Friday, November 15, 2019

Tag: Messi

Sentenced To Death By International Break

It's 3 pm on a Saturday afternoon, and you know you should be doing something. Something of utmost importance to your existence and yet, at the moment, you’re sorely pressed because you can’t remember what it is. So you surf both the couch and Television...

#352WCCountdown: Seven Players Who Can Decide The World Cup

The World Cup has been privy to some spectacular individual performances over the years. Players like Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Pele, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff have blessed the World’s biggest stage with some of their magic. Not all the outlandish performances at the World Cup...

LET US NOT DEVALUE THE GREATNESS OF THIS CLASICO COUPLE

After reading Carlo Garganese’s coy attempt at reducing what Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have given to the footballing universe blessed enough to witness them in full flow to a number of ‘lucky’ coincidences and luck of the draw as regards the era that...

El Classico Preview: No Margin For Error

Following contrasting European outings, Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to lock horns in what is for both teams a must win game, a potential title decider if you may. Barcelona in particular cannot afford any slip ups as anything but a win will all...

Top 10 “If Only” transfers

Several anticipated moves in football have occurred throughout history, Cantona to United, real Ronaldo to Barcelona, Ronaldo to Madrid and Bale to Madrid to mention a few in a very long list. Today, this writer looks at the Top 10 "if only" transfers in...

FORGET THE PEP AND BARCA REUNIONS, THE WORLD THIRSTS FOR A CLASSICO UCL FINAL.

Season in, season out, the El Classico, football’s greatest rival match will always be an eagerly awaited match. From the days of the great Di Stefano and a little further to that of Rivaldo, still down to Zidane and up until the present day,...

Pep Talk: GREAT MASTER, BETTER STUDENT

Ever since Pep Guardiola took the helms of affairs as the Barcelona Senior team manager, excellence has followed him. A dream debut in his managerial career as Barcelona ended the season with an unrivalled sextuplet. Pep Guardiola is an idealist and a firm believer in...

Talking Tactics: Arda Turan is Barcelona’s Answer

The former Atleti player was signed by Barça at the beginning of last season but due to the transfer ban imposed on Barça, he was only able to make his debut at the beginning of this calendar year. For half a season he was...

The Pep Guardiola Saga: Magician Or Fraud?

My entire face transformed into a big fat smile when I saw the above caption; particularly the question mark. It is beyond hilarious and I’ll tell you why. Isn’t it weird that these types of questions, these debates, seem to be on the rise...

WE NEED MORE FOOTBALLERS NOW

You are most likely wondering what this piece is about considering the fact that  we have millions of professional footballers worldwide but the truth is that football as we know it is going into extinction. How excited do we get about watching matches in recent...
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