Lyle Foster has put pen to paper and signed a 4.5 year deal with Burnley, making him the latest South African to play in England. Will he feature in the Premier League next season? Catch the latest episode of the International News Desk by clicking on the podcast player below!
During an exhibition fixture between a Saudi all-star XI and Paris Saint-Germain, Cristiano Ronaldo took the pitch to face off against Lionel Messi for what could be the last time in history.
A team combined of Al Nassr and Al Hilal players saw the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Gustavo and Anderson Talisca take the field against a full-strength PSG outfit, and it was the team from Europe who emerged victorious with the scoreline ending 5-4.
Juventus have been deducted 15 points after they were found to have been issuing close to €90 million in deferred wages under the counter.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused massive financial blows, which saw players deferring their wages. However, it has now come out that 23 players from the Turin team knew about this "scam", including Ronaldo.
This deduction sees the Old Lady drop down from third place to 10th following a points deduction and at the halfway point of the season, this could be detrimental to Juve's top four chances. The players that were "in" on this scam will most likely receive a 30-day suspension if they are still playing in Serie A.
Closer to home, Bafana Bafana international Foster put pen to paper on a deal to join English club Burnley FC on a 4.5-year deal.
Burnley is currently sitting at the top of the Championship, with the likelihood of qualification to the Premier League next season being high, and Foster could become the next South African to feature in the English top flight. Mzansi wishes him all the best!
On the latest episode of the International News Desk, Lyle Foster has signed for Burnley, Messi and Ronaldo met for potentially the last time, and Juventus have cooked the books, seeing them drop down the Series A table!
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