World Wrestling Entertainment’s annual show ‘Tribute to the Troops’ was another success. All the superstar in WWE perform for and in honour of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Wrestler from both RAW and SmackDown Live were part of the show as is tradition.The 2017 edition was shot at the Naval Base San Diego with the Shield kicking off the show against Samoa Joe and The Bar. A spear from Roman Reigns to Cesaro was what it needed for them to win the bout.The Shield thanked the U.S. Armed Forces fo their services to the nation as the crowd reacted with chants of “USA! USA!”.After their victory at the 15th annual @WWE @TributeToTroops, #TheShield takes a moment to thank the U.S. Armed Forces for bringing the BIG fight! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/AikUuHOEYx- WWE (@WWE) December 15, 2017In the second match-up Charlotte Flair was up against Ruby Riott and Carmella in a triple threat match. Riott had to tap out and concede after the SmackDown Women’s champion Flair managed to lock her in a Figure-Eight lock. Naomi came to the ring with Charlotte, as other members from The Riott Squad”- Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan- were in support of Riott. On the other hand it was Tamina and Lana in Carmella’s corner.#WWEClash is in full view as @NatbyNature keeps an eye on @MsCharlotteWWE during #TheQueen’s #TripleThreatMatch at @WWE @TributeToTroops! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/ZfvcIG3l6r- WWE (@WWE) December 15, 2017Dare we say…TEAMWORK being shown by @RubyRiotWWE and @CarmellaWWE?! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/JRl60QXmHRadvertisement- Tribute to Troops (@TributeToTroops) December 15, 2017The next match was another SmackDown affair as the New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) and The Usos teamed up to defeat the team of Rusev, Aiden English, Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin. the New Day before the match also thanked the U.S. Armed Forces.Before vying for the #SDLive #TagTitles this Sunday at #WWEClash, all four competing teams step into the ring during the 15th annual @WWE @TributeToTroops! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/liORfNSqM6- WWE (@WWE) December 15, 2017The other women’s match saw, Absolution take on Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James. Paige picked up the win, with Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville, as she landed her trademark ‘Rampaige’ on Mickie James.Will #Absolution be silenced by @MickieJames, @SashaBanksWWE, and @itsBayleyWWE at the 15th annual @WWE @TributeToTroops?! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/cq5qt628VC- WWE (@WWE) December 15, 2017The main event of the show saw SamckDown’s two championship feuds merging to result in a six-man tag team match. The ‘heel’ team of Kevin Owens, Jinder Mahal and Sammy Zayn were up against the ‘faces’ Randy Orton, AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura. It was Styles and Owens who did most of the heavy lifting throughout the match, but it was Shinsuke Nakamura who got the win by pinning by Sammy Zayn, after he landed his ‘Kinshasa’ and the Viper tok out the interfering ‘Singh Brothers’.#WWEChampion @AJStylesOrg is out to make TV’s most patriotic and heartwarming show of the year even more #PHENOMENAL! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/5E5u9GhfnZ- WWE (@WWE) December 15, 2017Sorry, @SinghBrosWWE…but VINTAGE @RandyOrton! #Troops15 pic.twitter.com/1vLgGp3l3n- WWE (@WWE) December 15, 2017
Sassuolo v Juventus Dybala shoots down Messi comparisons after stunning Juventus display Joe Wright Last updated 2 years ago 21:39 17/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Sassuolo v Juventus Paulo Dybala Lionel Messi Sassuolo Juventus Barcelona Serie A After hitting a hat-trick for Juventus against Sassuolo, the striker has moved to dismiss comparisons with his international team-mate Paulo Dybala insists he should not be compared to Lionel Messi following his spectacular hat-trick for Juventus against Sassuolo.The 23-year-old took his tally to eight goals in four Serie A games this season as he inspired the champions to a 3-1 win in Reggio Emilia on Sunday.Genoa 14/5 to beat Lazio Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Dybala has often been likened to Messi and has even been linked with a move to Barcelona to join up with his compatriot with a view to becoming his long-term successor as the Catalans’ number 10.While he is not unhappy to be talked about alongside his Argentina team-mate, Dybala says he wants to forge his own legacy in football.When @PauDybala_JR wears the it’s always a hat-trick! #FinoAllaFine #SassuoloJuve pic.twitter.com/r5KMGllkif— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) September 17, 2017″I’m very happy. It’s always nice to get three goals,” he told Sky Sport Italia following his 100th appearance for Juve.”I’m Dybala. It’s not that I don’t like the comparison, but he’s a legend. He has done things that no one has ever done in the history of football.”I don’t want to be compared to anyone. You can send the messages but I want to have my own career and win my own trophies.”Juve’s win takes them above Inter to the top of the table.