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Five Latin American Teams Remain in the 2018 FIFA World Cup


June 29, 2018 

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has not disappointed as it has had lots of nail-biting finishes and lots of upsets one in particular Germany who was ranked #1 lost to South Korea 2-0 and was eliminated from the World Cup. Now that the group stages are done its time for the knockout stage. Five Latin….

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Lionel Messi Gets 21 Month Prison Sentence


July 08, 2016 

What a tough month for the Argentine football star. First Messi misses a crucial penalty kick in the 2016 Copa América then Argentina loses to Chile and Messi retires from the national team. Now a Barcelona court found Lionel Messi and his father guilty of three counts of tax fraud and were sentenced to 21….

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Chile Wins The Copa America


July 06, 2015 

What a way to end La Copa America with penalty shots to decide the Champion. The heavily favored Argentina, led by their star player Lionel Messi, could not score a goal through out the game and Chile’s long awaited Copa would come during the penalty shootouts. Arsenal’s Alexi Sanchez hit the winning penalty shot for….

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Cristiano Ronaldo Richest Footballer


April 20, 2015 

The Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has an estimated net worth of $250 million. In 2009, Ronaldo transferred from Manchester United to join Real Madrid for $132 million, that makes him the most expensive soccer player in history. This year he made the list of the richest footballer in the world. Not far behind is FC….

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Lionel Messi Surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo to Set Hat Trick Record


March 18, 2015 

Lionel Messi has surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo for the most hat tricks in La Liga hstory. During Barcelona’s golisa over Ray Vallecano 6-1, Messi scored three goals inside of 12 minutes for his 24th La Liga hat trick. This was Messi’s 32nd hat trick in total for Barca in which is also passed Telmo Zarra’s previous….

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