There’s always that one player football clubs wish they had never sold. It hurts when such players perform exceptionally well for their new clubs, especially when they never had a real chance at the selling club. Most of them, however, earn their moves simply because they play at a high level. If given a chance, several clubs would definitely hit the rewind button and snatch their athletes back from whatever team they’ve joined.
It’Âs almost time. With the curtains set to be raised in Paris a few months from now, one cannot wait to be spellbound by the galaxy of stars about to take centre stage at the 2016 European Championship. With 24 teams gunning for silverware, one thing is certain, this is going to be some spectacle. And needless to say, all eyes will be on the individuals slated to elevate the tournament into a peerless phenomenon. To this end, some squa
Ronaldo’s recent form has been a huge talking point for everyone involved at MadridFormer Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello has said that Cristiano Ronaldo can continue to perform at a top level for at least three more years. Ronaldo has scored 19 goals in 23 games this season which ridiculous as it sounds is comfortably below his goals to games ratio for Real Madrid. The Portuguese forward has come under recent criticism for his su
Ronaldo says he will consider his future only after he sees out his current contract at Real MadridCristiano Ronaldo has attempted to put to rest rumours about his future by saying that he will remain in Madrid until 2018 before he considers his exit.The Portuguese forward has been linked with a move to PSG and Manchester United in recent times but it seems any club interested in securing his services can only do so after his contract runs out.Ro
Zidane had a fourth win in his first five games as head coach on SundayReal Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane believes his team needs to "improve everything" after their late 2-1 win over Spanish football club Granada.Midfielder Luka Modric's brilliant 85th-minute goal on Sunday ensured Zidane had a fourth win in his first five games as head coach. Real are presently third on the points table, four points adrift of leaders and arch-riv
This time around, we shall look at the top wingers in FIFA 16 Career Mode. Wingers are always a great addition to a football game. They can bring such variety to the game with their great individual skills. They can often turn into match winners as well. A high quality winger has the ability toÂ turn around games in a matter of moments. If you choose to play with an attacking formation such as the false 9, a good winger is indispensab
A hilarious (and fake!) diary of Cristiano Ronaldo.January 20, 2016For the first time in my life, I am missing Rafa Benitez. He might be a fat Spanish waiter, but he didn’t make you feel inferior. In fact, I felt like the Einstein of football whenever his clueless face was around me.Now, however, with Zinedine Zidane, it is an entirely different story.Zidane is a great guy, a legend—and that is good. What is not good is the fact that
These teams have been successful for a long time and each of these teams have used different methods to reach and stay at the top. Many of us have wondered what it takes to play for the top clubs in Europe. What makes managers and clubs go for a particular profile of player so desperately that they are willing to break the bank to secure his services? These top teams in Europe have followed their ideology religiously and have had huge successes
Real Madrid's Modric scored a late winner to earn all three points A Luka Modric thunderbolt saved Real Madrid's blushes as they laboured to a 2-1 victory against relegation candidates Granada late on Sunday evening. Karim Benzema opened the scoring for Los Blancos at the half hour mark after he turned in a Dani Carvajal cross. Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes was sent into absolute delirium when substitute Youssef El-Arabi equalised for
Ronaldo has netted five goals in his last four appearances for Real MadridCristiano Ronaldo has had an upturn in his form ever since Zidane took over and now the French manager has paid tribute to his star man’s desire and ability. Speaking ahead of Real Madrid’s clash with Granda, Zidane said:"I feel a certain admiration for Cristiano,""I admire him for his goals and for everything he has achieved. I like his ambition.
Dani Alves and Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly had a feud at the Ballon d’Or galaDani Alves has claimed he has no problem with Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claiming that the differences between him and the Portuguese forward were created by the media misinterpreting his comments. However, the Brazilian full-back did admit that Ronaldo was angry when he approached him to say hello at the Ballon d’Or gala. “I
Record-breaking footballers and record-breaking sums When Manchester United sold Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid, it was the biggest ever deal in football history and United – albeit the loss of the superstar – stood to gain an incredible amount of profit on the investment they made with the player. We look at ten such players who got their club a huge pile of money thanks to a transfer to another club. (Yes, Real Madrid prett
Van Nistelrooy was a fan favourite at Old TraffordThe Dutchman is one of the most successful strikers in European football and was an excellent marksman, but his last season was marred by fights with fellow players and the Sir Alex Ferguson too. His one particular fight with Ronaldo became the reason behind Van Nistelrooy’s Manchester United departure.Ruud Van Nistelrooy joined Manchester United in 2001 for a transfer fee of &poun
Martial has hit the ground running at Manchester UnitedAnthony Martial has been in stunning form this season. The talented French teenager was brought by Manchester United from Monaco for an eye-watering fee of £36m but so far the investment looks every bit worth the exorbitant price. United fans were expecting Martial to be good but not even the most optimistic of Manchester United supporters would not have predicted th
Cristiano Ronaldo has won three Ballon dâOr awards Most people live their entire life in such a manner that they hardly leave any legacy behind for the world. They remain alive only within their circle and their name soon fades away into the maelstrom of time. Some others, however, live forever because of their deeds in this world. One such person was born on this day in 31 years ago: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. Without beatin