(Reuters) - As communities across the United States redouble efforts to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces after a far-right rally in Virginia turned deadly, city leaders now face another conundrum: what to do with the statues.Read More »
Arsene Wenger is willing to take a £200 million (about $258 million) gamble on keeping out-of-contract players, and insists he has the backing of the Arsenal board, according to reports. The north London club has begun this Premier League season with some of its best players heading into the final year of their contracts. Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will all leave for free next summer if new deals are not made, seeing Arsenal write off at least £200 million worth of business.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the charismatic Swedish striker who left Manchester United earlier this summer, has launched a new mobile game called "Zlatan Legends". The arcade-style game — which went live on the Apple App Store on Thursday and is due to launch on the Google Play Store at an unknown future date — has been created in collaboration with Swedish studio Isbit Games, which Ibrahimovic co-owns. Targeted at people of all ages, the free gaming app allows users to take control of a virtual Zlatan as he plays a new "sport" in space called "Driftball" in an Iron Man style suit. In the pinball-like game, players get a customisable Zlatan to kick a ball-shaped object through a series of levels.
Ronaldo's outburst came after the Spanish soccer federation ratified his suspension, which was announced on Monday. The Real Madrid forward will miss the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona later on Wednesday. Madrid holds a 3-1 advantage.