Pope Francis is, or rather was, well known as a football man and, in particular, as a committed supporter of the San Lorenzo club in his native Argentina, so it rather came as a shock when he recently confessed that he had never seen his fellow countryman Lionel Messi in action.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
The acclamation for Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has been loud and unanimous through recent weeks, with most Blancos directors, fans, players and pundits conveniently forgetting their regular misgivings about the Italian throughout an ultimately historic 12 months.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos wrote himself indelibly into his club’s history by scoring the opening goal and then deservedly winning the player of the tournament award in Saturday’s 2-0 Club World Cup final win over San Lorenzo of Argentina.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014