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‘The Numbers Speak For Themselves’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Stays Humble After Firing Real Madrid To Record-Equalling Third Club World Cup Title (Photos & Video)

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A Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick fired Real Madrid to victory in the Club World Cup final in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, with the La Liga giants beating Brazilians Gremio 1-0.

The win gave Real their third Club World Cup title, a joint-record along with fellow Spaniards Barcelona, with two of those wins coming in the last two seasons.

Santiago Bernabéu set to be renamed the ‘Abu Dhabi Bernabéu’, says report

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The Santiago Bernabéu will soon be renamed the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu, according to various reports emanating from Spain. The Bernabeu is, of course, home to Real Madrid the reigning Club World Cup and European champions.

In November, club president Florentino Perez was overheard by a television company saying: "We'll call it IPIC Bernabéu or whatever they want.

Santiago Bernabéu set to be renamed the ‘Abu Dhabi Bernabéu’, says report

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The Santiago Bernabéu will soon be renamed the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu, according to various reports emanating from Spain. The Bernabeu is, of course, home to Real Madrid the reigning Club World Cup and European champions.

In November, club president Florentino Perez was overheard by a television company saying: "We'll call it IPIC Bernabéu or whatever they want.

Real Madrid May Soon Be Playing Their Home Games At The ‘Abu Dhabi Bernabeu’

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By Chris Wright

Granted, we've had a few false starts when it comes to Real Madrid renaming their 'umbleabode, but the latest word on the wire is that Los Blancos could soon be playing their home games at the "Abu Dhabi Bernabeu".

According to Spanish paper AS, Real's president Florentino Perez has been caught on camera admitting to a member of the regional government that the club's stadium will be called whatever the Abu Dhabi investment group IPIC (International Petroleum Investment Company) want it to be called once they flood the place with their endless rivers of petrodollars.

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Ronaldo retains Club World Cup for Real Madrid

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick ensured Real Madrid picked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday to retain the Club World Cup.

A third Club World Cup in four years brings Madrid level with rivals Barcelona as the most successful side in the competition’s history and adds to the La Liga, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and Spanish Super Cup titles already won by Zinedine Zidane’s men this year.

Ronaldo retains Club World Cup for Real Madrid

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick ensured Real Madrid picked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday to retain the Club World Cup.

A third Club World Cup in four years brings Madrid level with rivals Barcelona as the most successful side in the competition’s history and adds to the La Liga, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and Spanish Super Cup titles already won by Zinedine Zidane’s men this year.

Returning Bale rescues Real from Al Jazira upset

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Gareth Bale came off the bench to book Real Madrid’s place in the Club World Cup final as the European champions recovered from the shock of going behind to beat Emirati champions Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday.

Despite dominating throughout, Madrid trailed at half-time to Romarinho’s opener in a match also marred by use of the video assistant referee (VAR) that ruled out a goal for both sides.

Returning Bale rescues Real from Al Jazira upset

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Gareth Bale came off the bench to book Real Madrid’s place in the Club World Cup final as the European champions recovered from the shock of going behind to beat Emirati champions Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday.

Despite dominating throughout, Madrid trailed at half-time to Romarinho’s opener in a match also marred by use of the video assistant referee (VAR) that ruled out a goal for both sides.

Real to play Al Jazira in Club World Cup semis

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Al Jazira set up a Club World Cup semi-final against Real Madrid after an Ali Mabkhout goal saw the Emiratis past Japan’s Urawa Reds 1-0 on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real will take on the local side on Wednesday.

The other semi-final, on Tuesday, will pitch Pachuca from Mexico against Copa Libertadores winners Gremio of Brazil.

UAE’s Al Jazira win in Club World Cup opener

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Romarinho’s goal allowed Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates to beat Auckland City 1-0 in the opening game of the Club World Cup on Wednesday, keeping them on course to meet Real Madrid.

Al Jazira were making their debut at the tournament as champions of the host nation, and the Brazilian’s rasping drive from 25 yards in the first half was enough to take them through to the second round.

Asian Cup 2019 draw pits India against Kyrgyzstan

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) India was pitted against Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Macau when the draw for the final round of qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup took place Monday.

India, which like other Asian nations has invested heavily in football in recent years, is hoping to reach its first Asian Cup finals since 2011.

Asian Cup 2019 draw pits India against Kyrgyzstan

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) India was pitted against Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Macau when the draw for the final round of qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup took place Monday.

India, which like other Asian nations has invested heavily in football in recent years, is hoping to reach its first Asian Cup finals since 2011.

Cahill the hero for Australia, China hold Iran in World Cup qualifying

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) Tim Cahill came off the bench to score with only his second touch as Australia edged the United Arab Emirates 1-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old, who replaced Tomi Juric in the 71st minute at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, took only four minutes to ensure Australia's second win in five days in Group B of Asian qualifying.

Super-sub Cahill gives Australia win in UAE

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) Tim Cahill came off the bench to score with only his second touch as Australia edged the United Arab Emirates 1-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old, who replaced Tomi Juric in the 71st minute at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, took only four minutes to ensure Australia's second win in five days in Group B of Asian qualifying.

Super-sub Cahill gives Australia win in UAE

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Abu Dhabi (AFP) Tim Cahill came off the bench to score with only his second touch as Australia edged the United Arab Emirates 1-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old, who replaced Tomi Juric in the 71st minute at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, took only four minutes to ensure Australia's second win in five days in Group B of Asian qualifying.

Maradona

Maradona con CFK en Abu Dhabi.

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15.01.2013 - En el cierre de su visita oficial a los Emiratos Arabes, luego de mantener una reunión con directivos de las 15 empresas más importantes de ese país, la presidenta Cristina Kirchner recibió hoy (martes 15) a Diego Armando Maradona, actual embajador deportivo de los Emiratos, en el quinto piso del hotel Emirates Palace, en Abu Dhabi, donde se hospedó la jefa de Estado.

Maradona en Dubai (24): Al Wahda 1 Al Wasl 2.

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06.02.2012 - Con goles de Saeed Saoud (´63) y Ali Essa (´92), Al Wasl venció (1-2) a Al Wahda en Abu Dhabi por la Etisalat Cup y mantiene sus chances de clasificación.
Jugando mejor, el equipo local (Al Wahda) se fue al descanso (sólo) 1-0 arriba por gol (de cabeza) del brasileño Fernando Baiano.

English Premier League

Man City once accidentally put in a bid for Lionel Messi

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Back in the go-go days of August 2008, when Man City had just become the big-spending richest club in the world and were still four years away from winning the Premier League title, the club was desperate to buy big-name players who could make an immediate impact. They ended up spending a British record £32.

Visions Of Capitalism: Twenty-First Century Football, The Premier League & Manchester

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By tomorrow evening, half of Manchester a phrase that in itself provokes so much debate that it is worth pointing out that it is being used for the purposes of simplicity alone will be celebrating a Premier League championship victory. Either Manchester City or Manchester United will be crowned as the champions of England.

Don’t Panic! All Is Well At Arsenal

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Here are some results to put the fear of God up you:

  • Losing 2-3 at home to Blackburn Rovers.
  • Losing 0-3 away at Newcastle.
  • Losing 0-1 at Everton.
  • Losing 0-1 at Sunderland.
  • Losing 0-1 at Everton (again).
  • Losing 1-2 at Stoke.

The good news is that none of them are Arsenal results.

Don’t Panic! All Is Well At Arsenal

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Here are some results to put the fear of God up you:

  • Losing 2-3 at home to Blackburn Rovers.
  • Losing 0-3 away at Newcastle.
  • Losing 0-1 at Everton.
  • Losing 0-1 at Sunderland.
  • Losing 0-1 at Everton (again).
  • Losing 1-2 at Stoke.

The good news is that none of them are Arsenal results.

English Premier League TV Listings – 13 March 2012

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English Premier League TV Listings 13 March 2012 - The 90th Minute Soccer Blog

Below are television listings for all the EPL matches on March 13, 2012. Times listed are GMT or local UK time.

Liverpool v Everton, 20:00 ESPN2 (USA), TSN2 (Canada), Sky Sports 1 (UK), LIG TV (Turkey), C+ (Spain/Poland/Finland/France), Digi Sport (Romania/Hungary/Slovakia/Czech Republic), Viasat (Sweden), SportKlub+ (SE Europe), Sky Calcio (Italy), SuperSport (Africa), Sport 1 (Israel/Russia), Sport TV3 (Portugal), Abu Dhabi Sports (Middle East)

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Hiddink Pens Lucrative Contract With Anzhi Makhachkala

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Dutch Coach Guus Hiddink has signed an 18 month contract with cash strapped Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala. Makhachkala are expected to make the official announcement within the next 24 hours however, sources close to the club have revealed that the contract as very 'lucrative'.

Reports in his native Holland suggest that Hiddink is expected to earn €10 million-a-year (£8.

Manchester City and Liverpool need a solution for striking flaws | Richard Williams

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Manchester City and Liverpool need a solution for striking flaws | Richard Williams

Edin Dzeko's ponderous play blunted the creativity of Sergio Agüero and David Silva, while Andy Carroll needs more support Emerging from an unexpected post-Christmas hangover, Manchester City had something to prove on Tuesday night.

Is FFP the solution UEFA?

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The visit of the sky blues of Abu Dhabi to The Home of Football and the subsequent infiltration of this very blog the day after got me thinking....

It is often stated that the top clubs are set to align themselves with various sponsors (whether related or otherwise) to ensure that they do not get caught by the FFP regulations.

Is FFP the solution UEFA?

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The visit of the sky blues of Abu Dhabi to The Home of Football and the subsequent infiltration of this very blog the day after got me thinking....

It is often stated that the top clubs are set to align themselves with various sponsors (whether related or otherwise) to ensure that they do not get caught by the FFP regulations.

Manchester City

Manchester City’s Etihad Deal Being Questioned

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A Council of Europe committee has came out and said that Man City's £400 million sponsorship deal between itself and Etihad airline is an "improper transaction."

The Council of Europe cannot impose any rules however, it is separate from the European Union and acts as a watchdog body, which means that they might not be able to do anything to stop the deal.

Tough Talking Manchester City Chairman Mubarak Rules Out Milan Option For Tevez

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A clearly angry Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has ruled out Carlos Tevez's move to Italian giants AC Milan. Mubarak who did not mince his words during an interview with The National in Abu Dhabi.

Mubarak is livid with the way Milan have conducted themselves the entire time and have continually maintained that loaning him with the option of buying at the end of the season is not an option.

Man City Plot £60m swoop for Wayne Rooney

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Our Manchester United fan site, covered the story on Saturday from James Lawton in the Independent on Saturday, that Manchester United were willing to listen to offers for Rooney. United immediately denied the story.

Well in Sunday's Mirror, Simon Mullock is reporting that Manchester City are planning to make a blockbuster £60m offer for the United star.

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Tiger Woods 17th in World Golf Ranking

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Tiger Woods is still looking for his first official win in more than two years. However, he's slowly but surely climbing the official world golf ranking. In the latest ranking, Tiger is 17th overall. He's sandwiched by Phil Mickelson at 16 and Sergio Garcia at 18.

Luke Donald of England is No.

Tiger Woods Chokes in Abu Dhabi

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That Tiger Woods killer instinct from his prime? That seems to be lost forever. During the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Tiger collapsed during the final round to finish a disappointing third. Robert Rock ended up winning, while Rory McIlroy finished second.

In the first three rounds, Woods got better and better posting a 70, 69 and a 66.

Liverpool

Kop That: A Day In Tweets…

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  • Kop That: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confident of playing a role in busy festive period after break in Abu Dhabi http://t.co/v23X1XRm 23:49:26, 2011-12-15
  • Kop That: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez sweating on verdict in Patrice Evra race abuse row http://t.co/DtgbhJDj 23:49:12, 2011-12-15
  • Kop That: Luis Suarez v Patrice Evra: Everything you need to know on the race row http://t.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confident of playing a role in busy festive period after break in Abu Dhabi

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confident of playing a role in busy festive period after break in Abu Dhabi

Liverpool captain spends the week in Abu Dhabi stepping up his rehabilitation from an ankle infection.

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Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard returns to full training after ankle injury

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Liverpool's Steven Gerrard returns to full training after ankle injury

• Captain has missed Liverpool's last eight matches • Gerrard trained in Abu Dhabi to help rehabilitation Steven Gerrard is scheduled to give Liverpool a timely injury lift on Monday by returning to full training following an ankle problem.

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FCD to Face BK Hacken twice in UAE

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It appears that FC Dallas will be facing BK Hacken from the Swedish top division twice in a three-day span. Hacken reported on their official site that they would be facing FCD on Friday in Abu Dhabi and Monday in Dubai.

So far the team's only action, reported by FC Dallas itself, was a "blue v red" scrimmage yesterday

Fans might remember FCD facing BK Hacken in Feb.

Video: Hulk Hogan takes in some Asian Champions League action

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Wrestler Hulk Hogan was a surprise spectator for the AFC Champions League match between Al Jazira and Al Shabab. Hogan was in Abu Dhabi to see the game, with home side Al Jazira being held to a 1-1 draw by Saudi Arabian champions Al Shabab.

59% possession v Abu Dhabi. Now for Coventry.

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By Tony Attwood

Arsenal went to the home of the champions a football club effectively owned by Abu Dhabi. We had 59% possession, used our third choice goalkeeper, played without our inspirational captain and got a draw. Not a bad result.

Next up we play SISU, the city council, the Higgs Trust, at least [.

Jogo 0993/2011 - Elim. Brazil 2014 - Kuwait 2x1 Emirados Arábes

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa do Mundo de 2014, foi realizado no dia 15/11/2011, na cidade de Kuwait-KUW, onde jogaram as seleções do Kuwait (96º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Emirados Arabes (113º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2014Al Ain City 02/09/2011 UAE2:3 (0:1)KUW 2010Kuwait City 14/06/2008 KUW2:3 (0:2)UAE Third stage2010Abu Dhabi 06/02/2008 UAE2:0 (1:0)KUW Third stage1990Sharjah 03/02/1989 UAE1:0 (0:0)KUW First stage1990Kuwait City 13/01/1989 KUW3:2 (1:0)UAE First stage
Copa da Ásia
2004Jinan 19/07/2004 KUW3:1 (3:0)UAE First stage1996Abu Dhabi 18/12/1996 UAE1:0 (0:0)KUW Semi-finals1996Abu Dhabi 07/12/1996 UAE3:2 (0:2)KUW Group matches1980Kuwait City 15/09/1980 KUW1:1UAE First stage
Eliminatórias Continentais
1992Al Ain City 27/05/1992 UAE3:2 (2:0)KUW Preliminary round
Amistosos

Abu Dhabi 07/09/2010 UAE3:0 (2:0)KUW 2009Kuwait City 16/12/2009 KUW0:0UAE 2008Dubai 30/12/2008 UAE0:0KUW 2007Abu Dhabi 23/01/2007 UAE3:2 (2:2)KUW First stage2005Geneva 29/07/2005 KUW1:1 6:7 PSOUAE 2004Dubai 03/12/2004 UAE1:1 (1:0)KUW 2004Abu Dhabi 27/11/2004 UAE0:1 (0:0)KUW 2003Kuwait City 29/12/2003 KUW0:2 (0:0)UAE 2002Riyadh 28/01/2002 UAE1:2 (0:2)KUW 2000Dubai 07/10/2000 UAE1:0 (0:0)KUW 1998Bangkok 07/12/1998 UAE0:5 (0:2)KUW Second round1998Manama 12/11/1998 UAE1:4 (0:2)KUW 1998Doha 01/10/1998 UAE1:4 (0:0)KUW Third/Fourth place1996Muscat 22/10/1996 KUW1:2 (1:0)UAE 1994Abu Dhabi 09/11/1994 UAE2:0 (0:0)KUW 1994Hiroshima 11/10/1994 KUW1:1 (0:0)UAE Quarter-finals1992Doha 28/11/1992 UAE0:2 (0:1)KUW 1990Kuwait City 09/03/1990 KUW6:1 (3:0)UAE 1988Riyadh 05/03/1988 KUW0:1 (0:0)UAE 1986Manama 28/03/1986 UAE0:1 (0:0)KUW 1984Muscat 10/03/1984 UAE2:0 (1:0)KUW Group matches1982Abu Dhabi 24/03/1982 UAE0:2KUW 1979Baghdad 31/03/1979 KUW7:0UAE 1976Doha 03/04/1976 KUW0:0UAE 1974Kuwait City 26/03/1974 KUW6:0UAE Second stage1974Kuwait City 15/03/1974 KUW2:0UAE First stage
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Abdullah Al Hilali-OMA

Scout:

Fahad Al-Enezi (50.

Tunisia vs Ivory Coast Highlights 0-2 2012 Friendly Goals Drogba Kalou Video

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CONCACAF In The Club World Cup

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By J Hutcherson - WASHINGTON, DC (Dec 13, 2011) US Soccer Players -- Early tomorrow morning East Coast time, Monterrey becomes the latest CONACAF champions to play a consolation game at Club World Cup level. At least this time around Monterrey didn't make the mistake of building themselves up as a Club World Cup team.