Keyword Results for   'footballer'  
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.
Man U's Luke Shaw ruled out for months with right-leg fracture  Sep 16, 2:09 pm
London, Sept. 16(ANI): Manchester United footballer Luke Shaw has been ruled out from playing for several months after suffering a double fracture in his right leg during his side's opening match of the Champions League against PSV Eindhoven.
'Scathing' Maradona slams Blatter for plunging FIFA into crisis  Sep 15, 11:25 pm
Johannesburg, Sept. 15 (ANI): Legendary Argentina footballer Diego Maradona has launched a blistering tirade on Sepp Blatter, accusing the embattled FIFA president of plunging the world football's governing body into an unprecedented crisis.
Di Maria admits bad relationship with Van Gaal led to his departure  Sep 14, 7:10 pm
London, Sept.14 (ANI): Argentine footballer Angel di Maria has revealed that his difficult relationship with coach Louis Van Gaal was the prime reason for his departure from Manchester United.
England footie legend Bobby Charlton congratulates record-breaking Rooney  Sep 9, 1:12 pm
London, Sept. 9 (ANI): Legendary footballer Sir Bobby Charlton congratulated Wayne Rooney after the England captain became the country's all-time leading goal-scorer by scoring his 50th international goal.
Balotelli has changed radically, claims AC Milan boss  Sep 2, 6:12 pm
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Controversial Italian footballer Mario Balotelli is a changed man since his return to AC Milan this summer, the club's CEO Adriano Galliani has claimed.
Akshay Kumar goes 'dizzy' with Global Goals Campaign   Sep 1, 5:17 pm
New Delhi, Sept 1 (ANI): Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar, who is known to be a sports lover, has joined footballers Gareth Bale, Gary Lineker and Liverpool football club to get "dizzy" for a new Global Goals Campaign.
Pedro admits Mourinho convinced him to join Chelsea  Aug 24, 7:35 pm
Johannesburg, Aug.24 (ANI): Spanish footballer Pedro Rodriguez has admitted that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho convinced him to join the Premier League champions ahead of rivals Manchester United and Manchester City.
Liverpool striker Balotelli likely to return to AC Milan on loan   Aug 24, 6:38 pm
Johannesburg, Aug.24 (ANI): Italian footballer Mario Balotelli could make a comeback to former club A.C. Milan on a loan move from Liverpool.
Coleen Rooney shares sweet photo of hubby Wayne with kids   Aug 14, 4:28 pm
London, August 14 (ANI): Coleen Rooney shared an adorable picture of her footballer husband Wayne taking a peaceful nap with their two kids.
Is Shakira making her toddler follow Gerard Pique's footsteps already?  Jul 30, 2:06 pm
London, July 30 (ANI): Shakira just gave her fans an awestruck moment with a video of her six-month-old son, and it looks like the singer is making her son walk on her footballer father's footsteps.
Under-age African footballers trafficked to Asia  Jul 21, 6:21 pm
London, July 21 (ANI): It has been found out in an investigation report that aspiring African footballers as young as 14 years of age are being trafficked to Asia and forced to sign contracts.
`Is Messi Argentinian or Swedish`, asks Maradona after Copa America loss  Jul 16, 10:20 am
Johannesburg, July 16 (ANI): Legendary footballer Diego Maradona has laid into the debate over Lionel Messi's form with the national team, saying that he should be treated like any other player.
Has Nicole Scherzinger moved on with Swiss footballer post split with Lewis Hamilton?  Jun 30, 3:13 pm
London, June 30 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger seems to have moved on from her former long-time boyfriend Lewis Hamilton as she was recently spotted getting close with Switzerland national football player Pajtim Kasami.