Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema compared himself with Cristiano Ronaldo, noting that the Portuguese footballer is more selfish, reported Marca. "As long as Didier Deschamps is coach I will have no chance of returning to the French team".
The 81-time capped global generally ignores such insults and gets on with his work, but, speaking in an interview with Canal Plus France today, Benzema revealed that one instance of criticism aimed in his direction during his early years at the Bernabeu left him with no choice but to speak up.
"At Real, I score, but when the guy who is next to you scores 50 per season (you can not do much)".
"He impresses because he is young", Benzema said of the Paris Saint-Germain striker. "He is someone I respect, but he turned his back on me, it's hurtful".
"Everybody has gotten involved and we have forgotten football".
Number of Indian students in U.S. rises by 12.3%
As per Open Doors data, in 2016-17, 62,537 got the F1 Visa, down from 74,831 students in the previous year, a 16.43% decline. Students from China and India made up almost half of all worldwide students previous year , reaching a combined 530,000.
29-year-old Benzema has scored 183 goals for Real Madrid in 377 games, and his near-one goal in two record is something many players can only dream of.
Whether Liverpool's hierarchy actually heed the call and take action against Owen remains to be seen, although if the discontent at his employment by the club continues to grow, they may be left with no choice but to part ways with him.
"If I don't touch the ball, but I score in the 90th minute, I'm disgusted".
Ronaldo and Benzema have one each and trail Bale despite him being out since the middle of September with Real Madrid already eight points behind Barcelona in the title race. He's more egotistical than me, but that's normal. And it doesn't bother me.
Benzema also gave his opinion on the current situation of his former Lyon teammate Hatem Ben Arfa, who appears to have no future with PSG after being frozen out under Unai Emery. "That is not a political answer", he said. "I don't need to see what he does with France, only what he does in the Champions League". It is a bit of a mess for him. "Perhaps he is not motivated the same way that he was two years ago".
The Presidency released the much-anticipated Fees Commission report, also known as the Heher Commission report, on Monday. "... It is recommended that students with debt‚ who have since graduated‚ be offered income-contingent loans (ICL) as well".
Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang speaks at an event in Shanghai after the end of the Singles' Day shopping festival. More than 40% of the brands taking part this year came from outside China, according to eMarketer.
The survival rate across all cases was under 20 percent, which the researchers link directly to the low rate of accompanying CPR. Cardiac arrest occurs when electrical impulses in the heart become so chaotic that the heart suddenly stops beating.
USA chipmaker Qualcomm is preparing to fend off a bid from rival Broadcom Ltd.to take over the company for about $105 billion. Broadcom has indicated it is willing to buy Qualcomm irrespective of whether it closes the NXP deal.
After he was apprehended, he told officials that he had meant to go to North Korea to meet its leader, Kim Jong-un. More than 30,000 North Korean civilians have fled their homeland since the two nations came into being in 1948.
Former Celtic, Man United man Miller battling cancer
Some incredibly sad news began to emerge last night that former Irish global Liam Miller was gravely ill, fighting cancer. He said: "Awful news about Liam Miller, keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through".
Netanyahu promises to take 'very firm stance' against PIJ
The IDF issued an unusual and stern message to the Islamic Jihad terror group, warning of dire repercussions if it attacks Israel. The Arabic video posted by Mordechai said: "We're aware of the plot that Palestinian Islamic Jihad is concocting against Israel".
Carbon emissions back on the rise
The report is scary, said British charity Christian Aid's International Climate Lead, Mohamed Adow. The country's emissions are predicted to rise by 3.5% this year compared to 2016.
Rowan Atkinson, 62, reportedly expecting third child
After knowing Atkinson's relationship with Louise, Sunetra filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences in 2015. Comedy legend Rowan Atkinson's actress partner Louise Ford, 33, is expecting their first child in the next few weeks.
Anthopoulos to be named Braves GM
Anthopolous was a scout with the Expos and Blue Jays before becoming one of baseball's youngest-ever GMs. The official announcement is expected to come sometime during the MLB GM meetings, which begin on Monday.
Thor: Ragnarok Rules the Box Office Its Second Week Stateside
The film has a now worldwide gross of a whopping $527.67 million dollars, with its US box office gross now at $173.2 million. Marvel's latest blockbuster has already pulled in more money internationally than big hitters like Logan and Wonder Woman .
Salman Khan shares first look of Race 3!
The pair received an vast response from the fans resulting into the heated excitement for " Race 3 ". Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez and Daisy Shah are also playing key roles in the action thriller.