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UEFA and UN to stage 'Match for Solidarity' in April

UEFA and UN to stage 'Match for Solidarity' in April

Two star-studded teams, managed by Champions League winner Carlo Ancelotti and France coach Didier Deschamps and captained by Luis Figo and Ronaldinho, will take to the field at the Stade de Geneve in a match whose proceeds UEFA says will help "finance international humanitarian and development projects".

Dec 12, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Springboard for future football stars

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Springboard for future football stars

India is hosting the 17th edition of the mega-event, the country's first-ever FIFA tournament, from October 6 to 28.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho sizzles in Delhi Dragons' 4-3 win over Mumbai Warriors

Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho sizzles in Delhi Dragons' 4-3 win over Mumbai Warriors

Ronaldinho showed why he is is best in the world when he just flicked a pass into the goal post in the 13th minute to take his side 2-1 up.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Premier Futsal to be a bigger success, says Ronaldinho

Premier Futsal to be a bigger success, says Ronaldinho

The season two of Premier Futsal will begin on September 15 at the NSCI here, and Delhi and Bengaluru will be the two other Indian cities that will host the games, it was announced at the event.

Jul 14, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
 Ronaldinho to visit Mumbai this Friday for Premier Futsal

Ronaldinho to visit Mumbai this Friday for Premier Futsal

The former FIFA Ballon d`Or winner`s visit to India will surely set the heartbeats racing of millions of football and Futsal fans in the country.

Jul 13, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
I was very close to joining Manchester United before Barcelona, reveals  Ronaldinho

I was very close to joining Manchester United before Barcelona, reveals Ronaldinho

"I had the chance to play for a lot of different teams in the Premier League, but I think all the choices I made were the right ones," he added.

Apr 21, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho to visit Pakistan to promote football

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho to visit Pakistan to promote football

Cricket-obsessed Pakistan has a strong base of football fans and players, particularly in southwestern Balochistan and the southern city of Karachi.
 

Mar 14, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho returns to club as ambassador on 10-year deal

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho returns to club as ambassador on 10-year deal

Ronaldinho, 36, will also be part of a Barca legends team that will play exhibition matches across the world.

Feb 03, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Two-time FIFA world player of the year Ronaldinho planning return to football, says agent

Two-time FIFA world player of the year Ronaldinho planning return to football, says agent

Ronaldinho has been without a team since leaving Brazil`s Fluminense in September.

Jan 17, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
No peace in football: When Diego Maradona almost spoiled Pope Francis' game — WATCH

No peace in football: When Diego Maradona almost spoiled Pope Francis' game — WATCH

It was supposed to be a charity match for peace, sanctioned by none other than Pope Francis. But the match, dubbed "United for Peace", witnessed legendary Diego Maradona pursuing Sebastian Veron with not so good intention.

Oct 14, 2016, 00:34 AM IST
Barca arrive in Big Apple: New York`s Empire State Building lights up for Spanish champions

Barca arrive in Big Apple: New York`s Empire State Building lights up for Spanish champions

The opening of a New York office signals a major commercial expansion by the team, two years after it opened a Hong Kong office to cater to the Asian market.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:56 PM IST
Premier Futsal: The sporting extravaganza to be held twice in a season, reveals Luis Figo

Premier Futsal: The sporting extravaganza to be held twice in a season, reveals Luis Figo

He said the number of teams could be increased from the current six in the next edition.

Jul 18, 2016, 23:13 PM IST
Class apart! Ronaldinho scores 5 times against Bengaluru in Premier Futsal – WATCH

Class apart! Ronaldinho scores 5 times against Bengaluru in Premier Futsal – WATCH

The former Barcelona man scored 5 goals past Paul Scholes' Bengaluru in a 7-2 win for Goa.

Jul 18, 2016, 17:28 PM IST
Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho guides Goa to a 7-2 romp over Bengaluru with a fabulous fifer

Premier Futsal: Ronaldinho guides Goa to a 7-2 romp over Bengaluru with a fabulous fifer

Yet another Indian player made the scoresheet with Marshall making it 5-2 moments later tapping the ball from a yard out after Vampeta's shot.

Jul 17, 2016, 21:56 PM IST
Ronaldinho: I mentored Lionel Messi, who similarly is nurturing Neymar

Ronaldinho: I mentored Lionel Messi, who similarly is nurturing Neymar

Ronaldinho is hopeful that the young Brazilian team with Neymar as their mainstay will do well at the Rio Olympics.

Jul 17, 2016, 19:48 PM IST
Premier Futsal League: Ryan Giggs' Mumbai shine; Ronaldinho's Goa struggle on inaugural day

Premier Futsal League: Ryan Giggs' Mumbai shine; Ronaldinho's Goa struggle on inaugural day

Mumbai opened the scoring after they won a penalty. Sirilo's handball allowed Foglia to step up and score a calm penalty sending the keeper the wrong way. 

Jul 15, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
Legendary footballer Ronaldinho arrives in India for Premier Futsal

Legendary footballer Ronaldinho arrives in India for Premier Futsal

Indian entrepreneurs have attracted some of the world's well known former football stars.

Jul 14, 2016, 13:42 PM IST
Premier Futsal: Ryan Giggs, Ronaldinho and Hernan Crespo sign-up to play in India

Premier Futsal: Ryan Giggs, Ronaldinho and Hernan Crespo sign-up to play in India

The unveiling of Ryan Giggs, Ronaldinho and Hernan Crespo completed the signing of their six marquee players.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

World's 10 highest paid soccer players

World's 10 highest paid soccer players 

Apr 28, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
VIDEO: Ronaldinho narrowly escapes freak accident in Kozhikode

VIDEO: Ronaldinho narrowly escapes freak accident in Kozhikode

The investigation has begun and player is safe.

Jan 25, 2016, 16:18 PM IST