⚽ General Football News 2022-23 Season- Open Thread

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• 1,604 goals
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Lionel Messi x Cristiano Ronaldo — there will never be anything like this ever again. Be thankful to have watched them :goat::goat:

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★Neymar in 2022 :point_down:

39 Games
36 starts
30 Goals
18 Assists
69 Dribbles
122 Key passes
31 Big chances created
254 Duels won
46 Tackles
133 Times fouled
3 Penalties won

This is his year🔥

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:rotating_light: Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first person on earth to have HALF A BILLION Instagram followers. :calling:

500 MILLION. :eyes::exploding_head:

(:camera_flash: Cristiano/IG)

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the first person in history to hit 500M followers on Instragram :chart_with_upwards_trend:

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:netherlands: Cody Gakpo stats this season for Club & country:

• PSV: 20 Games, 13 Goals & 17 Assists

• Netherlands: 9 Games, 4 Goals & 2 Assists

Remember the name!! :clap:t4::fire:

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Cristiano Ronaldo posted his new watch on Instagram that features 𝑻𝑯𝑨𝑻 header he scored against Manchester United.

Shortly after, it was announced that he and Manchester United are parting ways :sweat_smile:

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:rotating_light: Manchester United’s market valuation rose by 17% after owners the Glazer family said they are considering selling the club.

[Source: Sky Sports]

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Colombian footballer Andres Balanta has died after collapsing during training.

Balanta, who was playing for Argentinian side Atletico Tucuman, has unfortunately passed away after collapsing during training, the club have confirmed.

Local newspaper La Gaceta confirmed that Balanta has a history of fainting whilst playing for one of his previous clubs Deportivo Cali.

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Pelé has been moved to end-of-life care after he stopped responding to chemotherapy, reports Folhadesp

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:pensive:

What an incredible and inspiring life lived. He sure must be following the World Cup even now.

Prayers for the King of Football :pray::heart:

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Lionel Messi plays his 1,000th game today.

What a career.

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:dart: Top 10 Players with the Most assists in the Last 30 years:

:argentina: Lionel Messi (348)
:portugal: Luis Figo (283)
:wales: Ryan Giggs (277)
:england: David Beckham (259)
:argentina: Angel Di Maria (254)
:uruguay: Luis Suarez (247)
:brazil: Neymar jr. (244)
:belgium: Kevin De bruyne (243)
:it: Francesco Totti (240)
:de: Thomas Muller (237)

:fire::fire:

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:england: Jude Bellingham stats this season for club & country:

:tshirt: 26 games
:soccer: 10 Goals
:dart: 4 Assists
:cold_face: 23 chances created
:star: 1 World Cup goals
:star: 1 World Cup assists

Top form. :fire::clap:t4:

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Kylian Mbappe has reached 250 professional goals in 150 fewer games than Cristiano Ronaldo and 19 fewer games than Lionel Messi :eyes:

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After 126 caps and 33 goals, Eden Hazard has announced his retirement from international football at age 31 :belgium:

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There are some seriously talented managers available right now :eyes:

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Sweden striker John Guidetti used to play football in Kenya’s academies when he was growing up.

20 years later, he returned to catch up with his teammates and recreate their iconic team photo :heart:

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Hakimi wrote “Sergio Ramos is the best defender in the world” the day Luis Enrique left him out of Spain’s World Cup squad.

Hakimi then goes on to eliminate Spain - doing their joint celebration - with Luis Enrique stepping down as manager.

Football is a funny old sport.

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Qatar World Cup CEO Nasser Al Khater was asked about a migrant worker dying at Saudi Arabia’s training base this week.

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