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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Mo Salah takes home FIFA’s “goal of the year” award for 2018

Mo Salah gets goal of the year, loses best player to Modric: Mohamed Salah claimed the FIFA Puskas Award for “goal of the year” at yesterday’s Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony. Salah took home the gong for his far-post finesse shot against Everton last season (watch, runtime: 0:52). He was among three finalists shortlisted for the big prize — the Best FIFA Men’s Player — but ultimately lost to Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, according to FIFA’s official website. Modric ended Ronaldo and Messi’s nine-year monopoly on the award.

In miscellany this morning:

**#9 It’s never too late to start your own business, the New York Times would have you know. They profile New York-based “encore entrepreneurs” — people in their 50s and 60s who have hung out their own shingle and are each building a business. This isn’t a flash-in-the-pan media story: “The best entrepreneurs tend to be middle-aged. Among the very fastest-growing new tech companies, the average founder was 45 at the time of founding. Furthermore, a given 50-year-old entrepreneur is nearly twice as likely to have a runaway success as a 30-year-old,” according to researchers at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management in a study out earlier this year. The average age of a startup founder? 42, Business Insider writes, picking up on a related study.

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