Torres’s rare birthday

first_imgThere were a few years, mid the 2000s, that March 20 was a day of cakes in Cerro. Sometimes the press, often fans waiting at the gates for the players to leave. All with one goal: to blow out the candles that child who seemed to never grow up. Fernando Torres. A boy who ended up getting older. Today I am 36 years old And, for the first time, he does it strange, in a situation he doesn’t know, as a former soccer player. Retired on August 23, in Japan, Sagan Tosu, the club he left when he said goodbye for the second and final time to Atlético, club of his life, as a player. A career linked to colors, although it also wore those of Liverpool, Chelsea or Milan, of which it is a banner. For the fans, his name is future. He has always said it: “If I return it will be to take the club to the next level”. Atlético was precisely one of the first congratulations that, through social networks, they arrived on this day. “On this day, Fernando @ Torres was born today. One of our great legends and idols of the fans,” he wrote on his official Twitter account. Here are their numbers: nine seasons, 404 games, 129 goals, the sixth highest scorer in rojiblanca history.Boxing, Nine FitnessRetired, away from the spotlight, The child He returned to Madrid, where he lives with his family and goes to the Wanda Metropolitano to become an amateur again, like that boy who went to the Calderón for the first time. from the hand of his grandfather and dreamed of being like Kiko. Train boxing and run one of the chains the most prestigious and best gyms in the city, the Nine Fitness. It is still El Niño, although gray hair has come out and a couple of years ago there were no more cakes in Cerro del Espino on March 20 with his name.last_img read more

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Nadal and Djokovic: the kings of the rest

first_imgGiven the lack of exercise in the world of tennis, the ATP continues to gather curious knowledge left to us final season and one of its newest experiences displays the nice capability to the rest of the High-10 tennis gamers, particularly highlighting the numbers of Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic.In accordance with ATP N knowledgeadal managed to win 50.7% of the video games to the rest when the Balearic has 0-15 in favor, for 41.1% of common factors earned by the rest of the High-10 with 0-15 to the rest. Nadal additionally leads these statistics to the rest with 0-30 (72%), with 15-30 (59%), the deuce (41%), with 30-30 (42%), with 15-15 (37%) and at the begin of the recreation (35%). Nadal additionally leads these rankings in terms of going again in the recreation. since, with 15-Zero in opposition to, Nadal has received 22% of video games; with 30-15 24%; with 40-30 19%; with 30-0 10%; with 40-15 8% and 40-Zero 4%, enhancing the common statistics of the rest of the High-10 of the rating.Nevertheless, with 0-40 in favor, Nadal was solely capable of win 84% of video games, whereas Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem (91%), Roger Federer (90%), Gael Monfils (89%) and Daniil Medvedev (85%) enhance their share.Nadal’s share additionally declines with 15-40, since Nadal wins 79% of video games for the 83% Djokovic, 81% of Monfils and Federer and 80% of Thiem. The Serbian additionally maintains a excessive share of video games received with 30-40 in favor with 83%. On this approach it’s much more evident that the successes of Nadal and Djokovic will not be based mostly solely on their serves, but in addition on their dedication to subtract.last_img read more

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Kovalev-Alvarez rematch set for Feb. 2 in Texas

first_imgNEW YORK — Sergey Kovalev will try to win back his light heavyweight title from Eleider Alvarez when they meet on Feb. 2 in Frisco, Texas. ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) had regained the WBO 175-pound title following Andre Ward’s retirement. Ward handed Kovalev his first two losses, knocking him out in their second fight.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss Lillard has 28, Blazers beat Wolves View comments Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The rematch will be held at Ford Center at The Star, home of the Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility. The announcement was made at a press conference Saturday at Madison Square Garden before Vasiliy Lomachenko’s lightweight title fight against Jose Pedraza.Alvarez, from Colombia, rallied to knock out Kovalev in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in August, dropping the Russian three times in the seventh round. Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) had been behind on all three scorecards before his furious finish.ADVERTISEMENT After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk FILE – Eleider Álvarez, rear, of Colombia, celebrates as referee David Fields holds on to Sergey Kovalev, of Russia, after Alvarez knocked Kovalev out during the seventh round of their first bout on Aug. 4, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumlast_img read more

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6 ‘Notorious’ Armed Robbers Make First Court Appearance

first_imgPolice escort the “armed robbers” back to prison. Security was tight at the Monrovia City Court yesterday when six alleged notorious armed robbers, who were arrested by officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) on Sunday, July 22, were arraigned in court for the first time to hear their multiple charges that include armed robbery and criminal conspiracy.The alleged robbers were identified as Prince Kamara, William Smith, Kesselee Mulbah, Samson Willie, Kingsley Uzozie, and Ali Keita. They have on previous occasions reportedly robbed several communities that included VOA, the ELWA/Roberts International Airport highway, the Airfield, Sinkor and Du-port Road, in Paynesville.Police said that the accused were arrested with weapons, among which were cutlasses, single barrel shotguns, AK-47 riffles. However, police could not make available a single weapon to the court during the briefed deliberation yesterday.In each of the attacks, the accused reportedly made away with valuable items, including gold rings, laptops, varieties of mobile phones valued at over tens of thousands of United States dollars and physical cash of over US$42,705 and L$700,112,700.As part of yesterday’s security arrangement that brought the suspects to court, an advanced squad of armed Police Support Unit (PSU) had earlier arrived and subsequently surrounded the court premises, a situation that terrified some of the bystanders.In a short while, Magistrate Ernest Flomo Bana authorized the police to escort the suspects to the Monrovia Central Prison, where they are expected to be held until their case is called for trialUnder the law, the crime of armed robbery does not qualify the suspects for bail.Police’s investigative report obtained from the court, a copy of  which is with the Daily Observer, alleged that between July 13, up to and including the July 22, 2018, the men were arrested in connection with armed robberies, during which time they “voluntarily admitted to the commission of the crime.”That during their arrest, police alleged, they retrieved one AK-47 riffle, two AK-47 magazines that contained 53 rounds (one contained 24 rounds and the other 29 rounds.)Other weapons included one single barrel shotgun, six single barrel rounds, 12 pieces of hand grenades, one canister and one pistol (7.65).Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Ronaldo joins Juve, ends nine-year Real reign

first_imgThe 33-year-old is expected to have a medical in Turin next week before being unveiled by his new side.“Today Real Madrid want to give thanks to a player who has demonstrated he is the best in the world and who marked one of the most brilliant periods in the history of our club and world football,” Real Madrid said in a statement.In a letter posted on the Real website, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner said his time in the Spanish capital, during which he became their record goalscorer, had been one of the happiest in his life.“I only have feelings of huge thanks for this club, for the fans and for this city,” he said.“But I think the time has come to open a new stage in my life and that’s why I asked the club to accept to transfer me.“I ask everyone, and especially our supporters, to please understand me.”Juventus begin their pre-season schedule with a friendly against Bayern Munich on July 25 in Philadelphia, while Ronaldo could make his competitive debut for the club the following month, with Serie A to announce its fixtures for the upcoming season on July 20.Ronaldo, whose World Cup campaign with Portugal was ended in the last 16 by Uruguay just under two weeks ago, hinted after May’s Champions League final victory over Liverpool that he was considering leaving the Santiago Bernabeu.“It was very nice to be in Madrid,” he said at the time, using the past tense. He later played down the comment, but doubts over his future at Madrid lingered, especially after he had also threatened to leave the previous year.Despite failing to score in the 3-1 win in Kiev which sealed Real’s third successive European Cup, Ronaldo finished as the Champions League leading scorer for the sixth consecutive time with 15 goals.– Juve focused on European glory –Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or five times, with four coming while playing for Real Madrid© AFP/File FRANCK FIFE, FABRICE COFFRINI, FRANCK SEGUIN, Franck FAUGERENow Juventus will be hoping that he can maintain his ruthlessness in front of goal for a few more years and finally help them end an agonising wait to become European champions for the first time since 1996, despite a prolonged period of domestic success.Massimiliano Allegri’s side claimed a seventh straight Serie A title last season by holding off an inspired Napoli, but fell to Real in Europe after a dramatic quarter-final, when Ronaldo ended a thrilling fightback by the Old Lady with a controversial last-gasp penalty.Ronaldo also scored twice in the 2016 final as Real downed Juve 4-1 in Cardiff.It will be the biggest fee ever paid for a player aged over 30, but the Italians are gambling on the hope that Ronaldo can produce similar longevity to their former goalkeeper Gianliugi Buffon, 40, who left for Paris Saint-Germain last week.But they are not the only ones with faith in one of the best players of all time, with Juventus’ shares on the stock exchange spiking by almost 40 percent since rumours of Ronaldo’s arrival first surfaced on June 28, and by 5.7 percent on Tuesday alone.Ronaldo won two La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns with Real after joining from Manchester United in 2009 for a then world-record fee of £80 million ($94 million).The winger was converted into an out-and-out striker, scoring an incredible 451 goals for Los Blancos in just 438 matches, smashing the club’s previous scoring record of 323 held by Raul.“They have been nine unique years,” added Ronaldo.“It has been an exciting time for me, full of respect but also hard because Real Madrid have high expectations, but I know very well that I will never forget that I have enjoyed football here in a unique way.”Serie A will be the third of Europe’s four biggest leagues that Ronaldo has graced, and his move shows that none of his drive and ambition have decreased in the latter stages of his career.He will also be hoping to take the lead later this year in his personal race with Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for most Ballon d’Or awards, although fans will now have fewer on-field battles between the two to enjoy.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Ronaldo ends nine-year Madrid reign, joins JuventusMADRID, Spain, July 10 – Real Madrid on Tuesday announced the transfer of modern great Cristiano Ronaldo to Italian champions Juventus, with the Portuguese superstar saying the time had come “for a new stage” in his life.Spanish media reports said the move could cost Juventus 105 million euros ($120 million), with Ronaldo signing a four-year contract worth 30 million euros per season.last_img read more

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ON YER BIKE! SUPER SUNDAY GARTAN MOUNTAIN BIKING DAY

first_imgThe Donegal MTB Club is a group of Mountain Bikers aiming to promote the sport in Co.Donegal.We are an official club affiliated to Cycling Ireland. We strongly welcome Mountain Bikers of all disciplines and levels to join our club so that is why we hold an Open Day every year.This year the Open day will be held tomorrow, Sunday 26th June at the Gartan Outdoor Center. This is an informal meet and it gives a chance for bikers/potential bikers throughout the county to meet up and discuss various biking subjects such as Trails in Donegal. If you don’t have a bike but are interested in seeing what Mountain Biking is all about, then please get in contact with us through our website or call out to Gartan and we will try to arrange a bike for everyone on the day.The day starts with a skills session at 13:00 where tips will be given by some members of the club and then a cycle out around the Glenveagh area at 13:30 followed by a BBQ back at Gartan afterwards. For more information on the club, please check out our website at www.donegalmtb.com.Looking forward to hearing from you!DO YOU HAVE A SPORT OR INTEREST YOU WANT TO PROMOTE IN COUNTY DONEGAL? SIMPLY EMAIL US ON INFO@DONEGALDAILY.COM. IT WON’T COST YOU A CENT! ON YER BIKE! SUPER SUNDAY GARTAN MOUNTAIN BIKING DAY was last modified: June 25th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegaldaily.comgartanmountain bikelast_img read more

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Tottenham slap huge price tag on star man amid Real Madrid interest

first_img SORRY gameday cracker Tottenham have no intention of Christian Eriksen Tottenham are desperate to tie their star man down to a new contract, but are yet to reach an agreement.Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Heung-Min Son have all signed fresh terms in recent months as talks with Eriksen are ongoing.The former Ajax man has been earmarked as the perfect replacement for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, who turns 34 next September. latest BEST OF Tottenham have slapped a £220million price tag on Christian Eriksen amid interest from Real Madrid.The Denmark playmaker has just 18 months left on his Spurs deal, which has put the La Liga giants on red alert. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 scrap ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Mane Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos center_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion REPLY 1 And Spanish publication Marca reports Madrid have been quoted a price of £220million for Eriksen’s services.The north London club view Eriksen as a pivotal part of their plans and they have no desire to sell him.The 26-year-old scored the only goal in Tottenham’s midweek win over Inter Milan to keep their Champions League hopes alive. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ RANKED Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update PAYBACK revealed LATEST Latest Football News Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT last_img read more

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GAA: TICKET INFORMATION FOR DONEGAL V KILDARE

first_imgTickets for the Big Match this Saturday are available as follows:* Supervalu* Centra * Tickets.ieTickets will also be on sale at Croke Park on SaturdayAnyone that wants to buy tickets through their clubs must order today.Stand are: Adult €30 with Child (U-16) Supplement €5 (child’s price) Children can buy tickets for The Cusack and Davin Stands (€5), to sit in the Hogan Stand, they must buy a full price ticket.Seniors and Students tickets are €20, again for the Cusack and Davin Stands.GAA: TICKET INFORMATION FOR DONEGAL V KILDARE was last modified: July 26th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GAA: TICKET INFORMATION FOR DONEGAL V KILDARElast_img read more

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DONEGAL FANS BEING ASKED TO DIG DEEP FOR LITTLE SAM

first_imgLittle Sam BradleyDonegal fans attending this Sunday’s Ulster semi final in Cavan are being asked to ‘dig deep for Sam‘.Fans entering Breffni Park will notice a bucket collection being taken up. Proceeds are in aid of a young Fermanagh toddler who is battling a rare form of cancer.The collection is part of the ‘Together For Sam’ charity which has been set up for 23 month old Sam Bradley from Enniskillen. Earlier this year Sam was diagnosed with high risk Neuroblastoma. This is a cancer that presents in less than 15 people per year across Ireland. Sam has a particularly aggressive form of the cancer and as such is in the high risk category.Sam is currently in stage two of a six phrase year long treatment plan of chemotherapy and is being treated at the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children.Sam has been remarkable throughout his treatment and his resilience and cheerful positive attitude is an inspiration to all close to this brave little boy.There is a possibility that some of Sam’s treatment may have to take place outside Ireland, and to this end Sam’s family and friends are trying to raise the necessary funds for Sam’s ongong care and any treatment that may have to take place abroad. All remaining proceeds will be split between the Children’s Haematology unit at the Royal and Irish cancer charities.Sam’s dad Colm, a former Fermanagh player urged fans to donate to Together for Sam this Sunday.Colm said, “We have been amazed by the generosity that has been shown to us since Sam was diagnosed. The GAA community has rallied around us and helped us cope during this difficult time. We are determined to do everything we can to help Sam win his battle and we thank everyone for the kindness shown to our family.”So remember when you see the collectors with their buckets outside the big game on Sunday, spare a thought and a donation by digging deep for Sam. DONEGAL FANS BEING ASKED TO DIG DEEP FOR LITTLE SAM was last modified: June 20th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cancerCavandonegalDownSam Bradleylast_img read more

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