Inspired by The Last Dance? Cristiano Ronaldo channels inner Michael Jordan and pulls off incredible basketball trick shot with a football

26 May

Like the rest of us, it seems Cristiano Ronaldo has spent his time off binge-watching The Last Dance on Netflix. The highly-acclaimed docuseries, which chronicles Michael Jordan’s extraordinary career with the Chicago Bulls, has given sports fans worldwide a newly-found appreciation of basketball. And Ronaldo, the most high-profile footballer in the world, is no exception […]

Paolo Maldini: AC Milan and Italy legend was a Sir Alex Ferguson favourite, Ronaldo’s toughest opponent, while Arsenal stars watched his videos

21 May

“He’s a real Rossonero, his soul belongs to Milan.” – These were the beautiful words of Cesare Maldini about his son, but trust us, this isn’t nepotism. Maldini Snr might actually be underselling Paolo, a true icon of the game, of one club, and of his nation. The versatile colossus didn’t have a spell of […]

The secrets and tips to getting a body like Cristiano Ronaldo; five naps and six meals a day plus constant ab workouts

4 May

Cristiano Ronaldo is without doubt one of the greatest athletes on the planet. The Juventus superstar continues to leave fans and critics dumbfounded by his ability to continue setting records and smashing barriers in what should be his twilight years. At the age of 35, the Portugal captain could quite easily be forgiven for turning […]

Coronavirus: Serie A clubs to return to training next week but league campaign remains on hold

3 May

Serie A clubs have been handed a boost following the Italian government’s decision to allow them to return to training grounds from next week. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s plans, announced last week, to ease lockdown restrictions had initially made provisions for individual athletes to resume work from Monday, with team sports scheduled to follow suit […]

Manchester United renew interest in Adrien Rabiot and aim to sign Juventus midfielder when transfer window reopens

3 May

Adrien Rabiot has once again emerged as a transfer target for Manchester United, who hope to sign him when the summer window eventually opens. There are doubts currently over when the transfer window will begin again, with all football suspended due to coronavirus and questions being asked as to when players will be allowed to […]

Mbappe loved Ronaldo, Kai Havertz eyes Ozil throne, De Jong at Barcelona with hero Messi and Sancho idolised Lampard – wonderkids and their childhood idols

30 Apr

We all have our football idols – the captains, the cult-heroes, the GOATS, the goalscorers, the never-say-die defenders, the names we choose for the back of our shirts. And we’re not alone, the professionals had them, too. We’ve all heard about Eden Hazard’s desire to be coached by Zinedine Zidane, Dennis Bergkamp controversially idolising Tottenham […]

Paulo Dybala: Juventus forward tests positive for coronavirus for FOURTH time in six weeks

29 Apr

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus FOUR weeks after first being confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The ongoing pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe with nearly 220,000 deaths, with Italy the second-worst affected European country after Spain. Dybala, the Argentina attacker, confirmed on March 21 that both he and his […]

David Beckham: The Manchester United and Real Madrid wizard thanked by Ronaldo, called a ‘worthy heir’ by Cantona and labelled ‘world class’ by Zidane

28 Apr

Here’s a bold claim – David Beckham is maybe one of football’s most overlooked ‘greats’ in the modern era. He’s undoubtedly among the biggest ‘celebrity players’ to ever grace the pitch, but he most definitely had the talent to boot. Sir Alex Ferguson described his work ethic as ‘relentless’, Pele branded him ‘a role model […]

Romelu Lukaku makes stunning claim that 23 Inter Milan players had coronavirus in January with Milan Skriniar ‘almost passing out’ due to COVID-19

22 Apr

Romelu Lukaku fears 23 Internazionale players contracted coronavirus in January. Italy is the European country worst hit by COVID-19 with almost 25,000 deaths from the disease. And former Manchester United striker Lukaku has revealed Inter star Milan Skriniar ‘almost passed out’ as he was substituted in the first-half of a 1-1 draw against Cagliari three […]

Newcastle takeover latest: Saudi-consortium want Edinson Cavani and Dries Mertens with Mauricio Pochettino or Max Allegri to replace Steve Bruce

21 Apr

Newcastle United are in talks with Edinson Cavani over a sensational move to St James’ Park, according to reports. A Saudi-based consortium are also preparing bumper moves for Dries Mertens and Mauricio Pochettino as the look to signal their intent in the north-east. The new owners agreed a deal with Mike Ashley earlier this week, […]

Inter Milan star Romelu Lukaku casts major doubt over Premier League return and endorses Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood

19 Apr

Romelu Lukaku has cast a major doubt over returning to the Premier League before he hangs up his boots. The 26-year-old ended his eight-year spell in England’s top-flight when he left Manchester United to join Inter Milan for £72million last summer. After failing to impress at Chelsea, Lukaku scored an impressive 113 goals in 242 […]

Ex-Leeds owner Massimo Cellino hits out at plans to restart Serie A as he reveals he and daughter tested positive for coronavirus

19 Apr

Former Leeds owner Massimo Cellino revealed he has been suffering with coronavirus and hit out at Serie A’s plans for football to return. The Brescia chief explained in an interview he had caught COVID-19 after travelling around Italy, despite a countrywide lockdown being in place. The Italian Football Federation plan to start testing players in […]

Roma respond as young Everton fan makes brilliant video recreating iconic goals from the likes of Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho in his back garden

6 Apr

Having goalposts in your back garden would be quite the masterstroke right now. All football has quite rightly been put to one side as the nation bands together in its fight against coronavirus by staying at home. That means no Premier League, no 5-a-side on a Thursday… not even headers and volleys in the park. It’s a […]

Paulo Dybala says Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘surprised’ him after telling Juventus teammate he is ‘hated in Argentina’

2 Apr

Paulo Dybala says Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘hated in Argentina’ and he has told his Juventus teammate so! The 26-year-old has the luxury of playing his club football with Ronaldo, while featuring alongside Lionel Messi on the international stage with Argentina. Dybala admits he had reservations about sharing a dressing room with the  Manchester United and […]

Andrea Pirlo and Gennaro Gattuso: The funny and dangerous moments from football’s best – and most explosive – bromance

30 Mar

“Pirlo? Honestly, he’s a son of a bitch.” If you didn’t know, Italy legends Andrea Pirlo and Gennaro Gattuso have the best bromance in football. You can forget about James Milner and Andy Robertson rating biscuits at Liverpool, Mason Mount and Declan Rice pranking each other on holiday, and Tottenham stars Dele Alli and Eric […]

Cristiano Ronaldo slammed for conduct during coronavirus pandemic by former Juventus chairman – despite €1m donation

26 Mar

Cristiano Ronaldo was criticised by a former Juventus chairman for ‘taking pictures by the pool’ during the coronavirus pandemic. Giovanni Cobolli Gigli, who was the Serie A club’s chairman following the Calciopoli scandal in 2006, also hit out at the way the Turin club have managed the situation with their players. Ronaldo is currently in […]

10 amazing solo goals to wash your hands to, featuring Eden Hazard, Lionel Messi, George Weah and Ronaldinho

26 Mar

As the coronavirus crisis continues, talkSPORT.com are here to keep you entertained while we’re all told to ‘stay at home to save lives’. But, we’re also here to inform, so here’s a handy guide to keep yourself clean, tidy and safe as we fight to stop the virus spreading. The UK government and NHS have […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic held transfer talks with Leeds before making AC Milan return, reveals owner Andrea Radrizzani

25 Mar

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was in talks to join Championship promotion chasers Leeds in the January transfer window before making a shock return to AC Milan, the club’s owner has revealed. There was no shortage of interest in the veteran striker’s services when he decided to leave LA Galaxy at the turn of year, surprising many when […]