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Legacies of Soccer: Sadio Mané and a Charitable Work for His Hometown

The Senegalese Striker Donated the Money for the Construction of a Hospital in his Place of Origin and, with it, Entered the Select list of Soccer Players who have Collaborated in the Past with Charities for the Most Disadvantaged Around the Planet

Trans Women in Women's Sports?

Should Trans Women Participate in Women's Competitions? The Debate Between "Inclusion" and "Justice" has Taken Over the World of Sport

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Aurélien Tchouaméni and Other Great Sales of AS Monaco

Upon his Arrival at Real Madrid, Aurélien Tchouaméni Became the Second-biggest Sale in the History of AS Monaco. What Other Players Appear on That List?

Is Liverpool the Team with the Best Record?

The Signing of Darwin Nuñez Once Again Highlights Liverpool's Great Skills in Recruiting Talent

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LatinAmerican Post | Juan Manuel Londoño

Leer en español: ¿Es Liverpool el equipo que mejor ficha?

On June 12, Benfica announced that Darwin Nuñez would be Liverpool's new striker. Nuñez was signed for the grand total of 100 million euros, in a transfer that broke records for the Reds club.

The Uruguayan arrives in the Premier League after two successful seasons with Benfica, where he scored 48 goals in 85 games in various competitions. The 22-year-old is the third Uruguayan to arrive at this club, after Luis Suarez and Sebastián Coates.

He's a spectacular addition to the club considering he signed a midterm contract and still has plenty of room to develop as a player. His enthusiasm with the club has at least not been expected. As he said in an interview with the Reds: “It's one of the reasons I came here to Liverpool: to win trophies and titles. I want to win a lot of trophies at Liverpool."

Liverpool's other big signings

But Nuñez is not the only great player that this English team has been able to acquire at the right time. Here we bring you a small list of players that the Reds club has acquired in its prime.

Luis Diaz

The Colombian became one of the most recognizable figures in English soccer, so much that he was named the best signing of the England soccer winter market by the Daily Mail. The striker entered the team last year for a price of around 65 million euros, an amount that today seems cheap considering that his contributions took his team to the Champions League final. This without mentioning the fact that the initial amount that Porto asked for him was 80 million euros. The Colombian has grown tremendously in his time with Liverpool. How far can you go?

Mohammed Salah

Signed in 2017, Salah is currently regarded as the fifth or sixth best player in the world, depending on who you ask. At the time, it was a record transfer for the club, which acquired him for £36.9m (€42m). Today, the Egyptian's market value is estimated to be approximately €90 million. Not to mention the Champions League and the English title he has brought to the club make him a unique acquisition. He is considered by some to be the best player in the world right now.

You can also read: Luis Díaz, a Colombian among the 3 most expensive Latinos in soccer

Virgil Van DJik

This player went from Southampton to the Reds in 2018, for a value of 84 million euros . Although he is currently not going through his best phase, his first three years with the team were extremely successful, leading the Reds to an English title and a Champions League. At its best, this defense reached a value of 100 million euros, so it can be considered a successful investment.

Didier Deschamps, Gerardo Martino and Graham Arnold

Beware: the Most Questioned Aoaches for the Qatar World Cup

Despite classifying their respective teams, there are many football coaches who have received questions of all kinds. The alarms sound in England, France, Morocco, Mexico, and Australia

Steph Curry Won His Fourth Championship. Better than LeBron James?

The Golden State Warriors won their fourth championship last Thursday. Steph Curry was the most valuable player

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LatinAmerican Post | Juan Manuel Londoño

Leer en español: Steph Curry ganó su cuarto campeonato ¿Mejor que LeBron James?

No one expected the Golden State Warriors to go this far this year. Of course, the quality of the team was recognized, but there were other names that were playing much better in the Western Conference, like the Suns or the Grizzlies. However, the triplet of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green managed to prevail thanks to their experience and talent over the Boston team.

This isn't to say that Boston hasn't played a good series. They started by winning decisively at the Warriors' home, 120-108, and they also won the third game by a double-digit difference. There were figures like the Dominican Al Horford, who shone on the part of the greens, getting triples and defensive stops at key moments. But at the moment of truth, in the last game, the Celtics were weak. Their key stars like Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart were relegated to supporting roles and couldn't face Golden State's unstoppable offense.

Also read: NFL 2022 Will be a Battle of Quarterbacks

Is Curry Better than Lebron?

Steph Curry had one of his best finals series this time around, earning him the title of "Finals MVP" for the first time. It was a unanimous selection from the jury, as Curry averaged 31.2 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists per game.

With this victory, the debate has been ignited as to whether Stephen Curry should be considered a better player than LeBron James, his contemporary and constant opponent. After all, they both now have 4 final titles.

It is a difficult question to answer. Let's fail on Curry's side first. Curry is arguably the greatest 3-pointer of all time, with 402 3-pointers (and counting) in the regular season. Of his 4 championships, all he got was with Golden State, so he remained loyal to his team. The only superstar he needed to win a championship was Kevin Durant, with whom he won 2.

On the other hand, although Lebron also has 4 championships, he got them in a very different way. The first two were with Miami, a team to which he went looking for the talent of then-stars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. On the other hand, his last two championships were achieved surrounded by superstars like Kyrie Irving in Cleveland and Anthony Davis in the Lakers. But you also have to consider that LeBron has a lot of accomplishments in the regular season that Curry doesn't even come close to. For example, James is second in all-time regular-season points, behind only Kareem Abdul Jabbar. He also has 4 "Finals MVP" titles and has competed 10 times at this level, 4 more times than Stephen Curry. Not to mention that he is the basketball player who has played the most playoff games in all of history, for a total of 266.

The debate between Curry and Lebron James is about the ability to win with the same pieces consistently versus the ability to elevate several different pieces to greatness. What is worth more? It will depend on the criteria of each person.

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NFL 2022 Will be a Battle of Quarterbacks

Tom Brady Changed his Mind and Returned to the Fields, Pat Mahomes Will Now have Russell Wilson as a Division Rival, Deshawn Watson Signed With Cleveland, But His Future is Uncertain, While Aaron Rodgers will Continue to be the Mainstay of Green Bay.

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Mexico and its Remarkable Growth in Motor Sports

Sergio 'Checo' Pérez has Established Himself in Formula One, but Beyond that, Daniel Suárez gave the Aztec Nation its first Nascar Title, While his Compatriot Roberto Martínez did the Same in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

US Soccer Federation women's team

The Recognition Wins on the Field: Women's Equality in the American Soccer Federation

On May 18th, 2022, the American soccer federation announced an agreement with the players' associations that formalizes equal pay between women's and men's national teams.

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Luis Díaz, a Colombian among the 3 most expensive Latinos in Soccer Elite

These are the 3 most valued Latinos in international soccer, the great revelation: Luis Díaz from Liverpool.

Fernando Pacheco and Sergio Romero

Shameful! The Worst Goalkeepers of the Season in Europe

The 2021-2022 Season of European Soccer had a High Level. However, there Were also Some Players who did not Measure Up.

Wales national team

Wales Returns to a World Cup, Which Teams Have Had Similar Droughts?

After 64 years of absence, the small country of the United Kingdom will be present in Qatar 2022. We review other teams with similar droughts

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Infographic:America Women's Champion! These are the women's teams with the most national titles

Celebrating the triumph of women's America, we decided to review which women's teams have the most titles at the national level in Football 

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The Argentine National Team: A Soccer Machine that has Gone 33 Games Undefeated

The Argentine Team has not Lost Since the Semifinals of the Copa América 2019 Against Brazil and, Since Then, has Accumulated 22 Wins and 11 Draws that Place it as a Serious Candidate to Win the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Rafael Nadal with the 2022 Roland Garros Cup

Rafael Nadal, the Injured Man Who Breaks Records

The Best Spanish Tennis Player of All Time Once Again Surprises the Entire Sporting Planet by Winning his 14th Roland Garros Title and his 22nd Grand Slam

Thibaut Courtois, Mohamed Salah and Karim Benzema

Ballon d'Or 2022: Who Are the top 5 Candidates to Win the Award?

After the conclusion of a new season of European football, we analyze the top 5 candidates who can win the Ballon d'Or

Alexander Arnold and Vinicius Jr.

The 4 Best Young Soccer Players of the Season

These are the Best Players Under 23 Years Old who Left this Season in Europe

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How Have Sports Leagues Protested Gun Violence in the United States?

The different American sports leagues have taken several protest actions against gun violence in the United States

 

Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema: The Best Moment of His Career at the Age of 34

The French Striker is Finding a "Resurgence" in His Career After a Few Seasons of Criticism From the Merengue Fans.

Women's Champions League: The Keys to the Title of Olympique de Lyon

The French Team Have Conquered the eighth Champions League in their History, the Sixth in the Last Seven Editions and Unseat Barcelona.

Luis Diaz playing with Porto

Champions League: The Other Finals that Luis Díaz has Played

Luis Díaz Tomorrow Becomes one of the few Colombians to Play in a Champions League Final. How Was His Performance in Other Finals in his Career?

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Walking More Than 10,000 Steps a Day Increases Your Wellness

A recent study by The Boston University School of Medicine reveals that walking 10,000 steps or more might help with the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. In addition, it also has a positive effect on the general physique.