Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Man trying to find Ronaldo to sue over underwear

In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after missing a chance during a Champions League Group B soccer match against Basel at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. Christopher Renzi, of Rhode Island, had until November 2014, to notify the Portuguese soccer star of a lawsuit in a dispute over an underwear line, but Ronaldo's team refused to accept the legal papers. A U.S. judge has extended the deadline till March 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man is trying to sue international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can’t get to him.

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European clubs, leagues propose May-June 2022 WCup

In this photo taken on Nov. 9, 2014, construction work is under way at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. It is one of the venues being redeveloped as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — European football’s club and league organizations on Tuesday proposed a May-June World Cup for Qatar in 2022.

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Quotes from AP Global 10 voters

LONDON (AP) — Quotes from voters in this week’s Associated Press Global Football 10:

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What’s next in World Cup bid corruption case

GENEVA (AP) — Russia and Qatar appear to be the big winners on the day American prosecutor Michael Garcia lost his appeal against FIFA.

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Former World Cup winner Thierry Henry retires

In this Saturday April 3, 2004 file photo Arsenal's Thierry Henry, second from left, shoots for a goal minutes after he came on in the second half of the FA Cup semi-Final between Manchester United and Arsenal at Villa Park, Birmingham, England. Thierry Henry has announced his retirement following a 20-year career. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, will take up a media role as a consultant for Sky Sports channel. (AP Photo/John D McHugh, File)

PARIS (AP) — In announcing the end of a distinguished 20-year career, Thierry Henry made it clear where he felt more cherished.

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