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AC Milan Club was sold to Chinese investors

"I'm leaving today, after more than 30 years, the title and job of Milan president," Silvio Berlusconi said after the sale of Serie A giants AC Milan to a Chinese-led consortium was finalized for €740m (£627m). "I will always be the first fan of Milan, Berlusconi added. The consortium takes a 99.9% stake in the club. The investors also agreed to spend €350m (£297m) over three years on improvements.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo received FIFA’s best player award for the fourth time

Eva Longoria, the Hollywood actress best known for her role in the serial Desperate Housewives, hosted the show at The Best FIFA Awards. Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal received FIFA’s best player award for the fourth time on Monday. Portugal and Real Madrid won both major European titles in 2016. “2016 was the best year of my career,” Ronaldo said in Portuguese in his acceptance speech.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Soccer

17 football fans has died Friday in a stadium stampede in Angola

At least 17 football fans died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola on Friday, at the match in the town of Uige between Santa Rita de Cassia and Recreativo de Libolo in Angola's domestic league season. 59 others were wounded. There were an unknown number of children among the dead.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Soccer

Footballer Roughrider Joe McKnight was shot and killed in the street

The entire football community is mourning the loss of Saskatchewan Roughrider Joe McKnight, 28, who was shot in his home-state of Louisiana after what police called a traffic argument outside New Orleans in Terrytown. The shooting, reported about 3 p.m., occurred at the intersection of Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Soccer

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