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Transfer: Barcelona in Talks with Man United over Defender deal

Manchester United have been offered Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann in exchange for Victor Lindelöf. Barca are looking to take advantage of Raphael Varane's move to Old Trafford, which has seen Lindelöf drop down the pecking order.

Ronaldo thanks fans after receiving award

After celebrating his 20th year as a professional footballer and Globe Soccer Player Of The Century Cristiano Ronaldo thanked fans for their love and support. Cristiano : "Thanks for your love and support ❤"  He poured out his feelings towards every football lover for their love and support from the beginning of his career on his twitter page. Ronaldo won the Best Player for the year 2020 and Player of the Century awards after defeating his arch rival Lionel Messi to the award.️ 

Christmas day: Players celebrate with their families

Yesterday was the Christmas day throughout the world. However, all teams across the world was given a break to stay and enjoy with their families. This year's Christmas day witnessed by players made them stayed with their families and have a photo shoot with them. They all took to the social media to post their family Christmas pictures. Here are some pictures from the celebration by the players.

Christmas day: Salah's adorable photos generate controversies on social media

Liverpool's player Mohammed Salah has shared his pictures to commemorate Christmas celebrations today. The pictures has raised controversies  on social media. It was said that Salah is a Muslim and shouldn't be celebrating Christmas. Salah posted on twitter to celebrate Christmas.

"I'd rather win LaLiga again than get another Pichichi award" - Messi

Lionel Messi receives his record seventh Pichichi trophy for being the top scorer in La Liga.. In his statement on the media he said he would have rather win Laliga instead of the Pichichi award. Although he's optimistic about that after wanting to fight for it. Messi said: "In all honesty, I don't know nor do I think about it, it's not something that worries me or obsesses me. I'd rather win LaLiga again than get another Pichichi award, we'll fight for that."  The Barcelona forward scored 33 goals across the 2019-20 season.  It's the fourth Pichichi in a row for Barça’s No.10, equalling the feat of Mexican striker, Hugo Sánchez, who won it in 1984/85 (with  Atlético Madrid) and in the following three seasons with Real Madrid (1985/86, 1986/87 and 1987/88).      

Olu of warri is dead

  The Olu Of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, is dead. It was gathered that the monarch allegedly died of COVID19 complications on Monday, barely a week after his fifth coronation anniversary. The late monarch, who was born on March 19, 1955, ascended the throne on December 12, 2015.

11yr old Naomi speaks at the International conference on behalf of all children

Naomi Oloyede is an 11year old girl from Nigeria. She travelled to Vienna, Austria in October 2019 to take part in the International Conference "Educating for the Rule of law" At the high-level opening, Naomi addressed over 300 leaders, policymakers and educators and on behalf of all children, urged them to make the world a better, safer and more inclusive place.  "We want to grow up in a place where there is peace and where rule of law is respected."

Rashford named first FIFA Foundation Award recipient

  When Covid-19 struck early in 2020, Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford wasn’t content to simply stay fit at home biding his time until football resumed. Instead, seeing a need in the wider community, he set about making a tangible difference to the lives of those less fortunate. Rashford helped raise money and awareness for FareShare, an organisation that redistributes surplus food to charities, which is subsequently turned into meals for those in need. The Manchester-born forward also successfully campaigned for the UK government to provide over one million school children access to free lunch vouchers. Importantly too, Rashford’s profile helped bring greater awareness for the need to support charity and community organisations. The England star's commitment to charitable causes was duly recognised at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2020 ceremony, in which he was named the first FIFA Foundation Award recipient for his outstanding humanitarian work to comba

FIFA FIFPro Men’s World11 of the Year

  The FIFA FIFPro Men’s World11 2020, as voted for by thousands of professional players from around the world, was revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in Zurich on 17 December. The 11 stars who earned a place in the FIFA FIFPro Men’s World11 2020 are: Alisson Becker (Liverpool), Trent Alexander-Arnold(Liverpool), Sergio Ramos(Real Mardrid), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool), Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Lionel Messi (Barecelona), Robert Lewandowski(Bayern Munich), Cristiano Ronaldo(Juventus)     Source: Fifa.com