Champions League Group Stage: Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid Qualify for Round of 16 – Final Showdown for Group Leadership

2023-11-08 23:43:40 With their perfect runs so far, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are already assured of qualifying for the round of 16. The Citizens are only aiming for the leadership position that Leipzig, also qualified with 9 points, covets. The two teams will meet for a final the next day (November 28, … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to the Ballon d’Or: Criteria, Process, and Controversies

2023-09-06 17:25:00 Article 1. The annual Ballon d’Or trophy is organized by the monthly magazine France Football. Article 2. The Ballon d’Or rewards the best player in the world, without distinction of Championship or nationality. Article 3. The reference period is between the month of August and the following month of August due to the … Read more

Owen Hargreaves: A Tale of Success, Challenges, and Triumph

2023-08-18 15:09:22 Owen Hargreaves (milieu)Anglo-Canadian by birth, Owen Hargreaves was trained until he was 18 in Calgary, his hometown in Canada, and joined the Bayern Munich training center when he came of age. He made his professional debut in 2000 and started the following season, crowned with a Champions League. At the same time, Hargreaves … Read more

Record-Breaking NBA Suspension: 93 Matches and Controversial Remarks by Phoenix Suns’ Owner

2023-06-16 20:00:32 93 suspension matches, the record Last September, Robert Sarver, the owner of the Phoenix Suns, received a suspension of 93 matches (an entire season, plus 11 play-off matches), following racist and misogynistic remarks. It is the longest suspension imposed in the NBA to date. There have also been life suspensions, notably for doping … Read more

King Pelé’s Legend Lives On: The New York Cosmos Years (1975-1977)

2023-06-08 08:51:55 Pele – New York Cosmos (1975-1977)In 1975, a year after retiring from Brazilian football, King Pelé decided to come out of retirement to join the United States and the NASL, the ancestor of MLS. Welcomed as a rock star in the North American League, the Brazilian played 64 games with the New York … Read more

“The Rise of Eddy Kayouloud: The Best French Player in NCAA’s Central Arkansas”

2023-03-16 07:00:00 Eliminated, Kayouloud (Central Arkansas) showed up Among the 27 French players who played this NCAA season, Eddy Kayouloud had the best statistical production. At 23, the Central Arkansas rear-winger (2.01m) completed the 31 games of his last university year at 15 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, in a team with a fairly … Read more

Summer League: Juhann Begarin very prominent with Boston

Atlanta lined up two Frenchmen in its summer squad: the leader Joel Ayayi (ex-Washington) and the pivot Alpha KabaMVP of the Turkish Championship with Gaziantep. Yves Pons was used very little in Brooklyn (seven minutes on average) while in Milwaukee, where Asvel coach TJ Parker was also located, Sylvain Francisco played two matches. Always at … Read more