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Liverpool stars Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané set for World Cup Qualifying playoff showdown

Friends are set to become enemies when World Cup qualifying in Africa continues in the playoff round after Egypt and Senegal have been drawn together, pitting star Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané against one another in the pathway to Qatar 2022. 2022 FIFA World Cup African playoffs draw at a Glance; 🇬🇭 Ghana vs Nigeria 🇳🇬🇪🇬 Egypt vs Senegal 🇸🇳🇨🇲 Cameroon vs Algeria 🇩🇿🇨🇩 DR Congo vs Morocco 🇲🇦🇲🇱 Mali vs Tunisia 🇹🇳 — POOJA… (@PoojaMedia) January 22, 2022 The...
Tags: Germany, Africa, Senegal, Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Liverpool, Cameroon, Fifa, Bayern Munich, FIFA World Cup, Geneva, Algeria, Borussia Dortmund, Tunisia

Lewandowski eyes toppling own record of 41 Bundesliga goals

Berlin (AFP) – Having scored a record 41 goals in just 29 league games last season, Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski aims to stay injury-free in order to better his own Bundesliga milestone this campaign.  The Poland striker scooped FIFA’s ‘The Best’ male player award for the second year running on Monday, two days after chalking up his 300th league goal with a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern swept aside Cologne. Lewandowski has scored 23 goals in 19 league games this campaign and f...
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Cologne, Soccer, Fifa, Bayern Munich, Poland, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Bayern, Lewandowski, Mueller, Gerd Mueller, German Football League DFL, AFP Having, Cologne Lewandowski

FIFA chief Infantino vows to prioritize player welfare

London (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino vowed player welfare will be a top priority as the world governing body reshapes the international fixture schedule. FIFA’s proposal for a biennial World Cup drew widespread criticism last year amid concern over burn-out due to the increased demands placed on players. Infantino discussed the issue in Manchester on Thursday after accepting an invitation from the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) to meet leading players and union representa...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Manchester, Arsene Wenger, Fifa, Paul Pogba, Afp, Gianni Infantino, Infantino, AFP FIFA, Professional Footballers Association PFA, Maheta Molango, Juan Mata PFA

Soccer league names: Why are they so complicated?

For the avid, experienced soccer fans, certain soccer league names are easy to remember. For instance, everyone knows the traditional major five leagues in Europe. The Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A and Ligue 1 feature the game’s biggest stars. Then, there are professional, semi-professional and amateur leagues trailing each of those five. For example, look at England, which has 11 levels to its extensive league system. Not only are there 7,000 teams, but the leagues themselves can...
Tags: Europe, England, Australia, Mexico, France, China, Germany, US, Spain, Sport, Soccer, United States, Premier League, Italy, Marouane Fellaini, Tottenham

FIFA boss Infantino living in Doha before World Cup

Paris (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has moved to Doha on a temporary basis to oversee the build-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar later his year, world football governing body confirmed on... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Fifa, Doha, Afp, Gianni Infantino, Infantino, AFP FIFA

Fifa set to limit number of international loan deals as part of transfer reform

Fifa is set to introduce new rules for 2022-23 that will limit the number of international loan transfers clubs can make.
Tags: Football, Fifa

Chelsea facing end to their fabled “loan army” as FIFA introduce new loanee rules

Chelsea’s fabled loan army Though Chelsea’s “loan army” is not what it once was, they still have plenty of senior players away on short-term deals.The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic downturn, clubs have found it hard to shift deadwood across Europe.Tanguy Ndombele is likely to leave Tottenham for peanuts compared to the 55 million pounds that they paid for him, while no one is going to offer clubs anywhere near the 72 million pounds that Arsenal paid for Nicolas Pepe or the 36 million...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Fifa, Monaco, Ac Milan, Napoli, Matt Miazga, Miguel Delaney, Chelsea Champions League, FIFA FIFA, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal handed Thomas Partey boost as Ghana crash out of AFCON group stages

Ghana vs Comoros Ghana would play out their final 2022 African Cup of Nations group stage clash on Tuesday evening.The Black Stars had a poor start to the tournament, drawing 0-0 with Gabon and losing to Morocco.As a result, Ghana needed to at least secure one point on Tuesday to be in with a chance of being put into the 3rd place playoffs.And, on paper, a win over Comoros seemed pretty likely, despite Ghana’s woes.Comoros are currently ranked as the 132nd best team in the world by FIFA, they ha...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Morocco, Arsenal, Fifa, Burnley, Leicester City, Gabon, Ghana, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Comoros, AFCON

Pele sends message to Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo bags award The latest edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards was held on Monday evening.Unlike the Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi did not take home the big prize, with Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski instead being named the FIFA Best Men’s Player. #RobertLewandowski 🤝 #TheBest 🕹 One of #TheBest goalscorers of all time is now a two-time #TheBest FIFA Men’s Player winner 🏆 🏆 🇵🇱 @lewy_official | @pzpn_pl — FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) January 17, 2022 ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Fifa, Portugal, Bayern Munich, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Pele, Leicester City, Robert Lewandowski, Ballon, Diego Maradona Lionel Messi, Pele Pele

Robert Lewandowski reveals why he snubbed Messi & more for FIFA's The Best award

Lewandowski backed Jorginho ahead of dynamic pair Bayern Munich and Polish international star Robert Lewandowski continued the storied twilight of his career after he won FIFA’s The Best award on Monday night.It was the second time of his career that the Warsaw-native bagged the yearly honour, beating out Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and a host of other potential winners after he embarked on a goalscoring rampage that saw him net 41-goals. This is how Messi, Ronaldo and Lewandowski voted for...
Tags: Germany, City, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Wembley Stadium, Italy, Fifa, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Espn

The FIFA Best Awards: Robert Lewandowski and Alexia Putellas scoop Player of the Year prizes

Alexia Putellas cemented her place as the best player in women's football by winning the Player of the Year prize at FIFA's Best Awards, adding the accolade to her Ballon d'Or win at the end of 2021.
Tags: Cnn, Fifa, Robert Lewandowski, Ballon, Alexia Putellas

Lewandowski and Putellas win FIFA ‘Best’ awards

Paris (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA’s top men’s player title Monday at “The Best” of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for best women’s player. The... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Paris, Fifa, Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Lewandowski, Alexia Putellas, Putellas

The Best Awards: Chelsea clean up, Ronaldo bags latest prize & Messi misses out

 The ceremony for FIFA’s ‘The Best’ awards took place a short time ago, with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski and Edouard Mendy having all secured individual prizes. Lewy strikes gold For those not aware, ‘The Best’ is the modern equivalent of the FIFA World Player of the Year.The prize is handed out on an annual basis, to honour the finest performer from across the globe over the course of the prior twelve months.Previous winners include the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Best, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham, Fifa, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Eden Hazard, Messi, Robert Lewandowski

Lewandowski, Putellas take top FIFA ‘Best’ awards

Paris (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA’s top men’s player title Monday at “The Best” of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for best women’s player. The... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Paris, Fifa, Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Alexia Putellas, Lewandowski Putellas

Revealed: Who Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo voted for at ‘The Best’ awards

 An insight into the votes placed by all of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski for this evening’s ‘The Best’ award have been revealed online. Lamela bags Puskas The latest edition of The Best awards ceremony took place a short time ago.The event, replacing FIFA’s gala for the World Player of the Year prize, was held in Zurich, Switzerland, and saw a whole host of star performers from across the globe honoured.Cristiano Ronaldo, for one, added to his burgeoning silverware cabi...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Italy, Tottenham, Fifa, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, Karim Benzema

World Cup 2022: Yellow cards wiped clean for play-offs

Fifa agrees yellow cards will be wiped clean for the European play-offs for the 2022 World Cup.
Tags: News, Fifa

Revealed: The surprising Premier League club in talks with Christian Eriksen

Eriksen’s ordeal Christian Eriksen was at the centre of Euro 2020, as he collapsed on the pitch midway through Denmark’s opening group game. Thankfully, the medical staff were able to intervene and save his life, but he has not played since. The life-saving intervention of Denmark’s players and medical staff after Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 has been nominated for FIFA’s Fair Play Award. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 23, 2021 Due to the rules in the Serie A, th...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Fifa, Denmark, Burnley, Brentford, Watford, Christian Eriksen, Inter Milan, Athletic

What Marseille’s transfer ban means for the futures of Arsenal pair Guendouzi & Saliba

 An insight into the predicted effect of the transfer ban placed on Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Marseille when it comes to the futures of Arsenal loan pair Matteo Guendouzi and William Saliba has been provided on Sunday. Gueye’s transfer sparks chaos Word of the hefty sanction laid down by FIFA at the Stade Velodrome was of course forthcoming on Saturday.This came on the back of an investigation into the bizarre transfer of Pape Gueye, who, after being announced as a new Watford player back in the ...
Tags: London, France, Sport, Soccer, Marseille, Arsenal, Fifa, Harry Kane, Watford, Micah Richards, OM, Ligue, Gueye, Lopez, Pau Lopez, L Equipe

North Korea pulled in $400m in cryptocurrency heists last year – report

Plus: FIFA 22 players lose their identity and Texas gets phony QR codes In brief Thieves operating for the North Korean government made off with almost $400m in digicash last year in a concerted attack to steal and launder as much currency as they could.…
Tags: Texas, North Korea, Software, Fifa

Lewandowski looking for ‘The Best’ consolation in Zurich

Paris (AFP) – After missing out on the Ballon d’Or, Robert Lewandowski may be in line for a consolation victory at FIFA’s “The Best” awards ceremony on Monday. The Polish striker is the favourite to... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Fifa, Zurich, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Ballon, Lewandowski

Arsenal handed major double transfer blow ahead of potential summer business

Arsenal look to complete major business Following their 130 million outlay in the summer, Arsenal are keen to keep flexing their financial muscles in the coming windows.As per CBS, the Gunners are looking at a summer move for Youri Tielemans, currently at Leicester City. Arsenal are actively considering Tielemans. Important to note meetings with his agent were with a view to a summer move. Leicester prefer to keep him in January but Rodgers admits “he has to look at every option”. Somewhat opens...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Arsenal, Fifa, Cbs, Leicester, Brentford, Fiorentina, Sead Kolasinac, Lcfc, OM, Rodgers, Jorge Sampaoli, Ben Jacobs

FIFA suspends Senegal’s Pape Gueye in transfer dispute

Dakar (AFP) – Pape Gueye, part of Senegal’s squad at the Africa Cup of Nations, has been suspended by FIFA because of a transfer dispute, his coach Aliou Cisse said on Friday. “There were problems... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Africa Cup of Nations, Afp, Dakar, Aliou Cissé, Pape Gueye

54 Amazon gifts teenagers actually want, from a mystical board game to cozy loungewear

Prices are accurate at the time of publication. Amazon has an abundance of great gifts for teens, from the "Dune" books to a Kindle to read them on.Amazon Teens are notoriously difficult to shop for, especially when it comes to gifts.  To help ease shopping stress, we put together a list of 54 cool and convenient Amazon gifts.  Still looking for gift ideas? Check out our list of the all-time best products we've ever tested. Teens may be difficult to shop for, but you don't need to sea...
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32 cool tech gifts for teens, from Bluetooth speakers to gaming controllers

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon; Best Buy; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider We rounded up the best tech gifts for teens with something for every budget. From headphones to cameras, we have gift ideas for all interests. Shopping for someone else? Check out our best tech gifts for women and our best picks under $25. Teens are tough to shop for, but useful tech products can make great gif...
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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah keen on international success despite downplaying Egypt's AFCON chances

Salah hopeful of international success Liverpool star forward Mohamed Salah is set to lead Egypt in their opening African Cup of Nations clash when they take on perennial continental powerhouse Nigeria later today and remains hopeful of winning international honours in service of his country.The Nagrig-native has enjoyed a stellar career while at Anfield when Liverpool was crowned champions of the Premier League in 2019-20 in the wake of their stories Champions League win the season prior. In th...
Tags: Nigeria, Senegal, Sport, Uganda, Soccer, Egypt, South Africa, Premier League, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Cameroon, Fifa, Champions League, Uefa, Anfield, Ivory Coast

Afcon 2021: Ivory Coast keeper Sylvain Gbohouo suspended by Fifa for alleged doping violation

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo is suspended for an alleged doping violation on the eve of their first game at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Tags: News, Fifa, Ivory Coast, Sylvain Gbohouo

Salah says he is not asking for ‘crazy stuff’ in new Liverpool deal

London (AFP) – Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he is not asking for “crazy stuff” in any new contract he signs with the Premier League club but wants the deal to reflect his huge contribution at Anfield. The Egypt international has fewer than 18 months remaining on his current deal and has reiterated whether he stays or goes remains in the hands of Liverpool. Reports have suggested that Salah, who has won the Champions League and Premier League with Liverpool, is looking for a weekly salar...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Premier League, Liverpool, Fifa, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Lionel Messi, Anfield, Gq, Reds, Mohamed Salah, Robert Lewandowski, Afp

Qatar: Qatar Issues The FIFA Intellectual Property Law - Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners

FIFA is also exempt from paying registration fees in respect of its trademarks, works, audio recordings, performer's rights, and radio broadcasts.
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United Arab Emirates: Qatar Issues New Law To Protect FIFA's Intellectual Property Rights - United Trademark & Patent Services

On July 29, 2021, Law No. 11 of 2021 on Protection of Trademarks, Copyrights, and Related Rights of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) was issued by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
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Messi in/Ronaldo out: Final 3 nominees for FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award revealed

 The identity of the trio of players still in the running to take home FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award this month have, on Friday, been confirmed. CR7 amongst past winners For those not aware, ‘The Best’ is the modern equivalent of the FIFA World Player of the Year.The prize is handed out on an annual basis, to honour the finest performer from across the globe over the course of the prior twelve months.Previous winners include the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric, whilst Bayern Munich hitman R...
Tags: Sport, Best, Soccer, Liverpool, Fifa, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Shrewsbury, Borussia Monchengladbach, Mohamed Salah, Robert Lewandowski, Luka Modric