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Cristiano Ronaldo Accepts $21.6M Fine for Tax Fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo Accepts $21.6M Fine for Tax Fraud

Global soccer icon, Cristiano Ronaldo, has accepted a 23-month suspended prison sentence and €19 million ($21.6 million) fine after pleading guilty in his Spanish tax fraud case on Tuesday. Ronaldo, now playing in Italy for Juventus, faced tax avoidance charges from his time as a player in Spain at Real Madrid. The state prosecutor had [...]

January 22, 2019 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

The 5 Greatest Premier League Imports in MLS History

The 5 Greatest Premier League Imports in MLS History

In the 22-year history of MLS, there have been a number of players who have crossed the Atlantic and switched from England’s Premier League to play in Major League Soccer. Some have turned out to be good transfers, though some have turned out to be bad. Often, those arriving Stateside with the biggest names (and [...]

November 23, 2018 admin Soccer 0

Nicklas Bendtner Sentenced to Jail for Assaulting Taxi Driver

Nicklas Bendtner Sentenced to Jail for Assaulting Taxi Driver

Denmark international striker Nicklas Bendtner was convicted of assaulting a taxi driver and sentenced to 50 days in jail. He has appealed the sentence. After a night out in Copenhagen back in September, Bendtner broke the jaw of a cab driver. Video footage from inside the taxi was available and bendtner issued an apology via [...]

November 2, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

Cristiano Ronaldo Denies Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo Denies Rape Allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo has personally spoken out for the first time about the rape allegations made by a Nevada woman. Kathryn Mayorga alleges that Ronaldo forced her to have sex with him at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. She later reached an out-of-court settlement with the footballer to keep her allegations private, but her lawyers [...]

October 3, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

Inter Miami – David Beckham’s New MLS Team

Inter Miami – David Beckham’s New MLS Team

It’s official. David Beckham’s new Major League Soccer team will officially be known as Club Internacional de Futbol Miami – or Inter Miami for short. So if you are into sports gambling online then you have a new team to place bets on. Miami’s team logo and name were first leaked in mid-August. The crest [...]

September 5, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

Chelsea Signs Athletic Bilbao Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea Signs Athletic Bilbao Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea have signed Athletic Bilbao’s goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to a world record £71 million to replace Thibaut Courtois. With Courtois trying to force a move to Real Madrid, Chelsea took drastic action and agreed to pay Kepa’s buy-out clause ahead of Thursday’s Premier League transfer deadline. This agreement has smashed the world-record fee of £66.8million [...]

August 7, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

Luis Enrique Named Head Coach of the Spanish National Team

Luis Enrique Named Head Coach of the Spanish National Team

The Spanish football federation announced Monday that former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has been named head coach of the national team. He has signed a 2 year contract to manage the former World Cup champion. Enrique is the third head coach of the national team in less than a month. Two days before Spain’s first [...]

July 9, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

Joachim Low Will Remain as Germany’s Head Coach

Joachim Low Will Remain as Germany’s Head Coach

Despite Germany’s shocking World Cup exit, finishing last in their group despite having won the Cup four years ago, Joachim Low will keep his job and remain as the team’s head coach. Germany lost 2-0 to South Korea last week and failed to reach the knockout stage for the first time since 1938. After the [...]

July 3, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 1

Real Madrid Denies Bid for Neymar

Real Madrid Denies Bid for Neymar

Real Madrid has issued a statement denying Spanish media reports that the club had made an official offer for Paris Saint-Germain star forward Neymar. According to Espanola (TVE) thel club offered €310-million for Neymar, but Real Madrid vehemently deny it. “Given the information issued tonight by TVE on a supposed offer of Real Madrid to [...]

July 3, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0

Harry Kane Named England’s 2018 World Cup Captain

Harry Kane Named England’s 2018 World Cup Captain

On Tuesday, the Football Association announced that Harry Kane will be England’s captain at the World Cup in Russia. “Harry has some outstanding personal qualities,” Gareth Southgate said. “He is a meticulous professional and one of the most important things for a captain is that they set the standard every day. “He has belief and [...]

May 22, 2018 admin Headlines, Soccer 0