[unable to retrieve full-text content]talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and biggest football gossip, and takes a look at the key talking points from the festive football schedule talkSPORT
Lionel Messi has become only the seventh player in history to score 700 goals for club and country. The Argentine superstar scored a Panenka penalty against Atletico Madrid to reach 630 for the Catalans, which coupled with his 70 for Argentina, takes him into the prestigious 700 club. Messi and great rival Cristiano Ronaldo are among the best to have ever played the game and certainly have the statistics to back that up. Getty Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are considered the best in the world The debate over which superstar is superior has raged on for several years but one thing is for sure, both men have helped reshape modern football. Messi and CR7 have scored more than 1,400 career goals between them and are among the leading scorers in foot...
We all have our football idols – the captains, the cult-heroes, the GOATS, the goalscorers, the never-say-die defenders, the names we choose for the back of our shirts. And we’re not alone, the professionals had them, too. getty Millions of people have probably bought tickets to a Barcelona game just so they can watch Lionel Messi in the flesh We’ve all heard about Eden Hazard’s desire to be coached by Zinedine Zidane, Dennis Bergkamp controversially idolising Tottenham great Glenn Hoddle and Sergio Aguero ‘wanting to be Micheal Owen’ when he was young. There’s even brilliant stories about Xavi’s love for Southampton icon Matt Le Tissier and his ‘outrageous, sickening goals’, and Dimitar Berbatov sleeping in Alan Shearer’s Newcastle shirt. READ: Foo
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news and updates on how the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League stars confirm launch of fund to raise money for NHS amid coronavirus pandemic Sadio Mane EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool superstar would understand if Reds are denied title as Premier League pales in […] talkSPORT
It was a hard weekend for football fans in England. On Friday, it was announced the Premier League and EFL would be postponed until April 3 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The disease has infected 162,000 people worldwide, which includes more than 6,000 deaths. So without any football, what happened in the world of sport over the weekend? talkSPORT.com picks out some of the highlights. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and his girlfriend having fun in isolation Liverpool midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain and his girlfriend, Little Mix star Perrie Edwards, have been making the most of their time at home in self-isolation. Edwards uploaded a video of the pair dancing to Maggie Lindemann’s Pretty Girl song while making their way up some stairs. Everyone knew Edwards could dance due to her success with Lit