Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi nominated for top FIFA award

Soccer Aug 1, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi nominated for top FIFA award

Five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were among the 10 candidates for the FIFA best player award announced Wednesday. United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the favorite for the women's award. Ronaldo and Messi were joined by three Liverpool players, Mohamed Salah, Virgil van ...

Nigeria's Odion Ighalo keeps focus on winning

Soccer Jul 9, 2019

Nigeria's Odion Ighalo keeps focus on winning

Odion Ighalo insisted on Tuesday that team success is far more important than personal accolades with his goals the driving Nigeria's run to the quarterfinals in Egypt. The China-based forward finished as the leading scorer in qualifying for this year's Africa Cup of Nations, and ...

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Soccer Apr 27, 2019

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Beating Manchester City to the title might not be the only thing occupying the minds of Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane heading into the final two weeks of the Premier League season. They are battling each other for the Golden Boot, too. Salah and ...

Soccer Dec 20, 2016

Mane lifts Liverpool over Everton in extra time

Sadio Mane grabbed the winner in the fourth minute of injury time as Liverpool beat Everton 1-0 on Monday to head into Christmas in second place in the Premier League and extend its recent dominance of Merseyside derbies. Substitute Daniel Sturridge's low long-range shot dribbled ...