“That’s football,’’ the head of football’s governing body said at a newly opened football park on central Moscow’s Red Square, showing a thumb’s up to Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
His City teammate Fernandinho will wear number 17, Danilo is number 14, and Ederson is number 23.
Speaking with FIFA.com on Monday, Okocha opined: “Yes, I think he will be the one to do it. Messi and Ronaldo have dominated world football for a decade and, given the nature of football, at a certain point the baton will have to pass to…
European sides had won each of their last seven fixtures in this end-of-year competition without conceding prior to this match, and the omens looked good for the Spanish outfit when Karim Benzema - a member of that successful 2014 side -…
Bruno Cesar had sent an impressive Sporting side one goal ahead early in the second period of the Group F clash, but Cristiano Ronaldo levelled with an 89th-minute free kick, before Morata won it with virtually the last touch of the match.
Bale, who also won a Champions League medal with Real at Milan's San Siro Stadium in May, inspired Wales to reach the semi-finals at the tournament in France
Arsenal forward, Alexis Sanchez, Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Manchester City trio of Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne and Yaya Toure are the only players from England's top flight to make the 23-man list
It will involve a performance by Pitbull, Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Olodum, climaxing a ceremony, which starts at 15:14 hours Brazilian time