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FIFA’s Benzema, Messi graphics are great, but some not happy

With FIFA 23 being released around the world this week, fans of the game have been in awe at just how good the graphics are in the latest instalment of EA Sports’ flagship franchise. 2 Related Images and screenshots have been circulating on social media demonstrating the incredible detail of the high-resolution face scans. The …

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In Richarlison, Brazil have another R9 – but will Tite trust him at World Cup?

It’s a little over 20 years since the Rumo ao Penta came to an end in Yokohama. Brazil lifted the World Cup for a fifth time after Ronaldo twice got the better of a flailing Oliver Kahn in the Germany goal. Kids everywhere copied a hairstyle that will never come back in fashion. “Horrible,” Ronaldo …

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Antonio Conte hits out at ‘disrespectful’ Juventus links

Antonio Conte has rejected reports linking him with a return to Juventus. Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images Antonio Conte has branded speculation linking him with the Juventus job as “disrespectful” and said there is no rush to sign a new contract at Tottenham. Reports in Italy during the international break suggested the 53-year-old was open to …

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This guy just had the greatest hole-in-one celebration in golf history (or at the very least this week) | This is the Loop

We’ve seen plenty of wild hole-in-one celebrations over the years. We’ve seen tears, we’ve seen laughter, we’ve seen disbelief. We’ve seen hugs, club hurls, air guitar solos, jumping jacks, and beer chugs. But never before have we seen the glorious, unhinged mania of Jay Hartard, a golfer enjoying his 15 minutes of fame this week …

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World Cup – Qatar to conscript civilians for security jobs

Qatar has called up hundreds of civilians, including diplomats summoned back from overseas, for mandatory military service operating security checkpoints at World Cup stadiums, according to a source and documents seen by Reuters. The conscripts are training to manage stadium security queues, frisk fans and detect contraband like alcohol, drugs or weapons concealed in ponytails, …

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Ex-footballer survey: Injuring opponents, doping and Messi over Ronaldo

One in three footballers deliberately set out to hurt an opponent during their playing days, according to a survey by The Athletic which also revealed shocking new evidence about players doping and the dangerous number of times they were made to play on despite suffering head injuries. The Athletic will release further insights from the …

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Barcelona, ​​Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo to undergo surgery, could miss World Cup

Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo will undergo surgery this week on his right thigh and is at risk of missing the World Cup, sources have told ESPN. The Uruguay international got hurt in the early minutes of his country’s 1-0 defeat to Iran in a friendly on Friday. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more …

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LA Galaxy vs. LAFC El Trafico to open 2023 MLS season at Rose Bowl Stadium

The LA Galaxy and Los Angeles FC will kick off their 2023 MLS seasons by facing off at the Rose Bowl Stadium on Feb. 25, the clubs announced Tuesday. The 92,500-seat Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena hosted the 1994 men’s and 1999 women’s World Cup finals and was the Galaxy’s home between 1996 and 2002. …

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