‘Donald Trump is a cartoon’ – Diego Maradona ridicules US president and hails ‘peaceful’ Putin

The Argentina icon believes that the American leader could eventually take the country to war, but believes his Russian counterpart is a “phenomenon” Donald Trump is a cartoon character who cannot be taken seriously and Vladimir Putin is a “phenomenon” who could make the world a more peaceful place, according to Argentina legend Diego Maradona.

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Confederations Cup 2017: Fixtures, results, teams, TV & guide to the World Cup warm-up

Cristiano Ronaldo and Alexis Sanchez will extend already lengthy seasons even further when they participate in the summer showpiece in Russia Russia will continue their preparations for next year’s World Cup by hosting the Confederations Cup this summer. The eight-team tournament is held the year before each World Cup to give the host country an opportunity to test their facilities and provisions ahead of the main event. It features the champions of each confederation – decided through competitions such as the European Championship and Copa America – as well as the World Cup hosts and the reigning world …

Russia vs. New Zealand live stream info, TV channel, start time, lineups: Watch the Confederations Cup opener online

The 2017 Confederations Cup begins on Saturday morning when host Russia welcomes New Zealand to Saint Petersburg Stadium. A pre-World Cup test run, the competition features eight teams from around the world in a competitive two-week international cup a year before the World Cup.  Here’s how you can watch the opening match and what to know: How to watch When: Saturday at 11 a.m. ETWhere: Saint Petersburg StadiumTV: FS1 and TelemundoStream: fuboTV and Fox Sports GOFollow: CBS Sports App Player to watch Russia captain Igor Akinfeev. The veteran goalkeeper has 98 caps for his nation and is…

Mexico Confederations Cup schedule: When and how to watch El Tri’s games in Russia

El Tri kicks off their tournament schedule Sunday with a massive test against Portugal and Goal runs through everything you need to know The Mexican national team is ready to get rolling in Russia.  After winning the CONCACAF Cup playoff against the United States to earn a place at the 2017 Confederations Cup, El Tri are carrying a strong squad into the practice run for the 2018 World Cup. Mexico not focused on Ronaldo Mexico competed in the 2013 Confederations Cup but lost its first two matches against Brazil and Italy and, despite topping Japan in the final group game…

How the Socceroos can thrive with Ange Postecoglou’s 3-2-4-1 formation

Australia will need to reduce their errors in possession and add energy to midfield if they are to impress at the Confederations Cup COMMENT The Socceroos’ controversial 3-2-4-1 formation is here to stay – for the Confederations Cup, at least – barring a dramatic about-face from coach Ange Postecoglou. So how can Australia’s ambitious manager potentially tweak the system to improve his side’s performances and chances of victory against Germany, Cameroon and Chile? The discussion around the validity of playing three at the back without genuine wing-backs is a worthy one, but the reality is Postecoglou …

Mexico vs. Honduras live stream info, TV channel, time, odds, prediction: Watch El Tri in World Cup qualifying

Mexico returns to World Cup qualifying on Thursday night at home when it welcomes Honduras to Estadio Azteca. El Tri, the top team in the hexagonal, is looking to boost its qualifying chances with all three points against the scrappy Hondurans.  Here’s how you can watch the match and what to know: How to watch When: Thursday at 10 p.m. ETWhere: Estadio Azteca, Mexico CityTV: FS1 and Univision Deportes Stream: fuboTV and Fox Sports GoFollow: CBS Sports App Stakes Mexico is in first place in the hexagonal with 10 points and an undefeated record, while Honduras is in fifth with four points. A win …

Europe-based players flash their form in Mexico win

Carlos Vela, Jesus Corona and Raul Jimenez showed why they’re at another level in an easy friendly victory, but can they keep it up all summer? After watching his attack struggle to finish off chances in a friendly against Croatia, Juan Carlos Osorio must have liked what he saw in Thursday’s 3-1 victory over Ireland. The Mexico national team coach put out a Europe-based trident of Carlos Vela and Jesus “Tecatito” Corona on either side of Raul Jimenez and was able to reap the results. WATCH: Tecatito’s golazo opens scoring It’s easy to see …

Former Argentina manager Bauza takes charge of UAE

Just one month after being sacked by Argentina, the former San Lorenzo boss has found a new job as the United Arab Emirates’ head coach The United Arab Emirates have appointed former Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza as they look to boost their dwindling World Cup qualification hopes. Mahdi Ali stepped down from his position after almost five years in charge following the 2-0 defeat to Australia in March, and UAE have settled on Bauza as his replacement. Salah an option for Liverpool The 59-year-old had been without a job since being dismissed by Argentina on April 11, exactly …

Why Is America Missing Out On Joshua-Klitschko?

Why Is America Missing Out On Joshua-Klitschko? Why Is America Missing Out On Joshua-Klitschko?By: Sean Crose A public workout was held Wednesday. In Wembley Stadium. In front of a significant, loud and very energetic crowd. With Michael Buffer introdrucing the fighters before they actually, you know, worked out. This, friends, was something special. And little

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