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UN body names Messi responsible tourism ambassador

Madrid, Spain | AFP | The UN World Tourism Organization said Monday it has appointed FC Barcelona’s Argentine star Lionel Messi as an ambassador to promote responsible tourism. “During my travels I have had the opportunity to know other cultures and societies as well as other ways to see the …

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Ronaldo double powers Real to win over Juventus

Turin, Italy | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in 10 successive Champions League games as he struck twice for holders Real Madrid in a 3-0 win at Juventus in Tuesday’s quarter-final first leg. Ronaldo grabbed the opening goal in Turin after just three minutes and …

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Xavi named global ambassador by 2022 World Cup organisers

Doha, Qatar | AFP | Former World Cup winner Xavi Hernandez was named as a global ambassador for the 2022 World Cup local organising committee in Qatar on Sunday. The 38-year-old, who is currently playing for Qatari side Al Sadd, will be an ambassador for the organisation “responsible for delivering the …

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Messi takes Barcelona 11 points clear, Ronaldo hits four

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Lionel Messi delivered another masterful performance as Barcelona sailed past Athletic Bilbao 2-0 on Sunday to take an 11-point lead over nearest rivals Atletico Madrid in La Liga. After putting Chelsea to the sword in the Champions League midweek, Messi scored for the sixth game …

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Mourinho under fire after Man Utd’s meek Euro exit

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho was condemned for his negative tactics after Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League to Sevilla, with Alexis Sanchez anonymous and Paul Pogba’s confidence apparently in tatters. United, riding high in the Premier League, started the second leg of their last-16 …

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