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Egyptian Messi lookalike thrills soccer-loving orphans

They may not be meeting the real Lionel Messi, but Islam Battah’s resemblance to the Barcelona footballer is so uncanny, that the children at an orphanage in the Egyptian city of Zagazig swarm around him in delight anyway. Seeing the excitement his presence causes at such events, the 27-year-old Egyptian painter is happy to pose […]

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Messi’s last minute goals save Barca in Copa

Initially, it seemed Barca fans were in for a disappointment as they thought that this year too the football team would exit Le Copa without even entering the quarter finals. Granada already had scored 2 goals and Barcelona with nil goals in the first 88 minutes of the match. Then Messi happened, and the destiny […]

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750 goals for Ronaldo! Fans can’t sit still

Football fans are always in a fix on whom to support between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The fans of each side just wait for an opportunity to taunt the other. Seems, Ronaldo fans got the best shot.  Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal during Juventus’s 3-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League […]

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RIP Maradona, the genius of football

There are a few names which can be used synonymously with the profession they are in. Diego Maradona is one such name. Any football fan would readily accept that the place Maradona holds in the universe of the game is unparalleled. And as if this year couldn’t have been worse, the genius of football is […]