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From TheJournal.ie Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

From The42 Roma's 'beating heart' moving on after 18 years Legend

Roma's 'beating heart' moving on after 18 years

Captain Daniele De Rossi has made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals for the club.

From The42 'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms' Siblings

'Ruby was always there to help and advise me. It was brilliant that he could go out on his own terms'

Betway brand ambassador Katie Walsh reflects on her brother’s incredible career in the saddle after his announcement at Punchestown this week.

From The42 Ruby rides off into the sunset, while Minella Indo completes a Cheltenham-Punchestown double Legend

Ruby rides off into the sunset, while Minella Indo completes a Cheltenham-Punchestown double

Catch up on all the evening’s racing action as a legend of the sport bows out.

From The42 Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years' Bowing Out

Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'

The Ulster and Ireland captain struggled to contain his emotions at a press conference to announce his retirement this afternoon.

From The42 Buffon reveals turning down ‘very big offer’ from Man City Gigi

Buffon reveals turning down ‘very big offer’ from Man City

The legendary Italian goalkeeper admitted that Alex Ferguson wanted to sign him for Manchester United too.

From The42 Joseph Ndo's League of Ireland preview is definitely the most unusual one you'll see Legend This post contains videos

Joseph Ndo's League of Ireland preview is definitely the most unusual one you'll see

‘Let’s enjoy it,’ proclaims the ex-Cameroon midfielder ahead of Friday’s opening round of games.

From The42 Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84 RIP

Giant of sports journalism Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84

The Scot covered Muhammad Ali’s epic heavyweight world title fights with distinction in the 1960s and 1970s.

From The42 Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000 Respect

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Robbie Keane's career? Legend

Quiz: How well do you remember Robbie Keane's career?

The legendary Ireland striker officially announced his retirement today.

From The42 'This is the only time you'll see me cry' - Australia's greatest-ever player Cahill bids an emotional farewell Legend This post contains videos

'This is the only time you'll see me cry' - Australia's greatest-ever player Cahill bids an emotional farewell

The Socceroos’ all-time top goalscorer played his final international match in Sydney today.

From The42 'From the bottom of my heart, thank you': Byrne calls time on glittering Pat's career Super Saint

'From the bottom of my heart, thank you': Byrne calls time on glittering Pat's career

The 33-year-old will play his final game for the club tomorrow night.

From The42 'It's great to be back and I just hope we get a win': Sir Alex returns to Old Trafford Legend

'It's great to be back and I just hope we get a win': Sir Alex returns to Old Trafford

Man United’s legendary former manager returns for the first time since his health scare.

From The42 Aged 55, Down All-Ireland winner Mickey Linden rolls back the years with incredible score Legend This post contains videos

Aged 55, Down All-Ireland winner Mickey Linden rolls back the years with incredible score

The former All-Star showed age is just a number with a fine score off the bench for Mayobridge.

From The42 Liberia president George Weah plays 79 minutes for national team at the age of 51 Legend

Liberia president George Weah plays 79 minutes for national team at the age of 51

Would Michael D fancy a run against Wales or Denmark next month?

From The42 Arsenal legend a key factor in Fred's Man United move Advice

Arsenal legend a key factor in Fred's Man United move

The Brazil international chose the Red Devils based on the advice of his compatriot and agent Gilberto Silva.

From The42 Guess who's back! 17-time All-Ireland winner Corkery returns to Rebels' camogie panel Back In The Mix

Guess who's back! 17-time All-Ireland winner Corkery returns to Rebels' camogie panel

The reigning champions face Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final tomorrow and the six-time camogie All-Star is back after a two-year exile.

From The42 Irish Olympic medallist Rob Heffernan announces his retirement Sporting Great

Irish Olympic medallist Rob Heffernan announces his retirement

The 40-year-old race walker has called time on his career today.

From The42 Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit CALLING IT A DAY

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

From The42 LeBron playing at an 'all-time level' as he defies Father Time going into NBA Finals Legend

LeBron playing at an 'all-time level' as he defies Father Time going into NBA Finals

The 33-year-old is leading the Cleveland Cavaliers into a fourth straight championship series against the Golden State Warriors.

From The42 Nacewa's farewell ends early as Leinster captain limps out of Pro14 final Legend

Nacewa's farewell ends early as Leinster captain limps out of Pro14 final

The 35-year-old was replaced by Rory O’Loughlin at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster' Legend

'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster'

Isa Nacewa will retire after today’s Guinness Pro14 final against the Scarlets.

From The42 18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene Legend

18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene

It’s the end of an era as the most successful player in the history of Gaelic Games calls time on a glittering inter-county career.

From The42 Stunner from Coutinho lights up Iniesta's Barca farewell match Legend This post contains videos

Stunner from Coutinho lights up Iniesta's Barca farewell match

The Brazilian sealed victory as his iconic team-mate brings down the curtain on a remarkable career with the Catalan giants.

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88 RIP

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

The acclaimed writer passed away in a New York hospital according to his agent.

From The42 'I’d be in pucking and messing around with Tony. He always had that little bit of mischief about him' Legend

'I’d be in pucking and messing around with Tony. He always had that little bit of mischief about him'

Joe Canning talks about his memories of Tony Keady that will appear in a new book, and his hopes for the 2018 championship.

From The42 O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame Legend

O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame

“To be recognised in this way by the Irish rugby community is incredibly humbling.”

From The42 Family and team-mates pay touching tributes to retiring Donncha O'Callaghan Legend This post contains videos
From The42 'Just seeing how proud my kids were was super' - Special occasion as O'Callaghan bows out Legend This post contains videos

'Just seeing how proud my kids were was super' - Special occasion as O'Callaghan bows out

The Ireland and Munster legend reflects on his final game, which saw Worcester Warriors secure their top-flight status.

Reluctant hero Muldoon bows out a loyal legend of the west

The superb back row leaves a legacy of ambition and humility as departs the Sportsground.

From The42 Man-of-the-match Hoolahan bids fond farewell with goal and assist in final Norwich appearance Legend

Man-of-the-match Hoolahan bids fond farewell with goal and assist in final Norwich appearance

The 35-year-old scored and provided the assist for Josh Murphy’s winner on his last appearance for the Canaries.

From The42 'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video Legend This post contains videos

'Loyalty, leadership, heart and passion': Connacht produce fitting Muldoon tribute video

The people of Connacht say thanks to their captain.

From The42 Ibrahimovic turns down World Cup comeback after speculation Legend

Ibrahimovic turns down World Cup comeback after speculation

The former Manchester United striker previously announced his retirement from international football after Euro 2016.

From The42 Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer Isa Isa Isa

Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer

Ireland international Richardt Strauss will also retire next month while out-half Cathal Marsh and flanker Peadar Timmins have been released.

From The42 Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett Legend This post contains videos

Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett

The legendary Irish playwright lived down the road from the star.

From The42 Messi hat-trick helps Barcelona equal record unbeaten streak Legend This post contains videos

Messi hat-trick helps Barcelona equal record unbeaten streak

The Argentina international was the star of the show at the Camp Nou with a magnificent treble.

From The42 'Superhero' Totti marks 25th anniversary of Roma debut Legend

'Superhero' Totti marks 25th anniversary of Roma debut

The forward’s 786th and final appearance for Roma was as a substitute in a 3-2 league win over Genoa.

From The42 All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season Legend

All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season

The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.

From The42 The influential Keith Earls finally gets the reward his brilliance deserves Legend

The influential Keith Earls finally gets the reward his brilliance deserves

The 30-year-old was outstanding throughout Ireland’s Grand Slam success.

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