If you were hoping to click onto this and find a number of stats and figures to talk about a player of this stature, then you’ve come to the wrong place. Instead, I think that the only true way of appreciating somebody with the qualities… Read More »Appreciating the Elegance of a Prime Zinedine Zidane
A kind of player which transcends the various eras of this wonderful, having a stable utility man is something that will always be treasured. Throughout his career, Geremi has proven to be a very dependable defender/midfielder. Tbh, I’m surprised the Cameroonian hasn’t been trialled out… Read More »Why Every Team NEEDS a Geremi
Since Ronaldo’s departure, Benzema has grasped his opportunity to lead the Los Blancos attack, increasingly proving just how vital he is to the club. Grossly overrated or criminally underrated? It’s a classic football debate which is, of course, entirely subjective. Who decides which players are… Read More »Brilliant Benzema Is Finally Real Madrid’s Main Man!
Some players profess to having some attributes which can be applicable to multiple sports. With Julio Baptista, I imagine one of his could be that of a … physical disposition. And I don’t mean physical in a naughty way (you dirty bugger!) but more like… Read More »The Streets Will Never Forget … Julio Baptista!
Ageing squads, misfiring players, hopeless finances. Is the age of La Liga domination by El Clasico’s Barcelona and Real Madrid coming to an abrupt end? Best clubs in the world? Two names instantly come into consideration, rolling off the tongue without a moment’s thought. How… Read More »Are We Seeing the End of the ‘El Clasico’ Dynasty in Spain?
You really don’t need big names in your team to be a strong unit. And Thomas Gravesen’s surprise move to Real Madrid in 2005 proves that fact very well indeed! Prior to his move to the Spanish giants, Gravesen was developing quite the reputation for… Read More »Thomas Gravesen: A Real Unlikely Hero! (2005-06)
Martin Odegaard is a name familiar to anyone prone to a FIFA career mode or a Football Manager save but might be less familiar to the average football fan. Now, it seemed Odegaard’s career was destined to end up like the other ‘next Messi’s’, spoken… Read More »Martin Odegaard: The ‘Norwegian Messi’
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’
First things first, congratulations from the Ultra United team to Erling Braut Haaland for earning the Golden Boy Award this year. In a year full of more twists and turns than a Bollywood movie, Erling Braut Haaland is one of the very few things that… Read More »Where Will ‘Golden Boy’ Haaland End Up?