Ronaldo, Messi tipped to retire at David Beckham’s Inter Miami

first_imgThe prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo playing alongside Lionel Messi might sound like a dream to many football fans, however it might be possible. That is according to MLS manager Adrian Heath, who believes that the pair could both end their careers at David Beckham’s new Inter Miami team. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been tipped to finish their careers at Inter Miami The former Manchester United, Real Madrid and LA Galaxy midfielder has ambitious plans for his new franchise and Heath believes Beckham has the power to pair-up the long-term rivals. Minnesota United boss Heath told the Daily Mirror: ‘That would be incredible for football in the USA and if anyone has the global profile to make that dream a reality then it has to be David Beckham. “It may not happen just yet, but I can see Ronaldo following in the footsteps of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard playing in the MLS. “For Ronaldo and Messi, the two obvious destinations if they came to the MLS would be Los Angeles and Miami.’ Beckham has a strong relationship with Ronaldo, who at the age of 35 could potentially eye a new challenge outside of Europe before he retires. Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your Mind8 Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Surprising Ways Drones Could Be Used In The FutureLook At Something Beautiful That Wasn’t Made By A Human Being Loading… center_img Barcelona superstar Messi has more time on his side at 32, but Heath believes both could be tempted by Beckham’s new venture. The pair have dominated European football for more than a decade, breaking many records and winning many trophies along the way. David Beckham’s Inter Miami team are set to compete in their first MLS campaign this season Read Also: Defiant Messi gives troubled Barca hope of UCL glory They also fought for personal honours as well, with Luka Modric the only player to break the Messi and Ronaldo stranglehold on the Ballon d’OR since 2008. For many years they were rivals on opposing sides as Real Madrid and Barcelona competed for league and European success. Should Beckham’s pulling power be enough to tempt the pair to join forces in Miami, it would put MLS defences on alert and create a dream attacking duo. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Sabrina Ionescu will return for senior season with Oregon

first_imgSabrina Ionescu just finished a remarkable junior season with Oregon. She led the Ducks to their first-ever Final Four appearance in the NCAA Women’s Tournament and broke the NCAA’s all-time (men’s and women’s) triple-double record (18) while also setting an NCAA-record eight triple-doubles in a single season.  Ionescu​ was projected as the No. 1 pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft and many believed she would leave the university early and declare, but Saturday — the day before her decision was due — she squashed those rumors stating she had “unfinished business.”The Pac-12 Player of the Year announced via The Players Tribune she would be returning for her senior season. Related News March Madness 2019: No. 1 Baylor, Notre Dame will meet in the women’s championship game “I bet from the outside looking in, when people see me, and they see this season we’ve had as a team and this season I’ve had as a player — you know, they probably think: she’s gotta go pro. They see Oregon Women’s Basketball playing in the Final Four….. almost making the title game. They see me breaking the triple-doubles record and getting scouted by Kobe me on ESPN+, and all of that. And they think, What an incredible journey. This is as good as it gets.”But the truth is? They’re only half right.”Yes, this has been an incredible journey.”But no, this is NOT as good as it gets.”At the end of her “Letter to Duck Nation,” Ionescu addressed the WNBA saying, “I’ll see you soon. Real soon, I promise.”Ionsecu averaged 19.9 points, 8.2 assists and 7.4 rebounds this season. After helping the Ducks to their second consecutive Pac-12 regular-season title, Oregon fell to Stanford in the conference championship. However, the Ducks rebounded and entered the tournament with the No. 2 seed. They breezed through the first and second round as well as the Sweet 16. Ionsecu​ continued to lead the team to a narrow victory against No. 1 Mississippi State in the Elite Eight only to fall to top-seeded Baylor in the semifinals.She recounted the loss in her letter. “It was one of the toughest losses of my life. I really thought that we had a chance to win that game — and even to win it all,” Ionsecu wrote. “So to make it that far, and then to fall just short..… it was pretty agonizing.​”So like she said, there’s unfinished business.last_img read more