Twice SuperBowl and MVP winner for the New York Giants Eli Manning to retire Friday at the NFL
- Eli Manning puts an end to a 16-year career week
- The quarterback won the SuperBowl in 2008 and 2012 with the Giants
- Manning signed off with two touchdowns in his last career game
- The 39-year-old also won two MVP prizes during his long career in the NFL
who won two Super Bowls with the Giants in 2008 and 2012, also won the prize of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) competition in those years.
His club confirmed the news that he will end his 16-year career in a statement on the club's website.
"Eli is our only dual Super Bowl MVP and one of the very best players in the history of our franchise. He represented our franchise as a perfect professional with dignity and responsibility.
" It meant something for Eli to be the Giants quarterback and it meant even more to us. We are more than grateful for his contributions to our organization and look forward to celebrating his introduction to the Giants Ring of Honor in the near future. "
Manning's best years as a quarterback came under the stewardship of head coach Tom Coughlin, who was in charge of the Giants between 2004 and 2015.
Coughlin said: "It was an honor and privilege to coach Eli and to continue the wonderful and wonderful moments that he and his teammates have offered for all of us in the world championship & # 39; 07 – & # 39; 08 and & # 39; 11 – & # 39; 12 seasons. "
] Manning says goodbye to a 16-year career that also has won two MVP prizes
Manning ended his career in style during his last game, threw 283 yards and registered two touchdowns in a 36-20 Win the Miami Dolphins.
Despite this success was the victory of the Dolphins only his fourth appearance of the season.
Already celebrating, boys? Players of the Spanish club Salamanca unionists of the third row, which were formed only in 2013, go wild after they have signed giants Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey
- Third row Spanish club Salamanca Unionists are faced with Real Madrid in the cup
- Players on the side of the Second Division B seemed to be over it
- The club released a video of the parties on their Twitter feed on Tuesday
Spanish club members from the third row were pulled from Salamanca against LaLiga giants Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday – and they seemed overjoyed.
Players of Salamanca Unionists, who were formed only in 2013, went wild after being set up against Zinedine Zidane .
The club released a video of the parties on their Twitter feed on Tuesday afternoon.
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The team watched the Copa del Rey drawing on television and after Real Madrid was pulled out, players celebrated as if they had already won
Players jumped around onlookers and recorded the jubilant scenes on camera
] Salamanca Unionists of Segunda Division B – Group 2, defeating the Deportivo de La Coruna 8-7 on penalties after a 1-1 draw every third round of the competition.
They started their run in the Copa del Rey with a 1-0 win over Athletic Balearics of the Second Division – Group 1 on December 17.
Unionists of Salamanca organizes Madrid in the week that starts on Monday, January 20.
Madrid & # 39; s rivals Barcelona were attracted to Ibiza and Atletico Madrid will face cultural Leones.
& # 39; They were here to talk to me and we discussed a lot & # 39 ;: Xavi confirms that he meets Barcelona because he admits that his & # 39; dream & # 39; is to coach Spanish giants
- Xavi is on the radar of Barcelona to replace manager under fire Ernesto Valverde
- Xavi picked up 25 trophies during an incredible 17-year career at the Nou Camp
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Xavi is admitted to his dream of coaching Barcelona after confirmation that he had talked with his former club.
The pressure continues to grow under fire Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde, and he has led to reports that club legend Xavi could take in the Nou Camp.
The former Spain International is the greatest all-time appearance maker in Barcelona, lifting no fewer than 25 trophies during an incredible 17-year career at the club.Xavi has revealed that he has had conversations with Barcelona amid reports that he is set to take over as boss
And Xavi, now leading at Al Sadd, has confirmed reports that he is with Barcelona & # 39; s sports director Eric Abidal and CEO Oscar Degree had spoken, although he did not reveal what was discussed during the meeting.
& # 39; I can't say anything, they were here to talk to me and we discussed many things. Sorry, I can't give any more information, "Xavi told a news conference on Saturday after his party defeated Al Rayyan to reach the final of the Prince & # 39; s Cup.
" I can't hide it my dream is to coach Barcelona, I said many times I know in many interviews that I support Barcelona from the bottom of my heart.
& # 39; But I do my job here, I do my best. I concentrated on the semi-final and now I concentrate on the final. & # 39;
For Saturday's match against Al Rayyan, Al Sadd's sports director – Muhammad Ghulam Al Balushi – confirmed that Xavi was negotiating a return to Barcelona.The pressure on Ernesto Valverde has become even greater after the Barcelona's defeat to Atletico Madrid
There are now negotiations between Xavi and Barcelona and we wish him success wherever he decides to go, ”he told Qatari network Al Kass.
Spanish newspaper AS recently reported that Barcelona Xavi had offered a two and a half year contract to replace Valverde as manager at the Nou Camp.
AS reported that the two-hour meeting was enough to convince the leaders of the club to offer the Spaniard to take over the boss at the Nou Camp, defeating Ronald Koeman , Roberto Martinez and Thierry Henry to the post.The former midfielder of Barcelona picked up an incredible 25 trophies during a 17-year career at the club
& # 39; When I was in Liverpool, Real Madrid came to sign me … but I ended up in Portsmouth & # 39 ;: Jermaine Pennant says he was ready to join Spanish giants before dream transfer was blocked
- Jermaine Pennant was on loan to Portsmouth from Liverpool in 2009
- He had played 13 league games for the then Premier League side without scoring
- The winger was not offered a new deal by the Reds when he returned to Anfield
- Pennant said Real Madrid wanted to sign it, but Juande Ramos signed it canceled
Jermaine Pennant has revealed it's almost nearby came from Real Madrid but ended up in Portsmouth instead.
The winger was at that time in Portsmouth on loan from Liverpool and was in the last year of his contract.
In 2009, he had played 13 league games for the then Premier League without scoring a goal and on his return he did not get a new deal from the Reds.Jermaine Pennant revealed that he was close to Real Madrid, but ended up in Portsmouth
& # 39; When I was in Liverpool, Real Madrid came to sign me in my last contract year.
& # 39; Sky Andrew (his agent) negotiated with the president and he gave the deal about € 4 million & # 39 ;, Pennant explained in an interview with The Aragon Periodical.
& # 39; But Juande Ramos (then the boss of Madrid) was not aware of that operation. So when he found out, he decided to end the deal. I went from Madrid to Portsmouth. A big change. & # 39;
Pennant also revealed his nights in Spain when he arrived at Real Zaragoza.
& # 39; The Marbella stuff … I had told the club that I had to go to my house with my family to solve some personal issues.
& # 39; They gave me permission, but instead I went to Marbella with all my friends from England. They were great nights. But it did not work. I missed the flight back, did not attend the training and the press heard that I had been there. The nightclub where I was published on his website showed a few photos of me, it was bad. & # 39;
& # 39; The club found out and beat me a huge fine. The general manager came and told me that was not acceptable and I was fined € 150k – my salary for a month. The night was fine, but I think I got a little expensive (laughs). I deserved it. The truth is that my life in Zaragoza was absolute madness. & # 39;
AC Milan boosts pursuit to resign Zlatan Ibrahimovic after fallen giants are shameful with 5-0 defeat to Atalanta
Rossoneri suffered a disastrous 5-0 defeat by Atalanta last week and club bosses want to add a new impulse to the team during the [januari1945] January transfer window.
According to the Italian outlet Gazzetta, Sweden's main scorer is ready to accept an offer to return to the San Siro in 2020.
Club CEO Ivan Gazidis, Chief Football Officer Zvonimir Boban and Manger Stefano Pioli are also planning further investments in January, with the Giants Series currently languishing in 11th place.
Milan is also planning a deal to sign Barcelona to defend Jean-Clair Todibo.
The 19-year-old center-back has just made two appearances for the La Liga champions. This term is open to a relocation of the Nou Camp.
& # 39; The decline is too large and PSV unworthy & # 39 ;: Marc van Bommel SENT by Dutch giants after a defeat to Feyenoord with two victories in 12 games
Marc van Bommel was fired by PSV Eindhoven with Dit seen a miserable series of two wins from 12 games this season.
The Dutch side thought the & # 39; decline too great and PSV not worthy & # 39; and made the announcement to say goodbye to Van Bommel.
Van Bommel leaves the fourth quarter in the league after a 3-1 loss for Feyenoord, 10 points drifting from leaders and defending champion Ajax after 17 games.
The decline is too large and not worth PSV. The matches are the defining moments, but the process around them is also defining, & PSV's general manager Toon Gerbrands said in a statement on the club's official website
& # 39; We monitor this intensively. PSV is a club where we try to help and support each other. This has also been the case in recent months.
& # 39; The importance of the club has always been paramount and the evaluation ultimately resulted in this painful decision.
We all did everything to turn the tide. . Unfortunately that didn't work. & # 39;
The statement also added that news of a temporary replacement would be revealed before the end of Monday, with former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy in the frame to fulfill the role.
The defeat against Feyenoord would be Van Bommel's last game and that followed a disappointing early exit from the Europa League, which he was expected to reach the knockout phase.
Manchester United agrees a new partnership with Chinese internet giants Alibaba Group and will provide & # 39; in-depth content & # 39; to 700 million consumers in large & # 39; coup & # 39; for Old Trafford club
Manchester United have agreed A partnership with Chinese internet giants Alibaba – who greet industry insiders as a coup.
United will & # 39; in-depth content & # 39; offer what they think is 700 million consumers on Alibaba's platforms.Manchester United has a & # 39; coup d'etat & # 39; launched in collaboration with Chinese internet giants Alibaba
There will also be a special United channel on Alkoaba's video streaming platform Youko for men, women and academies. They will also try to establish a United store on the online marketplace of Alibaba, which can prove to be an incredibly lucrative link.
Industry sources view the deal as & # 39; a substantial coup & # 39 ;. "This is huge," added one. "Alibaba is a big problem and their reach will give the United brand a huge reach in China."
With the deal announced, announced today at 11 AM, United Director Richard Arnold said: "We are proud of our passionate and loyal followings around the world and our Chinese fans are a huge part of that.
& # 39; We are always looking for new ways to appeal to fans there and this collaboration with Alibaba allows them to connect directly to the club through one of the most popular video streaming platforms in China.
& # 39; We look forward to working with Alibaba to further expand our fan base in China and to build on other areas of the partnership in the near future. & # 39;
Michael Evans, president of the Alibaba Group added: & # 39; We have the same goal, namely to offer fans unique online content usage and shopping that uses the latest technology.
& # 39; With this collaboration we use it Alibaba's ecosystem to bring a unique Manchester United experience closer to fans and consumers in China. I look forward to developing other areas of strategic business cooperation in the future. & # 39;
Group A: Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, Wales
Group B: Belgium, Russia, Denmark, Finland
Group C: Ukraine, Netherlands, Austria, Path A / D *
Group D: England, Croatia, Czech Republic, Path C (including Scotland) **
Group E: Spain, Poland, Sweden, Path B (including NI and ROI) ***
Group F: Germany, France, Portugal, Path A / D *
* Iceland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Georgia, Belarus, North Macedonia or Kosovo
** Scotland, Israel, Norway, Serbia
*** Slovakia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland
Zlatan Ibrahimovic & # 39; wants more money & # 39; from AC Milan, while Italian giants want to resign iconic striker for 18-month contract
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic is looking for a £ 7.2 million 2020 deal worth £ 7.2 million
- AC Milan would like to fight for the Swede, but currently offers £ 2.1 million less
- The 38- is a free agent after leaving LA Galaxy after a period of two years
- Ibrahimovic played for AC Milan between 2010-12 and won a Series A title
The Swedish striker is a free agent after a fruitful two-year period at LA Galaxy ended earlier this month.
Ibrahimovic became co-owner of Swedish top flight club Hammarby this week, but his playing career will continue with Milan with a £ 5.1 million (€ 6 million) contract over an 18-month period, according to the Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport .The Swedish striker is available for free transfer after the end of his contract with LA Galaxy
ZLATAN IBRA HIMOVIC OBJECTIVES A ND HONORS
Malmo: 47 apps, 18 goals
Ajax: 110 apps, 48 goals
- Honors: Premier League 01-02, 03-04, Dutch Cup 01-02
Juventus: 92 matches, 26 goals
Inter Milan: 117 appearances, 66 goals
- Honors: Serie A 06-07, 07-08 , 08 -09
Barcelona: 46 games, 22 goals
AC Milan: 85 appearances, 56 goals
PSG: 180 appearances, 156 goals
- Honors: Connect 1 – 12-13 , 13-14, 14-15, 15-16 Coupe de Fran ce: 14-15, 15-16 Coupe de la Ligue 13-14, 14-15, 15-16
Manchester United: 53 apps, 29 goals
- Honors: EFL Cup, Europa League 16-17
LA Galaxy: 58 apps, 53 targets
However, the report states that the 38-year-old will maintain a deal for £ 2.1 million (€ 3 million) more until 2020. would bring the amount of 18 months to £ 7.2 million (€ 9 million).
Both parties will meet in the coming days to conclude a deal that would make Zlatan return to the club, winning a Series A title in 2011.
The seven-time European champions have a difficult start to the season.
They have already fired coach Marco Giampaolo, replaced him with Stefano Pioli and are currently 12th in the table.
Ibrahimovic is also closely associated with a move to colleague Serie A Bologna, as well as a potential return to Spain.
He has played for three different clubs throughout his career in Italy, successfully with Juventus and both Milan Clubs, Inter and AC.
Meanwhile, the legend of Sweden this week was not a popular man with supporters of his first professional club, Malmö.
He has a statue outside the house, but it was fired after news of his ownership interest in arch-rivals Hammarby.
Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Kai Havertz & # 39; talking to SEVEN European giants & # 39; more than £ 110 million summer movement clubs including Man United, Liverpool and Real Madrid fight to sign him
- Kai Havertz has been impressed by Bayer Leverkusen in recent years
- The 20-year-old scored 17 goals last season and is capped for Germany
- A large number of European clubs are interested in the signature of the attacking midfielder
- Chelsea, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, and Barcelona also keep tabs
Bayer Leverkusen starlet Kai Havertz is reportedly in conversation with a large number of European top clubs around a £ 110 million move next summer.
The 20-year-old midfielder Havertz has been impressed in the Bundesliga since his breakthrough in the first team in 2017 and scored 17 goals in the German top flight last season.
He also made his international debut last year for Germany and now Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Barcelona have all contacted his agent about a possible move, according to the German publication Bild .Kai Havertz is tried by a number of European top clubs for a summer move with big moneyThe 20-year-old has had seven appearances for Germany since his debut in September 2018
KAI HAVERTZ & # 39; S CAREER TO SO MUCH]
- Appearance: 121
- Goals: 31
- Assists: 23
- Yellow cards: 9
- Red cards: 0
It is reported that a move in January was possible, but Havertz would like to stay until the summer if he wants to impress national team boss Joachim Low and make his way to the German Euro 2020 team.
Bayern Munich failed with a bid of £ 76 million last summer, and the value of Havertz has now risen to the region of £ 110 million.
The 20-year-old would be close by are a decision about his long-term future in the coming weeks.
Havertz enjoys working with a coach and trusting and trusting, such as Mauricio Pochettino, who could make a switch to Bayern if the Argentinian moved to the Allianz Arena.Can the next step of former Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino Havertz influence?
Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool is also considered an admirer, along with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
The motivation of Havertz is certainly not financial, but he will nevertheless have a lucrative movement on the horizon when he leaves Leverkusen.
He recently discussed his future with the Spanish outlet Brand and hinted that a transfer in the near future is a possibility.The attacking midfielder admits that he feels ready for a move outside of Germany
& # 39; I think I have gained sufficient international experience at Leverkusen, & # 39; said Havertz.
& # 39; I know the rhythm of these international competitions and I am confident that I can go abroad at any time and play in clubs outside Germany.
& # 39; I want to have a good season for now. Then we'll see. & # 39;