Author: Mitchell P. Rozansky

soccer star lionel messi marries antonella roccuzzo

Lionel “Leo” Messi, the 30-year-old Argentine considered to be one of the best football players in the world, married his 29-year-old childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo, on Friday in their hometown of Rosario, Argentina. As Messi is the third-highest-paid athlete in the world, bringing in $80 million (£62 million) in salary and endorsements, the event certainly didn’t disappoint. Messi, born 24 June 1987, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and regarded by many as the greatest of all...

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Former Mali International Set for Indonesia Move

Another former English Premier League star looks to be on his way to Indonesia. Mohamed Sissoko, ex-Liverpool, PSG and Valencia midfielder, is expected to join three-time Indonesian champions Mitra Kukar. Sissoko will become the fourth former English Premier League player in recent weeks to join Indonesia’s Liga 1 after Michael Essien, Carlton Cole and Peter Odemwingie previously made the switch. The 32-year-old is expected to sign a one-year contract with the club once he passes his medical. Mitra Kukar has stated that he may even be available for the team’s second game of the season next weekend. The Indonesian side will...

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British Vogue Appoint Ghana-born Edward Enninful as new Editor

Ghana-born Edward Enninful has made fashion history this week becoming British Vogue’s first male and non-white editor in the magazine’s century-long existence. In a statement declaring Enninful’s new position, Condé Nast International chairman and chief executive Jonathan Newhouse described the 45-year-old as “an influential figure in the communities of fashion, Hollywood and music which shape the cultural zeitgeist.” The former model, who was raised in London, began his fashion career as a teenager. At the age of 19, Enninful became the youngest ever fashion director for i-D magazine. Enninful has worked for American and Italian Vogue as well as being named the...

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Didier Drogba Breaking New Ground

On Tuesday, football legend Didier Drogba announced he would be joining United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner. Drogba, who has not played since leaving the Montreal Impact in November, is hoping to see the sport continue to flourish in America while also preparing for the next step in his career. He will begin as a player, but is also part of the club’s “MLS expansion franchise ownership group.” “To own a team and be a player at the same time is unusual, but it’s going to be very exciting,” said Drogba. “It’s a good transition...

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Four African Nations Included in FIFA U-20 World Cup

The draw for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup occurred today in South Korea, where the tournament will be hosted. Four African countries, Zambia, Guinea, South Africa and Senegal discovered their three group stage opponents. Zambia, who were crowned U-20 Africa Cup of Nations champions on home soil Sunday after defeating Senegal, were handed a tough first match. They will open against two-time FIFA U-20 World Cup champions Portugal on May 21 in Jeju. Also in Group C with the African champions are Iran and Costa Rica. Guinea looks to have what will be the toughest time after being drawn into Group A alongside tournament...

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