Brazilian model makes $600,000 bid for Messi’s tear-soaked tissue

Luana Sandien, a Brazilian model and FC Barcelona fan, has bid a whopping $827,000 for the tear-soaked tissue Lionel Messi used when confirming he was leaving the club. Messi broke down in tears when it was time to say goodbye to Barcelona after more than two decades with the Spanish club “I don’t know if I’ll be able to speak,” he said while trying to compose himself during his farewell news conference at the Camp Nou Stadium. “It still hasn’t sunk in that I’m leaving this club, that my life…

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Boxing middleweight champion, Jermall Charlo arrested for robbery

Jermall Charlo, undefeated World Boxing Council middleweight champion, was arrested on Wednesday on felony robbery charges from a July incident at a San Antonio bar. Charlo posted bond on three charges of second-degree robbery and was released. A police report said Charlo’s credit card was declined for a large bar tab on the morning on July 16, the eve of Charlo’s brother Jermell’s world title bout in San Antonio. A warrant accused Charlo of removing his identification and cash from his waitress’s possession before departing. Charlo’s attorney, Kent Schaffer, told…

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FIRSTBANK SPONSORS THE 5TH EDITION OF THE CHIEF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO GOLF TOURNAMENT

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the 5th edition of the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo golf tournament, organized by the Abeokuta golf club. The competition, which is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 14th August 2021 will have Chief Obasanjo perform the ceremonial Tee-off to the glamour of the 150 golfers participating from across Nigeria. Speaking on the competition, Kola Adeneye, the Captain of the Abeokuta golf club, said; “Abeokuta golf club is putting up this tournament, fully sponsored by First Bank of Nigeria Limited to celebrate Chief…

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Tyson slept with prison counselor to reduce prison sentence

Mike Tyson, former heavyweight boxing champion, earned over $300 million during his career and lived a lavish lifestyle that included $7 million necklaces, $2 million gold bathtubs, and exotic pets, but he also had numerous run-ins with the law. When he was in the prime of his career, Tyson was arrested for raping an 18-year-old beauty pageant contestant. Although he maintains his innocence, Tyson was convicted in 1992 and sentenced to six years in prison. Tyson ended up serving only three years of the sentence. However, few people know that…

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AJAYI WINS THE 59TH FIRSTBANK LAGOS OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

Ikoyi Club based category-1 amateur golfer, Ajayi Tajudeen has emerge winner of the 59th edition of the FirstBank sponsored Lagos Open Golf Championship. Ajayi closed with 1-under par 70 for a total of 7-over the course par to win the Championship by two-shots after 56-holes. Happy at the recently held golf tourney, Ajayi adduced his success to hard work, saying “I practiced a lot”. “There is no short cut to success which is why I take the sport very seriously. I was well prepared for this tournament because I practiced…

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THE 59TH FIRSTBANK LAGOS AMATEUR GOLF OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP TEES-OFF

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that the 59th edition of its annually sponsored Lagos Amateur Golf Championship Teed-Off at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 on Monday, 28 December 2020. The competition, which is one of the longest running international amateur events in the country is endorsed by the United State Golf Association (USGA) and the Royal and Ancient (R&A) of Scotland. Preceding the 2019 event, the golf tourney reached the notable milestone of being listed amongst the golf…

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Football legend, Diego Maradona dies at age 60

One of the greatest football players of all time, Diego Armando Maradona has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home. He had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November and was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Maradona was captain when Argentina won the 1986 World Cup, scoring the famous ‘Hand of God’ goal against England in the quarter-finals. Maradona played for Barcelona and Napoli during his club career, winning two Serie…

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Eagles 4-0 lead against Leone Stars ended match in a draw

There has been lots of criticisms against the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their yesterday’s performance against the visiting Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in their 2021 AFCON qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The Eagles with 4-0 lead, ended the match in a 4-4 draw. Super Eagles had gone into a quick four-goal lead after two goals from Everton striker, Alex Iwobi in the fourth and 27th minute, and one goal each from Napoli of Italy star, Victor Osimhen (22nd) and Samuel Chukwueze (29th). The Leone…

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Football legend, Ronaldinho regains freedom

At last, Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho has been set free from his house arrest by Paraguayan authorities for using a fake passport into the South American country. The former Barcelona FC star, and his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira were arrested at the airport in March and were imprisoned for a month before detaining them in a luxury hotel. Ronaldinho who helped his country win the 2002 World Cup, was traveling to the country to promote a campaign for the less privileged children before he was apprehended. During his stay…

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Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona FC

Barcelona Football Club star player and Argentine forward, Lionel Messi has signified interest in leaving his club. He said he wants to “unilaterally” terminate his contract with the Spanish giants, a club source confirmed to AFP on Tuesday. The football star, through his lawyers sent Barca a fax in which they announced Messi’s desire to rescind his contract by triggering a release clause. However, the club maintains the clause expired in June and he remains under contract until the end of the 2021 season. “In principial, this clause expired on…

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