Global technology brand OPPO’s #CaptureTheSpirit Ramadan campaign, held in collaboration with the brand’s MEA Ambassador Egyptian football legend Mohamed Salah, has seen millions of fans from the UAE and beyond flood its social media platforms. Posting creative, nostalgic photos and videos, OPPO aficionados reminisced about their favourite moments from the most special of all occasions for consumers in the Middle East region. Continue reading
MILAN, ITALY (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday (November 13) by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year’s finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (FIFA) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday (October 23). Continue reading
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 10, 2017) (REUTERS) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with a drink-driving offence, Cheshire police said in a statement on Friday (September 1). Continue reading
England manager Gareth Southgate says there is no doubt that retired England star Wayne Rooney is a legend. Continue reading
BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 7, 2017) (REUTERS) – Barcelona’s traditional curtain-raiser, the Joan Gamper Trophy, took on emotional significance with the visit of Chapecoense, the Brazilian team who lost most of their playing and coaching staff in an air crash last year.
High commissioner describes Sulley Muntari, who left the pitch after his complaints about racist chanting were ignored, as “an inspiration to all of us”.
Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante is named player of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association while Dele Alli receives the young player accolade and David Beckham’s career is acknowledged with the PFA Merit award. Lucy Bronze is named the women’s player of the year and Jess Carter gets the women’s young player of the year award while Kelly Smith receives the PFA Special Achievement Award.
Cheering fans greet new Phoenix Rising FC player and co-owner Didier Drogba on his arrival at airport. Continue reading
Ex-Chelsea striker joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner taking the next step in his career