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Lampard: Aguero is the best striker in the world

11/27/14

Lampard: Aguero is the best striker in the world
Midfielder of Manchester City Frank Lampard, the rights of whom are belong to New York City, spoke about his team's play, and also praised striker Sergio Aguero, who scored a hat-trick in the home match of the fifth round of the group stage of the Champions League with Bavaria (3:2).
“Taking into consideration the strength of our staff, I think we'll just have to progress. We do not much sadness over the fact that we’re not on the top, but continueing to hunt, that's what the majority of the team is doing. We will try to improve our game more and achieve victory in Rome.
As for Aguero, he is the best striker in the world. We are in the Premier League are very fortunate that we have such a striker. Last year it was Luis Suarez, and now Aguero and Diego Costa. They are both among the best strikers in the football world. Although their styles are different, they are both fantastic players. Aguero won the match for us with Bavaria.
In Chelsea I played with Drogba, who was always considered as the best striker, but Aguero is on a different level. Compare them is difficult, because the styles are so different, in terms of the completion of the attacks, sharpness, speed... Aguero just does not stop scoring goals” - said Lampard.

Mourinho: Our team now has joy, originality and beauty

Mourinho: Our team now has joy, originality and beauty
Head coach of Chelsea Jose Mourinho spoke about a new component of the game of his team, which he saw in the outside match against Schalke 04, held on 25 November in the group stage of the Champions League and completed a crushing victory of Londoners with a score of 5:0.
“Chelsea in the game has a component that was not there before - joy, originality and beauty. We are very happy with the performance of players. Chelsea shows good results and is playing very, very well at the moment”- said Mourinho.

Real Madrid repeated the record by winning in a row

Real Madrid repeated the record by winning in a row
Real Madrid won the 15th consecutive victory in official matches, by winning in the fifth round of the group stage of the Champions League, Basel with a score of 1:0.
Previously, Real Madrid was close to the the 15 victories one by one in a row in 1961 under the supervision of Miguel Munoz in 2011 and Jose Mourinho. Last time blancos lost points on 13th of September in the third round of La liga by losing at home Atletico (1:2).
In order to establish a new record Real Madrid will need to win Malaga abroad in the 13th round of the championship of Spain.

Del Bosque stated to be tolerant on the field

Del Bosque stated to be tolerant on the field
Spain international coach Vicente Del Bosque believes that the most important thing for the players – not to tolerate personal relationships on the field. Steering European champions said this, referring to the conflict between the goalkeeper of Real Madrid Iker Casillas and defender Alvaro Arbeloa.
“There is no need to have good relationships outside the field between the players. The main thing is that they should have the right attitude on the field “- said Del Bosque.
As a reminder the relationship between Casillas and Arbeloa became cool after the last defended the former head coach of the Real Madrid Jose Mourinho. The portuguese specialist was in conflict with Casillas and some other players of Real Madrid during last season in the Royal Club.

Football Genius: James Rodriguez

11/26/14

Football Genius: James Rodriguez
James Rodríguez - the Brazil World Cup’s Golden Boot winner is a spectacular player. He is young but has a wealth of experience from spells in the Argentinian, Portuguese and French leagues. Precocious and virtuoso are just two of the words used to describe the 22-year-old playmaker ahead of Colombia’s World Cup quarter final against Brazil on Friday.
You may not have heard of James Rodriguez before - but you certainly have now. He is a midfielder who can play on both wings and in the centre, and he plays with extraordinary imagination. He started his career in his home country in the ranks of Envigado FC before moving to Banfield in Argentina. He won the Europa League with Porto, three league titles with Portugal, and a Portuguese Cup. After a year with Monaco and a sensational performance at the World Cup, he signed with Real Madrid. James was born in Cucuta in 1991 to Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla and Maria Del Pilar Rubio. Brought up in the city of Ibague Rodriguez was actually named after James Bond.
Football Genius: James Rodriguez
His father was a footballer also, but was largely absent leaving his godfather Juan Carlos Restrepo to look out for him and guide his early football development.
Just 22, he is already Colombia’s top scorer at a World Cup and is the leading scorer so far at the 2014 tournament. For many, the player who wears the name James on his jersey has been a revelation at the World Cup.
A number of Colombia's stars have begun their road to glory in such tournaments but James' story has an added touch of controversy behind it. James began his career with the Academia Tolimense football school before getting his big break following his performances at the Pony Futbol championships in 2004. James moved to Medellin and progressed through the ranks even paying for private coaching with renowned coach Omar Suarez.
But he never went on to fulfil his potential with them as, after making only a single first-team appearance, he was snapped up by Argentine side Banfield in 2008.
Football Genius: James Rodriguez
Away from football, James is married to the sister of teammate David Ospina. He and Daniela Ospina have been married for three years and have a one-year-old daughter Salome.
He scored six times at the championships in Brazil and left behind wonder goals such as the volley against Uruguay, which was chosen as the goal of the tournament by FIFA.com users. He was without doubt key to Colombia reaching the quarter-finals for the first time in their history. He was named the man of the match in three of the five matches he played.
On social media sites, Rodriguez refers to himself in profiles as a “Son of God.” Usually shy and a man of few words, he got over a mild stuttering problem during his childhood. He is the son of an ex-footballer who left the family when Rodriguez was 3. It was his step-father who took Rodriguez to a football school when he was 5 and where he usually played with boys who were advanced.

Franck Ribery: I have seen how Blatter with euphoria welcomed Ronaldo

Franck Ribery: I have seen how Blatter with euphoria welcomed Ronaldo
Midfielder of Bavaria Franck Ribery once again criticized FIFA. According to the French footballer the selection of the best player of the year was unfair. It worth to mention that Cristiano Ronaldo got the Golden Ball 2013.
“As part of Bavaria I won five titles and three individual awards. Nevertheless, I have not been chosen. I have seen how FIFA president Zepp Blatter in the euphoria welcomed Ronaldo before the awards ceremony. There are a lot of pictures. I'm not mad, and it was clear that he will win” - said Ribery.

Nesta will play again in India

Nesta will play again in India
The former defender of AC Milan and the Italian international Alessandro Nesta decided to resume his playing career and signed a contract until the end of the season with an Indian club Chennai. 38-year-old Italian is intended to replace a part of an extended period of retired defender John Mendoza. It is noteworthy that the head coach is a former partner of Nesta, Italian national team’s defender Marco Materazzi. The nowadays team there are such known in European football players as: Elano, Mikael Silvestre and Eric Djemba-Djemba. It is possible that Nesta will appear on the field already on 5 of December.
Nesta’s last team was MLS (Montreal Impact) in October 2013 The defender announced about his retirement.

Platini: I would like that the report of Garcia to be published fully

Platini: I would like that the report of Garcia to be published fully
UEFA’s President Michel Platini said that he considered it was necessary to publish a report of the Ethics Committee Member FIFA Michael Garcia, who was investigating the circumstances obtaining Russia and Qatar the right to host the World Cup in 2018 and 2022.
“With regard to the investigation of FIFA, I would like that the report of Garcia to be published fully, but with the norms of the Ethics Committee. And there is no doubt that if there is any violation, it is necessary to hold a second vote” - said Platini.
As a reminder the ethics committee of FIFA withdrew Russia and Qatar suspicions of corruption in the voting for the host country of the World Cup 2018 and 2022, but Michael Garcia said that the information from his report was interpreted incorrectly.

Ibrahimovic: Messi is Genius and I’m God

Ibrahimovic: Messi is Genius and I’m God
The Striker of PSG Zlatan Ibrahimovic responded to the offer of club media services of Parisians to choose 11 best players by his opinion, and assembled his dream team. To each player the striker used an epithet. In the dream team of Swede there was no place for Cristiano Ronaldo, but there were Buffon, Thuram, Thiago Silva, Cannavaro, Maxwell, Iniesta, Vieira, Xavi and Nedved.
And for a striker he amounted Lionel Messi, Ibrahimovic called him “Genius”, and with a smile characterized himself as a “God.”

Cesc Fabregas: Ramos can always call me and say everything in person

Cesc Fabregas: Ramos can always call me and say everything in person
Spain international midfielder Cesc Fabregas has expressed his regret over the fact that his devotion to the national team has been questioned. Fabregas and Diego Costa, defending the colors of London Chelsea did not participate in the qualifying match of the European Championship with the Belarusian national team and in a friendly game with the national team of Germany. Officially, it was reported that a player is injured, but in Spain many doubted it. One of the doubters was the European champions defender Sergio Ramos. He said in particular that the players have to play in the national team with the same dedication with which act in their clubs. Later, he said that he did not mean Fabregas and Costa.
“I thought that he hinted me and I said about it to Sergio by phone. After that conversation everything is all right. I reminded him that we started playing together in the youth team in Spain and there is no need to say such things in the press. He can always call me and say everything in person. I had an injury of the left leg, and if I played in these matches, it could happen to me what happened to the Modric”- said Fabregas.

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