Emanuel Rosu

Emanuel Rosu

Global football specialist  |  BUCHAREST

Emanuel Rosu follows world soccer for OG News. He's freelanced for the BBC, The Guardian, FourFourTwo, Goal, and the New York Times. He's part of the "Ballon d'Or" jury, representing Romania in the vote that rewards the best soccer player in the world each year. He is based in Bucharest, Romania.

Sebastien Haller joined Borussia Dortmund this summer for an initial transfer fee worth $31 million. (Image: twitter/bvb)
Sebastien Haller

Haller to Undergo Chemo After Testicular Tumor Operation

Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller will undergo a course of chemotherapy following an operation to remove a testicular tumor. The 28-year-old is expected to be out for several months, according to the club. Haller was diagnosed while he was with the rest of the Dortmund team on a training camp […]

Alex Matan joined Columbus Crew in March last year from Romanian club Viitorul. (Imate: twitter/columbuscrew)
Columbus Crew

Exclusive: Columbus Crew’s Mățan is On His Way Back to Romania

Alex Mățan is closing in on a temporary transfer to Rapid Bucharest in his native Romania. The 22-year-old joined the 2020 MLS Cup winners in March last year for around $1.5 million from Romanian club Viitorul. Mățan also had transfer options in Europe, but opted to join The Crew while […]

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester to hold talks about his future with United's decision makers. (Image: mirror.co.uk)
Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo Keeps Pushing to Leave Despite United’s Stance On His Future

Cristiano Ronaldo remains firm in his desire to quit Manchester United this summer, even after talks with manager Erik ten Hag and legendary United icon Sir Alex Ferguson at the club’s Carrington base. The Man. United hierarchy insists Ronaldo isn’t for sale, while ten Hag informed the media he’s preparing […]

David Beckham will see a series dedicated to him by Netflix. (Image: netflix.com)
David Beckham

What Will Netflix’s New Documentary Tell Us About David Beckham?

David Beckham partnered up with Netflix for a documentary on his life and career. Beckham, a Manchester United and England legend, is also part-owner of MLS club Inter Miami. He promises the Netflix series “will feature unseen archive, untold stories, as well as interviews with the people who have been […]

The attendances for European matches are likely to increase in Germany following the introduction of safe-standing by UEFA. (Image: twitter/imiasanmia)

UEFA to Trial Safe Standing in European Competitions

UEFA announced that matches in the Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League will test safe standing for the upcoming campaign. The test will take place at stadiums in England, France, and Germany, where safe standing is currently active at the domestic level. In England, fans had been complaining […]

Third-choice Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is likely to start in goal against City in the Community Shield on Saturday. (Image: twitter/footyaccums)
Community Shield

Liverpool Will Be Without Alisson and Jota in the Community Shield Against City. Third-Choice Keeper Will Play

Bad news for the Liverpool faithful ahead of Saturday’s Community Shield against Premier League champions Manchester City. Starting goalkeeper Alisson and forward Diogo Jota will not be involved in the clash, with both confirmed out by Jurgen Klopp. Alisson only featured in Liverpool’s first pre-season friendly against Manchester United, in […]

Gareth Bale scored his first goal for LAFC in the 2-0 win over Sporting KC at the weekend. (Image: twitter/invictossomos)
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale Is On a 22 Times Smaller Wage in LA Compared to Real Madrid

LAFC superstar Gareth Bale accepted a $1.5 million yearly wage. At Real Madrid, his previous employer, he was making $33 million per season. The Welshman’s current earnings are just five percent of what he was previously making in Madrid. According to sources close to Bale, the winger is not concentrating […]

Erling Haaland's move to Manchester City is one of the most important summer signings in world football this summer. (Image: twitter/premierleague)
Premier League

Premier League: Who Moved During the Summer Transfer Window

The new Premier League season kicks off on Aug. 5 when Arsenal visits South London to play Crystal Palace. Online Gambling compiled a full list of all the transfers completed during the summer transfer window to help you determine which clubs your favorite players will be representing this season. 2022-23: […]

Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi have dominated world football over the past 15 years. (Image: infoguidenigeria.com)
Messi & Ronaldo in the MLS

MLS Legend Landon Donovan: ‘Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo Could Come to the MLS’

Landon Donovan sees both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo playing in the MLS before they hang up their boots. The growth of the product saw the likes of Gareth Bale, Giorgio Chiellini, Xherdan Shaqiri, Federico Bernardeschi, and Lorenzo Insigne join Major League Soccer over the past months. Donovan believes Messi and […]

FIFA 23's official launch is awaited by hundreds of millions around the world. (Image: twitter/dannyaaronsfut)

EA Sports Releases FIFA 23 Gameplay Video

Just a week after publishing the game’s official trailer, EA Sports revealed more of the secrets behind FIFA 23 in a brand new gameplay video. HyperMotion 2, women’s club football, and new defending, attacking and goalkeeping features add more realism than ever to FIFA. The skill moves also promise to […]

AS Roma's fans were excited to welcome Dybala to their team. (Image: twitter/asromaen)
AS Roma

10K People Create Amazing Atmosphere for Dybala’s Roma Presentation

Paulo Dybala’s first meeting with Roma’s fans after signing his contract with the Giallorossi was pretty special. More than 10K supporters gathered at the Fendi Palace to show Dybala their love. “I am very happy to meet you. Playing in Rome was always difficult for the teams I was part […]

England qualified for the Women's Euro 2022 final after beating Sweden 4-0 in Sheffield. (Image: twitter/attackingthird)
Women's Euro 2022

Women’s Euro: England Reaches Final after Dominant Win Over Sweden

England beat Sweden 4-0 to reach the Euro 2022 final at Wembley. The Lionesses will play the winner of the Germany vs France clash in the last act. England went 1-0 up after 34 minutes thanks to a goal from the tournament’s top scorer, Bethany Mead. Sweden came out for […]

Paul Pogba joined Juventus from Manchester United on a free transfer. (Image: twitter/sportsbible)

Pogba Out with Meniscus Injury in Major Blow for Juventus

Paul Pogba could miss up to two months after last-minute medical checks confirmed a serious knee injury for the Juventus midfielder. Pogba hoped his fortunes would change after an injury-stricken season at Manchester United, but doctors saddened him with their verdict. The 29-year-old’s fresh knee problem is more serious than […]