Image of a crowd raising the Palestinian flag at Atletico Madrid’s football stadium is AI-generated.

Amidst the ongoing unrest between Israel and Palestine, false news and misinformation are spreading widely on social media platforms. Recently, a viral image accompanied by claims that it shows fans of Atletico Madrid displaying a large Palestinian national flag at the team’s football stadium has caught our attention. Social Media Posts On October 19th, the […]

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Old Incident of Turkish Footballer’s Sexist Comment on a Woman Referee Shared with a Misleading Narrative…

A post is going viral on social media claiming Turkish midfielder Karim Demirbay first made a sexist comment about a woman referee, and then while refereeing a junior girl’s league football match as a punishment, he abused his power and unfairly issued eight red cards. The post claims that the Turkish footballer did not lament […]

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FIFA Did NOT Announce Any Intention To Keep Pelé’s Feet In A Museum!

After the Brazilian football legend Pelé died on December 29, 2022, a claim going viral on social media said the world’s football governing body, FIFA, would keep the former Brazilian international player`s feet at a museum and that his family had given the permission for the same. However, after reviewing news from reliable media and […]

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Saudi National Team player and head coach denies the Rolls-Royce Rumour, after Victory over Argentina!

In a victory termed one of the greatest upsets in FIFA World Cup history, the Saudi Arabian football team managed to overcome a strong Argentinian team led by the iconic football star, Lionel Messi, to script a 2-1 victory over the 3rd ranked South American football powerhouse.  Celebrating this unexpected victory, the following day, 23rd […]

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