Angel Di Maria is now officially a Manchester United player as announced by the Old Trafford via their Twitter and Facebook page. The Argentinian midfielder was bought off from Real Madrid for a fee of £59.7 million.
Di Maria has, however, expressed in a farewell letter of his desire not to leave Real Madrid. The letter was published by Spanish sports newspaper Marca moments after the announcement of the completed transfer.
Liverpool has recently just finished a £16 million transfer deal for Mancherster City's Mario Balotelli. The 24-year old player has a agreed to a long-term contract with the Merseyside club but was not immediately played during Liverpool's match against City Monday.
"I think we have done a really smart piece of business here. This transfer represents outstanding value for the club," Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.
Balotelli said he made an error leaving England back in January of 2013. more >>
Tim Tebow may not be playing in the NFL, but he recently exercised his star power when he made a young fan's dreams come true.
Tebow, 27, is a former NFL quarterback who currently serves as an ESPN college football analyst. Beyond football he is active with the Tim Tebow foundation which provides a program called W15H to offer kids with life-threatening illnesses their dream experiences.
Haley Burke, a teenage fan of Tebow's with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, recently met the athlete who flew she and her family to Arizona for four days. There the Burke family stayed in the presidential suite at a Scottsdale resort for four days, met Tebow for dinner, and engaged in a personal training session, according to People.com. more >>
An atheist organization has sent letters to a group of public charter schools that are associated with the Texas Christian Athletics League, arguing that their involvement violates the separation of church and state.
The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation recently sent the letters out to various schools, mostly located in the Houston area.
FFRF argued that by affiliating with a Christian organization, the public schools are supporting a sectarian effort with taxpayer dollars. more >>
New York Jets Linebacker Demario Davis says he has a premonition that the 2014 NFL season will be his team's best year because he believes his intuition is coming directly from God.
Davis is a devout Christian who made a similar bold statement last year during a time when the Jets were under scrutiny. But this year he is taking a similar approach as another Christian football player did in believing that nothing is impossible.
"… Everybody says that this is their year. Everybody says it from all 32 teams, but who really believes it? [Seattle quarterback] Russell Wilson last year said, 'Why not us?' It's so much about believing. You're going to have so many doubters, so many believers. You have to go out there and believe that this is our time," Davis said to Metro news outlet. more >>
Earlier reports indicated Jose Mourinho's desire to keep two of the best goalkeepers in the world in his team but that might not happen as Petr Cech will be more than willing to give way for the younger Thibaut Courtois.
Chelsea legend Cech was previously disappointed with how Mourinho kept him in the dark about his decision on who's going to lead the team's Premier League opener against Burnley, according to the Mirror U.K..
Courtois, on the other hand, confirmed that he was as well surprised by the decision as he only learned the picking 60 minutes before the kickoff at Turf Moor. This came off as a harsh blow for the 32-year-old keeper. more >>