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Aguero signed for Man City

OTD in 2011, Sergio Aguero signed for Manchester City, the rest has been history.

AFCON Champions 2019

‪O n T h i s D a y in 2019, Algeria 🇩🇿 were crowned Africa Cup of Nations champions following a 1-0 win over Senegal in Cairo. ‬

C.Ronaldo unveiled as a Real Madrid player

On this day in 2009, 80,000 people gathered to witness the unveiling of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid, after a record transfer from Manchester United.

Charles Okonkwo tribute message to late Mudashiru Lawal

Muda Lawal. Every day six feet above the ground is a blessing. I have often wondered, in my sober moments, why good people have had to exit this planet so early. I have also wondered if they are still with us...

OTD: Maracana turns 70

One of football's great arena is turning 70 today. It was on June 16, 1950, that the first game was played in Rio de Janeiro's magnificent Maracana stadium. Like some giant spaceship parked to the north of the city center,...

Frank Lampard: On This Day the Legendary Midfielder Signed for Chelsea

​“I’m telling you now - and I didn’t want to say this in front of him - but he will go right to the very top. He’s got everything that’s needed to become a top-class midfield player. “His attitude is...

OTD in 2019, C.Ronaldo signs for Real Madrid.

In 2009, Ronaldo was the subject of the then-most expensive association football transfer when signed for Real Madrid in a transfer worth €94 million (£80 million). Team: From Manchester United to Real Madrid. Profession: Football player, Showman, Model Sport: Football

OTD in 2016, Portugal won the Euro Cup

Portugal beat France 1-0 to lift their first Euro Cup trophy on this day in 2016. A goal by Eder was enough to see Portugal through to victory.  

Remembering Late Stephen Keshi

OTD in 2016, The former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, died due to an heart attack.  

Barcelona were crowned Champions of Europe

OTD in 2015, F.C. Barcelona won their fifth European cup.

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