France’s Antoine Griezmann named Euro 2016 Player of the Tournament

first_imgFrance forward Antoine Griezmann has been named as the UEFA Euro 2016 Player of the Tournament.The Atletico Madrid star scored six times and claimed two assists as the hosts reached the final, where they were beaten by Portugal.His haul – twice as many as anyone else at the tournament – included a double against world champions Germany in the semi-finals.Griezmann’s selection was made a by a 13-strong panel of technical observers, which included Sir Alex Ferguson and David Moyes.He has also been named in the UEFA Team of the Tournament, alongside Premier League trio Dimitri Payet, Joe Allen and Aaron Ramsey.UEFA chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu, who led the panel which selected the best XI, said: “Antoine Griezmann was a threat in every game he played. He works hard for his team and possesses technique, vision and quality finishing.“The technical observers were in unanimous agreement that he was the tournament’s outstanding player.” Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring a France goal with Dimitri Payet at Euro 2016 1last_img read more

Gossip Pogba heading towards Madrid

first_imgMathias Pogba, the older brother of Paul, is apparently in search of a club as close to Madrid as possible.According to Spanish sports news outlet AS Pogba senior is trying to conjure up a move from the French third division the Spanish third division.He currently plies his trade at Tours, but rumour has it he has received an offer from Spanish third-tier side CD Manchego Ciudad Real. They are a mere who two hours from Madrid.Mathias has made it known he is looking to move. But AS are claiming that the whole family is looking to get in on the action when younger brother Paul makes the switch. From Manchester United to Real Madrid.They have always tried to stay in close proximity throughout their careers. while Paul was an academy player at United, older brother played at Wrexham and Crewe both only a short drive up the road.AS also interviewed a club director. Carlos Gutierrez, who said: “It’s an interesting option from a sporting point of view.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“And for Ciudad Real, it would be important from a social and economic standpoint to have a player named Pogba in our team.“We are waiting on the ‘ok’ from him.”Paul Pogba, went public while on commercial duties with Addidas in Japan. Stating he was seeking “a new challenge.” Rock star football agent Mino Riola added fuel to the fire. By claiming the club were aware of Pogba’s intentions and he was working on a solution.It remains to be seen if Pogba “junior” will be at United this coming season. If his impact in the preseason is anything to go by, United are building things around him.Surely they must be confident of keeping him for at least one more season (Ronaldo style). Then cashing in, by demanding top dollar after an outstanding season on and off the field.Mathias Pogba however, appears to be preparing himself for a career in Spain. At least in the direction of Madrid.SINGAPORE – JULY 20: Paul Pogba of Manchester United controls the ball under pressure of Samuele Longo of FC Internazionale during the 2019 International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and FC Internazionale at the Singapore National Stadium on July 20, 2019 in Singapore. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images)last_img read more