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he is like an alien, from a different planet. 0h! it is the best handshake ever. it just flows. we do it before every single game. i love it. the time i met ozil, it was the same shoot. they brought me also. they knew he would be there. i was very excited. i did not think they would be doing stuff with them. they are like, hey, you and ozil are going to head back and forth. and they say that so nonchalant, like it's not a big deal to head back and forth with ozil, it is like my dream come true. i was like sweating, i had so much make up on an i was like i can't mess up! it was awesome. a really cool experience! i wasn't very interested in school. the football was everything to me. sometimes i would miss classes so i could was champions league. have my mum call in for me. you find something you absolutely love and you will do anything for it. i'm not saying it was good that i missed class, but it shows a passionate young girl
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that wanted to watch games, wanted to train extra, do all these things. whenever they see that with young athletes think it is the coolest thing. # you can't quit, backed down... you can find details of all the nominees for this year's award and cast your vote for the winner on the bbc sport website — the vote closes on thursday the 2nd of may — also on website is plenty of build up to tonight's derby — including this. united fans asked would they rather lose to city — if it meant stopping rivals liverpool from winning their first league title in 29 years. if liverpool don't win the league this season, you can tell me to do anything. unbearable. livable stands will not go on about it. —— liverpool fans will not stop going
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oi'i liverpool fans will not stop going on about it. i have to get rid of my phone. i've never been to old trafford for a draw or a defeat in my life. loose against city. i would rather lose the game against city. lose against city. any proper man united fan would rather lose against city if liverpool didn't get the title. i'd rather do europa league foot ball title. i'd rather do europa league football then liverpool win. absolutely. not sure about that! yeah, go on, definitely. we've been without a premier league trophy, five more seasons is all right if liverpool don't win the league, definitely. that's all from sportsday. a reminder you can listen to all the build up and full commentary — when it kicks off at eight — of the manchester derby on bbc radio 5live, the bbc sport website and we'll have more throughout the evening.
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more now on the funeral of murdered journalist lyra mckee which has taken place in belfast. lyra mckee was shot dead by a paramilitary group invites in derry last thursday after she observe clashes between the police and new ira dissidents. jeremy corbyn attended and theresa may, along with politicians across ireland. lyra mckee had planned to propose to her partnerjust hours before she was murdered. the priest received a standing evasion when he asked why it took the death of a 29—year—old woman to unite political parties. it was the moment father
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martin magill told mourners that lyra mckee's death should mark a new beginning for northern ireland. many will pray that her death will not have been in vain and will contribute in some way to building peace here. since thursday night, we have seen the coming together of so many people in various places and the unifying of the community against violence. i commend our political leaders. full standing together in creggan on good friday. iam, together in creggan on good friday. i am, however, together in creggan on good friday. iam, however, left together in creggan on good friday. i am, however, left with the question. why in gods name does it ta ke question. why in gods name does it take the death of a 29 you are woman with her whole life in front of
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her... —— 29—year—old woman. the death of a 29 you are woman with a whole life in front of her to get to this point. that was father martin magill speaking at the funeral of lyra mckee. now it's time
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for a look at the weather with susan powell. hello. after the warmth and sunshine of the weekend, it's changeover day today. cooler air is trying to put in from the west, the clouds of, rolling in and we will see some more heavy showers through the remainder of today across parts of england and wales. a fresh area of england and wales. a fresh area of showers pushing towards the south coast by the evening rush hour but potentially some of our most vigorous under the downpours spreading into northern england through the latter part of the afternoon into the early evening. rainfor afternoon into the early evening. rain for wales and for parts of the midlands, heavier showers for northern ireland and scotland. temperatures up in the high teens for anyone heading home across eastern england, but in the west by six p:m., we are back down to the low teens and the feeling is more one of spring than summer we've had of late. some heavy showers across northern ireland into the small hours of thursday, some affecting scotla nd hours of thursday, some affecting scotland and heavier showers coming
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into the south of the uk by the end of the night, particularly into the south—west of england into wales. pretty breezy across the board and overall quite mild enough. we are still sitting in warm air from the south, all the way from the sahara and its brought dust with it as well to if you see something on your car first thing tomorrow, that's where it comes from. the colour changes later this week as the cool air pushes its way into stock thursday, showers possible anywhere, northern scotla nd showers possible anywhere, northern scotland gets the dry weather but across the board, it edges down, evenin across the board, it edges down, even in the best of the sunshine, 15-16d. even in the best of the sunshine, 15—16d. perhaps the per persistent rain. things calmed down a little on friday, not shower three black friday, not shower three black friday shipping more in the way of dry spells for the majority of the uk, heavy showers in the south
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through friday afternoon. temperatures about average for the time of year, we are sitting in the mid—teens. look to be west because this is what awaits on saturday. deep area of low pressure, it could bea deep area of low pressure, it could be a wet and windy day to start their weekend, fortunately things look,, dryer, on sunday and good news for anyone taking part in this yea r‘s news for anyone taking part in this year's london marathon.
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you're watching beyond 100 days. the uk defies washington, allowing a big chinese company to work on britain's 56 network. the us says huawei is a threat to western intelligence and has urged allies not to do business with them. even some cabinet ministers fear this is the wrong choice, and siding with china on this could strain the special relationship. the death toll from sri lanka's easter sunday attacks rises to nearly 360. officials say one of the bombers studied in the uk. also on the programme: leaders from the uk and ireland attend the funeral of journalist lyra mckee. the priest holding her service has
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a challenge for politicians. why

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