View a round up of some of the sporting world’s trending stories on March 23, 2022…
Ashleigh Barty retires
Barty announced that she was stepping away from tennis on Wednesday morning.
The world number one, just 25 years old, gave an emotional interview where she revealed the news.
Barty won the Australian Open earlier this year, which was her third major title.
Following the news, we’ve named five moments which shaped her iconic career.
Man Utd fans rank the club’s players
It’s been a dismal season for Manchester United.
The Red Devils’ exit from the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid earlier this month means they will end the season without silverware.
They are well behind in the race for the Premier League title and are in danger of missing out on a top four spot.
With the campaign fast approaching its conclusion, United fans have ranked their players out of 10 based on their performances this season. It’s fair to say they don’t have a very high opinion of Harry Maguire’s displays in 2021/22…
The highest-paid managers in Europe
L’Equipe have revealed the three highest-paid managers in each of Europe’s top five leagues.
Jose Mourinho isn’t the best-paid boss in Serie A, while Mauricio Pochettino is comfortably the highest-paid boss in Ligue 1.
Lewis Hamilton realises he wasn’t given champagne after podium finish
Hamilton dug deep and managed to finish in the podium places at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Englishman started the race in fifth but profited from the late retirements of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez to cross the line in third.
Hamilton was given what he thought was a bottle of champagne to celebrate his podium finish but he soon realised that something wasn’t right…
PSG’s salaries revealed
L’Equipe have revealed the best-paid players in Ligue 1.
And, incredibly, 18 of the top 20 best-paid players in the league are PSG players.
Lionel Messi is NOT the highest-paid player in the league…
The 20 best youngsters in world football
There’s so much young talent currently making a name for themselves in the football world.
England bolster a number of young talents, including Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott and Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham.
But where do they rank among the best teenagers in world football today?
The fastest Premier League players in 2021/22
There are so many speed demons currently plying their trade in the Premier League, including Mohamed Salah.
But who is the fastest of the lot?
Opta have crunched the numbers and named the fastest players in England’s top tier in the 2021/22 campaign.
A surprise name takes top spot…
Kylian Mbappe’s comment to Paul Pogba
There are huge question marks surrounding Mbappe’s future at Paris Saint-Germain.
The Frenchman’s contract at the club runs out in the summer and it’s believed he will be on the move.
Mbappe joined up with the France squad earlier this week.
A video was posted of Paul Pogba asking Mbappe how he was finding things at PSG. Mbappe’s reply said it all…
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