Barcelona coach Luis Enrique dedicated his side’s historic comeback against Paris St-Germain to those who doubted they could do it.
Trailing 4-0 from the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with PSG, Barcelona completed one of the most astonishing comebacks the competition has ever seen after thrashing Unai Emery’s side 6-1 to win the tie 6-5 on aggregate.
A standing dispute among football fans across the world is which goal was better: Argentina’s Diego Maradona second goal against England in the 1996 World Cup or Barcelona’s Leo Messi against Getafe in the Spanish Primera Division. Both were almost identical in their sheer brilliance, which why it so hard to separate them. But maybe one more contender has been added to the list.
Turkish national team coach Fatih Terim was left on the hot seat following a 2-0 defeat against a rising Iceland in a 2018 World Cup qualification group match late on Oct. 9 in Reykjavik.
Even some soft-tongued critics, including former Turkish international Rüştü Reçber, have called on Terim to resign.
Aleksander Ceferin has been elected as the new president of Uefa, European football’s governing body, during voting procedures that took place in Athens at the 12th UEFA Congress. Ceferin, head of the Football Association of Slovenia, polled 42 votes at Uefa’s congress in Athens, 29 more than Dutchman Michael van Praag. The 48-year-old succeeds former France player Michel Platini, who resigned
Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff had died of cancer at the age of 68. Cruyff was European footballer of the year 3 times and made his name with Ajax and Barcelona. he won three consecutive European Cups with Ajax from 1971, the first one being against Greek champions Panathinakos at Wembley stadium.