GRA 2 - VAL 1 | Granada vs Valladolid - Live Football Score, Match 236 - Summary
Spain LaLiga 19/20Date: Feb 17, 2020 Start Time: 01:30 IST
Venue: Los Carmenes
According to a recent report from ESPN, Manchester United are all set to make a renewed bid in order to sign Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus and it is also understood that the Italian giants are ready to listen to any offers made for the Netherlands international. The Ajax youth academy product has had a tough tough year in the Italian league.
In a video compilation which has gone viral on social media, Messi is seen juggling with a toilet roll followed by other greats of the game like France and Arsenal star Thierry Henry, Spain and Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos all showing off their tricks while being at home.
Iker Casillas made an inspired substitute appearance in the 2002 UCL final when regular keeper Cesar went down injured in the 68th minute of the game. 'We were superior and made a great game,’ Jens Nowotny said. ‘But that night Iker Casillas's star rose. He could have gone behind his goal and we would still have hit him!’ Nowotny added.
Cristiano Ronaldo has not let the pandemic affect his exercise drills. Despite being at home and maintaining quarantine, the 35-year-old has been very meticulously following his training schedule to keep himself fit and ready for when football resumes. Ronaldo had also kept his fans updated about his daily activities through pictures and posts on his social media handles.
In the video shared by the Liverpool number 1 on his Instagram account, the keeper could be seen standing back in his backyard holding a ball. With the skylight open in the roof, Alisson attempted to throw the ball through the open space and succeeds, like there was any doubt. ‘Quarantine effect!!’ he captioned his post.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to AC Milan earlier this year and even scored goals at a fair bit of a rate. But, things seem to have gone downhill for the former LA Galaxy striker as he is quite unhappy with the dicey hierarchy at AC Milan. First, it was for sacking their former Chief football officer Zvonimir Boban and now he feels that Paolo Maldini will also be shown the door.
Pepe Reina, who had last week confirmed that he was diagnosed with COVID-19, said that he was finally on the mend after six days of “endless fear.” Reina, on loan at Villa from AC Milan, opened up on the symptoms and how he first realised that he may have been diagnosed with the pandemic.
The current Monaco midfielder hosted a Q&A session on his Instagram account and when asked about the best manager he has played under, Fabregas replied ‘I had the best in the world, so I cannot complain.’ But when pushed further he answered ‘Wenger and Mourinho’. This selection meant that former Barcelona and current Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Cruzeiro president Jose Dalai Rocha said on Tuesday he is recovering well after becoming the third club official to be struck down by COVID-19.
With sports all across the world coming to a standstill due to the menace of coronavirus, the athletes are now in quarantine and are spending their time with their families. Along with spending time with families, a few footballers including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and others are even keeping themselves in shape and honing their skills. AC Milan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba and athlete Lisa Zimouche have taken to social media and showed off their freestyle skills.
USA’s female footballer Alex Morgan was asked to choose between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and she made her choices and selected the Barcelona forward over CR7. During an interview, she had revealed that Messi is a level higher than any other player. So Alex Morgan was on the cover of FIFA 16 alongside Messi in the USA and just like any other question Ronaldo vs Messi has been a common query.
The menace of coronavirus has caused to have a massive cut on the fees of the players. Cristiano Ronaldo’s fees have already taken £3.8 million hit, now as per reports, the fees of the transfer market will also take on toll due to the pandemic situation created due to the menace of coronavirus. The deadly disease has brought all the sporting activities to a halt and there could be a financial strain as well on the Italian champions.