Imagine that – Ronaldinho wasn’t even FC Barcelona’s first-choice signing when he moved there in 2003. Liberty! Since I was a kid, I have been absolutely enamoured by the playing style of Ronaldinho, namely because he played as freely and majestically as can only be… Read More »Ronaldinho: The Greatest Back-Up Ever?!
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!
As part of a new series to see how the great teams have been built over time, we begin with Arsenal and Thierry Henry. Newer readers might have a very different view of Arsenal compared to some of us elder people out there. Nowadays, they… Read More »Building ‘The Invincibles’ #1: Thierry Henry
Tell me that Ruud van Nistelrooy isn’t one of the greatest finishers of all time, and I’ll book you into the nearest facility to check yourself. In other words, you have to be out of your mind to think that the Dutch God himself, Ruud… Read More »They Don’t Make ‘Em Like van Nistelrooy Anymore!
Did you ever pick to play with Inter Milan [‘Internazionale’] on Pro Evolution Soccer 2006, just so you could control Adriano and let his ‘99’-rated finishing do the work? Same! In recent years, a lot has been said about Adriano’s time on the footballing pitch,… Read More »Arise, Emperor Adriano!
I’m loathed to use the word ‘flop’ as I find it an offensive and narrow-minded term, so let’s just say that Juan Sebastian Veron ‘struggled’ to adapt to the English Premier League lifestyle. On the face of it all, Veron appeared to be one of… Read More »Why Juan Sebastian Veron Struggled in England
Born in an underprivileged community on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, there was very little to get excited about in the young life of Diego Maradona. He was the first son of 4 daughters before becoming the elder to two younger brothers not too long… Read More »An Ultra United Tribute to 🇦🇷 Diego Armando Maradona 🙌🏽