Winning the UEFA Champions League is the dream of every player who plays in European football. The trophy is considered the best and most precious title under club level and the second highest in football behind World Cup Most of the great players have won the big trophy while others ended their careers without winning any.
Football Players and all sports personalities generally perform well in tend to 20s when they are more active.Soon when most of them land to 30s or late 20s they hang their boots and call it a career. This article has comprehensively pointed out five world-class footballers who could hang their boots come 2022.
Participating in the world cup is a dream come true for any player but also the same for fans who get to watch the best players go against one another.The 2022 world cup in Qatar will however be the last for these legends of the game due to their age.At 36 years old,Portugal's Christiano Ronaldo will be 37 next year and this will be his last world cup tournament considering he will be 41 before the next one in 2026.Spain's Sergio Ramos will also be playing his last world cup next year as he is 35 years old and past his prime.Having played in three different world cups and leading his country to the finals in 2018,Croatia's Luka Modric will play his last and fourth next year.Sweden's 39 year old striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is also part of the group that will be playing their last international tournament next year.Last but not least is Argentina's Lionel Messi who will be hoping he finally wins it before he retires from football.
France Football has announced this year's Ballon d'Or 30 man shortlist and it compiles the best footballers of 2021. The Ballon d'Or has been one of the most sought after means to adjudge the best footballer in the world. Started in 1956, the award was determined via a voting method.
Kante has won UEFA Midfielder Player of the year award at the UEFA Awards this evening: Former UEFA Midfielder POTY winners are: - Xavi - Frank Lampard - Luka Modric - Wesley Sneidjer Edouard Mendy wins UCL Goalkeeper of the year. Mendy in Champions League 2020/21: - Most clean sheets by a GK for an English team ever.
BREAKING: Luka Modric will announce his retirement from International football after the 2022 world cup. (MARCA) Juventus are ready to submit their final bid to Sassuolo in order to sign Manuel Locatelli this week. The agreement is set to be reached for €35m. (Fabrizio Romano)
French Football always awards a player who has been outstanding more than others through out the year with the Ballon d'Or. These are the players who have earned most points in Ballon d'Or history. Christiano Ronaldo has won 3610 points in Ballon d'Or history. He has won the Ballon d'Or five times which has resulted to him gaining many points.
Football is one of the most exciting and watched game in the world racking up massive following. Every year except for the previous year world's best players (both men and women) are awarded at an annual ceremony with the best player taking the prestigious Balloon d'Or title.
Balloon d'Or is an annual award presented by the french football to the best players.It is regarded as the most prestigious individual award awarded since 1956. With many national powerhouses in football we look at countries which have produced most players to win the award. 1.1 balloon d'Ors Croatia (Luka Modric)-2003
The next year World Cup qualifications are still on. Some countries have already qualified while others have not. There is a group of players who will be playing their last World Cup games for their last time in their careers. This include Christiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar Junior, Manuel Nuer, Edison Cavani, Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcelo.
Over the years the Ballon d'Or has always been considered the single most prestigious individual award for football players. The winner of the Ballon d'Or is chosen by the captains and coaches of national teams. The current holder of the prestigious award is Lionel Messi. The Ballon d'Or ceremony was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus.
In today's football world, age has been seen as a less limiting factor in players' career. Contrary to the past where a player rarely played until the age of thiry five years, players today continue playing even beyond forty years. There are several top footballers who are above thirty five years of age and are still active footballers.
Some players can perform at the highest level despite their lack of speed. To compensate for the lack of pace, they rely more on technical skill and match intelligence, dictating play from deep and occupying spaces correctly. Photo Credit [Google Images] Here are 5 the slowest exceptional players in football who are very successful:
Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are the greatest clubs both in Europe and Spanish football. Real Madrid have won 34 League titles alongside 13 Champions League. On the flip side, FC Barcelona have won 28 La Liga titles together with 5 Champions League titles. The two clubs have been successful because of the best midfield trios in their clubs.
Jorginho has grown into a split and well-known figure as most people tend to blame him for the wrong things even if he has not done them up on the pitch. He covered the 114 kilometres in the Champions League, he was only ahead of Phil Foden (122 km) and Toni Kroos (119 km), both of which have played more in the game.
Arsenal Star To Barca, Man City Still on Harry Kane, Modric, Shaw, Tammy, Messi &Pape Latest Updates
Barcelona are interested in signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this month and are willing to offer Arsenal Philippe Coutinho in return. (Sky Kaveh) Manchester City are not giving up on Harry Kane and are preparing a new bid of €150M. (Fabrizio RomRomano) Luka Modric will officially announce his retirement from International football after the 2022 world cup.
According to an exclusive report by Daily Star, Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Labile Pogba is keen for a dream move to Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid as he is not ready to extend his contact at the Old Trafford. The star has less than one year left on his contract with the Red Devils, and it is reported that he is ready to run down the final year of his contract so that he can switch to Spanish capital as a free agent next summer.
According to a source in Spain, Real Madrid are biding their time before making a deadline-day move for Kylian Mbappe on August 31, with president Florentino Perez hoping to take advantage of Paris Saint-bloated Germain's pay bill following the purchase of Lionel Messi. Perez has a history of making bold deadline-day purchases, such as luring World Cup Golden Boot winner Ronaldo Nazario away from Inter Milan in 2002 or luring Sergio Ramos away from Sevilla in 2005.
Dani Ceballos has already agreed to leave Real Madrid in January, according to the latest reports. Following the arrival of Eduardo Camavinga, and indeed the presence of undroppables like Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, Ceballos knows his opportunities will be extremely limited in the Spanish capital.
Martin Odegaard The question of whether Martin Odegaard will make up his mind on his precedented return to the Emirates is still contentious especially after Toni Kroos and Dani Ceballos sustained long-term injuries, whereas Luka Modric seems to age with each passing day. Football analysts have doubted Odegaard's will to leave Real Madrid when the team is in crisis due to injuries.