The 2020 Euro final showed a scintillating contest between England and Italy. Fighting for the title of becoming the European champions, the teams went head to head in a thrilling encounter. Eventually, Italy beat England 3-2 in the UEFA Euro 2020 Final, winning their first European Championship since 1968. After a 1-1 draw at Wembley on Sunday, Italy won the final thanks to some incredible saves by Gianluigi Donnarumma as the game went into extra time and then into a dreaded penalty shootout.
Poor Ed Sheeran was forced to surrender his tickets for the Euro 2020 final after he tested positive for Covid on the day of the historic game. The iconic musician not only had the most sought after ticket in English football history, he even had an enviable place in the illustrious Wembley box seats for the biggest match in Three Lions’ history since 1966.
According to Italian outlet Diretta Goal (h/t Liverpool Echo), Tottenham Hotspur are expressing possible interest in signing Inter Milan star Nicolo Barella. It does not say whether this interest will become a reality in January or next summer.
Portuguese international Jota has been ruled out of the Community Shield this weekend. The Euro 2020 participant will miss the game against Manchester City on Saturday as a result of a hamstring injury.Jota has not featured for Liverpool in pre-season this summer after he sustained the injury during the set of UEFA Nations League games played last month. The Euro 2020 participant was in the colours of Portugal when he picked up the injury that has prompted him to miss several weeks of football action.
Frenchman Paul Pogba has landed in Turin ahead of his free transfer move to Juventus. The Old Lady have made a big transfer coup with the imminent return of Pogba to the club. The Euro 2020 participant has decided to return to Juventus after six years at Manchester United. He would be the fourth player with the most salary at €7.5m per year when the move is finalised as revealed by media portal Sportrac. Only the Juventus duo of Matthijsde Ligt and Adrien Rabiot plus Alexis Sanchez will earn more than him.
Bologna striker Marko Arnautovic scored one of the goals as Austria produced one of their best results in recent times with the 3-0 win at Croatia in Group A1 of the UEFA Nations League. The Euro 2020 participant was the recipient of the first goal of the game in the 41st minute after good work from fellow attacker Karim Onisiwo. The two front men combined to give Austria a shock lead over hosts Croatia at the half-time interval.
The Austrians looked like a different team entirely with German tactician Ralf Rangnick in charge of the first team in comparison to the team that lost to Wales in their World Cup 2022 qualifying playoff tie from the European section in March. They were beaten 2-1 by the Welsh team who had Real Madrid star Gareth Bale to thanks for scoring the two goals. Wales will now meet with Ukraine in Cardiff City on Sunday for a place at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The Ukrainians beat home team Scotland 3-1 at Hampden Park in Glasgow to secure a playoff final meeting with Bale and his Wales colleagues. Continue reading “ARNAUTOVIC ON SONG AGAINST CROATIA”
Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is up to 18 goals for the season on the Premier League stage after he found the back of the net against West London outfit Brentford. He scored one of the goals as Manchester United thrashed Brentford 3-0 at home when the two sides battled against each other earlier this week.
Euro 2020 participant Ronaldo is the leading goalscorer at Manchester United this season following his return to the Premier League last summer for his second spell at Old Trafford. He has been a major source of goals for Manchester United in his first season back at the Theatre of Dreams. Continue reading “RONALDO TAKES LEAGUE TALLY TO 18”
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was full of admiration for Bukayo Saka after the Chelsea game in the Premier League on Wednesday after he sealed the 4-2 victory over the European champions with a successful penalty in the second minute of stoppage time.
To the joy of many fans of football across the world, Christian Eriksen returned to the football pitch for the first time after suffering a heart problem while playing for his country’s national team side Denmark. The football world rose to its feet last year at the UEFA Euros competition (2020 edition) when Denmark and Finland were playing their group stage fixture and something scary happened. While playing for his country, Eriksen slumped on the pitch and collapsed to the ground. Thanks to his fellow countryman and teammate Simon Kjaer, he was quickly attended to and received the best first aid he could possibly get before getting professional attention.
Eriksen’s collapse was a really scary one as the situation could have been much worse if not for the intervention of his teammate. It was later revealed that had Kjaer not reacted as quickly as he did, it is possible that Eriksen could have given up the ghost. The former Tottenham midfielder was contracted to Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan at the time but because of the fear of a repetition of the incident, the current Serie A champions decided to terminate his contract. Until only recently, Eriksen was without a club but eventually, he reached an agreement with Premier League side Brentford to sign a short-term contract so he can resume to playing football once again. Continue reading “HOW LONG WILL ERIKSEN PLAY FOR BRENTFORD?”
Arsenal star Bukayo Saka is reportedly attracting the attention of two Premier League title contenders. This is according to a recent report from the stables of popular media platform ESPN. It was disclosed that both City and Liverpool are monitoring the contract situation of Saka at the North London club. The Euro 2020 finalist will have two years left on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium at the end of this season. He was a regular on the pitch as England lost the Euro 2020 final to Italy. Saka missed the penalty that confirmed the Italians as the Euro 2020 winners.
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