THE BALL – Official: West Ham hires PSG defense (England)

West Ham made official, this Wednesday, the signing of German international Thilo Kehrer from Paris Saint-Germain. The versatile 25-year-old has signed for four seasons, with a further two years to choose from. “I am very excited to have signed for West Ham. This is the best championship in the world and I’m looking forward to … Read more

THE BALL – Spain finally surrendered to João Félix (Atlético Madrid)

A fortune. Giving 126 million euros to hire a footballer is not within the reach of any team, it is the privilege of very few and that’s why it was astonishing when Atlético de Madrid committed this madness to guarantee not a certainty of world football, but a young man who had just one season … Read more

THE BALL – António Carvalho wins at Senhora da Graça in a Glassdrive show of strength (Returns to Portugal)

António Carvalho (Glassdrive) won, this Sunday, the ninth stage of the Volta a Portugal, which covered 174.5 kilometers between Paredes and Mondim de Basto, arriving in Senhora da Graça. In an authentic Glassdrive show of strength, the 32-year-old cyclist took 4:42.14 hours, arriving at the same time as teammates Frederico Figueiredo and Maurício Moreira. Closest … Read more

THE BALL – «Ronaldo or Messi? It’s like choosing between father or mother…» (Paris Saint-Germain)

At the age of 22 and already nominated once for the Ballon d’Or, Kylian Mbappé has as his strongest memory the duel of recent years between Lionel Messi (7 times winner) and Cristiano Ronaldo (6 times winner). «It was always interesting to see the tension on those nights, to look at their faces and see … Read more

THE BALL – Benfica B resists the expulsion of Diego Moreira and draws in Tondela (Liga 2)

Tondela and Benfica B drew 1-1, in the match that opened the 2nd round of Liga 2, which took place on the afternoon of this Friday, at Estádio Municipal de Aveiro – a home loaned to Beira, since the stadium’s pitch João Cardoso, in Tondela, is being intervened. The reds came in better, who opened … Read more

THE BALL – Twelve years later, number 12 has a new owner (Real Madrid)

Real Madrid published on its official website the squad numbers for the new season, taking into account that the Spanish League starts next weekend. More emphasis on number 12. For 12 years that number belonged to Brazilian side Marcelo, who ended his contract with Real Madrid and is now without a club. In the new … Read more

THE BALL – Sporting defeats Famalicão and there will be an eternal derby at the end of the Supercup (Women’s Football)

Sporting defeated Famalicão, 3-0, in the second semi-final of the Supercup, held on Wednesday night, at Estádio Aurélio Pereira, at Academia de Alcochete. The lionesses didn’t give the Famalicenses any chance and the 1-0 at half-time, the result of the goal scored by Brenda Pérez, was flattering for the Minho team, given the offensive tail … Read more

BOLA – Casa Pia thanks Santa Clara’s solidarity (Liga)

Casa Pia issued a statement in which it thanked the solidarity shown by Santa Clara in the visit of Pina Manique’s team to the Azores, at the start of the League, in a game that ended in a 0-0 tie). «Casa Pia hereby highlights the solidarity shown by CD Santa Clara in our recent visit … Read more

Formula 1 | Marko: Fernando Alonso is the surprise of the 2022 season

Red Bull team consultant Dr Helmut Marko believes that Fernando Alonso was one of the biggest surprises of the 2022 F1 season. Alonso, the season’s most experienced driver, is in his second season with Alpine, having missed the championship in 2019 and 2020. Despite being two years away from the championship and older than most … Read more

Ferrari brings latest power unit update in Belgium

The Belgian Grand Prix, round 14 of the 2022 F1 world championship, will see Ferrari bring the latest power unit upgrades before their specifications are frozen until the end of the current era of engine regulations. As Formula 1 imposed laws to freeze the development of some parts of the power unit, starting from last … Read more