Personal kudos nothing if Spain don’t beat Italy: Morata

Personal kudos nothing if Spain don’t beat Italy: Morata

MONTPELLIER: Alvaro Morata is joint top scorer at Euro 2016 but doesn’t care who hits the net if Spain beat a familiar Italy side to a coveted quarter-final place in their last 16 clash on Monday. “I couldn’t care less about the top scorer’s chart if we lose,” Morata said after the defending champions’ shock […]

Orlando shooter’s dad says attack ‘nothing to do with religion’

Orlando shooter’s dad says attack ‘nothing to do with religion’

  The Afghan-born father of Omar Mateen, the man police identified as the gunman who killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Florida on Sunday, is a fringe political commentator who rails against Pakistan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Seddique Mateen, who public records indicate is the father of Omar Mateen, had an […]

‘I was playing football, I knew nothing,’ says Messi at tax fraud trial

‘I was playing football, I knew nothing,’ says Messi at tax fraud trial

Argentina football star Lionel Messi said Thursday he trusted his father with his finances and “knew nothing” about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial. “I was playing football. I had no idea about anything,” the five-time World Player of the Year told the Barcelona court hearing […]