Month: May 2020

Rodrigo Ely: “With 40 points we could manage to stay”

first_imgThe Alaves He returns to training this afternoon after resting yesterday and adding Monday 20 points in the first round of the league. The brazilian Rodrigo Ely analyzed the tie with Betis on Sunday at home. “I believe that in the first part we did very well, we were very intense but then, in the second, the quality of the adversary subjected us a little. We also pay the physical effort deployed in the first half. We must realize that we are facing great teams and that it is not easy get the victories in this category, all matches are complicated, ”said the central. On the balance of the first round added that “We already have 20 points and it’s not bad, I think the balance of the first round is good. We are satisfied but we have to improve since from now on it will cost much more to get them. I believe that with 40 you can achieve permanence. It is clear that the team can improve and I think we are going to do it. ” Ely did not want to deepen the controversial arbitration of Mateu Lahoz. In that regard, he said that “Just as each player has his style, so do the referees. He has been in this for many years and you have to respect him. “ The Alaves supports the dubious honor of being the only First set that will not play this end of week having been out of the competition of the Copa del Rey. Asier Garitano’s team fell to Jaén in La Victoria and said goodbye to the KO tournament. “We are very sorry, especially for the fans. But we promise that we will work hard in training to make a good second round and achieve the goal, “he said.center_img LaLiga Santander* Data updated as of January 7, 2020last_img read more

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Sharapova: the lonely Russian, with an American soul who defended Nadal’s right to shout

first_imgMaría Sharapova (pronounce Sharápova) on Wednesday introduced her retirement after a profitable profession that started in 2001 as a baby prodigy and led to 2020 with extra ache than glory. Tennis participant with few mates, it was all the time a ‘steppe wolf’ on the circuit. The truth is, in his goodbye he has not obtained an quick flood of messages of help from his companions on social networks, past the phrases of the Czech Petra Kvitova who, in a publish accompanied with a photograph of the remaining Wimbledon who beat him in 2011, wrote the following: “It was a pleasure to share the subject with you. We all the time had nice battles once we performed and I’ve a whole lot of respect to your exhausting work and the means you all the time struggle for every little thing. You will have achieved loads in your life up to now and I do know that is simply the starting. “ Russian by start turned adopted daughter of the United States. He lives in Florida and loves New York, though he solely received as soon as the US Open (2006). In American lands he succeeded loads, one other 12 occasions, 5 in Miami, close to his residence. However he has by no means reneged on his roots and retains his nationality “for the household” and “the cultural wealth” of his nation. She is the third participant with the most winnings in the historical past of ladies’s tennis (38,703,609 {dollars}, 35,570,551.85 euros). A part of that quantity, and all that he has received by promoting contracts, magazines, tv … he dedicates it to charities by its basis; He already has his personal autobiography (My Life So Far, My life up to now, September 2017) and a controversial line of jelly beans: Sugarpova. Maria was criticized for encouraging 1000’s of followers to eat unhealthy meals.His story with NadalLittle given to the compliments, he by no means hid his admiration for Rafa Nadal, with whom he got here to practice every now and then (Rome 2018, amongst others). “Nadal provides the face, regardless of the accidents or age”; “It’s an instance of the ardour with which you should face the challenges”; “He confirmed me his help, I’ve huge respect for him.” These are a few of the phrases of the participant about the Balearic, an inspiration for her on her return and whom she defended on hearth when she was criticized for shouting on the monitor after profitable at the US Open three years in the past. “Everybody doesn’t cease speaking about the noise that Maria Sharapova makes, however Rafa Nadal, though he’s additionally a fantastic participant, is equally annoying with his screams,” wrote an novice, to whom he replied: This man simply received his 16th Grand Slam and that is your favourite tweet? Maria used to transfer with stealth and a half incognito by tournaments, removed from the brightness and glamor of her public appearances in different areas not utterly associated to cinema, equivalent to style. Three years in the past, at the Mutua Madrid Open, he curled up like a ball on a settee in the participant’s room in the center of ATP media day. Lined with some towels, she slept whereas the gamers talked to the press. The Russian was making an attempt to resurface after her doping sanction, an incident that prompted her a whole lot of harm and that has been the set off for her untimely withdrawal, as a result of inactivity (one yr and three months stopped Australia 2016 and Stuttgart 2017), prompted that in the overexertion of his return will end in accidents of every kind, which have precipitated his finish. After his return, the reproaches rained when he didn’t cease receiving match invites and Grand Slams. It was not the case of Roland Garros, who didn’t give him a wild card in 2017 for its hyperlink with doping. Eugenie Bouchard was one in all the most aggressive in opposition to her and likewise received her at the Madrid Open that very same yr.last_img read more

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Messi donates € 1M to two hospitals to fight the coronavirus

first_imgLeo Messi also wants to lend a hand to end the coronavirus, a pandemic that has plagued the planet since last January and which at this point amounts to around 415.00 infected and 18,500 deaths.As you have been able to know ACE, the Argentinean has donated around million euros to be distributed between the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona and another in Argentina. In this way, the Barça star has wanted to have a detail with his country of origin and with the city that welcomed him with only thirteen years. This financial aid will improve the situation of hospitals, which struggle to have the necessary materials to face this type of virus that It causes pneumonia with greater impact in the elderly. And Catalonia is one of the areas hardest hit by COVID-19 in Spain with almost 8,000 infected and 282 deceased, according to data provided by health on the morning of this Tuesday.For his part, Argentina adds 306 infections and so far six people have died, but the figure is expected to increase as the coronavirus has later arrived in South America. In both countries citizens are confined at home to lower the contagion curve.last_img read more

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Szczesny: “At Arsenal I smoked and Wenger knew it”

first_imgWojciech Szczesny He has been one of the guests of the official podcast of the Gunners club website: ‘Arsenal Nation’. During the interview, the current Juventus goalkeeper has told for the first time how the famous episode of the cigar in the locker room happened and that cost him his hasty departure from Arsenal in the summer of 2015. That episode happened on New Years Day 2015 and since then, Szczesny lost ownership in the Premier and only played the FA Cup. The following season he left for Rome. But someone must have seen the goalkeeper and went with the ‘story’ to Wenger. “Someone must have seen me smoke, so Wenger asked me if it was true that I had smoked in the showers and I immediately said yes. I was fined and Wenger said: ‘You won’t be able to play for a while’ “, relates the Polish footballer. Even if Szczesny denies that there was a discussion with the French coach: “There were no bad words or a big row. Although I sincerely hoped to return to eleven soon, but Ospina replaced me, who did well in those games. ““Have you ever seen Casillas do that?”Wojciech Szczesny also did some on the field. In March 2014, after winning the London derby at White Hart Lane, the Polish goalkeeper took a selfie alongside Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski with the away stand occupied by Arsenal fans behind.In this same podcast, the Pole recounted Wenger’s anger. “I have one that he didn’t like at all, the famous selfie in White Hart Lane. Looking back he wouldn’t. But you’re 21 or 22 and at the time you think you do those things. It was childish and I knew Wenger was not happy at all He didn’t punish me but he told me. I don’t remember exactly but it was something like: “Have you seen Casillas do something like that?”. “Okay, surely you’re right about that,” I thought later, “said the now Juventus goalkeeper. “At that moment, he was a regular smoker and the coach knew it very well. He just didn’t want me to smoke in the locker room and I respected him. However, due to the emotions of the match (a loss to Southampton in 2015), I decided to smoke a cigarette in front of my teammates. I went to a corner of the shower so no one could see me and lit a cigarette there. “last_img read more

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