Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Here's how it was reported by BBC News
One day in August 1995 a man called Foutanga Babani Sissoko walked into the head office of the Dubai Islamic Bank and asked for a loan to buy a car. The manager agreed, and Sissoko invited him home for dinner. It was the prelude, writes the BBC's Brigitte Scheffer, to one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
Over dinner, Sissoko made a startling claim. He told the bank manager, Mohammed Ayoub, that he had magic powers. With these powers, he could take a sum of money and double it. He invited his Emirati friend to come again, and to bring some cash.
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Thursday, 3 August 2017
The former world heavyweight champion of three major sanctioning bodies, having held the titles of the WBA, IBF, and WBO, has finally turned out the light on his illustrious career.
Here's a video he put up, explaining why he has to retire.
Thursday, 29 June 2017
Current world footballer of the year and back to back Champions league winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, has finally announced the birth of his twin sons.
He posted this picture on his social media accounts with the caption:
Monday, 3 April 2017
Sunday, 12 February 2017
Monday, 19 December 2016
Carlos Tevez is set to complete his mega-money move to China despite Boca Juniors fans begging their hero to stay in emotional scenes on Sunday night.
The 32-year-old Argentina striker is poised to sign a staggering contract with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua worth an estimated £615,000 a week, making him the most expensive player in the world!!!
Hmmmmm... £615,000 a week!?!?!? I wonder why I didnt take soccer seriously when I was a child
Here's a list of the other top earners
Monday, 12 December 2016
Portugese and Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has won his 4th Ballon D'or award. Ronaldo has had a spectacular year winning both the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid, and the European Championship with Portugal.
In second place was Lionel Messi, and in third place was Antoinne Greizmann.
Here is the full breakdown of votes
Monday, 7 November 2016
A selection of players from the club were allowed to choose from a range of vehicles from Audi, due to their recent contract with the German car giants. After the breakdown of each squad's preferences was revealed the team boasted an extravagant fleet, with a total value of £2,363,866.
Below are the choices the Real Madrid players made...