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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to fifth Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time – and the second year in a row. Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the most recent of his five awards in 2015. Messi’s ex-Barcelona team-mate Neymar, now at Paris St-Germain, was third. Last season, Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win the Champions League and their first La Liga title since 2012. Ronaldo added the 2017 Ballon d’Or to those he won in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016, and Messi is the only other recipient of the award since 2009. “This is something I look forward to every year,” “Thanks to my Real Madrid team-mates. And I want to …

Arjen Robben retires from international football

Netherlands captain Arjen Robben has retired from international football after his side missed out on a place at the next World Cup in Russia. Robben who made his debut in April 2003 and won 96 caps, retires after scoring 37 goals for the national side making him the joint fourth on the Netherlands’ all-time goalscorer list and level with former Arsenal forward Dennis Bergkamp. Robben – ‘It’s a good time to pass the torch to the next generation,’ ‘It was an emotional night. I knew before the game it was going to be my last and it was not easy. ‘On one hand I wanted to enjoy it but I wanted to focus on the game because I wanted to say goodbye …

Lukaku’s Value rises since joining United

According to CIES Football Observatory A Swiss football research group that specialises in the scientific estimation of professional players’ transfer value New Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku’s value has risen to £140m since joining Manchester United. The In their newest data release, highlighting the footballers from Europe’s big five leagues the Belgian’s value has risen by €55.8m (£49.2m) – 54 per cent – in the last three months, shooting up from from €102.7m (£90.5) before his transfer to United to €158.5m now. Since joining United Lukaku has scored 11 times in 10 games, at an average of a goal every 82 minutes. In his final season with Everton he scored at a rate of a goal every 133 minutes, perhaps going some way …

Betting on your team with Betway

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KCCA FC take on Maroons in the Uganda Premier League

By Samuel Ssebuliba: Defending the title is high on the agenda of coach Mike Mutebi as KCCA FC kickoff the 2017/2018 Azam Uganda Premier League today. KCCA FC open up the season against newly promoted Maroons Football Club at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo later today. The fixture comes days after the 12 time league champions successfully defended the FUFA Super Cup with a 3-0 win over Paidha Black Angels. This is why the manager believes his side should be working towards defending the league, starting with a strong statement at home.