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After loss to Spurs, Pep Guardiola’s makes stunning statement about VAR

Despite a heartbreaking result against Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola refused to blame VAR and instead maintained that it produces “fair football” despite their exit from Champions League after an enthralling match which ended 4-4 on aggregate.
Although City were 4-3 victors in Wednesday's second leg, but could not proceed and in the process, it became the third consecutive year when they were knocked out in the quarter-finals.
“I support VAR. It's just to see the goal from Llorente is handball. From one angle looks like handball, from the angle the referee saw it doesn't,” said Guardiola. “I'm fine for the fair football, for the fair decisions. If it's offside, it's offside. In the future, even the present, it will be fair,” he further added.
Two instances from the game made headlines – In the 73rd minute, Fernando Llorente struck a goal and it was held despite the ball seemingly clipping the Spaniard's hand on its way in..

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s car collection – Rolls Royce Cullinan worth $3.6 mn added [Photos]

Rolls Royce Cullinan owned by CR7. Cristiano Ronaldo is undoubtedly one of the biggest stars the world of sports has ever seen in its storied history and is thus also one of the richest sportsmen actively playing the game. The Portuguese international is well-known for his extravagant collection of cars and recently he added a Rolls Royce Cullinan to his garage.
Announcing his newest acquisition, Ronaldo took to his Instagram account and posted, “Trabalho feito” which means “Work done” in his native language of Portuguese. This luxury SUV car cost Ronaldo $3.58 million but that would seem like short change for the Juventus forward as Forbes estimated him to have earned $108 million in 2018 alone.
He was estimated to have earned $61 million as a player and a further $47 million from his various brand endorsements. The Cullinan is the first ever SUV launched by Rolls Royce and as is wont, it is the most expensive vehicle of its kind in the world.
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Liverpool vs Chelsea – live streaming, stats preview, probable XIs and Global TV listings

Mo Salah will be a key player for the Reds in their game against ChelseaClive Brunskill/Getty Images Liverpool is enjoying a highly-successful season in this year's English Premier League and is on course to claim the trophy after a long gap of 29 years. They now host Chelsea in what may be their last really tough game of the season. A victory here should almost guarantee the title to the Reds.
Where to watch? This marquee contest of EPL would begin at 4:30 pm local time and 9:00 pm IST.
Star Sports Select 2 & HD 2 will provide live television coverage of the match in India. The live streaming will be available on Hotstar.
Who will win? Liverpool is the overwhelming favourites going into this game. They are currently leading the points table, but only have a two points gap over Manchester City, having played one game more than their title rivals. However, the latter team are yet to face Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in their remaining matches. Jorgen Klopp's team..

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Manchester United vs Barcelona: Champions League live stream, probable XIs, TV listings & preview

Manchester United welcomes Barcelona to Old Trafford for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final on April 10.
When is the match and how to watch it live The match between Manchester United and Barcelona will start at 8 pm local time and 12:30 am IST (Thursday).
Sony Ten 2 & HD 2 will provide live television coverage of the match in India. The live streaming will be available on Sony Liv.
Manchester United vs Barcelona preview The last time these two sides met in the Champions League was in the final of its 2011 edition at the Wembley and the Catalan side absolutely steamrolled Sir Alex Ferguson's men. 8 years moved from that night, United is a shadow of their glory days while Barcelona still has the genius of Lionel Messi to bank upon.
Messi and Suarez look on at Old Trafford ahead of their quarter final clash against Manchester United.Nathan Stirk/Getty Images The Argentine returns to Old Trafford 11 years after his side was knocked by a Paul Schole..

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BREAKING NEWS: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is Manchester United’s permanent manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been announced the permanent manager of Manchester Untied.LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images Manchester United has just announced that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to be the permanent manager of the football club. The announcement was made on the club's official website on March 28, merely days before United's Premier League game against Watford.
The Norwegian manager was appointed on a temporary basis after former manager Jose Mourinho was sacked in December. He has now been offered the full-time role at Old Trafford and been given a three-year contract.
“From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club,” said Solskjaer. “It was an honour to be a Manchester United player, and then to start my coaching career here. The last few months have been a fantastic experience and I want to thank all of the coaches, players and staff for the work we've done so far. This is the job that I always dreamed of doing and I'm beyond excit..

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Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi unite before Lok Sabha elections? Link found in Italy

Close Narendra Modi: It is not Modi's Strength, It is the strength of your vote, that the world is witnessing today There has been the unlikeliest of matches in Indian politics that even the heavens could not have predicted. Just ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi seem to have found a point of connection who is currently plying his trade in Italy.
It had recently come to light that the Congress president is a fan of Juventus owing to Cristiano Ronaldo. Now, an old video of Narendra Modi addressing a gathering in Lisbon has resurfaced where referenced the Portuguese footballer in a positive light. Modi was in the capital city of Portugal in June 2017 where he was promoting yoga and spoke about Ronaldo's in..

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Rahul Gandhi roots for Italian club; Lok Sabha elections becoming Messi vs Ronaldo?

Close Complete failures on the two Critical fronts Of the nation, Agriculture & Jobs, Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi has often found himself in the line of humorous fire in India and he may well have shot himself in the foot ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by admitting that his favourite football club is based out of Italy.
Rahul Gandhi is an Indian politician with a strong lineage in the said domain. His father Rajiv Gandhi served as the Prime Minister and so did his grandmother Indira Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi was born to former Congress president Sonia Gandhi who is of Italian descent. The former president of Congress, who served office till December 2017, was born in a small village near Vicenza in Italy and thus, it is understandable why her son would have an aff..

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Bayern Munich vs Liverpool live stream: Champions League preview, probable XIs & TV listings

Close Ten Biggest Premier League Summer Transfer Deals Of 2018 Bayern Munich welcomes Liverpool to the Allianz Arena in the second leg of their Round of 16 Champions League clash on March 13.
When is the match and how to watch it live The match between Bayern and Liverpool will start at 8 pm local time and 1:30 am IST (Wednesday).
Sony Ten 1 & HD 1 will provide live television coverage of the match in India. The live streaming will be available on Sony Liv.
Bayern Munich vs Liverpool preview The first leg finished with both teams failing to score at Anfield but neither team would be too disappointed. While Bayern was playing the game away from home, Liverpool was playing a makeshift central defensive pair in the absence of the injured Joe Gomez and Dejan Lovren while Virgil Van Di..

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