Robinho Sentenced to 9 Years for Sexual Assualt | Weekly Soccer News Wrap Up - November 20-24, 2017

Robinho Sentenced for Sexual Assault; Ronaldo hits 100 European goals; Oumar Niasse Banned 2 Games; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Could Go to the World Cup

In case you missed it, here are this week's top stories from around the soccer world brought to you by your friends at the Podcast FC Show.

Robinho sentenced to 9 years for sexual assault

From superstar to felon. Robinho's fall from grace has been well documented and this recent news takes it to an all-time low. Read more at: 90min.com.

Ronaldo hits 100 European goals for Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has hit another milestone in his illustrious career. He sits atop the Champions League table of top scorers with 113 goals. Read more at: marca.com.

 

Oumar Niasse Banned 2 Games for "Deception"

Oumar Niasse was charged with 'successful deception of a match official' . Niasse becomes the firrst player to be disciplined for such an act and has been banned for 2 games. Read more at: dailymail.co.uk.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Could Go to the World Cup with Sweden

 

 

There is fierce debate in Sweden as to whether Ibrahimovic should be called up to the Sweden squad for the World Cup, should he make himself available by coming out of retirement. His tweet didn't help the debate. Read more at: bleacherreport.com.

Arsenal Sign ex-Dortmund Scout Sven Mislintat

After more than a decade in his native Germany with Borussia Dortmund, Mislintat - who has been nicknamed "Diamond Eye" for his ability to spot young talent such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - has decided to move onto a new challenge in England with Arsenal. Read more at: footballlondon.com.

 

Other Stories

  • Phil Neville takes shots at Liverpool defense (Express)
  • Yannick Bolasie back in training (SB Nation)
  • Italian Football Federation considers a limit on foreign players (Goal)
  • Newcastle United receive £300 million offer for the club (Sky)

Top Games of the Weekend

  • Liverpool vs. Chelsea (Premier League)

  • Monaco vs. Paris Saint Germain (Ligue 1)

  • Valencia vs. Barcelona (La Liga) 

Transfer Nuggets

 


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