⚽️ 2023/24 Season - General Football News - Open Thread

:memo: 𝗗𝗘𝗔𝗟 𝗗𝗢𝗡𝗘: Kalidou Koulibaly has become a part-owner of CS Sedan-Ardennes! :clap::moneybag:

The historic club was relegated from the third tier to the 8th tier of French football last year because of financial issues.

(Source: @_cssa)

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Olivier Giroud has one of the most underrated trophy cabinets in football this generation :trophy:

Next stop: :us:

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20 years ago, Arsenal did what no other Premier League team has managed to do: finish a 38-game season without losing a game :medal_sports:

It’s the last time they won the title. They’ll need a minor miracle on Sunday to win it again for the first time since The Invincibles.

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:rotating_light: 𝗢𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗖𝗜𝗔𝗟: Germany’s squad for EURO 2024. :de:

No Leon Goretzka or Mats Hummels. :x:

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Cristiano Ronaldo tops Forbes’ highest-paid athlete list for the fourth time

Five of the top ten are footballers

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Breaking: Didier Deschamps is set to call up N’Golo Kanté for Euro 2024, per ESPN’s Julien Laurens :fr:

It’ll be his first call up in two years :heart:

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4 years ago, Aston Villa were on the brink of Premier League relegation when a legitimate goal wasn’t given for Sheffield United due to goal line technology failing. The point they earned that game ultimately helped them stay in the league.

Now Villa have just finished 4th and will be playing in the Champions League next season. Funny how football works.

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Chelsea are set to land a bonus in the region of £5 million ($6.3m) as part of Eden Hazard’s transfer to Real Madrid, a source has told ESPN.

Hazard’s move from Chelsea to Madrid in 2019 contained a number of performance related add-ons, one of which was triggered by Madrid reaching the Champions League final.

Although Hazard reached an agreement to terminate his contract last summer before announcing his retirement in October, the club-to-club element of his contract remains active :astonished:

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Isco will reportedly miss the Euros with a leg fracture.

The midfielder won MOTM in 19/29 La Liga games in his comeback season :pleading_face:

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Brazil will host the 2027 Women’s World Cup :brazil:

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Robin van Persie has been confirmed as the new manager of Eredivisie side Heerenveen.

A first step into senior management :netherlands:

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:rotating_light: Football teams can now face DEFEAT as punishment for racism, under a new proposal by FIFA to be voted on at today’s Congress in Bangkok.

(Source: @mundodeportivo)

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11 years ago David Beckham played an emotional final game to cap a memorable last stop of his career at PSG :pleading_face:

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Six years ago, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his final goal for Real Madrid.

He finished with 𝟒𝟓𝟎 :white_circle:

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