Keyword Results for   'footballer'  
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.
Honduras footballer Arnold Peralta shot dead in hometown mall  Dec 11, 5:02 pm
London, Dec.11 (ANI): Honduras international footballer Arnold Peralta has been shot dead in a parking lot area of a shopping mall in his home town on the Caribbean coast.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar shortlisted for FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015  Dec 1, 12:35 am
London, Nov. 30 (ANI): Real Madrid's star Cristiano Ronaldo will be competing against the Barcelona pair of Lionel Messi and Neymar for the Ballon d'Or - the award given to the world footballer of the year by the FIFA.
Rooney not in form to replace `striker` Martial  Nov 28, 11:55 am
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has refused to accept former footballer Roy Keane's criticism over Wayne Rooney, but admitted that his captain is not playing well enough to take striker's position of Anthony Martial.
Meet Aditi Chauhan, first Indian woman to lift `Women in Football Award`  Nov 21, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Nov.21 (ANI): Aditi Chauhan continues to be an inspiration for aspiring women footballers as she became the first Indian to win the 'Women in Football Award' at the third Asian Football Awards in London.
Balotelli likely to be out for months with hernia problem   Nov 17, 8:14 pm
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): Controversial Italian footballer Mario Balotelli, who rejoined the AC Milan on a season-long loan from Liverpool, is likely to be out of the game for three months as he has to undergo a hernia operation.
PSG star Di Maria condemns deadly Paris attacks   Nov 14, 1:57 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.14 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain star footballer Angel Di Maria has expressed his shock over a string of deadly attacks that has rocked the French capital, following Argentina's soccer World Cup tie against Brazil.
Beckenbauer admits to making `mistake` in 2006 WC bid   Oct 27, 12:24 pm
Johannesburg, Oct.27 (ANI): Former German footballer Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that he made a mistake in the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.
FIFA Ethics Committee opens probe against Beckenbauer, Villar  Oct 22, 1:53 pm
Johannesburg, Oct. 22 (ANI): The FIFA Ethics Committee has opened an investigation against German football great Franz Beckenbauer and Spain's retired footballer Angel Maria Villar over alleged charges of misconduct.
Ronaldo, Messi named in FIFA's shortlist for Ballon d'Or award  Oct 20, 5:52 pm
London, Oct.20 (ANI): Star footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been named in the 23-man shortlist by FIFA for the 2015 Ballon d'Or award, which will be announced on January 11.
Mark Seagraves says Pele's visit `great achievement` for Indian football  Oct 11, 5:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): Former Premier League footballer Mark Seagraves believes that Brazilian legend Pele's visit to India is a great achievement for the footballers of the 'sleeping giants of world football'.
Ex-footballer Anadi Barua says Pele's India visit will inspire youngsters  Oct 11, 5:09 pm
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): Expressing delight over Pele's visit to India, former Indian footballer Anadi Barua has said that the presence of the Brazilian legend will be a great source of motivation for the young Indian footballers.
Beckham backs Giggs as Van Gaal's successor at Man U  Oct 3, 3:46 pm
Johannesburg, Oct. 3 (ANI): Former Manchester United footballer David Beckham has backed Ryan Giggs to succeed Louis van Gaal as the next manager of the Old Trafford club.
Ronaldo admits he misses playing with ex-Man U mate Rooney  Sep 27, 3:30 pm
London, Sept.27 (ANI): Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that that he missed playing alongside his former Manchester United teammate Wayne Rooney, adding that he hopes they will play together again one day.
Beckham agrees with Ferguson, admits he wasn't a `world class` player   Sep 25, 5:25 pm
London,Sept.25 (ANI): Former England footballer David Beckham has admitted that he was not a 'world-class' player following his omission from Sir Alex Ferguson's list of top players he had worked with.
Balotelli answers critics by scoring free-kick in Milan victory  Sep 23, 10:10 pm
London, Sept.23 (ANI): Controversial Italian footballer Mario Balotelli has said that he has started to prove his critics wrong following his fine long-range free-kick that helped AC Milan claim a 3-2 win over Udinese in Friuli on Tuesday.