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THE FUNNIEST NAMES OF DIFFERENT PLAYERS THROUGHOUT FOOTBALL HISTORY

In the world of football, there are a lot of players whose names can make people burst into laugh or think of weird association like below circumstances.. 

Danny Shittu

Millwall’s É and Cardiff City’s É

If you read this name in quick speed and in full version, there is nothing to be laughed at for British fans. However, if you read this slow, especially seperate the last work into 2 different sounds (Shit-tu), then maybe many people can burst into laugh. At this present, this Nigeria player is playing in England, for the top 1 football club in here- Milwall. 

Pedro Power

Power is such an impressive word with a lot of strength and victory meanings. However, throughout his professional football career, Power can only take part in some anonymous football clubs. Therefore, even though everyone call him “power”, Power can not take off his football career or have the chance to be recruited by any Bolivia coaches for the National Team. 

Nowadays, this 31-year-old midfielder is competing for a Puerto Rico tournament as a  Guaynabo Fluminense FC player.

Ralph Minge

Minge almost means “incorporative”. When Ralph Minge was still a player, Ralph Minge donated almost his professional football career to Dynamo Dresden (Germany). At this moment, when having become a coach, this 52-year-old coach is leading the B team of Bayer Leverkusen. Before that, he used to be rewarded as the coach of the Germany U20 team.

Norman Conquest

You should not misunderstand this player’s name as an invasion of the Norman taking place in England in 1066 (Norman Conquest means the conquersion of the Norman).

Norman Conquest was born in 1916 who has taken part in the National Australia Football team 11 times. He played as a goalie and used to gain a lot of infame as conceding 17 times during a play between Australia and England.

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Sports Betting

FOOTBALL BETTING: WHICH LESSON SHOULD BE LEARNT FROM SINGAPORE? (PART 02)

Singapore Pools organizes betting for all the football tournaments and champions all over the world, national football tournaments of some developed football nations in Europe, Asia, Australia and Singapore. Nowadays, on the official website of Singapore Pools, many “king of sports” addicts who are fond of betting can place bet on tournaments and matches in UEFA Champions League, Europa League and other national tournaments, whether they are competing or friendly ones of England, French, Italia, Japan, Korea, Spain and Singapore.  

Hosting and organizing professional football tournaments and being the first to turn football betting into legal  in the South East Asia, it comes as no surprise when on the list of the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) during the period from 2001-2011, S-League of Singapore always stands in top 1 of the region (ranked 82th), above V-League of Vietnam (ranked 88th), Thai-League of Thailand (ranked 89th), Malaysia Super League of Malaysia (ranked 91th)…

Is this a “two-edged sword”?

It is the high time for the South East Asia regions to take football betting into consideration seriously to turn it into legal. However, if this is not executed carefully, football betting will be a “two-edged” sword, as the football development of many Asia regions would be threatened or stand on the edge of cancelling when players and organizers are aimed to be the “preys” of greedy bettors.

During a court to deal with the darkside in China football, referee Huang Junjie was announced to come up with a 7-year sentence as being involved in serious football cheats for betting. Typically, in the friendly match between Shanghai Club and Manchester United in 2007, a football market in Hong Kong requested Huang to set up the match with the final gap score must be 5 goals for M.U.

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FOOTBALL BETTING: WHICH LESSON SHOULD BE LEARNT FROM SINGAPORE? (TO BE CONTINUED)

In South Asia, football betting is no longer a big deal which has appeared in many nations such as Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam and recently, Cambodia. However, football betting is considered to thrive most successfully in Singapore with the renowned betting firm named Singapore Pools, one of the biggest sponsors for S-League.

The betting activities taking place in Singapore have been legalized since 1968 with the establishment of Singapore Pools. According to the regulations of Singapore Pools, the participators who take part in any types of betting, casinos or lottery need to be at least 18 years old. Nowadays, there are several types of betting which Singapore Pools has been organizing, including football betting, bet on the Formula One Race (F1), 4-Digits (4D), Toto and the latest, Scratchit with the price of 1,2,5 and 10 SGD and Sweep with the price of 3 SGD.

The customers of Singapore Pools can also sign up the golden or platinum PoolzConnect account to play bet or buy “numbers” via telephones. However, the compulsory requirement for players is that they must  be over 21 years old. The golden accounts are opened for foreigners under the financial condition that they must afford at least 250 SGD in their bank account, while the platinum accounts are only tailored for Singaporean. 

In betting on sports, Singapore only puts limit on the minimum bet which is 5 SGD, there is no maximum one. The winner of any plays and bets which rewarded prize is below 5.000 SGD will be given the money via bank account, or via cheque only if the prize is over 5.000 SGD. Singapore government believes that, by this way. taxes on personal income can greatly be under control.

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NOT LINGARD, POGBA SURPRISINGLY POINTED OUT THE FUNNIEST MEMBER IN MU

Pogba recently revealed the name of MU member who successfully plays the “comedian” role inside the cloth changing room of MU. It was not Lingard or other easy-to-predict names which MU fans can come up with.

In general, MU is such a humorous club with a lot of colors on the football pitch as well  as in their daily life. The most remarkable names must be Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard. However, recently, 1 in 2 most interesting players of the Red Evil has revealed the true “comedian” of Old Trafford hosting team.

Who has made Pogba show great respect in regarding of the humor? It, e surprisingly, is the French player – Eric Bailly. 

“If I had the chance to choose a MU player to stay with me during the quarantine time, it would be Bailly. He can make me smile all day long.” – Pogba said.

The French half-back also shared that he and his teammates have still kept in touch with each other during the unexpected time of break due to Covid-19.

“I often made call with Lingard, Pereire, Baily, Lindelof and also Mata. We usually texted each other, chattered and joked about everything on earth during this quarantine time.” – Pogba said.

During this time, when every public and practicing activities of the whole club is “frozen”, it stands the chance for Pogba to recover from the injury and make preparation for the comeback. Pogba revealed, he tried maintaining the practicing tension every day after fully recovering from the injury.

“It stands no other choice for us, we need to keep on motivating ourself and practicing as hard as we can on our own. Everything must be in the ready-to-compete mood so after the outbreak of pandemic, we can play matches can participate in different tournament immediately.”

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Loss of revenue due to Covid-19, almost 150 football markets decided to involve in amateur tournaments

As most of professional football tournaments have come to a halt due to the wide spread of pandemic Covid-19, many worldwide football markets are trying to gain more revenue by involving in numerous tournaments, whether they are amateur or friendly ones.

According to Sweden Press, recently, the friendly match between the Sweden 7th ranked team Esk Whileuna and Naeshulta Goif – the 8th ranked one has attracted more than 150 football markets to care about and spring up the betting issues on it. Previously, there had rarely been any football markets keeping an eye on this match.

The members of 2 Clubs have received many calls in regarding of the match’s situation from numerous countries all over the world such as HongKong, England, Macau, French, Germany or America…

The representative of Naeshulta Club has recently made contact with Svenska Spel, the Sweden exclusively national betting company to ask for consultation. And they were surprised to be announced that there have been at least 148 football markets offering odds of their friendly match. 

Because of the tender care from worldwide football markets, 2 clubs has been worrying about the odds arranging beforehands issue. Therefore, both of them decided to cancel that match, which was previously planned to take place in the 30th, March.

After then, the match was reconnected and secretly held on the 4th, April. All members of 2 clubs made contact through a closed chat room on Facebook and were forced not to lack any information about the match. At the end of the match, Esk Whileuna won Naeshulta 6-3. There were just a few fans of 2 clubs coming and spectating the match.

Until now, Covid-19 has made unexpected impact on 208 nations in total and the number of people infected was 1 million 200.

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MOURINHO MADE A FUNNY REACTION WHEN THE REFEREE SKIPPED A RED CARD FOR STERLING

Numerous stories out of the football pitch have never been tedious when it comes to famous coach Jose Mourinho. Recently, he has caught public attention once again in the play between Tottenham and Man City of the Champion League. 

On the 13th minute, Raheem Sterling was fully determined to make an all-killed goal towards Dele Alli. Man City player used his shoe sole to hit his compatriot and was immediately punished with a yellow card. 

However, coach Jose Mourinho did not satisfy with this decision and acclaimed that Sterling deserved to be on a red card instead of a yellow one. He saw red and hit the roof about the Man City’s penalty a few minutes afterwards.

The efforts to succeed on the 11m of Ilkay Gundogan then were tackled by Hugo Lloris. However, on the next position, Sterling head towards the ball and fell on the ground who seemingly touched the French goalie.

The situation then was assessed by the VAR technology and Man City was decided to not have the second penalty. However, at this time, Sterling was furious as Sterling still did not deserve an expulsion from the match after a fake fall. 

After being announced by the assistant about the previous yellow card of Sterling in a foul being involved in Alli, Mourinho kept calm, put the bottle of water down and started complaining. 

The funniest thing is that on the very first minutes, Mourinho almost forgot about this preliminary yellow card of Sterling. After being reminded, he raced to complain this to the referee. However, the referee of the match, Scott left to another corner of the pitch wordlessly. Too impotent, Mourinho yelled at Mr. Mike Dean and Graham Scott to talk about an immediate expulsion for Sterling.

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6 INTERESTING, FUNNY FACTS ABOUT LIONEL MESSI WHICH PEOPLE RARELY KNOW ABOUT (TO BE CONTINUED)

Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina 32 years ago. For the very first time, no one bore a thought that Messi will have such a successful football career as today. 

Throughout his professional football career, Messi has always been put in a comparison with Cristiano Ronaldo, another legendary football player who is enlisted in Juventus Club. Even during this decade, gaining The Golden Ball has always been considered as a competition between Messi and Ronaldo.

Messi can totally be proud of his endless titles and champions. Especially in Champions League, Messi has won 4 times as a Barcelona player.

However, Lionel Messi’s private life has still remained a puzzle to many football fans. How does it look like?

The first contract on a handkerchief

Who can ever think that the first professional football contract between Messi and Barcelona was dealt on a handkerchief. This deal took place on the 14th, December 2000, when Messi was just at the age of 13.

At that time, The Sports manager of Barca, Carles Rexach, had set up an appointment with Messi’s father, Mrs. Jorge, to discuss some terms of the contract. As time rushed, Rexach did not have enough time to prepare for a meticulous contract for Messi. 

Finally, the very first contract of Messi was conducted on a handkerchief. The full contract is now displayed in the Barcelona Museum. At that time, who could ever think of this handkerchief as the most precious document in the football world?

The fateful meet between Messi and Barcelona

Not as many rumors, the enlist of Messi in Barcelona was totally the determination of the club to pay medical fees for Messi. In fact, the local authority and Oldell’s Old Boys have also sponsored for treating Messi’s private health condition.

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3 MOST POPULAR WORLDWIDE SPORTS FOR BETTING ON DURING 2019

Below is the list of the most popular sports which have been found to be bet on most time throughout 2019 and the reasons for these sensational betting games. 

Horse Racing Betting

Horse racing has been the most attractive betting sport for such a long time and when it comes to 2019, this is still a reality. Horse racing betting is such an enormous market for bettors, especially during many prestigious races such as Grand National, EpsomDerby, Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood.

The most amazing thing about horse race betting is that there are a lot of events and tournaments to bet on throughout the previous years, especially bettors come to specific companies such as 

timeform.com. This is also the favorite sport of many sports fans and bettors all over the world. 

Football

Football is also a lucrative business in every nations of the world and specially when it comes to betting in England, this is a really enormous business market. Billion fans took actions to support their favorite team each champion season and tournament as well as follow them on broadcasting for other out-of-football activities. Making conversations and predicting before the ball rolling is the key to win a bet on football, also analyze the results after the match to find out whether it is a good or bad bet. 

Golf

Golf is highly known to be another “fertilized field” for betting. With over 78 golf courses having matches during any period of the year, the odds of betting on golf is really high while bettors usually have the chance to invest in and make money. Apart from that, with the come back of professional player Tiger Woods after being injured, this type of sports will be even more successful and viral with a lot of incoming potential bets.

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Sports Fun

A FUN BALL HANDLE OF THE BUNDESLIGA GOALKEEPER WHEN HE ACCIDENTLY TOOK HIS EYES OFF THE BALL

Goalkeeper Robin Zentner of Mainz 05 made a funny ball handle during a match on Borussia-Park stadium of Monchengladbach. This match belonged to the round 11 of Bungdesliga 2017/18. 

Mainz 05 had an away match to Monchengladbach on the round 11 Bundesliga and quickly opened the score in the 19th minute of the match thanks to an exact header of Dialo. 

Having the privilege of opening the score, Mainz 05 proactively played on the home pitch side and waited for a fault from the opponent. However, while the host team of Borussia-Park had been yet making any faults, Mainz 05 was close to pay its price for an unexplainable ball  handle of goalkeeper Zentner.

goalkeeper Robin Zentner of 1. FSV Mainz 05 during the Pre-season Friendly match between 1.FSV Mainz 05 and Rayo Vallecano at Sportzentrum Worgl on July 17, 2019 in Worgl, Austria(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

In the 31st of the match, a defender of Mainz 05 dribbled the ball towards Robin Zentner – the young Mainz 05’s defender who was born in 1994. Having enough time and suitable space,  Zentner totally had the possibility to handle the ball and make a wise decision.

However, Zentner made an unexplainable handle, just like he fell into sleep for a second while the pitch was still happening. Zentner kicked his feet into the air when the ball had approached the goal slowly.

It was really lucky for Mainz 05 as Lars Stindl’s ball dribble speed was not fast enough to make Mainz 05 end up with a lose. This thrilling situation shocked every Mainz fan and went viral on the first page of many sports, football magazines after then.

During the rest of this play, not only Mainz 05 could score any more goal but also had to end up with a draw in the 67th minute because of a Vestergaard’s header. With this draw, Mainz 05 could not come up through the ranks in the final list.

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Chinese UFC Female Fighter Only Marries Who Can Bear Her 10 Punches

Zhang Weili, China’s No. 1 MMA female fighter, has a way of choosing her husband, which scares everyone.

On March 8 at UFC 248, China’s No. 1 MMA female fighter, Zhang Weili showed her bravery when playing Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Poland) to continue to hold the UFC Strawweight (48-52kg). Notably, since the MMA competition, Weili has only lost 1 match and won the last 21 matches, all 5 matches at the UFC 30-year-old boxer have won.

Returning after defending the UFC belt, on March 17 when interviewing the Chinese NewCQ website, this pretty face revealed that he is 30 years old but has not had a “love piece.” . Women do not put too much weight on their spouses. This girl only needs a good humor and good health partner to take 10 consecutive blows. Perhaps because of this standard, many men did not dare to flirt with Weili.

As a former martial arts school, Weili and Yu Changhua (3-year disciple of Ip Man) know each other. Changhua is 40 years old but still not married, so many martial arts fans have chosen Weili’s husband to speak to.

Yu Changhua is very excited about this story, saying he is willing to accept Zhang’s 10-punch challenge, but it is unlikely to get married, because according to him it depends on fate.

It is not known whether the love between martial artist Wing Chun and the MMA woman has been successful or not, but the prospect of seeing Yu Changhua receive 10 punches from Weili made many viewers excited.

According to another media outlet, Qjhm, Du Xuong Hoa once publicly revealed his girlfriend. It was a pretty young girl with a hot body, 1m77 tall weighing 128 pounds. But it is unclear for some reason that after a warm time, the two of them suddenly went. Since then, the Wing Chun martial artist has remained lonely.

With Chinese martial arts village, Du Xuong Hoa is the character that created many controversies. However, besides many disparaging comments about martial arts proficiency, many netizens are still devoted to him, because in real life, Du Xuong Hoa is considered to be always harmonious, witty and often greedy. join charitable activities.