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Fact-check: Ronaldo flees and fake news

The epidemic cast a bleak shadow on European football when a series of tournaments were postponed and that was also a condition for fake news or untested information to spread.
European football experienced an unprecedented nightmare called the corona virus. Three weeks ago, Italy recorded only 3 cases of Covid-19. The matches still flooded the audience. Millions of people watched Cristiano Ronaldo score their opponents through the screen.


Now Italy is the largest outbreak in Europe with more than 15,000 cases, more than 1,000 deaths. Bringing the outbreak in Italy is an increase in the number of infections in Spain, Germany, France and even the UK, the countries that own the top national leagues in Europe.
Disease confusion also becomes a condition for fake news to break out.

first. Liverpool lost the Premier League title because of Covid-19

Incorrect. There is no information to confirm this prospect will come to the top team of the Premier League. The organizers of the highest level tournament in the land of the fog have just discussed the Covid-19 anti-epidemic plan and decided that the matches are still happening normally on the field with an audience.
The plan to postpone, even finish early, has never been discussed. This prospect is just a joke for fans in England, who have used Liverpool empty-handed in the Premier League for 30 years to provoke fans of the port city football team.
Then, the lack of prestige news sites in the UK reported sensational news to attract readers. At this time, Liverpool only needs to add 6 points / 12 rounds to win the championship, regardless of the results of the opponents chasing.

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Top 10 interesting facts about sports you may not know (part 02)

5. There are 336 dimples on the golf ball
Have you ever asked why a golf ball is designed with so many indents? The answer is that these dents are researched and designed by scientists to answer the obstacles of aerodynamics, helping the golf ball to fly the best, in accordance with the requirements and properties of the precious sport this race.

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Professional football matches have the biggest difference
Professional football game has the biggest difference in history is 149 – 0. This score was established in the Madagascar league in November 2002. At that time, AS Adema team won against Stade Olympique de L’emyrne when the opponent repeatedly kicked their own goal to protest the referee’s decision in the previous match.

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Volleyball player possesses a record height
According to Titans Volleyball, Wuttichai Suksala – Thailand’s volleyball player leads this list. Wuttichai was born in 1995, he is 2m22 tall and possesses impressive parameters: turn on attack 3m50, turn on spot 3m35.

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The longest tennis match in history
70 – 68 was the final result in the 5th set of the match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut in the first round of Wimbledon 2010. The match took place in 3 days, finally ending after 11 hours 5 minutes with the victory belongs to Isner.

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The most expensive Olympics
It was the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the Olympics with a total budget of up to 51 billion USD. The reason for this is that Sochi has built almost completely new sports centers, gymnasiums, athletes’ villages as well as infrastructure and transportation. Meanwhile, the previous Winter Olympics held in Vancouver 2010 cost only $ 8.7 billion.

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Top 10 interesting facts about sports you may not know

1. Olympic flag
The five intertwined circles of blue, black, red, yellow, and green on the Olympic flag are known to represent the five continents on the globe. But not everyone knows that of all the countries participating in the Olympics, the flag of any country has at least 1 out of 5 colors on the Olympic flag. Whether it was the designer’s arrangement or the coincidence, but it was an interesting coincidence.


Fencing duels in Paraguay
The martial arts mastery of fencing has become popular and is widely known. Fencing today is not like what we see in movies where athletes are completely safe with protective clothing and are specially designed to avoid dealing high damage. But in Paraguay there is still sword fighting as in the past, as long as the two sides ensure the contract is signed, there is enough blood to donate when injured.
2. Baseball referee
There is a pretty interesting fact about those who hold the balance in this most popular sport in the United States, that is the referee’s clothes. In addition to the uniform clothes, they also have to match … underwear. All the referees in this sport must wear black underwear in case the pants are … torn.
3. Babe Ruth
For those who love baseball and follow it, surely no stranger to the name Babe Ruth. The legendary Babe Ruth, outside the record 60 points directly, he has a rather strange habit. That’s how to cool your head during each match by placing a cabbage leaf under the hat. Every 2 turns, he swapped cabbage leaves once.

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15 interesting facts about NBA (part 03)

  1. Anonymous MVP Finals

Cedric Maxwell is perhaps the least-known MVP Finals in NBA history. He led the Celtics to the championship in 1981. However, what is special about Maxwell is that the only player to receive MVP Finals but never once voted into the All-Star.

  1. The ultimate quartet at the Finals

The 2017 Finals series marks the first time that four players have averaged over 25 points per game in the Finals. These are Stephen Curry (26.8), Kevin Durant (35.2), LeBron James (33.6) and Kyrie Irving (29.4).

  1. Teams into Finals for 4 consecutive years

During the 72-year history of the NBA, only 5 teams entered the NBA Finals for four or more consecutive years:

  • Boston Celtics 1957-66 (won 9, lost 1).
  • Boston Celtics 1984-87 (won 2, lost 2).
  • LA Lakers 1982-85 (won 2, lost 2).
  • Miami Heat 2011-14 (won 2, lost 2).
  • Cleveland Cavaliers 2015-18 (won 1, lost 2).
  • Golden State Warriors 2015-18 (won 2, lost 1).
  1. Great rivalries Lakers vs Celtics

In a total of 72 NBA finals, the Lakers or the Celtics have played 40 times. The total number of championships the two teams have is 33. The two have faced each other 12 times in the NBA Finals. The Lakers won 3, the Celtics won 9.

  1. “Super dark horse” of the NBA

The team with the lowest ranking ever to win the NBA championship was the Houston Rockets in 1995. With a record of 47-35, the Rockets ranked 6th in the West that year. The Rockets also keep the record for the only team to win without getting home advantage in any round.

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15 interesting facts you definitely did not know about NBA Finals (part 02)

  1. LeBron 2016’s dominance
    At NBA Finals 2016, LeBron James was the dominant player of 2 different teams in terms of points and assists.
    In basketball, this is a statistic recorded when a player passes the ball to a teammate with the rebound, steal and block. LeBron is the only player that can lead 2 teams in one season of the Finals regarding the five most important stats.
  2. Olajuwon used to auction the NBA championship ring
    Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon once auctioned his first championship ring. The reason. according to Islam, is that Olajuwon is not allowed to wear gold on his body.
    Therefore, after Olajuwon won the second championship with the Rockets team in 1995, the NBA specially made a platinum ring for him.
  1. Robert Horry’s 7-ring record
    Robert Horry is the only player in NBA history to achieve more than one championship in 3 different teams. Horry achieved 7 rings when he was playing for the Houston Rockets (1994,1995), LA Lakers (2000, 2001, 2002) and San Antonio Spurs (2005, 2007).
  2. Anonymous MVP Finals
    Cedric Maxwell is perhaps the least well-known MVP Finals in NBA history. He led the Celtics to the championship in 1981. However, what is special about Maxwell is that he is the only player to receive the MVP Finals but never once being voted for the All-Star.
  3. The ultimate quartet at the Finals
    The 2017 final series marks the first time that four players have gained more than 25 points per game in the Finals. These players were Stephen Curry (26.8), Kevin Durant (35.2), LeBron James (33.6) and Kyrie Irving (29.4).
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15 interesting facts you definitely did not know about NBA Finals (to be continued)

After two extremely tough domain finals spanning seven games, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers finally meet at the NBA Finals as a habit. This pair of finals successfully set a record in the NBA. This is also the first time that a pair of finals have been held for four consecutive years within the framework of American professional sports tournaments.
In NBA history, there has not been a single final pair that has been repeated for more than 2 times in a row. In the 1980s, the LA Lakers and the Boston Celtics were chosen to be in the NBA Finals. However, opponents can change like the Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, or the Detroit Pistons.
Let’s take a look at 15 interesting facts you certainly didn’t know about the NBA Finals.

  1. Performance over 60 points by Elgin Baylor
    Of the 68 performances that scored more than 60 points, there is only one performance that happened in the NBA Finals. It is Elgin Baylor of the Lakers who scored 61 points against the Celtics in game 5 of the Finals 1962.
    The Lakers won that match with a score of 126-121 but lost the series and missed the championship to the Celtics. Baylor is also the player who holds the record for the number of Finals appearances but has no record.
  2. The most special MVP Finals
    MVP Finals’ title was firstly awarded in 1969. At that time, Jerry West of the Lakers was the talented player who received the honor.
    West is also the only MVP Finals to play for the losing team in the final. At that year, the Lakers lost to the Celtics in game 7. West scored 42 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists for that match.
  1. Young and oldest player to win the NBA championship ring
    Darko Milicic was a “bomb” full of surprise at the NBA Draft of all time, but still got the NBA Championship trophy with the Detroit Pistons (season 2003-04) when he was at the age of 18.

Meanwhile, the oldest player to have the chance to win the prestigious Larry O’Brien trophy was Robert Parish when he was 43 years old and was playing for Chicago Bulls 1996-97.

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Get to know the origins and several interesting facts of the “king” sport – football

The fact that football originated from China or the most important soccer stadium is found in Korea may take many of us aback as there are just a couple of people actually skills all of these football things origin from. There are over 265 million people around the world playing soccer and it’s estimated that 4 billion spectators are actively watching this sport through TV. In regard to the many factors, it deserves to be the king sport.

  1. Football was invented in China around the period of 476 BC
    Most experts agree that this king sport was invented in around 476 BC in China. At this point, it had been called Cuju. Later, throughout the long history with a series of various variations occurred, football, for the primary time, appeared in Ancient Greece, the Maya Empire, and Great Britain.
    There are more than 3.5 billion people watched the FIFA World Cup.
  2. The FIFA World Cup is the most-watched sporting event within the world. it’s estimated that the amount of individuals watching the planet Cup is over 3.5 billion.
    There were about 1 billion people recording watched the 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia, a match during which France was the winner.
  3. Sheffield FC is that the oldest football club within the world
    Sheffield FC is that the oldest football club within the world, it had been founded in 1857.
  4. The fastest goal in football history
    Nawaf Al-Abed is that the player creating the fastest goal in football history. This player scored just 2.4 seconds after the match started.
  5. the bulk of balls are produced in Pakistan
    Sialkot in Pakistan is legendary for creating balls for the FIFA World Cup since 1982. a number of the simplest balls are produced by hand stitching in Pakistan.


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BURST INTO LAUGH WITH THE FUNNIEST SPORT IN THE WORLD

Competing for the winner of lying during the longest time, fighting against each other by pillows just like pijama party of hot chicks,… These below sports will definitely be some of the funniest and weirdest sports in the world.

The lazy version of Olympic

Just like its name, all the things that “athletes” need to do in this Olympic is to see who is the laziest one. You just need to lie down there and the one who has the most remarkable persistence will be the winner. This championship often takes place yearly in Montenegro (a nation locating near the Adriatic coast in the Northern Mediterranean.

And to adapt to the “lazy” inspirit of the tournament, its organization department does not run any advertisement or prepare for any prizes or rewards for the winner. It is obvious that they will not spend their efforts on writing down any rules of this Olympics.

Pillow fight

If you do think that pillow fight is just the amusement of girls in pyjama party, then you should be wrong. Pillow fight is actually a competing sport which has appeared for more than 50 years in Sonoma County (now it is a county in California State, America).

The Player will sit on a steel pillar “suspended” in the middle of a mud pond and hit the opponent with a pillow so that the first one to fell into the mud will win. Apart from good health, many athletes take part in these competing sports will definitely need to know how to keep a good balance.

Loading wifes

Loading wifes origins from Finland. This sport includes a man who carry a female on his shoulder – it is not compulsory for them to be already married and they have to pass all the obstacles along the race. If the man let his woman fell down to the ground, their total competing time will be added 5 seconds. The team which finishes the race under the shortest time will be the winner.

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THE FUNNIEST NAMES OF DIFFERENT PLAYERS THROUGHOUT FOOTBALL HISTORY (PART 02)

Johnny Moustache
Moustache is a word which has a certain meaning in English. If you do not read this name carefully, maybe many people will get the wrong clue of this name as Mouth-ache.
Johnny Moustache is a football superstar in Seychelles. Many people shared a fact through a word of mouth that it is just only because of this funny name that this football star in Seychelles has never caught the attention of renowned European football clubs.


Danger Fourpence
Danger Fourpence is a Zimbabwe midfielder. The name of this football player has a really hilarious meaning in English. When being read out loud, many people will bear the thought of a different phrase :”four dangerous coins”.
This midfielder whose name means “invisible” has never been offered the chance to compete for prestigious clubs in Europe. The most renowned football club which has recruited this Italian player is the Kilmarnock Club (Scotland). However, during the time playing for this club Invincible only scored 32 goals after 199 times officially competing on the pitch, this number of titles definitely does not give enough credit to his name.
Argelico Fcks This former Brazil football player really bears an ugly name. It often appears in swearing sentences of English-speaking community. Until now, people still talk about a famous title “Fcks off to Benfica” which was posted publicly on Eurosport.com website after he took part in the Benfica Club from Palmeiras. Throughout his professional football career, F*cks only succeeded in being called to take part in the National Brazil football team in 1995.
Apart from those 10 above names, football fans still feel bliss of fun when hearing about other names such as David Seaman, Waldo Ponce, Wolfgang Wolf, Ars Bandeet …

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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.