The great German midfielder arrived at Arsenal at this time with the world at his feet and assists in his mind … and thoughts soon turned into reality! With Arsenal’s current form, we take a gander back at the North London career of Mesut Ozil… Read More »When ‘Magical’ Mesut Ozil Came to Arsenal in 2013
The ‘Global Icons’
These ‘global icons’ are the type of players that everyone knows about! Like Zidane or Ronaldo. Heck, even my mum knows David Beckham!
Now, we all know that the Dutch Maestro ended up becoming a legend at Arsenal Football Club, but the question here is, who signed him? Now, I know that this is a pretty basic point – and it’s something Dennis Bergkamp himself will know all… Read More »Who REALLY Signed Dennis Bergkamp in 1995?
Before becoming the Real Madrid and Brazil legend that he is considered today, Roberto Carlos struggled to play the way he wanted. We’ve discussed this issue in articles before here e.g. when Andriy Shevchenko moved to Chelsea in ’08. And although Roberto Carlos didn’t have… Read More »Why Roberto Carlos Struggled at Inter Milan in ’95
Nowadays, elite African players staking their claim for the big time, owe a lot of their developments to the story of the legendary Liberian. Whenever we speak of George Weah, we need to also consider the career of the man who discovered him. Though most… Read More »The Inspiring ‘Rags to Riches’ Story of George Weah
On a weekend which will go down in the annuls of history as an influential one for women’s football in the UK, a player making all the headlines beforehand captured them throughout! Vivianne Miedema is a goal scorer. Her record speaks for itself, 83 goals… Read More »Introducing The Wicked WSL Record-Breaker, Vivianne Miedema!
Believe me, the prospect of Catalonia’s favourite Cameroonian becoming a legend for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona was a very serious possibility. After all, he did play for them! That’s right! As a fresh-faced seventeen year-old starlet developing from the famous African Kadjia Sports academy… Read More »Why Samuel Eto’o Rejected a Real Madrid Return in 2004!
Coming off the back of a tough transitional period in their history, United needed something desperately in order to change the course of their sinking ship for the seasons ahead. For this, they chose to change tact completely, beginning with the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo,… Read More »Cristiano Ronaldo’s Explosive First Debut for Manchester United v Bolton (2003)
You have to choose one XI to win the most important game of the year … you’re choosing the big Ivorian to go up top, aren’t you? Yes! Of course, you are! Before you ask, that question was rhetorical – of course you’re going to… Read More »The Inspiring ‘Big-Game’ Mindset of Didier Drogba
A player in illustrious company throughout his career, it’s remiss of any of us to think that his colleagues make up for the qualities he lacked. In reality, this guy was an almightily good goal-getter. Self-christened as “the man with a thousand goals”, there’s most… Read More »Romário & His Ridiculous PSV Scoring Spree (1988-93)
Sometimes, you just need someone to show you some form of confidence in order for you to feel it in yourself. Am I right, or am I right? I’m yet to find a manager-to-player setup more smile-inducing than that of Arsene Wenger and George Weah.… Read More »The Heartwarming Relationship of Arsène Wenger and George Weah