Keyword Results for   'footballer'  
Cook, Shearer honoured on Queen Elizabeth's birthday  Jun 12, 3:19 pm
Johannesburg, June 12 (ANI): Legendary England footballer Alan Shearer and country's cricket team skipper Alastair Cook have been made Commanders of the British Empire (CBE) in Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday honours list.
Neymar to make acting debut with Deepika Padukone in 'xXx'  Jun 9, 1:11 pm
Karachi, June 9 (ANI): Brazilian footballer Neymar has taken a huge leap from green pitch to the silver screen holding Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel's hands.
Cameroon footballer Patrick Ekeng dies after collapsing on ground   May 7, 1:55 pm
Johannesburg, May.7 (ANI): Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng has tragically passed away after falling to the ground while playing a league match with his Romanian club Dinamo Bucharest last evening.
Jamie Vardy scoops writers' Footballer of the Year award  May 2, 5:48 pm
Johannesburg, May. 2 (ANI): Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has been rewarded for his stellar Premier League season as he bagged the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award.
Mata reveals footballers earn `obscene` amount of money  Apr 25, 6:32 pm
London, Apr.25 (ANI): While shedding some light on the financial aspect of the game, Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has disclosed that professional footballers earn 'obscene' amounts of money and 'live in a bubble'.
Leicester's Mahrez crowned `PFA Player of the Year`  Apr 25, 12:06 pm
London, Apr.25 (ANI): Leicester City's attacking midfielder Riyad Mahrez has bagged the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year award.
Wenger gushes over ` exceptional` Sanchez post West Brom drubbing  Apr 22, 11:33 am
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has lavished praise on star forward Alexis Sanchez after his side claimed a comfortable win against West Brom in their Premier League clash, saying the Chilean footballer is back to his best form.
Barca star Messi remains world's highest paid footballer  Apr 12, 10:07 am
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi still remains the world's highest earning footballer with an annual income of 74 million euros, according to a leading French football-based magazine.
This is how footballers will improve their play  Mar 25, 12:27 pm
Washington D.C., Mar. 25 (ANI): A recent research has derived that individual perspective and behavioral peculiarities of the footballers besides physical training need to be considered to improve their level of play.
Messi-Ronaldo fan war: Murder accused sent to four-day police custody  Mar 8, 10:24 am
Mumbai, March.8 (ANI): Nigerian man Nwabu Chukwuma, who was charged for murdering his friend after an argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer, has been sent to a four-day police custody by the Vasai Court on Tuesday.
Shocking! Nigerian man kills friend over Ronaldo-Messi supremacy debate  Mar 7, 10:17 pm
Mumbai, Mar 07 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a Nigerian man has murdered his friend in Mumbai after an argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer in the world spiralled out of control.
Maradona admits he would have punched Messi over tricky penalty shot  Mar 5, 6:02 pm
Barcelona, Mar.05 (ANI): Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has revealed that he would have thrown punches on Barcelona star Lionel Messi over his tricky penalty with Luis Suarez during a match against Celta Vigo.
`Emotional` Cuba Gooding Jr breaks down while playing OJ Simpson  Feb 17, 11:27 am
Johannesburg, Feb. 17(ANI): Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. recently broke down in tears while filming the role of a disgraced American footballer OJ Simpson in the true crime anthology, 'The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story.'
Footballer kills referee after receiving red card in Argentina  Feb 16, 7:08 pm
London, Feb.16 (ANI): An amateur football match turned into bloodshed after a referee was gunned down by an enraged footballer for showing him a red card during the course of the game.
Sunderland to drop Johnson for United game amid child sex charges  Feb 11, 6:13 pm
London, Feb.11 (ANI): In the wake of an ongoing trial on child sex charges, Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is unlikely to feature in his side's Premier League game against Manchester United at home on Saturday.
Zidane insists misfiring Ronaldo still remains world's best footballer  Feb 10, 6:47 pm
Madrid, Feb.10 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has thrown his support behind an underperforming Cristiano Ronaldo, labelling the star striker as the best player in the world.
England footie Adam Johnson admits sexual activity with underage girl  Feb 10, 6:18 pm
London, Feb.10 (ANI): England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has admitted one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old school girl and one of grooming at Bradford crown court on Wednesday.
Will Smith talks on being a footballer's dad  Jan 11, 2:01 pm
Washington, D.C., Jan. 11 (ANI): Will Smith recently admitted the fact that he did not know much about the impact of head trauma in football before allowing elder son Trey to take the field, but he was compelled to share them once he learned the facts.
Indian legend Bembem Devi to bid adieu to football  Jan 2, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, Jan.2 (ANI: Legendary Indian footballer Oinam Bembem Devi has announced that she will retire from the game after the upcoming AIFF 21st senior women's national tournament.
Who's Brooklyn Beckham's daddy? cool Becks!  Dec 19, 5:20 pm
Washington, Dec19 (ANI): When it comes to the rivalry between David Beckham and son Brooklyn Beckham, the 40-year-old former footballer always wins the "coolest" title.
West Brom star McClean brands Klopp `an idiot`  Dec 17, 10:57 am
London, Dec.17 (ANI): West Brom star footballer James McClean has described Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp as 'an idiot' following a 2-2 draw at Anfield in their Premier League match.
Ex-footballer Bridge warns Chelsea not to sack Mourinho  Dec 15, 7:33 pm
London, Dec. 15 (ANI): Former English footballer Wayne Bridge has warned Chelsea not to sack their manager Jose Mourinho, insisting that they would regret by doing so.
Di Maria sheds light on reason behind Man U departure   Dec 15, 1:14 pm
London, Dec.15 (ANI): Argentina's star footballer Angel Di Maria has revealed the circumstances that led to his departure from his former club Manchester United just a year after joining it.
Yaya Toure bags BBC's African Footballer of the Year award  Dec 12, 1:09 pm
Johannesburg, Dec.12 (ANI): Ivorian international Yaya Toure has been named as the BBC's African Footballer of the Year for the second time in his glittering career.
Ronaldo throws $2m bash for close pals in Morocco  Dec 12, 11:33 am
Melbourne, Dec.12 (ANI): Real Madrid star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly splurged a whopping two million dollars for hosting an extravagant party for close pals in Morocco.