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Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings

Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros ($95.3m) in earnings, ahead of his Argentinian rival at Barcelona, Lionel Messi (76.5m), according to figures to appear in Tuesday’s edition of France Football....

Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings, says report

France Football said it based its figures on salary, bonuses and advertising income for the 2016-2017 season. MADRID: Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros (US$95.3 million) in earnings, ahead of his...

Antoine Griezmann will reject Chelsea to join Manchester United

Griezmann is Jose Mourinho’s No 1 transfer target at Manchester United.And according to the Manchester Evening News, United are on the verge of completing an £86million deal for the Atletico Madrid star.Sources close to Griezmann believe his move to Old Trafford is now a forma...

Dier slams England fans

By AFP More by this Author Eric Dier has called on England fans to back the team in the "right way" following the offensive behaviour of some travelling supporters during Wednesday's friendly international loss in Germany.England's 1-0 defeat in Dortmund was overshadowed by away...

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Fined: Manchester City have been fined €18,000 by UEFA for three offences during their Champions League clash with Monaco at the Etihad Stadium last month. City have been found guilty of charge...

Dier wants England football fans to be 'respectful'

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke condemned the incidents as "inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing", coming as they did just hours after a deadly terror attack in London. LONDO...

Eric Dier urges England fans to behave ‘the right way’ after Germany incidents

Eric Dier has urged England supporters to be respectful and back the team “in the right way” after the unsavoury behaviour of some fans during the friendly in Germany on Wednesday. England...

England midfielder urges fans to be respectful at Wembley

Eric Dier has urged England supporters to be respectful and back the team "in the right way" following the unsavoury behaviour of some fans during Wednesday's friendly in Germany. England's 1-0 ...

Manchester United set for cash windfall

Manchester United could be set for a cash windfall if Burnley sell influential defender Michael Keane at the end of the season. Jose Mourinho could have millions added into his transfer kitty if...

United set for Michael Keane windfall if Burnley sell star defender

Manchester United are set to make millions if Burnley sell Michael Keane this summer. The 24-year-old will be a wanted man, having impressed at Turf Moor this season and made his senior England ...

Nigeria/Senegal: Four Things Rohr Will Look Out for in Match Against Senegal

The continuation of the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is still six months away, but Nigeria's senior national team manager, Gernot Rohr has friendly matches planned to determine the readines...