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THEN AND NOW: What the world's greatest soccer stars looked like at the start of their careers

THEN AND NOW: What the world's greatest soccer stars looked like at the start of their careers

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Some of the world's biggest soccer stars are approaching the end of their careers. Lionel Messi is 32, Cristiano Ronaldo 34, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is 38. As we enter the new...
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Elon Musk Won't Have to Pay $190 Million to Barry Unsworth, the Man He Called ‘Pedo Guy'

22 hours ago   |   Fortune

Elon Musk did not defame a British cave explorer when he called him “pedo guy” in an angry tweet, a Los Angeles jury found Friday. Vernon Unsworth, who participated in the...
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Stats Prove Frenkie De Jong Is Now A Leader At FC Barcelona Since Summer Move

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Frenkie de Jong attended Monday's Ballon d'Or ceremony knowing that he wouldn't win the France Football gong awarded to the world's best soccer player. After just four months...
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Says Manchester United's Summer Transfers Were 'Late'

3 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Manchester United did not get their business done early enough in the summer. The Norwegian has also looked to next summer, when United will hope...
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Potential jurors in Elon Musk's defamation trial were dismissed because they follow him on Twitter

Potential jurors in Elon Musk's defamation trial were dismissed because they follow him on Twitter

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Elon Musk is currently on trial for alleged defamation against cave diver Vernon Unsworth. Musk called Unsworth "pedo guy" on Twitter after the diver criticized Musk's proposal...
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Nike made one-of-a-kind cleats for Megan Rapinoe inspired by her hair and trophies to honor her Ballon d'Or win

Nike made one-of-a-kind cleats for Megan Rapinoe inspired by her hair and trophies to honor her Ballon d'Or win

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Monday night, USWNT star Megan Rapinoe capped her spectacular year with a Ballon d'Or , an award widely considered the highest honor in the world of soccer that is given to the...
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A Christmas Wish List For All 26 Major League Soccer Clubs

8 days ago   |   Forbes

With the new Major League Soccer schedule moving up the MLS Cup final by a month, this is the first Black Friday in some time that arrives with fans of every club in the league...
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Rihanna wore a Louis Vuitton soccer ball-shaped purse to a football match

Rihanna wore a Louis Vuitton soccer ball-shaped purse to a football match

10 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Rihanna wore a soccer ball-shaped purse to a football match in Italy on Tuesday. Louis Vuitton made the limited-edition handbag design as part of a collection in 1998, when...
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Factbox: Ownership of leading European soccer clubs

10 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The Abu Dhabi-controlled soccer group that owns Manchester City has agreed to sell a $500 million stake to U.S. private equity firm Silver Lake, making it the world's most...
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Man City stake sale values soccer club at $4.8 bln

10 days ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

U.S. private equity firm Silver Lake is buying a stake of just over ten percent in Manchester City for $500 mln, valuing the English club at $4.8 bln. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
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Iran has released US man Xiyue Wang, who spent three years in jail, as part...

Iran has released US man Xiyue Wang, who spent three years in jail, as part of a prisoner swap deal

US PhD student Xiyue Wang has been freed as part of a prisoner swap deal with Iran that also saw Iranian academic Massoud Soleiami released. Wang, a Princeton graduate history... Read more ...

Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part...

Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part of a vast covert influence campaign

Reddit has said that leaked documents on US-UK trade deal discussions were likely posted on the site as part of a Russian influence campaign. The documents were cited by Jeremy... Read more ...

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

A dog rescue has teamed "dad bods" up with adorable pooches to create this holiday's must-have item. Read more ...

Exeter woman raising money for pacemaker for service dog

Exeter woman raising money for pacemaker for service dog

The dog collapsed during a recent walk and needs the pacemaker to live, her owner said. "She's my best friend, my only family and the best gift I have ever received." Read more ...

US Naval Air Station in Florida on lockdown after reports of an active shooter

US Naval Air Station in Florida on lockdown after reports of an active shooter

An active shooter caused a US Navy base in Florida to enter lockdown on Friday morning. A spokesman for Naval Air Station Pensacola told the Pensacola News Journal an active... Read more ...

Elon Musk wins in defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Elon Musk wins in defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

A jury ruled on Friday that Elon Musk is not guilty of defaming the British diver Vernon Unsworth. Unsworth sued Musk in 2018, accusing him of defamation after the Tesla and... Read more ...

Our 7 best bets college football's championship weekend

Our 7 best bets college football's championship weekend

After a wild season, we've finally reached college football's championship weekend, with some of the biggest games of the year set to kickoff. Last weekend, our picks went 4-3... Read more ...

Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag represented 'service' and 'sacrifice'...

Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag represented 'service' and 'sacrifice' until racist shooter Dylann Roof 'hijacked' it

In an interview with Blaze TV's Glenn Beck , former US Ambassador to the UN and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said white supremacist gunman Dylann Roof "hijacked" the meaning... Read more ...

Job Market Surges As Employers Add 266,000 Jobs In November

Job Market Surges As Employers Add 266,000 Jobs In November

U.S. employers added a better-than-expected number of jobs last month, boosted in part by the return of General Motors workers who had been on strike in October. The... Read more ...

Apple could release 5 new iPhones next year - here's what we know about them...

Apple could release 5 new iPhones next year - here's what we know about them so far

Apple may release five new iPhones in 2020, according to predictions from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. These would include four new flagship models in different sizes and a new... Read more ...