From Kylian Mbappe taking over on the biggest stage to Jose Mourinho getting the boot, world football served up plenty of memorable moments in 2018. Here, in no particular order, are 18 events that defined the last year, broken up into three distinct categories.The 2018 World Cup
Naturally, the World Cup looms large when reviewing the past 12 months.
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Talk about killing the vibe. Spain went into the World Cup as one of the tournament favorites – they were unbeaten in 20 matches under Lopetegui – but their preparations were rocked to the core when the manager was fired [...]
Bufon was met by the UEFA site, where, notwithstanding writers’ inquiries, he was permitted a portion of the inquiries asked by fans. In this section, he goes from his beginnings to the quarterfinals in Europe with Real Madrid. “In my introduction, I did it against an Austrian group, Lodz. It was something energizing for me, since I was an extraordinarily youthful young person, “Bufoni says.
After the 6 seasons in Parma, where he won a UEFA Cup, a Cup of Italy and a Super Cup Italy, in 1998-1999, the Italian moved to Juventus for the astonishing 105 billion (62-65 million euros) today, still a figure today an outright record for a goalkeeper. Obviously he [...]
Manchester United won in Old Trafford’s strike Saturday evening and has scarcely expected the separation of worldwide matches after the impact of Jose Mourinho.
The “villains” simply finished some appalling days. The triumph over Chelsea nearly gave no outcome to the Portuguese mentor following his longest profession monolog on Friday.
Isolating Matic and Lukaku, the administrator blamed his players for missing identity and want to play. Clearly Mou has lost quiet, freely condemning his squad, so as to find a solution.
He is required to equal the initial investment on Thursday, at the gathering he will have with Uduard’s chief at [...]
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Celtic will enter the Europa League knockout phase via third place of Champions League Group B despite losing 1-0 to Anderlecht on Tuesday.
Brendan Rodger’s side slid down the escape chute into Europe’s secondary club competition thanks to a better head-to-head record than the Belgian visitor.
The Hoops’ #UCL campaign is over but the European adventure continues after [...]