It just hit me. Had VAR been around in 2004, Scholes' goal against Porto wouldn't have been incorrectly ruled out for offside, and the world wouldn't have witnessed Jose Mourinho winning the CL with Porto that year.
Also Maradona's hand of God goal wouldn't have been scored - leaving the huge possibility of Argentina's elimination (and putting an end to any claim for Maradona's GOAT status).It just hit me. Had VAR been around in 2004, Scholes' goal against Porto wouldn't have been incorrectly ruled out for offside, and the world wouldn't have witnessed Jose Mourinho winning the CL with Porto that year.
What a different world it could have been.
What a clown. They wouldn't have been 1:0 up with VAR to begin with since the referee's would've given Barca's first goal instead of sending Lehmann off.
Oh God. He's a clever bloke, he must know and just not give a shit. In his defence he's been at it a long time and sports interviewing isn't known for its originality so all players and managers are bound to repeat themselves answering the same old shit.Don't forget 'X returning from injury is like a new signing'. Only a matter of time before he uses that line again about Wilshere/Cazorla.
Arsenal were among his strongest suitors. “Yes, I met with Arsene Wenger, who is a great coach,” Mbappe says. “He has a great reputation here in France, he’s well-respected and knows how to develop young players. This was a real option for me. But, of course, Paris Saint-Germain was the main option.Almost signed Mbappe last year.
Finally a success story! Well done Mr. Wenger, persistence always pays off!Mkhitaryan was one of the most highly-regarded midfielders in Europe; the man voted player of the year in Germany last season on the back of 23 goals and 20 assists in 51 games for Dortmund.
A move to Arsenal was agreed in the summer but United gazumped their rivals by up to £7m to sign him