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Real Madrid

Accident In The Workplace: Cristiano Ronaldo Comes Perilously Close To Slipping Off Real Madrid’s Team Bus (Video)

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Having been granted an extended summer break, Cristiano Ronaldo played a purposefully limited part in Real Madrid's 2-1 Super Cup victory over Manchester United in muggy Macedonia last night.

With fans clamouring to see the Portuguese star, Zinedine Zidane (possibly reluctantly) sent Ronaldo on for the final eight minutes of the match in what proved to be a largely unspectacular cameo.

‘It Was Surreal To Be Honest!’ – Robbie Fowler Recalls The Time He Somehow Ended Up On Real Madrid’s Title-Winning Bus Parade

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Robbie Fowler turned out forseveral clubs in his time, having enjoyed stints of varying success atLiverpool, Leeds United, Man City, Cardiff City,Blackburn Rovers, North Queensland Fury, Perth Glory and, most famously, Muangthong United of Thailand.

He did not however, represent Real Madrid at least not intentionally anyway.

Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund Bus Attack Latest: Suspect Carried Out Explosions To ‘Negatively Effect Prices Of Shares He’d Purchased In Club’

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out the explosive attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus before last Tuesday's Champions League game against Monaco.

Notes discovered at the scene (immediately described by investigators as "dubious") appeared to claim responsibility in the name of Islamic extremists, though prosecutors are now alleging that the motive may, somewhat oddly, be entirely financial.

Tuchel stunned as Dortmund bus delayed in Monaco

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Monaco (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said it “was very unfortunate” that his team’s bus was delayed on its way to their Champions League quarter-final second leg tie against Monaco on Wednesday.

Just a week after the German team’s bus was attacked by explosives en route to the first leg in Dortmund, the kick-off for the return match was delayed by five minutes.

Tuchel stunned as Dortmund bus delayed in Monaco

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Monaco (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said it “was very unfortunate” that his team’s bus was delayed on its way to their Champions League quarter-final second leg tie against Monaco on Wednesday.

Just a week after the German team’s bus was attacked by explosives en route to the first leg in Dortmund, the kick-off for the return match was delayed by five minutes.

‘It Was The Longest And Hardest 15 Minutes Of My Life’ – Marc Bartra Publishes Touching Instagram Update From Hospital Bed

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After undergoing surgery on a broken arm, Marc Bartra is currently still recovering in hospital after being injured during the explosive attack on the Borussia Dortmund team busjust hours beforeTuesday night's Champions League tie against Monaco.

Bartra suffered a fractured radial bone and had to have debris removed from his hand but, after being visited by his partner Melissa and their daughter Gala, the Spanish defender has since emitted a personal update from his hospital bed to assure fans that he's okay.

‘Everything Went Well’ – Dortmund Confirm Marc Bartra Underwent Surgery On Broken Arm After Team Bus Attack

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Marc Bartra is fine and recovering well after being the only person injured duringTuesday night's attack on their team bus.

It was widely reported that Bartra was injured by glass that was smashed by the explosions, with Dortmund revealing that the Spanish defender suffered a broken arm.

Faith Restored: Dortmund Fans Lay On Fabulous Hospitality For Stranded Monaco Supporters Using #BedsForAwayFans Twitter Campaign

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Photo: @Vespafoto (via @ASMonaco/Twitter)

While the enforced cancellation of Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco was obviously a distressing turn of events, there did at least emerge from the morass a shining beacon of hope for humanity.

As you're doubtlessly aware, the match was abandoned after the Dortmund bus was caught up in a series of explosions en route to Signal Iduna Park before kick-off.

Champions League: Quarter-Final In Jeopardy After Dortmund Team Bus Involved In Explosion In Street Close To Stadium

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Borussia Dortmund's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Monaco has been plunged into doubt after the Dortmund team bus was involved in an explosion en routeto the stadium.

The incident was first reported by Dortmund's official Twitter account...

Bei Abfahrt unseres Busses hat sich ein Vorfall ereignet.

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney räumt auf…

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Wayne Rooney räumt auf...

Wayne Rooney, Wayne Rooney, Wayne Rooney räumt auf... und kickt dabei sogar einen Bus ins Jenseits.Kraaaaaaaaaassse Scheiße... Quelle: Youtube (User: Nike Soccerball) Fritten, Fussball & Bier - Ein alternativer Fussball-Blog, der sich um die wirklich wichtigen Themen des Fussballs kuemmert!

A bus, a bus, my kingdom for a bus….

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MANCHESTER, England It's not your typical town centre bus stop queue. There are no plastic shopping bags, no smoking teenagers and no warring chavy couples. Instead this scene contains designer label suitcases and wash bags, smart tracksuit-dressed athletes and the odd silly hat... but the faces are just as angry!

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Domenech: Striking players ‘stupid brats’

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PARIS, France Former France coach Raymond Domenech has broken his silence over the World Cup debacle, labeling the players "stupid brats" for going on strike at a training session to make "a laughing stock" of their country. Domenech's bitter six-year tenure as France coach ended after last year's World Cup in South Africa and [.

Sharks players, officials in bus crash

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PORT-HARCOURT, Nigeria Barely two weeks after they were rewarded with cars and cash gifts for winning the West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup by the Rivers State government, the domestic league and indeed the families of Sharks FC of Port-Harcourt players and officials would have been thrown into mourning after the Port-Harcourt side's team [.

Thriller come-back Spurs at Arsenal

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LONDON, England Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul snatched a late winner to earn a thrilling 3-2 derby victory over Arsenal after his side were two goals down at half-time on Saturday. Kaboul struck with five minutes to play at the Emirates Stadium as Harry Redknapp's team secured their first win at Arsenal since May 1993.

FIFA finally giving some compensation to Togo goalie

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ZURICH, Swiss — FIFA says it is giving $100,000 to Kodjovi Obilale, the Togo goalkeeper shot when terrorists attacked the team bus at the Africa Cup of Nations at Angola in January. The donation announced Monday follows FIFA president Sepp Blatter's promise of $25,000 in September. The French-based Obilale was liable for six-figure hospital bills [.

Chaos and Tragedy Strike The African Cup Of Nations

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The news started coming through early on Saturday morning and as the information became clearer, it was soon apparent that the whole African Cup Of Nations would now be tainted. When the dust had settled, 3 members of the Togo party were dead and several were seriously injured. Angolan rebels had attacked the team bus as it drove through the dangerous territory of Cabinda.

HSV ride the failbus

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The moment you see the massive team bus approach the cameraman on that impossibly narrow side street, you know this won't end well. It just won't. Like Cristiano Ronaldo in Paris Hilton's bedroom, no good can come of the situation.

As soon as the driver cuts the wheel to make the turn up to HSV's hotel in Vienna for their Europa League match against Rapid Wien and ends up inches from the corner of the curb, it's clear that he should just open the door and run away.

World Football

Brazil: Great At Football, Not So Great At Celebrating.

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For the second time in as many months, a Brazilian celebration went all kinds of wrong - and this time it resulted in serious injuries. Last month Corinthians won the Sao Paulo state championship and, upon receiving their trophy and hoisting it along with a player and two suits in the club into the air in [.

No More Free Rides For Sheffield Wednesday

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(I cringed at the headline too.) There are a certain number of things profession athletes can count on: money, a certain degree of fame, lots of free clothes, and not having to pony up for commutes on "official business". That is, unless you play for Sheffield Wednesday. Financial times are tough, and it's not exclusive to the [.

The Rest

Monaco: Kylian Mbappe Unwittingly Reignites Long Dormant Feud Between Nicolas Anelka And Raymond Domenech

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Kylian Mbappe, Monaco's wunderkind du jour,sent yet another record tumbling at the weekendby scoring what proved to be the winning goal against Lyon.

As a result, Mbappe became the youngest player this century (18 years, 124 days) to reach 14 league goals in one of Europe's so-called 'top five' leagues, thus breakingWayne Rooney's record.

Der Reisebus der deutschen Nationalmannschaft zur Weltmeisterschaft 1974

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Der Reisebus der deutschen Nationalmannschaft zur Weltmeisterschaft 1974

Als 1974 die Fußballweltmeisterschaft in Deutschland ausgetragen wurde, stellte Mercedes-Benz insgesamt 72 Busse für Spieler und Funktionäre zur Verfügung. Die damals ultramodernen Reisebusse vom Typ "Mercedes-Benz Omnibus 302-13 R Üh" waren je nach WM-Teilnehmer gebrandet.

Parking the bus – why does it work?

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We've seen it so many times in recent years – inferior teams go to difficult games (at Barcelona and Arsenal in particular) with the sole intention of ‘parking the bus' in front of their goal. Ironically, this term was coined by the master of this tactic, Jose Mourinho, when Spurs came to Stamford Bridge and played in this fashion for a 0-0 draw.

Croatia charges nine over PAOK bus attack

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ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia on Tuesday charged nine hooligans for attacking a bus of PAOK fans ahead of the Greek club's Europa League match against Dinamo Zagreb in December. Four Greek nationals were injured in the December 14 incident. The nine, aged between 18 and 23, were charged with stoning the bus ferrying around 40 [.

Euro 2012 Off To Foreboding Start

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Euro 2012 officials had a very big day today, as aside from claiming to sue the bejeezus out of conspiracy theorists, they also launched the very first of their brand spankin' new fan buses (which really do look quite decent from a superficial perspective). So they gave the keys to Deputy-Prime Minister Boris Kolesnikov for the inaugural drive through Lviv, Ukraine and he.

Eco-friendly Robinho is actually just a wimp

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Team-mate reveals real reason for bus journeys Robinho's bus trips around Manchester are nothing to do with concern for the environment or the Brazilian's thrifty nature - he is just terrified of driving on the other side of the road. That is according to his Manchester City team-mate and compatriot Jo.