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England accused of pointing laser at Denmark’s keeper, disrespecting Danish national anthem

UEFA charged England after a laser pointer was directed at Denmark keeper Kasper Schmeichel during Wednesday’s Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley. Television pictures showed a green light on Schmeichel’s face just before Harry Kane took an extra-time penalty. Schmeichel saved the spot-kick but Kane scored the rebound as England won 2-1 to reach Sunday’s final […]

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FIFA approves minimum 14-week maternity leave to female players

The world Football governing body, FIFA approved landmark measures to protect women footballers. The council approved new rules, including a minimum 14-week paternity leave for female players, with at least eight weeks after birth. After the completion of a player’s maternity leave, her club will be under an “obligation to reintegrate her” into football activity […]

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Football legend Diego Maradona has died aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona has died after suffering a heart attack, according to his spokesman. Local media reported that the 60-year-old passed away on Wednesday in the city of Tigre. Argentine President Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning after the news of Maradona‚Äôs death. Maradona, who in 1986 led Argentina to a World […]

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Referee waves yellow card to take selfie with Brazil legend mid-match

In an exhibition match between Brazil and Israel, referee Lilach Asulin of Israel blew the whistle to stop retired Brazil legend Kaka in his stride and waved a yellow card at him for no clear reason. The Real Madrid and AC Milan legend looked confused after being stopped, but as he approached her she went […]

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Best Fifa Football Awards 2019: complete list of winners

Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award on Monday in FIFA The Best Football Awards at La Scala opera house in Milan while Megan Rapinoe took the women’s prize to cap a historic year for the United States’ World Cup icon. They’re voted for by fans, national coaches, their team captains […]