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Sergio Ramos Lost Penalty on Record Night

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Sergio Ramos had two penalties saved on the night he became the most capped male European player as Spain drew with Switzerland in the Nations League.

Ramos was winning his 177th cap, taking him past Gianluigi Buffon’s record – but it was a game to forget.

The 34-year-old had his first penalty saved by Yann Sommer as he tried to place it in the corner.

His second was an attempted chip which barely left the ground as Sommer held on to it.

He had scored his previous 25 attempts for Spain and Real Madrid.

“Sergio’s numbers for penalties are out of this world,” said Spain boss Luis Enrique.

“If there had been a third penalty, he would have taken that one as well.”

Borussia Monchengladbach keeper Sommer told Swiss broadcaster SRF: “I’ve come up against Ramos in the Champions League recently, so that means I’ve been previously engaged in preparing for his penalties.

“I think he wanted to chip the second one, but it worked out well for me.”

Both of those spot-kicks were with Spain 1-0 down following Remo Freuler’s clever finish from Breel Embolo’s cross.

The hosts ended with 10 men after Nico Elvedi was shown a second yellow card for fouling Alvaro Morata for Spain’s second penalty.

Spain eventually equalised through Gerard Moreno’s 89th-minute finish from Sergio Reguilon’s cross.

Spain must now beat Germany in Seville on Tuesday to reach next year’s Nations League finals.

Switzerland – who have not won a game in almost a year – would have been relegated to League B had they lost.

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Elon Musk Is Not The Second Richest Person In The World — Here’s Why

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Thanks to Tesla’s roaring stock, Elon Musk’s net worth has nearly quadrupled during the Covid-19 pandemic, racing from $24.6 billion in mid-March to a current $126.8 billion by Forbes’ estimate. But despite this meteoric rise, the 49-year-old is not the world’s second-richest person yet

Forbes currently has Musk in the No. 3 spot, behind Jeff Bezos, who reigns supreme at $182.6 billion, and French luxury goods tycoon Bernard Arnault, worth $140.6 billion. With the surge in the value of Tesla shares this week, Musk surpassed Bill Gates, who is now in fourth place, worth $119.4 billion

Musk owns 21% of Tesla but has pledged more than half his stake as collateral for personal loans; Forbes applies a 25% discount to his shareholding to account for the loans. Musk’s net worth estimate includes $25 billion worth of options that he was awarded since May as part of  a historic 12-tranche compensation plan. 

Musk became eligible for the fourth tranche in late October after Tesla exceeded the cumulative EBITDA requirement, but Tesla has yet to confirm in public filings that it has certified the results. A representative for Musk did not reply to a request for comment from Forbes in time for publication. Until the receipt of the fourth tranche is confirmed, Forbes is only counting some 25 million options from the package towards Musk’s net worth.

Musk also owns an estimated 48% of SpaceX, the rocket company that recently made its first launch with astronauts on board. Investors valued SpaceX at $46 billion in August. After applying Forbes’ 10% private company discount, Musk’s SpaceX stake is worth just under $20 billion.

Tesla’s shares have risen 36% since Tuesday November 17 when S&P Global announced that the electric car company would be added to the S&P 500 index on December 21. The addition to the index means that more mutual funds tied to the S&P 500 will buy Tesla stock. 

With a current market capitalization of $525 billion, Tesla is worth far more than Toyota ($198 billion) and GM ($66 billion) combined. In the first three quarters of 2020, Tesla delivered 318,000 cars, a small fraction of the number produced by the world’s larger automakers.

“I really couldn’t care less,” Musk emailed Forbes about his net worth in July. “These numbers rise and fall, but what really matters is making great products that people love.”

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Ghana Election 2020: Exclusive: Nana Addo Allegedly Caught Taking Bribe – Video To Premier Soon

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Ghana Election 2020: The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo-Dankwa Akuffo-Addo is allegedly caught taking bribe, which is said to have been videotaped secretly.

The President could face bribery corruption hurdles by the people of Ghana and the media as well, because, the NPP has made Ghanaians believe Akufo-Addo is incorruptible.

According to information gathered, the president will soon be exposed by his corrupt deals he has been engaging in the office of the president.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is spreading information across their social media platforms propounding the allegation of president Akufo-Addo taking bribe

The video is said to be premiered by a pro-NDC member Kelvin Ekow Taylor. They say the video will expose the President of Akufo-Addo taking bribe.

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Biden Appoints Nigerian-Born Adewale Adeyemo As US Deputy Treasury Secretary

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US President-elect, Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale  Adeyemo, as Deputy Treasury Secretary

“It’s official! Wale Adeyemo becomes the first-ever Nigerian American Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury, in the history of the country!! Congrats to Wale,” the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa tweeted on Monday, confirming the appointment of the former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration.

Adeyemo will serve under former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who Biden plans to appoint to lead the US Treasury Department.

Born in Nigeria, Adeyemo was raised in California where he obtained a bachelor’s degree before proceeding to Yale Law School for his legal education.

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Before his appointment into the Obama administration, Adeyemo worked as an editor at the Hamilton Project, then served as senior advisor and deputy chief of staff to Jack Lew in the United States Department of Treasury.

He later worked as the chief negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and also served as the first chief of staff of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under Elizabeth Warren.

In 2015, he was appointed to concurrently serve as Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics and deputy director of the National Economic Council.

He went on to become the first president of the Obama Foundation.

According to Politico, Biden is also expected to name Cecilia Rouse, an African American economist at Princeton University, to lead the Council of Economic Advisers.

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