• January 26, 2022

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Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona: Argentina captain won’t sign new contract

Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona: Argentina captain won’t sign new contract

Barcelona have revealed that Lionel Messi will leave the club after financial problems prevented them from agreeing with the forward on a new contract. Messi, 34, has been a free agent since his previous terms expired on June 30,…

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Lionel Messi, Argentina win Copa America over Brazil

Lionel Messi, Argentina win Copa America over Brazil

Argentina won their first major title in 28 years on Saturday when an Angel Di Maria goal gave them a 1-0 victory over Brazil and a record-equaling 15th Copa America crown. Argentina’s triumph was a particular triumph for Barcelona striker Lionel Messi, who…

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Maguire named in United squad for UEFA Europa league final against Villarreal

Maguire named in United squad for UEFA Europa league final against Villarreal

Man Utd will be hoping to end their campaign with silverware as they take on Villarreal in the Europa League final on Wednesday, with Harry Maguire facing a race against time. Maguire has been named…

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Toronto FC blanks defending champion Columbus Crew for 1st win of season

Toronto FC blanks defending champion Columbus Crew for 1st win of season

Captain Michael Bradley scored a goal and helped set up the other as Toronto defeated defending MLS champion Columbus SC 2-0 Wednesday for its first league triumph of the young season. Bradley scored in the…

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Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Veteran defender David Edgar, who turned heads with a highlight-reel goal for Newcastle United as a teenager and went on to captain Canada, has announced his retirement effective the end of the year. The 33-year-old…

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Canada captain Christine Sinclair looks to help young girls impacted by pandemic

Canada captain Christine Sinclair looks to help young girls impacted by pandemic

With two nieces aged six and 10, Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair knows all too well the impact of the pandemic and everything that comes with it on today’s youth. “They’ve struggled with not being…

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Former France captain Poirot retires from international rugby

Former France captain Poirot retires from international rugby

Former France captain Jefferson Poirot is retiring from international rugby at the age of 27 after saying he no longer had the motivation to keep playing for Le Bleus. Poirot, who has 36 caps, last…