Bob Marley and football: could it be love?
09 June 2019 | 6:29 am
Bob Marley's former tour manager and ex-professional soccer player open up about the reggae superstar's love for football. Allan "Skill" Cole recalls how he trained with the singer and played soccer on tour.
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In his small craft shop in the leather-working neighborhood of Marrakech, Kamal Boukentar meticulously stitches a leather soccer ball as part of his family business at "La Clinique Du Ballon", French for "The Ball Clinic."
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, was a football pioneer. He has passed away at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer.
In football everyone has their eye on the strikers. This week we take a closer look at two of the best goal-getters in the game at the moment: Paris St. Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund. Will they dominate their generation in the same way that Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo did in theirs? Sports Life explains why they stand out and what makes them so special.
Between left-wing leader Lula returning to power and the death of football legend Pelé, it's been a hugely significant New Year for Brazil. Marieke Riethof, a senior lecturer in Latin American Politics at the University of Liverpool, joined us for Perspective to give some insight into this new chapter.
The Brazilian soccer legend's coffin has moved through the streets of Santos, in the Sao Paulo state, where well over 200,000 people have gathered to pay their respects.
Brazil's iconic yellow jersey has long stood for some of football's best moments. But that's also made it a target for political movements which have used its imagery for their own gain.
A football and a lot of skill: That's all the "funguiceiros" need to put on a show! In the Angolan city of Malanje, a version of freestyle football is attracting more and more young people. Now, the Sem Stress project is on the search for fresh and creative talent.
While wages of pro male footballers continue to rise to astronomical heights, their women counterparts are badly paid. A long battle for equal pay has leveled the playing field for national teams like the United States, New Zealand, or the Netherlands, but these victories remain relatively rare.
The Bundesliga resumes after another poor World Cup and with EURO 2024 in Germany just 18 months away. Amid myriad problems and personnel changes in German football, one man has emerged as particularly powerful.
Japan's Kazuyoshi Miura continues his playing career in Portugal a month shy of his 56th birthday.
Four months after the deaths of 135 people at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in East Java, Indonesian football is determined to push on and host the U20 World Cup. But the victims' families are frustrated by the pace of justice.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday that the abuse that has been directed at his player Vinicius Jr is a problem for the whole of Spanish football, not for the 22-year-old Brazilian.
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