David Beckham has cast his vote in the great debate over who is the better player out of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - and he has chosen the Argentine genius. File / Agence France-Presse
Barcelona reignited their title hopes after Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele scored in a 2-0 victory over Sevilla on Saturday to put them two points behind Atletico Madrid.
Luis Suarez scored twice, Antoine Griezmann netted his first goal for Barcelona and the Lionel Messi-less Spanish side ripped Napoli 4-0 Saturday in its final La Liga season tuneup.
Barcelona have announced plans to reduce player and staff wages in a bid to “minimise the economic impact” caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona’s players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club’s other employees are paid in full during the state of alarm in Spain.
Christie took 85 minutes to ease her way to a 6-3, 6-1 win. But, the 44-year-old Nagy had very little reason to complain.
UAE national team player Majed Al Reda succeeded in lifting a weight of 170.5 kilograms while breaking the Asian record of 167.5 kilograms with a weight of under 70 kilograms to clinch the gold medal at the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship on Sunday.
The Three Lions initially looked sluggish against Senegal’s pacy forwards, in the two nations’ first-ever encounter, with a wonderful one-handed save by Jordan Pickford stopping Boulaye Dia from giving the African side a shock lead.