England vs Serbia referee was 'a disaster' at World Cup and helped Lionel Messi win trophy

Lionel Messi and Italian referee Daniele Orsato at the 2022 World Cup (Image: Getty) The referee for England’s opening match at Euro 2024 was labelled “a disaster” during Argentina’s march to World Cup glory. Respected Italian official Daniele Orsato will be the man in the middle as Gareth Southgate’s side begin their Group C campaign … Read more

Barcelona duo outed by Real Madrid icon for breaking same golden rule as Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi was once guilty of breaking this rule (Image: Julian Finney/Getty Images) The fierce rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has given rise to an unwritten code of conduct during the fiery encounters of El Clasico. This match transcends the realm of football, and emphatically symbolises nearly a century of political and cultural tensions; … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo launches medal into crowd and responds to Lionel Messi jibes

Cristiano Ronaldo was fuming after Al-Nassr’s defeat to Al-Hilal (Image: X: @RONALDOthabeast) Cristiano Ronaldo launched his runners-up medal into the crowd after missing out on the Riyadh Seasons Cup. The Portuguese’s Al-Nassr side were beaten by Al-Hilal, with spectators giving him a hard time towards the start of the game by chanting support for bitter … Read more

The top 50 sporting events Brits most wish they'd seen live

Kids experience VIP League One Play-Off Final (Image: PinPep) Researchers asked 2,000 people what events they wish they had witnessed in the flesh, with 21% voting for Bobby Moore’s men beating Germany 4-2 at Wembley. Second place went to Andy Murray winning his first Wimbledon title in 2013, followed by Torvil and Dean’s 1984 Winter … Read more