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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

Lionel Messi was sentenced by Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday

Spain’S Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed to Barcelona’s football star Lionel Messi for tax fraud. He was sentenced to seven months in prison for each of the three financial crimes. This was the answer to his appeal.

  • 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

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