Analysis: Messi brings Argentina to life, but can he match Maradona?

LUSAIL, Qatar, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi tied Diego Maradona’s number of goals and World Cup appearances on Saturday, but the current number 10 knows that only winning the trophy will finally win him the same undying love of his Argentine compatriots. In the twilight of a career that unfolds in the shadow of … Read more

Brazil at the 2022 World Cup: who is in Tite’s 26-man squad?

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Brazil seeks to win a record sixth World Cup title on the 20th of November-Dec. 18 in Qatar tournament in Qatar. Here’s what you need to know about his squad: HOW MANY PLAYERS CAN BRAZIL BRING TO QATAR? * Teams will be able to select up to 26 players for this … Read more

Taliban order girls’ high schools to remain closed, leaving students in tears

KABUL, March 23 (Reuters) – The Taliban on Wednesday backtracked on its announcement that secondary schools would open for girls, saying they would remain closed until a plan was drawn up in accordance with Islamic law for them to reopen. The U-turn caught many by surprise, leaving students in tears and drawing condemnation from humanitarian … Read more

Argentina in the 2022 World Cup: who is in Lionel Scaloni’s 26-man squad?

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Argentina will seek to win a third World Cup headline on Nov 20-Dec. Tournament 18 in Qatar. Here’s what you need to know about his squad: HOW MANY PLAYERS CAN ARGENTINA BRING TO QATAR? * Teams will be able to select up to 26 players for this year’s World Cup after … Read more

Spain in the 2022 World Cup: who is in Luis Enrique’s squad of 26?

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Spain looks to win its second World Cup headline on Nov 20-Dec. Tournament 18 in Qatar. Here’s what you need to know about his squad: HOW MANY PLAYERS CAN SPAIN TAKE TO QATAR? * Teams will be able to select up to 26 players for this year’s World Cup after FIFA … Read more

Factbox: Squad list for the 2022 World Cup

Nov 7 (Reuters) – The following is a list of players who have been called up by their respective teams for the game from November 20 to December 20. 18 World Cup in Qatar. BRAZIL Roberto Firmino is out, but Dani Alves is part of the squad. Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Man City), Weverton (Palmeiras). … Read more

Alves enters Brazil’s squad for the World Cup, Firmino is left out

Nov 7 (Reuters) – Brazil included defender Daniel Alves, 39, but left out Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino in its 26-man World Cup squad, which was named by coach Tite on Monday. After leaving Barcelona at the end of last season, Alves went to Mexico to try to fulfill his dream of playing in his fourth … Read more

Messi and Mbappé score double and PSG thrashed Maccabi 7-2

PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Paris St Germain’s Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe scored twice, with Neymar also on target, as the French club’s fearsome attack ripped through Maccabi Haifa in a 7-2 win to send them into the round of 16. the Champions League on Tuesday. The irrepressible trio was simply too much for … Read more

Argentina’s ‘first fan’ arrived in Qatar six months earlier

Marcelo Martínez came in May for the World Cup Nov-Dec Thousands of Argentines are expected in Qatar Qataris love Messi and Argentina, says lawyer BUENOS AIRES, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Argentina’s self-proclaimed “first fan”, Marcelo Martinez, is so eager to see Lionel Messi and his teammates at the World Cup that he arrived in Qatar … Read more

Neymar tells court he was not involved in Barcelona transfer talks

BARCELONA, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr told a court on Tuesday that he was not involved in negotiations over his transfer from Santos to “childhood dream” club Barcelona since Santos in 2013, but had signed what his father had told him. Along with Neymar, 30, eight other defendants are on trial … Read more

Benzema and Putellas win the Ballon d’Or for the best players in the world

The French Benzema of Real Madrid chosen as the best male player Barça’s Spanish midfielder Putellas collects the women’s award Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City elected Best Club PARIS, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema won the 2022 Ballon d’Or for the world’s best male player on Monday, while Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder … Read more

Neymar arrives at the Barcelona court, the trial for the 2013 transfer begins

BARCELONA, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Paris St Germain and Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. and eight others were put on trial in Barcelona on Monday accused of fraud and corruption over the player’s transfer to Barcelona from Santos in 2013. . Neymar arrived on the field after landing on a flight from Paris, where he … Read more

Mbappé and Giroud shine in France’s 2-0 victory over Austria

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record PARIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – France kept its hopes of remaining in the Nations League top flight alive as goals from Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud secured a 2-0 home victory over Austria on Thursday. Mbappe produced a stunning goal before the 35-year-old Giroud sealed … Read more

World Chess Champion Carlsen Refuses to Clarify Cheating Claims

Norwegian chess player Magnus Carlsen takes part in the Energy Denmark Champions Battle 2019 at Circus Building, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 2019. Claus Bech/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record PARIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – World chess champion Magnus Carlsen remained vague on Thursday about whether or not he … Read more

Depositors raid two Lebanese banks to seize their own money

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Lebanese excluded from their deposits during the crisis Woman breaks into bank to take money from her sick sister Another armed man arrested after robbing another bank Phenomenon illustrates the problems of Lebanon’s ‘failed state’ BEIRUT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Two apparently armed and desperate … Read more

Hungarian doctors and opposition protest ‘cruel’ change in abortion rules

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers a speech after being sworn in at Parliament in Budapest, Hungary, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record BUDAPEST, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Hungarian doctors and some opposition parties protested on Wednesday against a pending change in abortion rules that will … Read more