Richarlison’s Samba in Doha | Ronaldo overtakes Klose & Messi

Richarlison’s “Magical” Night

A sweep and a side kick that is well worth seeing completed Richarlison’s brace in Brazil’s 2-0 win over Serbia. Lying sideways in the air, eyes on the ball, moments before Lusail Stadium erupts in cheers. This is how you see the 25-year-old on today’s cover of ‘as’. The simple but apt description “It was magical” also adorns the monumental still image of his acrobatic hit. The Tottenham striker was also worth a spot on the front page of the ‘Corriere dello Sport’. “Gentlemen, this is samba”notes the Italian newspaper.

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Ronaldo makes himself immortal

Cristiano Ronaldo (37) broke what is probably the greatest record of his career with his goal to make it 1-0 against Ghana (3-2) yesterday. Never before has a player scored at least once in five World Cups. Today’s issue of ‘Record’ summarizes: “Legend” is the description. “Ronaldo pushes past Pélé, Uwe Seeler, Klose and Messi and advances into new spheres”, the Portuguese newspaper ranks the Ronaldo record. A special moment for the multiple world footballer, who was visibly touched after the win: “This world record makes me proud”CR7 is quoted as saying by the newspaper.

Spain’s grinning boy duo

Gavi and Pedri- two names as if penned by a cartoonist. However, the two Spaniards are not cartoon characters, but the hopefuls of football in their country. “The duo is bursting with talent and makes the Selección dream”, is the headline in ‘Sport’ this Friday. The tournament in Qatar is the first World Cup for the Barça youngsters. Below a picture of the two with big grins on their faces, the newspaper writes: “The Smile of Spain”.

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