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When Lionel Messi had to be convinced it wasn’t Scott McTominay who left him bloodied

Lionel Messi once confused Scott McTominay for Chris Smalling after the latter had left him bloodied during a UEFA Champions League clash between Manchester United and Barcelona in the 2018/19 season. While appearing on a segment for ESPN recently, Scott McTominay revealed a cute little story from the first leg of the quarter-final clash between […]

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Training snaps show Mohamed Salah v Sergio Ramos is the battle to look out for in Champions League quarters

The conclusion of the ongoing international break will mean that the quarter-finals of this season’s edition of the UEFA Champions League will be upon us shortly. As the best teams in Europe this season are down to eight, we await four mouth-watering clashes over two legs each to decide who will get to the final […]

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Twitter reacts to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo ending their 15-year streak in the Champions League

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been synonymous with the game of football for the past fifteen years or so. The Argentine and the Portuguese have established their dominance as the best players in the world bar none in the said time period, and have accounted for a combined nine UEFA Champions League titles between […]

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Put some respect on his name – Pepe blows fans away with braveheart defending against Juventus

Pepe has been one of the best defenders in the world in his own right over the past decade, being an influential part of the Real Madrid side which won four Champions League titles in five seasons. The Portuguese centre back was also a starter in Portugal’s successful European Championship campaign in 2016 and has […]

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Photo – Classless PSG fans target Shakira with a sexist banner ahead of Barcelona clash

Paris Saint-Germain ultras are gearing up for their second leg of this season’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie against Barcelona. The Parisian outfit went to the Nou Camp last month and proved to be excellent on the night as they secured a 4-1 win away from home courtesy of a Kylian Mbappe hat-trick. […]

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New: Minimalistic anniversary kit marks an iconic moment in Chelsea history

There is no better night in the history of Chelsea than when they overcame Bayern Munich in their own backyard to win the UEFA Champions League title. While it takes one mention of the night in Munich to get any fan of the Blues to reminisce fondly like it was only yesterday, it has almost […]

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Photo – Antonio Rudiger mocked Luis Suarez’s teeth in new still from National Arena

A new photo doing the rounds online among Chelsea fans shows Antonio Rudiger gave Luis Suarez as good as he got during the 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid at the National Arena on Tuesday. Chelsea secured a crucial away win in the first leg of their round of 16 tie with a phenomenal bicycle kick […]

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Football and pop culture blend in new Pepsi ad feat. Messi, Pogba and Sancho

Soft drink manufacturing heavyweights Pepsi has been synonymous with advertisements that have featured some of the most popular global football superstars over the years. Be it some of the most iconic advertisements for World Cup football or the UEFA Champions League promotional advertisements, Pepsi has been a constant in blending in the beautiful sport of […]

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Real Madrid’s formation before Shakhtar’s first goal is 2020 in a nutshell

2020 has been an unusual year to say the least of it. A worldwide pandemic sent the world into lockdown for the first time in decades, with football being sent on an indefinite break in the middle of the season. The matches have resumed but there are many more instances of the most unusual of […]

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Just how addicted football fans are to the Champions League anthem

European nights under the lights are an absolute spectacle to look forward to, for both fans and footballers. Nothing exemplifies the glamour and diversity of European top tier football more than the UEFA Champions League, and admirers have associated the iconic and easily identifiable anthem to Europe’s premium club competition for years now. It is […]

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Pep Guardiola commits a rare fashion blunder in game against Olympiacos

Manchester City secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League with a 1-0 win against Olympiacos. A first-half goal from Phil Foden was enough for the Citizens to keep their group stage record faultless at the Karaiskakis Stadium. A smooth enough sailing for Pep Guardiola, whose only crime was the attire he […]

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Liverpool fan Rick Edwards takes the mickey out of Everton on BBC show ‘Impossible’

Massive Liverpool fan and presenter on BBC show Impossible, Rick Edwards took shots at Everton’s nonexistent Champions League credentials last night. Rapidly becoming one of the most popular quiz shows since its inception in 2017, Impossible features questions in which contestants must avoid giving impossible answers to give themselves a chance of winning £10,000. Case […]

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Unreal Diogo Jota skill we all might have missed during Atalanta thrashing

The moment took place just before Jota scored Liverpool’s 5th goal on the night and completed his hat-trick. Liverpool dismantled last season’s quarter-finalists Atalanta in a statement-making win in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Reds won 5-0 as Diogo Jota completed a devastating hat-trick. The Portuguese, starting his 5th game, became the third player […]

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Thiago Silva doing the business with an insane 70 yard pass against Rennes

A reminder that Chelsea signed him for free! Fixing the defence was a big concern for Frank Lampard going into the new season Thankfully for the Chelsea legend, the hierarchy led by Marina Granovskaia were quick to act as they pulled off a deal for Thiago Silva before any other club when the Brazilian ended […]

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Lionel Messi raises eyebrows with his lack of defending in stoppage time against Dynamo Kiev

Lionel Messi is being slammed for his inactivity during the dying minutes of Barcelona’s 2-1 win against Dynamo Kiev last night Barcelona registered their 3rd win on the trot in the Champions League as goals from Messi and Pique eventually canceled out Viktor Tsyhankov’s second half strike for Dynamo, who were missing 13 first team […]

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Manchester United’s appalling defensive shape right before Demba Ba scored

Istanbul Basaksehir had never scored in the Champions League before they met Manchester United in the Group H fixture on Wednesday. The Turkish outfit had 23 shots (including seven shots on target) in their previous two games but managed to score with their first shot on target against Man Utd. Man United just casually forgetting […]

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(Video) Marseille players refuse to take the knee before Man City clash

Champions League game between Marseille and Manchester City got off to a slightly weird start as the home side chose not to take the knee before kick-off. It has become customary in football matches for all the players and staff to take the knee as part of the silent protest against racial discrimination. This is […]