TEVEZ IS APPARENTLY NOT HIGHEST PAID FOOTBALLER

Argentine Carlos Tevez has turned out not to be the highest paid footballer in the world as widely reported.


No doubt he earns the mouth and eye watering salary but his international teammate Ezekiel Lavezzi trumps him in pay-out.

The striker started from his home country before he moved to England. After his sojourn at West Ham, Manchester United and Manchester City, he moved to the Serie A where he continued his illustrious career with Juventus.

He returned home in 2015 but after two and a half seasons at home, he could no longer say no to the huge salary he Chinese were flaunting. He agreed to the move to the Far East and the move was celebrated all over the world as he was set to earn the highest salary offered to a footballer on the planet.

Tevez signed with Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua and has been playing. However, the latest report from Football Leaks shows that Lavezzi receives way more than the Argentine.

While Tevez is earning a whopping £634,615 per week, Lavezzi receives £798,000 per week playing for Hebei China Fortune. Read more TEVEZ IS APPARENTLY NOT HIGHEST PAID FOOTBALLER

CARLOS TEVEZ’S NEW HOME UP IN FLAMES

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez moved to the Asia to play in the Chinese Super League where he receives a record mouth-watering salary.


The Shanghai Shenhua stadium – the new home to the Argentine star – where he plays has gone up in flames.

The 33-000 seater stadium was recorded burning with a huge inferno and emitting black smoke. Early reports claimed no life was loss and that the fire started at 8 am local time. The fire burnt through one end of Hongkou Stadium, causing a traffic mess. The fire fighting services managed the situation when they arrived.

The stadium, which was opened in March 1999, is the nation’s first professional football stadium. The authorities are investigating the cause of the fire but the police say they suspect that the fire started in the indoor rock climbing facilities. Read more CARLOS TEVEZ’S NEW HOME UP IN FLAMES

TEVEZ HAS TERRIBLE DEBUT WHILE OSCAR SHINES

Two of the biggest football stars that moved to China Carlos Tevez and Oscar made their debut for their respective clubs.


Shanghai Shenhua’s start with Tevez did not exactly go as they would want as they lost the AFC Champions League to Brisbane Roar. On the other hand, the Brazilian started well with Shanghai SIPG.

One Weibo post reads: “What is the point of hiring expensive foreign coaches when they are no better than the ones who were already there.” This echoed the popular sentiment from the fans, based on the traction it received. Many blamed Coach Gustavo Poyet for the loss of Shenhua to Roar at the AFC Championship.

Many focused on the addition of Argentina international and world record salary earner Tevez, ignoring the match against Roar. Many criticized his move to the country as he was past his prime and others battled if he was worth the salary he is being paid.

The AFC Champions League playoff is an single-legged affair and Shenhua lost it in front of their fans at the Hongkou Stadium. Former Nigeria international Obafemi Martins was expected to combine well with the former Manchester United striker to move mountains for the club but the duo struggled to impress. Read more TEVEZ HAS TERRIBLE DEBUT WHILE OSCAR SHINES

Tevez defends Messi’s decision

Carlos Tevez has defended Lionel Mess’s decision to retire from International football.


The Boca Juniors player has stated that he understands the way Messi feels and that fans around the world should respect him. Indeed Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi has announced that he will not be playing for Argentina again following their defeat in the final against Chile. This was the second final lost in a row by Messi with Argentina, and he said that he had had enough.

However, there are many pundits that believe that Messi’s decision has nothing to do with Argentina defeat. They believe that the problem is deeper than what many people believe. For Carlos Tevez, Lionel Messi has problems with the Argentina Football Association, and this is the main reason why he has decided to stop playing for the national team.

Carlos Tevez stated that the Argentina Football Federation is currently in a mess and does not do anything in order to help the players. He believes that Lionel Messi has had enough of this situation, and this is why he has taken this decision. For Tevez, all the Argentina players are motivated to play for their team and to represent the country, but the federation is not doing anything to help them.
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Carlos Tevez has been a forgotten man

Carlos Tevez has been a forgotten man on the international scene for quite a while now.


However, he has just been named in the preliminary squad to take on Panama, Bolivia, and defending champion Chile      in the Copa America Centenario, which starts on June 3. The tournament takes place in the United States. After having just won the title, Chile will be going into the tournament in buoyant mood. However, the likes of Argentina will be the favourites due to the significantly better quality of players, which has just been enhanced by Tevez’ inclusion.

The 32-year-old recently returned with the South American football and has been a star for Boca Juniors so far. Despite the club struggling in the mid-table of the Argentine league, Tevez has done his reputation no harm by scoring four goals in 11 games. Even though this may seem low compared with the goals to game ratio of stars like Lionel Messi, Tevez has never been about only scoring goals. He has always offered much more to the team with his tireless work rate throughout the 90 minutes. Chile were able to get success in the previous Copa America largely because of the home advantage. Many felt that a player like Tevez would have negated the advantage to some extent. Read more Carlos Tevez has been a forgotten man

Boca Juniors helped Carlos Tevez to improve his goalscoring form

Boca Juniors moved to the top of their group in the Copa Libertadores after a 6-2 win over Deportivo Cali.


This appeared to be the perfect match for Carlos Tevez to improve his goalscoring form. After all, the opposition were reduced to 10 men during the 90 minutes. Tevez took full advantage of the mediocre form of the opponents to score a brace. Finishing top of the group gives a big advantage way into the knockout stages. Only the top two positions will be to qualify for the next round. Racing Club have come as the group’s second placed outfit.

After starting the Copa Libertadores campaign in disappointing fashion, Boca Juniors could not have wished for a better finish. They started the campaign with two consecutive draws, which meant that Bolívar were top of the table after the opening two games. Hence, there was a real pressure upon Boca Juniors to get a win from the game. Victory would move them closer towards the prospect of reaching the next round without any hiccups. However, the first half of the game did not suggest any good result for the home team, who went into the break at 2-2. Read more Boca Juniors helped Carlos Tevez to improve his goalscoring form

Carlos Tevez to open his account for the Argentine club

After making a return to Boca Juniors in the summer, it did not take long for Carlos Tevez to open his account for the Argentine club.

His goal in the 3-0 win over Banfield ensured that the home fans had a night to remember after being in great voice throughout the game. The goal had little impact on the outcome of the game, but it brought a loud cheer from the home supporters who had earlier seen Perez and Calleri give them the advantage. Tevez’ return to Boca Juniors has been compared with the instances in which Alan Shearer returned to Newcastle United except that the 31-year-old did not cost closer to the mammoth transfer fee for Shearer in the mid-1990s.

Tevez’ exit from European football has been on the cards for quite a while. Even when he was at Manchester City, the striker was linked with a return to Argentine football. The time has now come for Tevez to dominate his homeland once again. After having helped his team achieve success in the Copa America, Tevez will be hoping to do the same in the upcoming league match against Unión Santa Fe. A party atmosphere is expected that this game where Tevez will be one of the favourites to open the scoring. Read more Carlos Tevez to open his account for the Argentine club

Carlos Tevez reckons Barcelona starts the favourites in the final of the European Cup

Carlos Tevez reckons Barcelona starts the favourites in the final of the European Cup because of their offensive line and if Juventus has to go anywhere close, they will have to play phenomenal Football.

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez operate in the offensive line of Barcelona making it one of the most potent in the world.

To handle the trio has proved to be immensely difficult, almost impossible, for the teams in Spain this season, but, the European final brings a different sort of pressure altogether and Juventus is a high quality team as well. So, it’s going to be a different ballgame.

However, not many would disagree with Tevez that Barca look an invincible team on paper and will have an edge going into the Saturday’s game.

Speaking in the pre match media conference, Tevez, who would be Juventus’ trump card, said, “Barcelona is probably the strongest unit going around at the moment. Their frontline is lethal and there will be absolutely no room for error against them.” Read more Carlos Tevez reckons Barcelona starts the favourites in the final of the European Cup