The president of the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), Cesar Salinas, died Sunday after being hospitalized with COVID-19 earlier this month, officials said. The federation confirmed his death in a statement that highlighted his “dedication and commitment to national and international football.”
Istanbul Basaksehir claimed their maiden Turkish Super Lig title and the first major honour in the club’s history with victory over Kayserispor. Mahmut Tekdemir’s first-half goal proved enough as Basaksehir wrapped up the league with a game to spare.
Lionel Messi won his seventh La Liga golden boot – and his fourth in a row – after scoring twice in Barcelona’s win over Alaves on the final day. The Barca captain finished on 25 goals, four clear of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.
Champions Real Madrid drew their final La Liga game which relegated opponents Leganes to the second division. Celta Vigo’s goalless draw at Espanyol was enough to keep them up by a single point at the expense of Leganes.
Watford have sacked manager Nigel Pearson with two games of the Premier League season remaining and the side three points above the relegation zone. Ex-Leicester boss Pearson is the third manager sacked by the club this season following the exits of Javi Gracia and Quique Sanchez Flores.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ndubuisi Egbo on Sunday entered the history books as the first Nigerian manager to win silverware with a topflight European club, when he guided FK Tirana to the Albania league title.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea endured a Wembley nightmare as Chelsea strolled to 3-1 victory and set up an FA Cup final date with Arsenal. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ditched his usual FA Cup keeper Sergio Romero to keep faith with De Gea – but the experienced Spain international produced two horrendous errors either side of half-time to gift Chelsea two goals.