BFC 2 - ATK 2 | Bengaluru FC vs ATK FC - Live Football Score, Match 88 - Summary
Indian Super League, 2019-20Date: Feb 22, 2020 Start Time: 19:30 IST
Venue: Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru
Ivan Rakitic is not having a very good time with the fans at Barcelona as he once again got roasted on social media by Lionel Messi fans. The ardent followers of Messi didn’t seem to have taken his picture lightly and they once again took a jibe at Rakitic. So here’s exactly what happened. Amid quarantine, the official account of Barcelona is finding ways to keep the fans hooked to their social media page.
Lionel Messi has been furious and lashed out at the media houses for carrying a couple of reports. For a couple of days now, there have been rumours of Lionel Messi joining Inter Milan as the Serie A club is quite keen on having him on board. Also, the reports further claimed that Lionel Messi had put money to bail out former Barcelona legend Ronaldinho. Now, these two reports surely did not go down well with Messi and the Argentine took to social media to clarify that the news circulated in the media are false.
Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller is not quite sure about how to approach games behind closed doors. The 30-year-old Bavarian-born forward is the kind of player to be most affected by playing games devoid of the usual emotional atmosphere.
Speaking to BT Sport, Rio Ferdinand revealed that Barcelona and their coach at that time Frank Rijkaard came calling in 2008 when the two teams met each other in the Champions League. ‘It was after the game in Barcelona, in the tunnel after the game when I spoke to Rijkaard. There is an etiquette but you get the gist of what someone is saying,’ Ferdinand said.
Before football all around the world came to a standstill, Indian national football team were scheduled to take part in the second round of 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup joint qualifiers. Team India were scheduled to play their first international match of 2020 in March but due to the current circumstances, they remain 108 in the rankings.
The video was shared by a twitter user name ‘Cristobal Soria’ and Lionel Messi can be seen playing for Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys. The club is based in the city of Rosario, where Lionel Messi was born at it was the Argentine’s first club. The current Barcelona captain has expressed his desire to return to his boyhood club on several occasions.
Sportspersons as well as sports clubs across the world have come together in this fight against the pandemic and have been trying their best to help the poor and needy. In fact, most sportspersons have not only used their social media platforms to promote awareness against the outbreak, but have also made donations to help their respective governments.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to his homeland after he was allowed to leave Italy by his current club AC Milan due to the ongoing crisis. After returning to Sweden, the 38-year-old didn’t waste any time in returning back on the field as he pulled off a Hammarby tracksuit and joined the first-team team for a training session at the clubs Arsta sports field.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has started online tutorial classes for referees across the country to keep them "on their toes" during the lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.
As per a report from Sky Sports, all 20 clubs in England’s first division have reached an agreement to receive a percentage of merit payments in advance. It is understood that the Premier League has agreed to advance part of the money owed to the teams at the end of the season. But the distribution of the payment will depend on the clubs current league position.
Southampton says players will defer part of their salaries in April, May and June “to help protect the future of the club, the staff that work within it and the community we serve.” Southampton has become the first Premier League club to announce its players will defer some of their salaries amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cristiano Ronaldo had thrown up the Living Room Challenge for the netizens where they had to flaunt their core strength and perform as many core crushers possible in 45 seconds. Many footballers including Bruno Fernandes performed the challenge and posted the same on social media. Now, the Manchester United latest signing could not go beyond 117 reps in 45 seconds and ended up getting trolled hilariously by his idol of course in all good humour.