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Kobe Bryant: Real Madrid, Ronaldinho, Drogba, others react to death of NBA legend

Kobe Bryant: Real Madrid, Ronaldinho, Drogba, others react to death of NBA legend

Real Madrid have mourned the passing of Basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California. All other persons on board were killed and the cause of crash is under investigation. KB is survived by his wife Vanessa, and their three daughters – Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri. He won five NBA championships and the 2008 MVP Award with the Los Angeles Lakers. In reaction, Real Madrid in a statement on their official website said: “Real Madrid C. F. is deeply saddened by the death of Kobe Bryant, a…
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FIFA punishes Maradona for raising middle fingers at Nigerian fans

FIFA punishes Maradona for raising middle fingers at Nigerian fans

Diego Maradona will no longer be paid as an ambassador of the world soccer governing body, FIFA. This is following the Argentina legend’s failure to control his emotions during their 2-1 win over Nigeria in the World Cup last Group D game on Tuesday. The football icon celebrated Marcos Rojo’s winning goal for Argentina by raising his middle finger at fans. FIFA termed his behavior as embarrassing and provocative hence he will no longer receive the £10,000 he was receiving from the world soccer governing body, according to OwnGoal. Maradona also ignored doctors' advice not to watch the final minutes…
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Arsenal Legend Nwankwo Kanu to run for president of Nigeria in 2019

Arsenal Legend Nwankwo Kanu to run for president of Nigeria in 2019

Inspired by George Weah’s feat, the two-time African Player of the Year will contest and has vowed to improve his country’s standard of living. Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has announced he will run for president of Nigeria in 2019. Kanu, who once played for Ajax, Inter Milan, and Arsenal during his active days, said he had the dream to transform the most populous black nation. The 1995 Champions League winner has not hidden his love for politics after ending his professional career at Portsmouth in 2012. While announcing his intention to run for president, Weah – the 1996 and…
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