Month: January 2018

These are the top 5 best paid athletes

These are the top 5 best paid athletes

Football
It’s no secret that sports payswell especially if you are one of the best players in the world. The numbers actually don’t lie as we’ll see in the list below highlighting the top 5 best paid athletes in the world and the millions of dollars they raked in in 2017 from both salaries and endorsements from big brands. #1 Cristiano Ronaldo at $93 million At the top of the list of best paid athletes is 33-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo for the second year in a row. 2017 was a good year for the Real Madrid striker as he was named by FIFA as the best player in the world for the fourth time in his career. He also led his club to their second successive Champions league trophy as well as the Spanish La Liga title, and also signed a number of endorsement deals with various sponsorship brands. All these
This is why China is angling to become a football powerhouse

This is why China is angling to become a football powerhouse

Football
The past couple of months have seen a huge financial investment by football clubs in China to recruit star players from English, European as well as south American football leagues. In less than a year, Chinese clubs have splashed out over $400 million on the purchase of players.The football world is curious as to why China would all of a sudden inject this much investment in their football industry. This article seeks to explore some of the reasons why China is angling to become a football powerhouse. Football is part of the Chinese government’s growth agenda China successfully organized the 2008 Olympics which were held in Beijing and this helped put this nation on the global sporting radar as the Olympics is one of the highest ranking sporting events in the world. This was a huge a
These are the top 3 racism incidents that have shaken the football world

These are the top 3 racism incidents that have shaken the football world

Football
Football is a beautiful game, and among the major sporting events that have helped unite different people from all over the world. This being one of the only games to be played in all the continents of the world, means that the sport transcends racial, social, economic as well as spiritual backgrounds. This is what is expected in an ideal world. However, this beautiful game of football has not been spared from the ugliness of racism. We take a look at 3 of the top racism incidents that have shaken the football world. 1 Ivorian defender Marco Andre Zorro abused by Inter Millan fans On 27th November 2005, while playing for Italian Club Messina against fellow Italian team Inter Millan, Ivorian defender Marco Andre Zorro brought worldwide attention to the issue of racism in football w...