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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says he was ‘embarrassed’ after Barcelona star Lionel Messi ‘took liberties’ in 2011 Champions League final

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says he was ‘embarrassed’ after Barcelona star Lionel Messi ‘took liberties’ in 2011 Champions League final

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Rio Ferdinand has admitted he was ’embarrassed’ after Manchester United were beaten by Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League final.The Red Devils lost 3-1, with Lionel Messi scoring, as Pep Guardiola’s side lifted a fourth European Cup at Wembley. Getty Images - Getty Lionel Messi terrorised Manchester United’s backline at Wembley Wayne Rooney had equalised for United after Pedro had given the Spanish giants an early lead, but they were ultimately undone by Messi’s magic. Recounting the game, Ferdinand told Copa90: “Barca gave us an absolute lesson at Wembley, “I was standing there watching them lift the trophy and me, Giggsy [Ryan Giggs] and Scholesy [Paul Scholes] were standing together with our hands over our mouths and I said, ‘I feel embarrassed lads
Final Fantasy 7 Remake: ‘This is not just for the players of the original’

Final Fantasy 7 Remake: ‘This is not just for the players of the original’

Technology
Cloud Strife and his iconic mop of spiked blonde hair emerge through the rising steam of an overcrowded city.The main character of Final Fantasy 7 has his distinctive buster sword strapped to his back.This time, however, he's not a pixelated image as seen in the 1997 PlayStation original - he's been fully rendered in life-like modern graphics. It's been five years since gamers got a first glimpse of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, when the first trailer dropped.The remake, which is out now, is a completely rebuilt version of a role-playing game that has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.And fans of the original are excited to make a return to Midgar, the fantasy city where the remake takes place. ...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Premier League ‘to resume in June’ with all games behind closed doors, International Olympic committee set final deadline over summer Games

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport and how clubs across the world are reacting… How Premier League plan to finish season and start 2020/21 campaign on time Professional football in England postponed until at least April 30 Rugby Football Union cancels 2019/20 season for all […] talkSPORT
Women’s T20 World Cup final: Australia beat India at MCG

Women’s T20 World Cup final: Australia beat India at MCG

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Women's T20 World Cup final, Melbourne Cricket GroundAustralia 184-5 (20 overs): Mooney 78*, Healy 75, Sharma 2-38India 99 all out (19.1 overs): Sharma 33, Schutt 4-18, Jonassen 3-20Australia won by 85 runs ScorecardAustralia demolished India by 85 runs to win their fifth Women's T20 World Cup title in front of a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground.It was a near-perfect evening for the hosts, who posted 184-4 after a brutal 75 from Alyssa Healy and opener Beth Mooney's unbeaten 78.An overawed India slid to 18-3, with teenage star Shafali Ver...
Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Entertainment
Love Island paid tribute to Caroline Flack as its first winter series drew to a close on Sunday night.The former host of the show was found dead in her London flat last weekend."The past week has been extremely difficult, coming to terms with the loss of our friend and colleague, Caroline," presenter Laura Whitmore told viewers of the ITV2 programme."Caroline loved Love Island. She loved love, and that's why tonight's final is dedicated to her."She added: "We're thinking of her family and everyone who knew her at this time."The programme then showed a montage of some of Flack's memorable moments from the series in recent years. The current islanders were told about Flack's death off-camera on Saturday, an ITV spokesman confirmed....