The new football season in England starts this weekend, and fans all over the world are eagerly expecting their teams in action. But as the world gradually adjusts to the new normal brought about by the Coronavirus epidemic, football fans should brace up for changes as the PL kicks off.
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Forty years ago, a new video game featuring a bright yellow, dot-chomping, pill-popping, ghost-dodging character called Pac-Man appeared in Tokyo. It would become the most successful arcade game of all time. The game was originally called Puck-Man (an onomatopoeic play on the Japanese word "paku", meaning to gobble) but it was changed when it launched in the United States for fear gamers would inevitably change the "P" to an "F".
"FC Barcelona takes on Real Madrid C.F. in the first Clasico of the season on Wednesday at the Camp Nou. Both teams head into the game locked on 35 points at the top of the Laliga table as Solomon Fowowe and Deniz Erezi look at who emerges at the top of the table and has the highest goal of the season between Messi and Benzema."