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Ronaldo is even better than me, says Zidane

London, Dec. 10 : French legend Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid and Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo is a better player.

Praising Ronaldo after his two-goal show at the Stade Velodrome on Tuesday, The Mirror quoted Zidane as saying: "He does fantastic things, at times even better then me. Only great players can score such a magnificent goal three minutes into a game. He makes a difference. Some players are different from the rest because they do what others can''t."

The three-time FIFA World Player of the Year added about his former club: "Madrid looked very good to me, of course they can win a 10th European Cup.

"They have very good players, they are improving as a team and it''s only been four months. I would''ve liked Marseille to have also got through, but Madrid were superior.

"You can tell Pellegrini is gradually finding the right system. People should watch out for Real Madrid." (ANI)


Premier League set to introduce famous WC 'vanishing spray' next season

Richard ScudamoreLondon, July 31 - Premier League is set to add the Vanishing spray in the next season, after its success at the 2014 World Cup.

The spray was used to draw bordering lines for free-kicks, corner-kicks and defensive walls.  Read more »

Everton signs Romelu Lukaku for record breaking 28m pounds

Romelu LukakuLondon, July 31 - English football club Everton has signed Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku in a record breaking 28 million pound deal.

The club is aiming to challenge its city rival Liverpool with this transfer.  Read more »

Ishant Sharma ruled out of fourth Test against England

Ishant-SharmaSouthampton: Fast bowler Ishant Sharma will miss the fourth cricket Test against England at Old Trafford as he is still recuperating from an ankle injury, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Thursday.  Read more »

Moeen's six for helps England win against India in Southampton Test

Moeen-AliSouthampton (UK), July 31 : England predictably beat India on the fifth and final day of the third Test between the two sides played here, to level the series one all.  Read more »

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

Bernie-EcclestoneLondon, July 30 : Lawyers of the Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone said that the F1 boss was ready to pay 25 million euros to a German bank to resolve the bribery case against him.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »