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Monthly Archives: April 2020

La Liga says charity festival raised €1 million for the fight against COVID-19

By: AP | Published: April 1, 2020 11:27:10 pm A view of La Liga fans attending a El Clasico match. (Source: vetembaste) More than 1 million euros was raised for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic with the help of athletes and musicians in Spain, the country’s footballing league said Wednesday. The final tally was announced four days after the ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi: Virgil van Dijk reveals his toughest opponent

By: Sports Desk | Updated: April 1, 2020 4:51:14 pm Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being selected in the FIFPro World 11. (Source: vetembaste/File Photo) Despite shifting base from Madrid to Turin, it seems that the age-old Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate will never come to an end. Virgil van Dijk, when asked the question, chose to pick ...

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FIFA plans huge emergency fund to support ailing soccer industry

By: New York Times | Updated: April 1, 2020 1:11:01 pm The fund would require the approval of the FIFA Council, a 36-member group made up of soccer officials from the sport’s six regional confederations, before the plans can move forward. By Tariq Panja Faced with mounting concerns and daily updates about the crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic on ...

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Broadcaster predicts La Liga restart in July with no fans

By: vetembaste | Barcelona | Published: April 1, 2020 9:05:26 am Players in action during the match in Belarus despite most sport being cancelled around the world as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues (Source: vetembaste) Spain’s La Liga could recommence in July without spectators, the head of a major broadcaster has said, adding that the season was likely ...

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