From a decorated Spanish defender to a Polish playmaker, via several Germans, these players arrived at the World Cup with high expectations – and failed to deliver.
Predicting a pair of winners has proven a costly exercise for WADE PRETORIUS so far at Russia 2018.
Spain defender Gerard Pique criticised Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, saying the hat-trick hero had a habit of throwing himself to the ground.
Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 51st career hat-trick as Portugal played to a 3-3 draw against Spain a 2018 World Cup Group B clash at the Fisht Olympic Stadium on Friday evening.
Spain may not be the bookies’ favourite but have shown enough class to suggest they cant be written off, writes Mogamed Allie in SoccerClub.
Barcelona claimed a 3-1 victory against Mamelodi Sundowns to clinch the Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday evening, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Coming up against a star-studded Barcelona outfit won’t be an easy feat, but PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns can only do themselves proud regardless of the result, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Barcelona have named a star-studded squad to face Mamelodi Sundowns which will include the likes of Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez to mention a few on Wednesday evening at the FNB Stadium.
Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns and La Liga champions Barcelona will do duty in an international friendly as part of the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations at the FNB Stadium on 16 May.
Luis Suarez scored in the Champions League for the first time this season as Barcelona, aided by two own goals, took a commanding 4-1 first-leg lead against Roma in their quarter-final.