Football Players(Search results - 17)
SportsSep 15, 2021, 3:19 PM IST
32 Afghanistan female footballers reach Pakistan to evade Taliban
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has made life uncertain for the country's women, especially sportswomen. Meanwhile, 32 female footballers have eloped the country and entered Pakistan.
SportsSep 8, 2021, 10:53 AM IST
Why did Sergio Aguero turn down chance to wear Lionel Messi's number 10 shirt at Barcelona?
Lionel Messi has moved to Paris Saint-Germain, ending his 21-year-long stint with Barcelona. Meanwhile, Sergio Aguero was offered the chance to wear Messi's number ten shirt at Camp Nou, but he turned it down.
SportsSep 6, 2021, 1:10 PM IST
Brazil vs Argentina FIFA World Cup Qualifier witnesses drama after health officials barge onto the pitch
Brazil took on Argentina in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier at home on Sunday night when health officials barged onto the pitch over the visitor's quarantine breach, leading to match suspension.
SportsAug 26, 2021, 3:02 PM IST
AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: India women's hockey team inspiring Indian women footballers
As the Indian women footballers prepare for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022, set to be held in India, they have been inspired by what the Indian women’s hockey team pulled off at Tokyo Olympics.
SportsJul 12, 2021, 3:06 PM IST
UEFA Euro 2020 final: English footballers victim of racial abuse following missed penalties against Italy
The UEFA Euro 2020 final was won by Italy after three English players successively missed their chances during the penalty shootout. Meanwhile, the three men were racially abused online, while England's Football Association has condemned the act.
SportsJul 12, 2021, 1:54 PM IST
Racial abuse and hate against England football players shameful, says British PM Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson took to micro-blogging platform Twitter to say that the England team deserved to be hailed as heroes and not racially abused on social media.
SportsMay 19, 2021, 2:24 PM IST
From Diego Costa to Michel Platini: 4 footballers who played for multiple countries
Many footballers are born in different countries and hold multiple citizenships while playing for a country of their choice where they are the citizens. However, some also tend to make a switch later in their career.
OTHER SPORTSNov 25, 2020, 11:25 PM IST
10 reason why Diego Maradona was one of soccer's greatest legends
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona passed into the ages on Wednesday at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Fans and football legends mourned the demise of the one of the most celebrated football players of all time. Here are some facts about the champion that was Diego Maradona
SportsNov 25, 2020, 10:42 PM IST
A champion. A legend. An icon: Fans mourn Maradona
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona passed into the ages on Wednesday at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Fans and football legends mourned the demise of the one of the most celebrated football players of all time.
SportsNov 24, 2020, 4:52 PM IST
From Lionel Messi and David de Gea: 5 footballers who married their fans
Footballers are one of the most famous athletes in the sporting world, as they tend to attract a number of fans. Some of the footballers are humble enough to engage themselves with the fans, during which they tend to fall in love and even get married.
CRICKETNov 24, 2020, 4:47 PM IST
From Thomas Muller to Paul Scholes and Gary Neville: 6 cricket-loving footballers
Footballers are one of the hard-working athletes on the planet. Meanwhile, to keep themselves distracted, they like to engage in and follow other sports. Some of the famous footballers also tend to follow the sport of cricket, which is still on the rising stage in other nations.
SportsNov 24, 2020, 1:01 PM IST
From Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona and Neymar: 6 top footballers who went from rags to riches
Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, which also helps in earning quite some money, especially for the ones who are talented. Rich athletes like Cristiano Ronaldo and even Diego Maradona were not precisely rich until they gained popularity in the sport.
SportsNov 18, 2020, 4:09 PM IST
From Cristiano Ronaldo to David Beckham and Gerard Pique: 6 footballers who have dated famous celebrities
Footballers are one of the most respected and celebrated athletes across sports, as they happen to have a huge fan following all over the world. Consequently, they are given the status of celebrities, while some go on to date fellow and famous celebrities as well.
SportsNov 18, 2020, 2:12 PM IST
From Ronaldinho to George Best: 5 prominent footballers who served prison sentence
Football players are human beings as well, as they too happen to cross the line on some occasions. While many are convicted of various crimes, some crimes are so severe that they serve a prison sentence and are jailed. There have been countless footballers as such.
SportsNov 17, 2020, 5:05 PM IST
Neymar to Luis Suarez: 5 most hated footballers
Footballers are known for their fine footballing skills and goal-scoring abilities. However, some abuse their qualities and skills, drawing the flak of management, as well as the fans. Consequently, some of them become one of the most hated ones, despite being a top talent.