Alain Defender

Born13/11/1989 - Gijón
Height 5'11" Weight 11.0st

Alain headlines

  • Soccer-Early onslaught left Japan with no way back

    * Japan fail to recover from four early goals * Coach Sasaki says "proud" of team's effort (Adds quotes) VANCOUVER, July 5 (Reuters) - When your game is built on possession and suffocating the opposition, the last thing you want to do is concede an early goal -- let alone four inside the first 16 minutes as Japan did in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday. Frozen by stage fright and ...

  • Soccer-Lloyd wins Golden Ball as top player at World Cup

    * U.S. captain Lloyd wins Golden Ball as best player * Germany's Celia Sasic awarded Golden Boot as top scorer * Hope Solo chosen as best goalkeeper for second time (Adds details, quotes) By Steve Keating VANCOUVER, July 5 (Reuters) - United States captain Carli Lloyd capped her incredible performance in Sunday's women's World Cup final by winning the Golden Ball as the player of the tournament ...