that Argentina's Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo have been widely acknowledged as the world's two best soccer players every single year going back to 2008.
  • Lyon end negotiations with Liverpool over Nabil Fekir transfer

    Lyon end negotiations with Liverpool over Nabil Fekir transfer

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    Liverpool's medical staff found a slight issue with the player's right knee - he had suffered a serious ACL injury during the 2015-16 season. Nabil Fekir has passed his Liverpool medical and will become the Reds' latest signing, according to French FA president Noel Le Graet .
  • Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup title

    Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup title

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    They played into June, this collection of Golden Misfits, something no one could have imagined for a team that barely had any players a year ago. When the Capitals finally got past the Penguins in the second round this year, it felt like maybe things could be different this time.
  • Ronaldo and Neymar could play for Madrid together - Marcelo

    Ronaldo and Neymar could play for Madrid together - Marcelo

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    FC's Alejandro Moreno explains why Cristiano Ronaldo's repetitive threats to leave Real Madrid are losing value. Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo senior went scoreless in his 150th worldwide appearance, so the emergence of a new challenger - family or otherwise - might come as handy motivation on the eve of the World Cup .
  • Nick Pope welcomes England goalkeepers' friendly rivalry

    Nick Pope welcomes England goalkeepers' friendly rivalry

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    Gareth Southgate should at least make sure the sound of brass defeats the Samba beat of Brazil, the oompah marches of the Germans and the guitar and castanets of Spain.4BRForget the sound of Samba. Alexander-Arnold was heavily involved, providing England width in their 3-5-2 system in a match they dominated from the start. Southgate made 10 changes to his starting XI, with the likes of Rashford, Fabian Delph and Danny Rose all catching the eye, ahead of England's World Cup opener ...
  • Rafael Nadal Makes Ball Boy's Day At Roland Garros

    Rafael Nadal Makes Ball Boy's Day At Roland Garros

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    But after a lengthy delay, Schwartzman ended Nadal's run of 37-straight sets won at Roland Garros - a run that stretched back to 2015. She's there opposite No. Marterer may have felt he would need a degree of fortune to have any chance of an upset and the early signs were promising as a net cord set up two break points, Nadal double faulting on the first to hand his opponent a 2-0 lead.
  • LeBron James passed Michael Jordan with playoff record in loss vs. Warriors

    LeBron James passed Michael Jordan with playoff record in loss vs. Warriors

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    For a team to be on the verge of winning a championship they need to be nearly flawless when it comes to uncontested shots. No signs of stress anywhere. And past year, the Warriors trailed by six with 3:09 left before storming back to win 118-113 in Game 3. A bounce-back game would be more than welcomed by Cleveland .
  • Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs

    Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs

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    The Warriors are on dynasty's doorstep. Yes, his Finals record would look ugly at 3-6 but if you dig deep into that you see that most of the time his team was the underdog so the odds were stacked against him. On Sunday, uncut TV footage showed James uncomfortably sitting on Cleveland's bench next to Smith, who inexplicably dribbled out the final seconds of regulation.
  • Italian flag flies high in Paris as Cecchinato downs Djokovic

    Italian flag flies high in Paris as Cecchinato downs Djokovic

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    Maybe I am sleeping. "Considering all the circumstances in the last 15 months it is quite an achievement to get to the quarters of a Slam", said Djokovic, who has also reached the Roland Garros last eight for a ninth successive year. Djokovic, bothered by neck and leg problems, went from two sets down to the verge of forcing a fifth, but he frittered away good chances and in the end was beaten by the 72nd-ranked Cecchinato 6-3, 7-6 (4), 1-6, 7-6 (11) in a rollicking match filled with ...
  • The best LeBron James NBA Finals memes related to work

    The best LeBron James NBA Finals memes related to work

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    Two-time league Most Valuable Player Curry ended with nine three-pointers, an NBA Finals record, while dishing out eight assists and grabbing seven rebounds in his 33-point performance. The NBA Finals is serious business for Filipinos. "I'm always a person the fans like to talk to and heckle", Smith said . James, who is facing the Warriors in the finals , told reporters that the victor of the series would not be going to the White House.
  • Nabil Fekir's agent provides update on Lyon star's possible move to Liverpool

    Nabil Fekir's agent provides update on Lyon star's possible move to Liverpool

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    Following this, David Maddock from the Mirror made a similar claim, saying that no deal was imminent and that the player did not travel to Liverpool . Capped by France on eleven occasions, Fekir was an unused substitute in the 3-1 victory over Italy on Friday, although he found the net in the win over the Republic of Ireland last Monday.
  • Portugal play goalless with Belgium in World Cup friendly

    Portugal play goalless with Belgium in World Cup friendly

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    Martínez also named Los Angeles FC defender Laurent Ciman as a reserve in case Kompany's injury proves too serious for him to play in Russian Federation. The former Everton boss has trimmed his squad from 28 players, with Real Sociedad's former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj keeping his place.
  • England claim friendly win over Super Eagles

    England claim friendly win over Super Eagles

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    From the corner in the 10th minute, England got their first goal. To say it didn't go down well with England fans would be an understatement. - England scored as many goals in the opening 39 minutes against Nigeria as they had in their previous four global friendlies.
  • LeBron James' eye remains bloodshot in Game 2 of 2018 NBA Finals

    LeBron James' eye remains bloodshot in Game 2 of 2018 NBA Finals

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    James opened the 4th quarter with a 3-pointer but Curry followed with back-to-back treys for a 96-83 Warriors edge. ". Once he releases it and he sees the basket, he usually makes it". "M-V-P!" on a trip to the foul line in the first quarter. He's a perennial representative in the All-Star Game. Kerr went with 7-foot big man McGee to start in place of Kevon Looney - McGee's 10th career start in the postseason.
  • Tristan Thompson fined $25,000, not suspended for altercation with Draymond Green

    Tristan Thompson fined $25,000, not suspended for altercation with Draymond Green

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    The Warriors won 124-114 on the back of starring roles from Steph Curry (29), Klay Thompson (24) and Kevin Durant (26), and in spite of a career-high 51-point game from LeBron James . "That was very uncalled for, especially if two guys are just talking". But we're concerned with how our game plan is going to be executed and what we have to do to limit them on the offensive glass.
  • Pochettino leads race to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

    Pochettino leads race to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

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    For now though, it seems Zidane is holding out till the end of the World Cup before taking any decisions. Arsene Wenger has revealed he turned down Real Madrid on multiple occasions and says he wants to be "tested" in his next role. He has won many trophies at Chelsea . During his five-year playing career at Madrid between 2001 and 2006, Zidane won the Champions League in 2002 and La Liga in 2003.
  • Cavs' Farcical Error Ruins LeBron Masterclass In NBA Finals

    Cavs' Farcical Error Ruins LeBron Masterclass In NBA Finals

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    Kevin Durant and the Warriors took control in overtime, which ended with Draymond Green and Cleveland's Tristan Thompson being ejected. Or who knows? Warriors and Cavs fans have seen this matchup before. "I knew it was tied", he said. With two All-Stars and one two-time league MVP at his side, the true greatness of the things Kevin Durant does on the court can sometimes get overshadowed.
  • LeBron James admits he asked Cavaliers not to trade Kyrie Irving

    LeBron James admits he asked Cavaliers not to trade Kyrie Irving

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    The loss, in part, was down to a freakish moment from Cavs star Smith when the scores were tied 107-107 with 4.7 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. Then Tristan Thompson was ejected, albeit questionably, for fouling Shaun Livingston. Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue told reporters after the game that Smith "thought we were up one" when he made his freaky decision.
  • Carlo Ancelotti appointed as new Napoli manager

    Carlo Ancelotti appointed as new Napoli manager

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    Ancelotti is now closing in on signing a two-year deal with Napoli , marking his return to Italian football for the first time since leaving AC Milan in 2009. And in a social media message posted on Wednesday, De Laurentiis gave the clearest indication yet that there will be an imminent change of coach at Stadio San Paolo.