Sadio Mané

Ranking the best forwards playing at the 2022 World Cup

Every four years the World Cup brings together the world’s best players and Qatar 2022 will not be an exception.

On the attacking front, the exotic winter tournament brings us a combination of new talent, legendary strikers, generational wingers and a pair of GOATs.

In celebration of the World Cup being so close, we rank the forwards who are most likely to make an impact at Qatar.

Terrible, horrible, godawful news: Sadio Mané is out of the World Cup

Senegal forward Sadio Mané has been ruled out of the World Cup in Qatar in a crushing blow to his team’s chances after officials confirmed on Thursday he would need surgery on a leg injury sustained in the run-up to the tournament.

Mané had been a doubt for the west African side after injuring his right fibula playing for German club Bayern Munich.

"Unfortunately, today's (Thursday) MRI shows us that the recovery is not as favorable as we hoped and we unfortunately resolve to declare Sadio's withdrawal from the World Cup," Senegal team doctor Manuel Afonso told reporters.

Sadio Mané DOUBTFUL for World Cup after suffering injury in Bayern’s Bundesliga game on Tuesday

The latest Sadio Mané injury news has some conflicting reports. What’s certain is that the Bayern Munich and Senegal star forward is doubtful for the World Cup after suffering an injury to his right fibula.

Mané was substituted out of Bayern’s Bundesliga meeting with Werder Bremen in the 20th meeting after sustaining the leg injury.

Karim Benzema, Alexia Putellas win Ballon d'Or awards for best players in the world

PARIS - Real Madrid's France forward Karim Benzema won the 2022 Ballon d'Or award for the best men's player in the world on Monday, while Barcelona's Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas won the women's award for a second time.

Benzema, who played a pivotal role in Real's run to the Champions League title last season, is the first French player to win the trophy since Zinedine Zidane in 1998 and the fifth after Raymond Kopa, Michel Platini and Jean-Pierre Papin.

Sadio Mané Strikes Twice As Bayern Munich Crushes VfL Bochum 7-0

BOCHUM, Germany - Champions Bayern Munich demolished hosts VfL Bochum 7-0 on Sunday, with new signing Sadio Mané scoring twice, to maintain their perfect start to the season.

The Bavarians are two points clear at the top with nine points from three league games, and have now scored a league-record 15 goals in their three games even though top striker Robert Lewandowski left this season to join Barcelona.

On Sunday they went on a first-half rampage, scoring four times in 38 minutes to kill off the game.

Everything You NEED TO KNOW Before 22/23 English Premier League

This is Everything You Need to Know Before the English Premier League. Watch this before the start of the 2022/2023 season in England! Which teams were promoted? Which teams were relegated? Who was the biggest transfer? What players were bought and sold? Get ready for the new season with this recap of the last year in the EPL! Including new players to pick up for your fantasy team and if you're new to soccer, find yourself a team to support! 

Mané Scores In Bayern Debut For Wild 5-3 Win Over RB Leipzig

LEIPZIG, Germany — German champion Bayern Munich survived a late comeback from RB Leipzig to claim a 5-3 victory in the German Super Cup on Saturday with an impressive first-half attacking display and new signing Sadio Mané scoring on his debut.

Bayern, aiming for an 11th consecutive Bundesliga title this season, were eager to prove they remained a serious attacking threat despite the departure of top striker Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona, and they did not have to wait long.

Lambeau Field’s First Soccer Game Only Lasted 80 Chaotically Beautiful Minutes

History was made on Saturday when Lambeau Field hosted its first ever soccer game. Manchester City defeated Bayern Munich 1-0 in the home of the Green Bay Packers in what turned out to be a wild, wet and short affair.

The game was only two 40-minute halves long with a five-minute halftime.

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