When sprouting names of prestigious and definitive Italian strikers, most fans would likely name off the likes of Rossi, Baggio, Vieri and Piola to name a few, yet one great from the scene rarely ever earns a true mention among the all-time greatest Italian marksmen.… Read More »Antonio Di Natale: A Truly Underrated Figure in the History of Italian Football
The ‘National Treasures’
They are loved by their nation like a royal in football boots. These national treasures gave us a lot of moments to saviour!
You ever heard of the name ‘Freddy Adu’ before, well if you have, then you’re either a die-hard MLS fan, or Football Manager veteran. Responsible for unearthing multiple starlets like the MLS’ Freddy Adu in their time, Sports Interactive’s ‘Football Manager’ product has been a… Read More »Freddy Adu: The Original MLS & Football Manager ‘Wonderkid’ (2006/07)
I pride myself on my desire to heap praise upon those who deserve it most – (even when the wider media fail to do so). So, let’s talk about Park Ji-Sung … A player whose rise to glory is as uplifting as it is inspiring,… Read More »Why Manchester United Fans Still Adore Park Ji-Sung!
It seems weird to think that a player could be an ‘unlikely’ star upon someone like Arsene Wenger’s recommendation, but in the circumstances … this was pretty unlikely … In their Premier League years, ‘Benjani‘ is a name that most Portsmouth fans will remember fondly,… Read More »Benjani Mwaruwari: The Unlikely Hero of Portsmouth (2006-08)
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
I may not have been born by the time this World Cup happened in 1994, but looking back, I really wish I was! As far as club football was concerned, Roger Milla has enjoyed a very fair career as a professional. Mostly plying his trade… Read More »When Roger Milla Became the Oldest World Cup Scorer in ’94
A player revered for how he joyously he played the game of football, it’s worth remembering that there was a lot of resilience behind that grin to make his dreams a reality … Pivotal to his earlier footballing life was Ronaldinho watching his older brother… Read More »Ronaldinho & His Powerful PSG Move in 2001
Adding to an already emboldened list of talented players moving to the Premier League this season, we now have this one to consider … Having paid close attention to what RB Salzburg have been doing since the emergence of Erling Haaland, I’m more than aware… Read More »Enock Mwepu: A Salzburg Starlet w/ a Big Opportunity in 2021/22
You ever heard that phrase, ‘pressure makes diamonds’? While it’s true, pressure can make rubble too! Hehe, that rhymed. It’s my personal opinion that Michael Owen is grossly under-appreciated for just how good he was in his prime. As is common in this sphere of… Read More »Michael Owen & His Inspiring Real Madrid Mindset
Gareth Southgate’s Euro 2021 squad is looking extremely stacked, all over the pitch, and that centre forward spot is no exception. Although Harry Kane has had that role locked down for England this tournament, as he has done for a number of years now, and… Read More »Solving England’s Euro 2021 ‘Second Striker’ Problem