I dunno about you, but I’m getting a trifle tired over all this Kalidou Koulibaly nonsense. It’s jarring! With the January Transfer Window upon us Kalidou Koulibaly has been linked with the giants of the game yet again – in fact, it seems a pre-requisite… Read More »Will Kalidou Koulibaly EVER Come to England?!
IMO, all books should have you feeling some kind of way. And for biography lovers, this Johan Cruyff production is one of the best! If you’ve been a regular visitor to the Ultra UTD site, then first let me express my ‘thanks’ for your support… Read More »Johan Cruyff: ‘My Turn’
Imagine being Claude Makelele – almost inventing a role and not being able to fulfil it at the biggest club in the world! Note: I say the word ‘almost’ because I haven’t yet fully researched the position with which Makelele’s legacy became known, and as… Read More »Claude Makelele: The Unappreciated ‘Galactico’
Johan Cruyff is responsible for a lot of things, and in this particular rendition, we discuss the ‘Cruyff Role’ in attack. As much as we’d like to think otherwise, many of the ‘modern-day inventions’ that have become common in today’s game, are actually remakes of… Read More »Johan Cruyff: The Great Inventor of the ‘False 9’
The ‘Sir Bobby Robson: More than a Manager’ documentary is still available to watch worldwide on Netflix. I don’t ask much of most people – in fact anybody, really! I feel like that the best reactions always come from others when you leave them to… Read More »Sir Bobby Robson: More Than a Manager
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?!
A pariah-cum-legend in Milan, Arrigo Sacchi’s legacy at the San Siro focused heavily his love of Dutch football. In the ’70s and ’80s, Dutch football was taking over the world. And as we will come to discuss heavily in Ultra United’s Icons section, it was… Read More »Arrigo Sacchi’s Dutch Obsession
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!
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 🙌🏽