Andrea Pirlo's Players Are Struggling To Adapt Without Ronaldo

Italian outlet Corriere via SunSport is claiming that the manager’s honeymoon period is over as players are finding it difficult to adapt with the tactician’s strategy without striker Ronaldo. The Portuguese star was missing in their 1-1 draw away at Benevento as the reigning champions failed to hold onto their lead. Juventus dropped points yet again on the night the side was deeply frustrated with Alvaro Morata also receiving a red card after full time of the encounter for verbally insulting the referee. Top football manager attacks Messi, claims he has no passion for football when compared to Maradona After the match, Pirlo said there was the urgent need to rest Ronaldo as the player is exhausted with the number of matches he played in recent times. He said: "Already Wednesday in the Champions League he had a problem, but he had decided to play, It’s normal for someone to get tired and rest. "This time it was Ronaldo’s turn, others next. Ronaldo is an added value, but when

FINALLY: Instagram Launches Answer To TikTok, Instagram Reels

Instagram has launched Reels, its answer to TikTok, on Wednesday.

The Facebook-owned company added the feature, which allows users to shoot, edit, and post 15-second video clips set to music or audio, Billboard reports. The videos can be viewed via Instagram’s Explore

Director of product Tessa Lyons-Laing said Reels “offers anybody the chance to become a creator and break out on a global stage, reaching the entire Instagram audience.”

According to Lyons-Laing, 45 percent of videos uploaded to Instagram in the last month were under 15-seconds.

While users have had the ability to upload a short-form video for some time, Reels offers users the ability to speed up or slow down videos, with countdown timers, the use of AR effects, and a library of backing tracks that Instagram recently licensed from record labels.

This means that users will not be flagged for copyright issues.

Instagram started testing Reels in Brazil last November and made some changes to the format before expanding to other test countries ahead of its launch. Reels will make its debut in 50 countries.

The Reels launch comes as TikTok faces uncertainty in the U.S. over security concerns related to user data. Microsoft has been in the process of acquiring the business from Chinese company ByteDance, and Donald Trump is looking to ban the app.