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Ronaldinho congratulates Messi on a 'beautiful World Cup'

Ronaldinho sent a message of support to Lionel Messi via his Twitter account. The Brazilian star met with Messi in Buenos Aires on Monday at the Argentine Football Federation's headquarters.<p>Ronaldinho congratulates Messi on a 'beautiful World Cup'<p>07/15/2014<p>Ronaldinho sent a message of support to …

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FC Barcelona return to salmon away kit for 2014/15

After four years apart, FC Barcelona have been reunited with salmon-colored away kits. Back in 2009/10, the look saw the Catalan giants win the league, the UEFA Super Cup, the Club World Cup, and finish in the semifinals of the Champions League, going out to eventual winners Inter Milan over two …

Chelsea agree Filipe Luis deal: Brazilian left-back to move from Atletico Madrid after agreeing personal terms

Brazilian left-back likely to move to Stamford Bridge, following Atletico Madrid teammate Diego Costa, as clubs agree fee<p><b>Chelsea</b> have reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid to sign Brazilian left-back Filipe Luis.<p>The 28-year-old, who is yet to agree personal terms at Stamford Bridge, is poised …

Atletico to replace Courtois with Oblak

The Slovenian will fill the boots of departed Chelsea keeper who has been the main man for the club for three seasons on loan, the club revealed on Wednesday.<p>Atletico Madrid has confirmed the signing of Jan Oblak on a six-year deal in an attempt to fill the void left by Thibaut Courtois' return to …

Which club is the best fit for Guillermo Ochoa?

Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa's contract with French side Ajaccio was set to concluded this summer, it was a given fact that Ochoa would be on the move to another club via free agency since the now second division side did not want to sell him during the past transfer windows.<p>Which club is the …

Nissan to sponsor Manchester City FC

The Japanese motor maker is partnering up with the Premier League champions - and the clone teams their Middle Eastern owner has set up around the world<p>Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has signed an uncommon sponsorship deal with the owners of Manchester City FC in an attempt to leverage the global …

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England officially worse than USA and Costa Rica as Roy Hodgson's men slump to 20th in Fifa world rankings

England's slide down the Fifa table to 20th place is their lowest ranking since 1996, when they lay 27th in the table<p><b>England</b>'s disappointing display at the <b>World Cup</b> in Brazil has seen them slump 10 places to 20th in the latest Fifa rankings.<p>England's average position since the start of Fifa's world …

Monaco tells Real Madrid: We want 70 million pounds for James Rodriguez

The Colombia international was one of the stars of 2014 World Cup and is attracting interest from La Liga, while Manchester United could also join the race to sign him.<p>Monaco has told Real Madrid to cough up 70 million pounds if it is to sign Colombia's World Cup sensation James Rodriguez, <i>Goal</i> …

Borussia Dortmund signs Matthias Ginter

The Bundesliga giant has announced the acquisition of the Germany international on a five-year deal.<p>Borussia Dortmund has completed the transfer of Matthias Ginter from Freiburg for a transfer fee believed to be in the region of 10 million euros.<p>Freiburg president Fritz Keller revealed earlier this …

2014/15 Juventus home and away kits are Nike's last dance with the Old Lady

Some nine months ago, Juventus and adidas announced a new six year kit deal that would see the brand that has recently added anchester United to its ranks take on the Italian giants for six years. The deal will go into effect at the end of the 2014/15 season, when Nike's 12 year run with Juve comes …

World Cup players dominate MLS All-Star XI

(Reuters) - Eight players who took part in the World Cup have been named in on Major League Soccer’s All-Star XI for their exhibition clash with German club Bayern Munich, the league said on Wednesday.<p>Clint Dempsey of the U.S. (8) is tackled by Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (on the ground) …

FIFA World Rankings: Latest Standings Following 2014 World Cup

Germany have rocketed to the summit of FIFA's World Rankings after claiming their fourth World Cup title in Brazil.<p>Joachim Low's side moved up one place to top a list which has altered dramatically following the South American tournament, as reported by the governing body's official website.<p>Before …

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Chelsea's Patrick Bamford Lays Down a Marker in Pre-Season Rout

ADAMS PARK, WYCOMBE—Let's not get too carried away. It was just 45 minutes in a pre-season friendly and against lower-league opposition.<p>That said, Patrick Bamford's performance against Wycombe Wanderers on Wednesday was such that it seems he has arrived as a Chelsea player.<p>Chelsea fielded a …

6 top apps for group text messaging

Sometimes you need to share a photo of your crazy cat with a bunch of friends at once. Or maybe you’re planning a party and need to send your address to all the attendees. Group text messaging apps will help you share whatever you want in one fell swoop, saving you the time and effort otherwise …

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Maserati confirms limited edition Quattroporte Zegna for production

Last year two of the biggest names in Italian style – one from the automotive industry and one from fashion – announced a partnership. Together Maserati and Ermenegildo Zegna revealed a "concept" version of the Quattroporte at the Frankfurt Motor Show, only given how production-ready the show car …

Chevy to undercut Raptor with Colorado performance off-roader? [w/poll]

You would think that, given the popularity Ford has found for the F-150 SVT Raptor, its crosstown rivals would be all too keen to follow suit. But they haven't. The Ram Runner isn't a production truck, it's an add-on, and General Motors has barely even tried. That might change, but not in the way …

The 2016 Mazda 2 looks really good

No US powertrain info yet, however.<p>This is the production Mazda Demio, which will be sold as the 2016 Mazda 2 in North America. It's a dead ringer for the Hazumi concept we saw back in March—actually, it might look even better. Incredibly, the smaller the canvas that Mazda stretches it over, the …