Ronaldo names Liverpool ace, Chelsea legend in his current top five

first_img Promoted Content6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Contemplate Life At These 10 Stargazing LocationsWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?7 Breathtaking Train Stations Around The GlobeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top6 Great Ancient Mysteries That Make China Worth Visiting Loading… The 2002 World Cup winner went down as one of the greatest strikers in football’s illustrious history. So it comes as no surprise to see him name five forward-minded players in his top five list of the players most pleasing on the eye in the current game. “It is a talent that we will take 20 or 30 years to see something similar.” Completing his list were fellow countryman Neymar, French sensation Kylian Mbappe, Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah and Chelsea legend Eden Hazard. “I also like Salah, Hazard, Neymar, that I love watching him play, of course Mbappe,” he added. The latter on that list has recently been linked with a blockbuster move to Liverpool, though the finances of such a deal would be problematic to say the least.Advertisement Mbappe is tipped by many to become the player most likely to scoop the Ballon d’Or award once Messi and Ronaldo retire, and the Brazilian version expressed his thoughts about comparisons that have been made between himself and the PSG marksman. “It says a lot of people who look like me, has a lot of speed, finishes well, has great movements, hits excellent with both legs, has an incredible stride. “We have similar things, but I never liked comparisons, especially between players of different generations, because the situations are different.” Meanwhile, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he did in fact take into consideration one of the key pitfalls that came with signing attacking duo Salah and Sadio Mane. read also:Ronaldo Highest-paid Footballer as Federer tops 2020 Forbes list The duo moved to Anfield in the summers of 2016 and 2017, respectively, and have become undroppable components in Klopp’s team and are largely responsible for the Reds’ incredible upturn in form over the past three seasons. However, despite their immense talents, both players come with a caveat. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Brazilian legend, Ronaldo has thrown his weight behind Lionel Messi as the number one player to watch in the world right now, but Cristiano Ronaldo curiously had no place on his top five list.last_img read more

2019 Okpekpe 10km Road Race Gets Obaseki Boost

first_imgThe seventh edition of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Silver label Okpekpe international 10km road race which holds on May 25 received a boost from the host state governor,Obaseki during the recent National Council of Sports meeting in Benin,capital of Edo state.At the meeting,Governor Obaseki told the gathering which had the Sports Minister,Barrister Solomon Dalung in attendance as well as the directors of Sports from the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory that this year’s race will serve to benchmark subsequent editions.Obaseki,who has been a strong supporter of the first road race in Nigeria and West Africa to get an IAAF label rating since its inception in 2013 also used the opportunity to invite the Sports Minister to this year’s race which holds on Saturday May 25 in Okpekpe,a rusty town in Etsako East local government of Edo state. ‘I am using this opportunity to invite the Honourable Sports Minister as well as the whole world to world class road race holding on May 25 in Okpekpe town here in Edo state,’said Obaseki while extolling Barrister Dalung for reviving the National Sports Festival.“For whatever you did or did not do, history will be fair to you for rescuing the National Sports Festival.Today you have spoken about retirement and the imminent dissolution of the National Executive Council, but before you go, permit me to invite you to come and race with me at the Okpekpe Road Race.’In his response,the Sports Minister promised to be present at the only IAAF Silver label road race that will be run in West Africa this year.”I will always be part of the Okpekpe Road Race whether I am in office or not.It is a well organized event that has helped to elevate and dignify the organizational prowess of Nigeria,”said Dalung.The Okpekpe international 10km road race is one of the races across the globe the IAAF has designated as one of the “leading road races around the world.”The classification was first introduced for the 2008 running season, upon the suggestion of the IAAF Road Running Commission.The Okpekpe race was accorded a bronze label status in 2015 and last year,after meeting the stringent criteria listed for a would-be silver label race which also included the required number of the international elite field,the race was elevated to a silver label status which is also the first in Nigeria nay West Africa.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

‘Hope the backlash is epic!’ – Gooners look to Spurs after Bayern loss

first_img Arsenal fans have had a miserable week but will hope it gets better Arsenal will hope to banish memories of their 5-1 Champions League humiliation by beating Tottenham at the Emirates.The Premier League encounter between the two rivals will be the second north London derby of the season and it comes days after the Gunners were hammered by Bayern in Munich.HARRY KANE WARY OF ARSENAL BACKLASH ON SUNDAYArsene Wenger’s men have already beaten Spurs in the League Cup this season and here, fans are already looking ahead to the visit of Tottenham, as you can see in the tweets below. 1last_img read more