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Football

FIFA World Cup 2022 top goal-scorers: Race for the Golden Boot

Kylian Mbappe, with five World Cup goals, is the top scorer at Qatar 2022. Lionel Messi is joint-second with three. The race for the Golden Boot award, presented to the top goal-scorer of the tournament, has begun at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The world’s best footballers, including some legends of the sport, will be competing for the elite trophy at Qatar …

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Senegal to be fined for breaking FIFA World Cup rules ahead of England clash

Senegal are set to land themselves in hot water with FIFA ahead of their World Cup last-16 match against England. The African champions, who suffered the devastating blow of losing talisman Sadio Mane just before the tournament began, beat Ecuador 2-1 on Tuesday to secure runners-up spot in Group A. Aliou Cisse’s side were up against it in Qatar after losing …

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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first player to score in five straight World Cups

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score at five World Cups after netting a penalty in Portugal’s 3-2 win over Ghana. The game was goalless after 65 minutes before exploding into life following Ronaldo’s powerful penalty after a foul by Mohammed Salisu. Inaki Williams nearly earned Ghana a point at the death, but Portugal held on to go top of Group …

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Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Manchester United with immediate effect

Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United with immediate effect, the club has announced. In a statement, the club said: “Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect. “The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford, scoring 145 goals in 346 appearances, and wishes him and his family well …

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World Cup 2022: Alcohol sales banned at World Cup stadiums in Qatar

Alcohol will not be sold to fans at the World Cup’s eight stadiums in Qatar after Fifa changed its policy two days before the start of the tournament. Alcohol was set to be served “in select areas within stadiums”, despite its sale being strictly controlled in the Muslim country. Those in corporate areas of stadiums at the tournament will still be …

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