Top 5 sports news this morning

We review the top sports news for this Tuesday, September 20

Vitor Roque, striker of Athletico Paranaense, in action

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Vitor Roque, striker of Athletico Paranaense, in a match in the Copa Libertadores



Barça and Madrid are keeping a close eye on the new Brazilian sensation

His numbers, at just 17 years old and competing at the highest level, have not gone unnoticed by Barça and Madrid. The two LaLiga giants are watching him, while Juventus have already offered 15 million for him, but Athletico Paranaense have rejected them because they believe they can aim for a higher figure, considering that Madrid paid 45 million of Vinicius and 45 million. by Rodrygo just four years ago.

This would be Barcelona's shirt for the 2023-24 season



They filter the possible design of Barça’s first kit for next year

The specialist portal “Footy Headlines” recreated the design that Barça’s first kit could have, which was inspired by the club’s 1912 Barça shirt, the first with vertical stripes.

These are some statistics about the professional career of a Real Madrid player



The data does not lie: Madrid record more expensive than Barcelona

A study by the International Center for Sports Studies (CIES) points out that in the last ten years, Real Madrid paid 148 million more for their purchases. In other words, in the 19 purchases he made throughout this time, he spent more than a hundred million more than the price these players actually cost.

Luis Suarez celebrates his goal.



The drastic decision Suárez will make when the World Cup ends and his contract with Nacional

“The championship is over and Suárez is leaving Nacional. I’m not going to create false expectations,” said José Fuentes, president of the club, in an interview with ‘Punto Penal’. That way, he was completely honest and didn’t go around so as not to create an illusion for the fans. Suárez, at least in Nacional, will not continue to play.

Kobe Bryant played his first game in the NBA in 1996 when he was only 18 years old.  The NBA changed the age limit to 19 starting in 2005.



The principle of agreement between the NBA and the NBPA to lower the age limit in the draft

The NBA and NBPA are still involved in negotiations over the new collective bargaining agreement for the American competition. One of the agreements, according to the specialist news media The Athletic, is to lower the minimum age for participation in the league competition. The convention rule would set that age back to 18, a number that rose to 19 in 2005 after the controversy that arose because guys like Kobe Bryant or Kevin Garnett were added directly from the organization.

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