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    MEET I'm A Celebrity star David Ginola's stunning missus, Maeva Denat. The 32-year-old beauty is a model, who is 22 years younger than the former Spurs and Newcastle ace. 11Maeva Denat is the stunning missus of I'm A Celebrity star David Ginola 11Brunette Maeva, 32, is a model from the South of France They were first linked together when the pair were spotted holding hands on a romantic stroll in Paris in 2016. Two years later, they welcomed their first child. Gorgeous Maeva was David's rock, after he suffered a life-threatening heart attack. And she opened up about his health concerns before arriving at Gwrych Castle. LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT The day Ginola met Maeva was the most life-changing of his life. Not because he'd just met the love of his life, more that he was lucky to still be alive. While playing a charity match in France, David collapsed and suffered a cardiac arrest. He was dead for nine minutes, until a defibrillator revived his pulse. After being rushed to hospital, surgeons performed a three hour quadruple bypass operation. She revealed:...
    The 1998 world champion again took a stand in Lisbon on Tuesday. Article written by Posted 11/02/2021 5:20 PM Study time: 1 minute. In March, Theory Henry deactivated his accounts on social networks due to their toxicity. On Tuesday, November 2, the Frenchman announced that he would continue his commitment against online harassment in conjunction with a sports equipment manufacturer and a voluntary organization. “We need help from those in high places […]. For example, we need to unite to ensure that these people are going to pass a law and make these sites more accountable for what is happening there. “, Arsenal and France announced the former pride of the team. The 1998 World Champion announced his partnership with the Puma brand and the Game of Ever Lives Foundation at the Internet Summit, the annual high point for the digital economy and new technologies. In March he explained that Thierry Henry did not realize the shortage and was not ready to return to it because he had disabled his accounts on...
    GHANAIAN striker Raphael Dwamena is stable after collapsing due to heart complications in an Austrian Cup match. The former Brighton target, 26, collapsed during the first half of Blau-Weiß Linz's game against Harterg. 2The former LaLiga star has missed over a year of action since 2019 due to his heart conditionCredit: GETTY IMAGES Paramedics were quick to respond to the incident and the game was consequently suspended. Dwamena's life was saved by an implanted defibrillator he had fitted back in 2020. His manager Stefan Reiter confirmed the medical equipment worked and the doctors were able to stabilise Dwamena. Reiter told APA: "His defibrillator struck and the doctors were able to stabilize him quickly." Dwamena's career has been put on hold three times due to heart complications. The forward has missed over a year of action since October 2019. Most read in Premier LeagueLive BlogFOOTIE NEWS Koeman SACKED as Barcelona boss after defeat, Newcastle after Overmars as DoFLive BlogUNITED LATEST Ronaldo confirms he is expecting twins, Pogba free transfer LATESTLive BlogGUNNERS LATEST Ben White injury latest, Saliba set to STAY...
    A FORMER professional footballer has been found dead in his bath after being electrocuted in a freak domestic accident. Santiago Otero’s wife raised the alarm after discovering him lifeless alongside his mobile at their home in the Spanish capital Madrid when she returned from a night shift. 2Santi played in Real Oviedo's youth side for a seasonCredit: Facebook Police believe he was electrocuted after his phone fell into the water while he was charging it. The 38-year-old, from the Galician town of Viveiro north of the city of Lugo, is believed to have died up to 10 hours earlier as he took a bath after his partner left for work. A spokesman for a regional government-run emergency services co-ordination centre tweeted: "Domestic accident in Madrid. "A 38-year-old man has died after being electrocuted while he was having a bath. "Paramedics could only confirm he was dead on arrival. His partner is being assisted by trauma counsellors. "The causes are being investigated by police." Most read in Premier LeagueLive BlogUNITED LATEST Bruno EXCLUSIVE, Olmo transfer interest, Schmeichel backs Solskjaer at UnitedLive...
    KARIM Benzema has failed to show for his trial for allegedly blackmailing a teammate over a sex tape. Lawyers for the French footballer, 33, who plays for Real Madrid, arrived at the Versailles Criminal Court today, west of Paris, to defend their client. 2Benzema is on trial over an alleged blackmail plotCredit: Reuters 2The striker is accused of taking part in the plot targeting ex-teammate Mathieu Valbuena, left.Credit: AFP or licensors Despite facing up to five years in prison if found guilty, judges allowed Benzema to stay away from the court. Prosecutors accused the striker of working with a gang of blackmailers to convince former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena, 37, to hand over money. Beyond a lengthy jail term, Benzema could be fined around £65,000 if found guilty of complicity in attempted blackmail. The four co-accused, who are all old friends of the striker, also face charges of attempted blackmail. All are said to have humiliated Valbuena by threatening to publish a sex video showing him having "intimate relations" with a partner. A prosecuting source said: "Karim Benzema has admitted...
    DAWN Ward has started filming her own Kardashian style reality show after proving to be TV gold. The former Real Housewives of Cheshire star, 48, has roped in all her family and their partners, including footballer Riyad Mahrez. 4Dawn Ward is filming a reality show with all her familyCredit: Social Media 4The show will focus on all her children and their partners A TV insider said: “Dawn was one of the most popular Housewives so it’s no surprise that she has landed her own show. “She has a fabulous and vibrant family - and they live an incredible life. Fans will finally get to see what really goes on behind closed doors. “Filming started a few weeks ago and they’ve already been shooting in Dubai, so the show looks set to be super glamorous.” Dawn is married to former footballer Ashley and they have four kids. Her daughter Taylor is engaged to the Man City player Miyad, while her eldest Darby recently gave birth to a daughter with her fiance Michael.  Most read in TVBACK ON STAGE Judges SLAMMED for...
    FORMER Man City star Jerome Boateng arrived in court in Munich today to face accusations that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend Sherin Senler. Boateng, 33, has been accused of causing dangerous bodily harm to Senler, who is the mother of his twin daughters, in 2018. 7Boateng arrived in court in Munich todayCredit: AFP 7The ex-Man City footballer has been accused of causing dangerous bodily harm to his former partnerCredit: AFP 7Sherin Senler shares two daughters with BoatengCredit: instagram The former Bayern Munich defender appeared in the dock today alongside his lawyer Kai Walden. Last October, German newspaper Bild reported that Boateng allegedly threw a "small glass candle holder" at Senler during a holiday three years ago. Walden has said that Boateng denies claims that he injured his former partner during the alleged heated argument. If found guilty, he could be fined or jailed for up to five years. The original date for the hearing was postponed last December because a witness was unable to appear due to the Covid-19 virus. Boateng, who now plays in France for Lyon, and Senler are...
    Jean-Pierre Adams, the former France international defender who spent the last 39 years in a coma following a botched operation, has died aged 73.  Adams had not woken from a coma since an anaesthesia error at Lyon Hospital as part of a routine knee operation that he undertook on March 17, 1982.   He died on Monday morning at Nimes University Hospital.  Adams, who won 22 international caps for France, said he felt in 'great shape' ahead of the operation, which he took aged 34. He was given anaesthetic that should have knocked him out for a few hours but he never woke up and the defender, born in Dakar, Senegal, in 1948, lost his fight for recovery on Monday.  Jean-Pierre Adams, a former France footballer, has died at the age of 73 having been in a coma  Adams (left) had a routine knee operation on March 17, 1982, only for it to go wrong with an 'anesthesia error' and he never woke up, leaving him in a coma for the next 39 years RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next ...
    (CNN)Jean-Pierre Adams, an ex-footballer who fell into a coma in 1982 following a botched knee operation, has died at the age of 73, his former clubs Nimes Olympique, Paris Saint-Germain and Nice said.Adams, an imposing central defender, started his career in Fontainebleu, where he helped the local side win its amateur championship, before moving to Nimes to sign for the city's then first division side.Within two years, not only had Nimes finished runners-up but Adams was playing for France -- one of the first Black players to do so. With the national team, Adams formed a central defensive partnership known as the "Garde Noire" -- "Black Guard" -- alongside Marius Trésor."We learned this morning of the passing of Jean-Pierre Adams," Nimes wrote on Twitter. "He had worn the colors of Nimes Olympique 84 times and with Marius Trésor made up 'the black guard' of the French team. Read More"The club offers its most sincere condolences to his loved ones and his family."Adams, who was born in Senegal, went on to play for nine consecutive seasons in France's top division, also...
    FRENCH star Franck Berrier has died aged just 37 - after suffering a heart attack while playing tennis. The midfielder played for Caen, Beauvais and Cannes before moving to Belgium. 4Franck Berrier (left) has died at the age of 37Credit: Getty Berrier made over 100 appearances for KV Oostende, and went on to work as their assistant manager. He also had spells with Zulte Waregem and Standard Liege, but heart problems forced him to hang up his boots in 2019. Berrier was rushed to hospital on Thursday after collapsing during a game of the racquet sport Padel. Medics battled to save him, but he passed away following a second heart attack within hours. Dirk Mergaert of the TC Kortemark Padel club said: "Franck was involved in a tournament, and had to play in two matches yesterday. "He collapsed around 10pm, and our match officials revived him. We used a defibrillator, which previously helped us revive four others. Most read in FootballCASH COMING August child tax payment date revealed telling parents when money is availableMORE MONEY New payment 'to arrive THIS...
    The former footballer enjoys a vacation in Capri, Italy. Once again, David Beckham demonstrates his fountain of youth. David beckham Show off your fountain of youth by sporting a new look. The former England footballer is on vacation with his family in Italy. Relaxing on his super yacht and enjoying the glorious Italian sun, the former footballer takes the opportunity to swim with his children and show off his new hair color. Thus, showing that he is in his best shape, Beckham showed his striking peroxide blonde appearance. In addition, I take the opportunity to show off his impressive variety of tattoos all over his body. Among them, a tattoo of three lions on his thighs to express his support for the Euro 2020 team and the number 116 to commemorate England. He was also seen accompanied by his son Cruz, who follows in his father’s footsteps. Thus, the little boy showed his hair dyed pink while flexing his muscles. The athlete also enjoyed a refreshing dip with his daughter Harper in the warm Italian waters. Not only is...
    THE family of an ex-footballer tragically found dead after a four-day hunt have today paid tribute to him as a "genuine and gentle" dad. James Dean, 35, was last seen in Oswaldtwistle near Blackburn on May 5 - with his disappearance sparking a desperate search. 3Relatives of former footballer James Dean have paid tribute to him after his body was discovered yesterday Floral tributes were left at a car park in Oswaldtwistle A a body was tragically found yesterday with police confirming it was that of the former athlete.  James' family today paid tribute to the dad, saying they were "utterly heartbroken". They said in a statement: "As a family we are utterly heartbroken and we can’t believe our James has really gone. "We are still hoping he will walk back through the door and give us one of his smiles.  "James was a loving father to his boys, a son, grandson, nephew and a brother and he will be desperately missed by so many. "He was such a genuine and gentle person who would go out of...
    New York : John Obi Mikel was a former teammate of Eden Hazard during his time at Chelsea. The veteran player who plays for Stoke city was in charge of saying in an interview that the Belgian is the worst player training of all the footballers he has played with. According to Obi Mikel, Hazard had two faces: The one that everyone knew and with which he amazed the world week after week at soccer games, and a very different one was in training when the floodlights were off. “When we were training, he would wait for us standing until we finished. He is the laziest player, but then on Sundays he was always the best in the game. It was amazing”The Nigerian footballer commented with amazement. The Nigerian footballer always recognized that Hazard is one of the most gifted footballers on the planet and that he had it all: speed, power, skill, technique. Even the Belgian himself told himself that if he wants to be as good as Cristiano and Messi he could be. Despite all...
    RONALDINHO’S mum’s funeral has taken place without the Brazilian legend present. The former Barcelona and AC Milan star was too grief-stricken to attend the wake and Sunday's burial of Miguelina Eloi Assis dos Santos. 3Ronaldinho was heartbroken after the death of his mum MiguelinaCredit: Icon Sport - Getty His older brother Roberto and sister Deisi were present to pay their last respects to their 71-year-old mum, who died on Saturday following complications in her long battle against coronavirus. A spokesman for the Jardim da Paz Cemetery in Porto Alegre said the 40-year-old former footballer was too “upset” to accompany them. Ronaldinho, who revealed in December his beloved mum was fighting for her life after falling ill with coronavirus, has yet to comment on Miguelina’s death. But like other members of his family he changed his social media profile pictures to black in a clear sign of the emotional turmoil he was experiencing. A relative posted several family photos on his Instagram page with messages of support from well-wishers. Ronaldinho revealed on December 21 Miguelina was in hospital, telling his...
    (CNN)Iran is mourning the death of two former national team football players who died from Covid-19 within a week of each other in Tehran.Mehrdad Minavand, 45, and Ali Ansarian, 43, played professionally in Iran's Pro League for Persepolis Football Club and were cherished by fans across the country. The former teammates are believed to have contracted the coronavirus when they co-hosted an online television special on the derby match between Persepolis FC and Esteghlal FC, according to Iran's state news agency, IRNA."As you may have heard in the news in recent days, Mehrdad Minavand has fallen ill with coronavirus," a spokesperson explained in a video posted to the former footballer's official Instagram page on January 21."He is in critical condition and his doctor tells us that its [sic] because he came to the hospital too late," the spokesperson said.Read MoreHealth officials at Laleh Hospital in Tehran announced the footballer's death the night of January 27, about a week after he was first admitted to the hospital. "Minavand's condition was promising until 6pm, his oxygen level was over 90% and his...
    THE life of an A-list footballer is one that's filled with luxury. The likes of David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have earned fortunes from the game - splashing the cash on some stunning homes. 24 David Beckham has a plush pad with wife Victoria Beckham in central LondonCredit: Getty Images - Getty But which footballer has the most expensive house and how much is it worth? Join SunSport for the definitive countdown as we give you the most expensive footballers' homes. 7. John Terry, £5m In 2014, JT  sold his pad in Surrey to Omani royals for an incredible £16m - making a tidy £10million profit. But what John bought next was equally as impressive, and literally next door to where he previously resided. He splashed £4.35m on Colin Montgomerie's former home after initially renting it. The property has seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, four receptions rooms and a two-bedroom staff annex. He has since added an astro-turf pitch, which has boosted the property's value to £5million. All in all, JT boasts a property empire worth around £47million -...
    DIEGO MARADONA can be heard slurring his words and admitting 'I’m bruised' in a saddening last video of the Argentina icon taken days before he died. The former Napoli and Barcelona star, his head still bandaged after his brain operation, appeared to struggle to find his words at times as he sent a message to his doctor from the rented home where he died. 4Argentine TV footage revealed one of Diego Maradona's final moments In the clip, he said: "I’m bruised but okay. "You know I don’t like intimacies but when I’m with good people I come out of my shell." Showing he still had a sense of humour despite his obvious discomfort, he signed off by joking his message was meant for a retired Argentinian footballer whose name is almost identical to that of his controversial medic, Leopoldo Luque. Speaking as he tucked into a bowl of soup alongside former partner Veronica Ojeda, who was filming the video, he said 'A kiss Luque, Leopoldo Jacinto Luque' to laughter from his ex sat beside him. His cook, Romina Milagros Rodriguez,...
    A 25-year-old female footballer has joined the battle to be recognised as one of Diego Maradona's growing brood of children. Argentinian Eugenia Laprovittola is said to have launched a paternity suit to try to prove the former Naples and Barcelona star is her father. Reports in Argentina say she was adopted as a child and was only told who her 'real dad' was during a reunion with her birth mum a couple of months ago. Famous Argentinian journalist Luis Ventura, who has spoken to Eugenia, insists Maradona was made aware of her intention before he died from heart failure aged 60 on November 25. Argentinian Eugenia Laprovittola, pictured above, is said to have launched a paternity suit to try to prove the former Naples and Barcelona star is her father Reports in Argentina say she was adopted as a child and was only told who her 'real dad' was during a reunion with her birth mum a couple of months ago Diego Maradona, pictured with his doctor, Leopoldo Luque (left), just days before he died in November The...
    A doctor who treated Diego Maradona for three decades has insisted that his death was a 'form of suicide' and that the footballing legend was 'tired of living'.  Dr Alfredo Cahe, who treated Maradona between 1977 and 2007, believes the Argentine sportsman may have stopped eating or taking his medication after entering a state of depression following brain surgery shortly before his death. 'This just does not seem like a simple heart attack to me,' he told an Argentine radio station on Sunday. Diego Maradona's doctor of 30 years has claimed the sporting legend's death was 'a form of suicide' brought on by a deep depression that began following brain surgery (file image) Dr Alfredo Cahe believes Maradona may have stopped eating or taking his medication following his discharge from hospital after surgery, sparking the cardiac arrest that killed him Dr Cahe also claimed that Maradona had attempted suicide once before, in Cuba, when he drove his car towards an oncoming bus but survived the impact. He claims he asked Maradona afterwards whether he wanted to kill himself,...
    FORMER footie star Jermaine Pennant has been banned from driving for 56 days — his fourth disqualification. The ex-Liverpool and Arsenal player, 37, must also pay a £525 fine after exceeding a 70mph motorway limit. 3Jermaine Pennant has been banned from driving for 56 daysCredit: PA 3He was handed his latest ban after exceeding a 70mph motorway limitCredit: Ray Bradbury - The Sun His latest ban came last week after he failed to appear at Cannock magistrates’ court, Staffs. An insider said: “Being banned from driving on four occasions is quite something. "He’s lucky to not land a longer disqualification. Most read in FootballPicturedJAW DROPPINGPaige Spiranac calls Greg Norman 'hammerhead shark' after viral photo of bulgeGREG'S SAUSAGE ROLLGolfer Greg Norman, 65, sends Instagram wild with huge bulge in shortsPRIZE FIGHTERSTyson vs Jones fight purse: How much are each of legendary boxers making?Live BlogKNOCK OUTDubois & Joyce put unbeaten records on line in British clashOUT THE WOODSTiger Woods 'in best place he's ever been' after years of hell with scandalsFIGHTING FRENZYMike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr: UK start time, TV...
    DIEGO MARADONA’S last words before he died were: “I don’t feel well.” The football legend passed away on Wednesday from a heart attack. 3Diego Maradona's words before his death are said to be 'I don't feel well'Credit: AFP or licensors It can now be revealed Maradona ate breakfast before telling nephew Johnny Esposito he didn’t feel well and was going to lie down again. A nurse who was looking after Maradona following his release from hospital after his brain scan op phoned for an ambulance and several responded. But it was already too late and the retired footballer was already dead by the time help arrived. The last hours of the former Napoli and Barcelona star’s shockingly short life were played out in Argentine media as an autopsy expected to show he had died from a massive heart attack. ⚠️ Read our Diego Maradona death live blog for the latest news & updates One described how he had awoken in the morning looking pale and complaining of feeling cold. He went back to bed after a quick breakfast where he...
    FORMER England football star Paul Stewart has revealed his wife Bev has died aged 56. The ex-Tottenham forward heartbreakingly wrote that he "cannot describe the pain" of losing wife and mother to their three children. 6Paul Stewart has revealed his wife died Credit: Rex Features 6The former footballer revealed on Twitter that his wife died Credit: Twitter 6Credit: Twitter He added: "I love you and always will." Tributes have flooded in from former teammates including Gary Lineker, Paul Lake and Graham Roberts.  Paul met Bev in her hometown of Blackpool where he was starting out his football career. They had been married for 33 years. Bev was a "full-time mum" to their three kids and they were described as a "strong family unit". Bev was also supportive of her husband when he decided to help other victims of sex abuse by revealing he was sexually assaulted by a trusted youth coach when he was a child. In 2016, Bev spoke with pride about her husband's courage to come forward about his ordeal after two former Crewe players revealed they were...
    FC Barcelona Now he feels important again after talking to Koeman Griezmann, during a trip with Bara . Eric Olhats, former agent of Antoine Griezmann, has assured in an interview in RMC that the intention of the French player was to leave at the end of the season, but that the conversation he has had with Koeman has completely changed the footballer’s plans. “Before the defeat in the Champions League against Bayern, Antoine had only the desire to leave Bara.”, has assured the former agent, explaining the reasons below. “The reality is that Griezmann perceived that it was not part of the club’s plans, that it could not continue like this. He was seriously considering how to leave. Then what we know happened and a conversation with Koeman reassured him. He expressed his plans to him, because he considers him an important player for the future, “said the representative, who has not been at the service of the footballer for three years and who they say is already he has no contact with him or with his surroundings....
    RECORD-breaking footballer Norman Whiteside is selling his medals and memorabilia to top up his “small” pension. The former Manchester United ace hopes to raise £140,000 through lots including his 1985 FA Cup winner’s gong. 6Former record-breaking footballer Norman Whiteside is selling medals and memorabilia for £140,000 to top up his pensionCredit: Bournemouth News 6Norman Whiteside holds the FA Cup trophy after their win against Everton in May 1985 Because he scored the winning goal against Everton, that alone could net £15,000. Now 55, the midfielder works as an ambassador for United. He said: “I get a small pension from my footballing days, but we didn’t earn much before the Premier League. “I want to make sure that all my pension provisions are in place. Also I thought it would be nice for fans to have a chance to bid for something.” Whiteside made his United debut aged just 16. In 1982 he broke Pele’s record of becoming the youngest player to appear in a World Cup when he turned out for Northern Ireland aged 17 years and 41 days. Three...
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