Ronaldo scores twice against Ireland to set, extend all-time int'l scoring record ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo broke the all-time international goal scoring record Wednesday after netting his 110th goal for Portugal and extended it in the same match, scoring another one, Anadolu Agency reports.
St. Petersburg authorities hire oracle cat Achilles for 2022 Champions League final ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM - Achilles, St. Petersburg’s Hermitage oracle cat, has been invited again to provide his soothsaying services, but this time for the final of the 2022 UEFA Champions League, Saint Petersburg’s Vice Governor Boris Piotrovsky said on Monday, TASS reports.
Chelsea beat Manchester City to win Champions League for the second time in history MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Chelsea beat Manchester City 1:0 in the UEFA Champions League final. Kai Havertz scored the only goal in the 42nd minute of the game in front of 14,110 fans at the Estadio do Dragao in the Portuguese city of Porto, TASS reports.
UEFA relocates Champions League final from Turkey to Portugal MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced a decision on Thursday to relocate the Champions League final match between English football clubs Manchester City and Chelsea from Turkey’s Istanbul to Portugal’s Porto.
UEFA scraps 30-percent limit of audience attendance for 2020 Euro Cup matches MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has recalled its previous ruling on the 30-percent volume of spectators’ attendance from the overall capacity of hosting stadiums, the organization’s press office said in a statement on Wednesday, TASS reports.
FIFA cancels U-20 World Cup™ and FIFA U-17 World Cup™ ZURICH. KAZINFORM As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to cancel the 2021 editions of the men’s FIFA U-20 World Cup™ and FIFA U-17 World Cup™, and to appoint Indonesia and Peru respectively, who were due to host the tournaments in 2021, as the hosts of the 2023 editions, FIFA.com reports.