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Martial On The Best Goal He Ever Scored, Three Greatest Players

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Manchester United player, Anthony Martial has revealed hisall-time three greatest players and the best goals he has ever scored in his career.Martial playing vs CSKA Moscow in the Champions league

 Speaking to the Daily Mail UK, Martial named Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldinho Gaucho and Zinedine Zidane as his three favourite players during his childhood.

Martial has been likened to Thierry Henry since he broke into the first team at AS Monaco but the Manchester United man says the former La Liga greats were his greatest idols.

He said:  “My three favourite players were Ronaldo, the Brazilian, Ronaldinho and (Zinedine) Zidane because they’re players who were beautiful to watch play and they’re ones who made me want to play football.”

Martial named his Manchester United debut goal against Liverpool as the best of his career so far. After moving to United for £58 million in the summer, the teenager was given his debut in the derby against Liverpool.

The striker come on in the last few minutes and scored a beauty when he turned Martin Skrtel in and out before scoring a curler.

He said:  “I think the greatest goal I’ve ever scored is the one against Liverpool,’ Martial said. ‘It was amazing for me and it really made my name in the Manchester team.”

He added: “‘The atmosphere at Old Trafford is really unique and when you’re a bit tired, they really help you, they shout out your name and that gives you extra energy. It is also because of them that I’ve adapted easily to Manchester.”

On the best team he has ever seen play, Martial said: “I think the best team I’ve seen play is Barca during Pep Guardiola’s time. I loved their game philosophy. They had great players in every position and it really made you want to play football when you watched them play.”

Manchester United face Watford in their next premier league game. The Frenchman alongside Wayne Rooney, Antonio Valencia have been ruled out due to injury. 

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Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United : Rivals share the spoils despite entertaining match

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Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made five changes to the side that previously lost against Sheffield United with Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof returning to the defense, Scott McTominay, and Fred back in midfield, and Edinson Cavani leading the line in attack as they played out a goalless draw with Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday evening, January 30, after both sides had chances to win the game.

The Gunners made one change after losing Bukayo Saka to injury while Gabriel Martinelli was drafted into the side while new signing Martin Odegaard was named on the bench.
United dominated much of the opening period, as Fred had his curled effort tipped just wide by Bernd Leno.

 

Except for a break forward when Lacazette shot straight at David De Gea on the 15 minutes, it was pretty much all United had for the opening 25 minutes.

Rashford had his ball just taken off his toe in the area thanks to Martinelli’s diving header, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka rose to meet a cross from Shaw but it wasn’t that threatening.

 

Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United : Rivals share the spoils despite entertaining match

Pogba then put Fernandes through on 34 minutes and, after cutting inside David Luiz, Fernandes’ shot curled inches past the far post.

Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United : Rivals share the spoils despite entertaining match

United lost McTominay before the break due to stomach cramp, and as half-time approached, Rashford missed his shot when he was found by Shaw just yards from goal.

Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta introduced Willian at the start of the second half and on the 49th minute, a ball from the right eluded Wan-Bissaka but he responded well to make a superb point-blank block to deflect the Brazilian’s effort wide.

Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United : Rivals share the spoils despite entertaining match

Within minutes of the hour-mark, United looked certain to score when a brilliant one-two between Martial and Shaw on the left side of the box led to Shaw firing a cross to Cavani whose drive was deflected.

 

 

Source: Linda Ikeja 

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Kobe Bryant fans sign petition to make his image the new NBA logo

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More than 800,000 fans have signed a petition to replace the NBA logo with an image of Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people in California on Sunday.

‘With the untimely and unexpected passing of the great Kobe Bryant please sign this petition in an attempt to immortalize him forever as the new NBA Logo,‘ read the Change.Org petition, which was posted by a Nick M. of Vancouver, British Columbia.

So far, the petition has over 800,000 signatures.

The current logo is a silhouette of fellow Lakers legend Jerry West, who expressed in the past that he would not mind if the logo was changed.

Kobe Bryant died alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others when his chopper crashed in Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Rihanna pictured watching UEFA champions league against Atletico Madrid

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Pop star, Rihanna was spotted tonight at the VIP center of Juventus’ Allianz Arena stadium watching the UEFA Champions league between Juventus and Atletico Madrid.

 

Juventus’ official twitter account recognized her presence with photos of her during the game and a video of her arrival at the stadium.

 

Juventus won the match against Atletico Madrid as a free-kick from

Paulo Dybala guaranteed the Italian side top spot in Group D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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