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- The Giant Contract signed by Cristiano Ronaldo! It will earn 870 million euros
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers in history, and the results, respectively the individual figures and the ones marked with the teams he has evolved over time, confirm this. It also shows that the Portuguese is one of the most influential brand ambassadors in the world0 0 Comments 0 Shares
- Top 14: the challenges of the 14th day
The return phase of the Top 14 starts this Saturday and, one week before the European Cup, the big teams like Toulouse (which moves to Agen) and Racing (which receives Toulon) want to break in or revive. As for the leader, Clermont, he will host Sunday La Rochelle in a top match between two of the most prominent teams this season.
Stade Français - Perpignan (Saturday, 2.30 pm)
Fourteenth attempt for Perpignan, the promoted who has not won a single match this season. Not easy as the Catalans move to Stade Francais who was scared last weekend by beating on the wire Grenoble (23-20), the other team from Pro D2. The Parisians seem determined not to take this game lightly.
Grenoble - Castres (Saturday, 4.30 pm)
The Grenoblois who, during their last four home league matches, have accumulated three wins and one draw, are on a good dynamic and lead the race to maintain, in front of Agen, Perpignan and even Pau. This weekend, they will try to hold in check the men of Christophe Urios who, themselves, are in a negative spiral. After losing their last three games, they are 9th in the Top 14, 7 points behind the qualifiers. They come to Grenoble to revive.
Pau - Bordeaux-Bègles (Saturday, 4.30 pm)
"We no longer dare to try things that last year made us successful. Charly Malié poses without question the problem of confidence of the section Pau which already lost nine matches in the Championship this season and points with 19 units to seventeen points of the last qualifying (Racing 92, 36 pts). The problem of Les Palois is that they receive Bordeaux-Bègles, a team in full euphoria, since the departure of his manager Rory Teague, and has just chained four victories including two out of his land.
Montpellier - Lyon OR (Saturday, 4.30 pm)
This season, the Lyon team is a mystery, alternating the very good at home (not a single defeat in six games) and the very average away (five losses, often rich, but also two successes, including one at Racing ). In search of regularity, Pierre Mignoni's men will be eager to stand up to Montpellier, who has already lost three times on his ground and seems to lack cohesion this season, despite a bonus victory against Pau (41-13). ) last week.
Agen - Toulouse (Saturday, 6.30 pm)
In the derby of the Garonne, the Stade Toulousain aims for a twelfth game without defeat, including the European Cup, while Agen has not won on his field (in the Championship) since September 15 and the reception of Bordeaux-Bègles (22-17). A win would allow Agen to restart in the race to maintain.
Racing 92 - Toulon (Saturday, 9 pm)
Winners at Mayol, during the first day (25-9, August 25), the Racingmen, 6th in the standings, will seek to regain confidence after the forty points collected in Bordeaux last weekend (7-40) and a week of return to the European Cup where they will move in Ulster for a kind of "final" of their pool. For their part, the Toulonnais, 10th, punished in Toulouse (0-39) Sunday, are still looking for their first point outside.
Clermont - La Rochelle (Sunday, 5 pm)
This is the big game of this 14th day, between the leader of the classification and the third. Clermont, who has six more points than the Rochelais in the standings, yet totals one less victory this season (and also lost in the first leg in the Maritimes, 12-16), proof of the great shape of the men of Jono Gibbes, their new manager, who will find Franck Azéma with whom he led the ASM to the title, in 2017.0 0 Comments 0 Shares