The history of soccer is quite ancient. It can be traced back to 1004 B.C in Japan where people used to kick a ball around on a small field. But a lot of references agree that China is the birthplace of “kicking the ball”.…Read more
Manchester United, top of the list in 2011 and 2012, moved above Barcelona and Real Madrid as the most valuable football team at $3.69bn (£2.86bn).
That put United third overall.
The Cowboys’ value increased by 5% to $4.2bn (£3.26bn), with Major League Baseball’s the New York Yankees second on the list at $3.7bn (£2.87bn).…Read more
Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Shakira to become the most followed person on Facebook.
The 30-year-old star now has 107,096,356 likes compared to 107,087,100 for the Colombian singer. Ronaldo became the first sportsman to cross 100 million likes last October after joining the site in 2009.…Read more
The multi-million-pound fantasy fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has prompted a lot of reaction.
Some have praised the 29-year-old Irish UFC Champion for taking Mayweather on in a boxing ring, while others have dismissed it as a money-making scheme with little real point or value.…Read more