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Players my age usually go to Qatar or China – Ronaldo

Players my age usually go to Qatar or China – Ronaldo

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Media playback is not supported on this device Cristiano Ronaldo says he is "grateful for the opportunity" given to him by Juventus, as players of his age "usually go to Qatar or China".The 33-year-old Portugal forward has joined the Italian champions for £99.2m after nine years at Real Madrid."To come to this club at this stage of my career, I am very happy," he said at his presentation in Turin. Ronaldo also said he hopes to be the "lucky star" as the Italian side attempt to win the Champions League. He added he had not received any other offers.Ronaldo scored ...
Eagles RB Darren Sproles plans to retire after 2018 season

Eagles RB Darren Sproles plans to retire after 2018 season

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Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles signed a one-year, $ 1.415 million contract extension in May. That appears to be his last NFL deal as he announced his decision to retire after the 2018 season. In a blog post, the 35-year-old Sproles said he plans to play just one more NFL season. He had planned to make 2017 his final season but he tore his ACL in Week 3 so he decided to return for 2018. "I feel like I left a lot out there, and I couldn't let my career end like that," Sproles wrote in the post. "I'm excited to come back and I am even more excited to come back to the defending Super Bowl champion, Eagles," Sproles wrote. "We have something special here with the team, the fans, and the city. We made history bringing the first Lombardi trophy to Philly and now we want to g...
France beat Croatia in thrilling six-goal World Cup final – highlights & report

France beat Croatia in thrilling six-goal World Cup final – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia's bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.Didier Deschamps' side repeated the success on home soil at France '98 by a margin that hardly looked possible as Croatia stood toe-to-toe with the favourites for an hour.France's victory meant Deschamps, who captained them 20 years ago, became just the third man to win the competition as a player and coach. Croatia also felt their luck deserted them, but ultimately France ran out victo...
Scottish transfer news and gossip: Rangers to miss out on Liverpool starlet Harry Wilson, Rodgers warns Celtic stars

Scottish transfer news and gossip: Rangers to miss out on Liverpool starlet Harry Wilson, Rodgers warns Celtic stars

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Here’s a round-up all the top Scottish transfer-related gossip and news from Sunday’s newspapers and online…Rangers are set to miss out on signing Harry Wilson, the Liverpool starlet, as he looks likely to join Frank Lampard’s Derby County. (Scottish Sun) Harry Wilson is set to join Derby on loan Brendan Rodgers has warned his Celtic players that they will be banished from training if they put on two-and-a-half kilos of extra weight. (Daily Record) Swansea are interested in signing Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna for £2million. (Scottish Sun) PAPER TALK Scottish gossip: Dembele could make Celtic £60m, Rangers scrap for World Cup ace ...
‘If you leave you are dead to me’ – Chelsea fans are terrified Eden Hazard could leave the Premier League to join Real Madrid

‘If you leave you are dead to me’ – Chelsea fans are terrified Eden Hazard could leave the Premier League to join Real Madrid

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FEELING BLUE The Belgium captain admitted 'it might be time to try something different' after the game against England Eden Hazard admitted he could leave Chelsea this summer, and Blues fans have reacted furiously. Speaking after the 2-0 World Cup win over England, Hazard admitted ‘it might be time to discover something different’ after six years at Stamford Bridge. Hazard secured Belgium’s best ever World Cup finish on Saturday Ever since Cristiano Ronaldo left the Bernabeu to join Juventus, speculation has been rife as to who could replace the Portuguese superstar. It seems Hazard is top of the list and, if the 27-year-old’s comments are anything to go by, a deal could be done this summer. Speaking to B...