Found May 08, 2014 on Soccerlens:
World’s highest paid youngster plays for Man Utd, and PSG almost stole him! - originally posted on The agent of Manchester United’s rising star Adnan Januzaj has revealed that not only did his client reject the overtures of mega-rich PSG last October, but by committing his future to United, he became the world’s highest paid youngster, earning a wage that surpasses that of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo when they were his age. Januzaj, 19, has been a solitary shining light for the deposed champions in what has been a disastrous first campaign without Sir Alex Ferguson, and agreed to a five-year contract reportedly worth around £50,000 a week last October. But the attacker may not have been long for the Premier League, with PSG’s Qatari owners attempting a last-ditch raid for his services just before he committed his future to United. Januzaj’s agent, Dirk De Vriese, told Belgian publication Sport Voetbal of the intensity surrounding his client only minutes before...

From Spain: Lionel Messi asks €45m Real Madrid target to join Barcelona

From Spain: Lionel Messi asks €45m Real Madrid target to join Barcelona - originally posted on Lionel Messi has reportedly urged national team mate and friend Sergio Aguero to join him at Barcelona in the summer with Spanish daily Sport claiming the story. Barcelona have had a season to forget with new manager Tata Martino finding it hard to blend himself in the...

Cristiano Ronaldo Hopes Brazilian ‘Brothers’ Back Portugal At World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo wants his Brazilian “brothers” to help Portugal navigate its way through the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Brazil is the host nation, and Ronaldo hopes the Brazilian public will consider rooting for Portugal in addition to their own national team at this summer’s tournament, according to “I am hoping for great support from the Brazilians, it is a brother...

Lionel Messi plays down move away from Barcelona

Lionel Messi has taken issue with the Spanish press for debating his next career move while insisting Barcelona will not let the opportunity to retain the Primera Division title slip from their grasp. Media speculation in Spain has linked the Argentina striker with a move away from Nou Camp - where he has won six La Liga titles and three Champions League trophies - in the summer...

Roney considers Liverpool talisman better than Messi

Roney considers Liverpool talisman better than Messi - originally posted on Wayne Rooney claims PFA Player of the year and Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year winner Luis Suarez is better than Lionel Messi and is only behind his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. Well, he didn’t say exactly that Ronaldo and Suarez are better than Messi, but his...

Ronaldo injured against Valladolid

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo may be a doubt for the UEFA Champions League final after going off injured against Real […]

Messi: I don´t need to win World Cup to be best

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi rejected suggestions he needs to win a FIFA World Cup to be considered the […]

Messi: We cannot let this chance slip

Barcelona must take the chance handed to them and claim back-to-back La Liga titles, forward Lionel Messi insists. Both Atletico […]

An Ode To Cristiano Ronaldo

An Ode To Cristiano Ronaldo - originally posted on In the last week and a half, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored two absolute screamers against Osasuna, he has tallied two more against Champions League holders Bayern Munich, and he has single-handedly kept Madrid’s La Liga hopes alive by volley-stomping a ball into the back of the net with a move whose closest parallel...

Messi annoyed by speculation

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has labelled rumours of him leaving the club as “nonsense and most of them lies”. The […]

Ronaldo backs Neymar to become world´s best

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo believes Barcelona attacker Neymar has the potential to become the world’s best player. Neymar, 22, […]

Ronaldo: Champions League final ´50-50´

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said the UEFA Champions League final against city rivals Atletico was ’50-50′. But the Portugal […]

Links of the Day 5/6/14

Yo. Got some links here, if you’re interested. Man City would like to get Lionel Messi. They will not. Who wouldn’t want to grab Messi? Here are some NFL draft fun facts. Impress your friends! Time’s top Twitter follows for 2014. I didn’t make the list. SCOREBOARD MLB Minnesota 1, Ceveland 0 (10 innings) – The Twins won after a 10 inning shut out after a home run from...
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