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newsfootball4 months ago

Manchester United would have won six Champions League titles in another era, claims Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes has claimed that Manchester United could have won five or six European Cups, but the great Barcelona and Real Madrid teams prevented them from doing domainating. Scholes spent his career at Old Trafford and won several trophies including the Champions League on a couple of occasions.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Getting back to playing football now looks difficult, admits Andres Iniesta

Vissel Kobe star and Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has confessed that getting back to playing football will be a lot harder than letting it go. The Spanish midfielder currently plys his trade in Japan and is amongst many other footballers who’ve had to watch as their league seasons were suspended.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Lionel Messi is extraordinary but Andres Iniesta is close second, proclaims Luis Enrique

Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confessed that while Lionel Messi is the player who has impressed him the most, only Andres Iniesta ever came close to the Argentine. Part of the 2010 World Cup winning Spanish squad, Iniesta made quite a name for himself at Barcelona before leaving.
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featurefootball9 months ago

2010's World Team of the Decade: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer make the cut

It’s been a decade dominated by two men but with three World Cups, a gazillion Champions Leagues, even more league titles and over a million players, it’s been fun. That doesn’t make anybody’s job easy when it comes to picking a team of the decade because both Messi and Ronaldo have to be there.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball9 months ago

SportsCafe’s Greatest International Footballing moments of the decade ft. Spain and Klose

The end of what many have taken to calling football’s golden decade is nearly upon us and what a decade of international football it has been. Spain won a World Cup, Chile and Germany stopped Lionel Messi from hitting Maradona-esque heights, Iceland beat England, and France broke Croatia’s hearts.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootballa year ago

I've always felt at home in Barcelona, says Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has been with Barcelona all his life, including his La Masia days, where it all started. The Catalans have been for a long time a club where big talents come out from their academy, including Xavi Hernandez, Andrés Iniesta, and Messi, leading them to multiple titles over the years.
Miguel Coelho
newsfootballa year ago

2010 World Cup winner Fernando Torres retires from football

Fernando Torres has officially retired after playing his final game alongside Andres Iniesta and David Villa. The 35-year-old, who announced that he would be retiring earlier this year, finished his career in Japan after spells all over the world including Liverpool, AC Milan and Chelsea.
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featurefootballa year ago

Sahal Abdul Samad – A needle in Igor Stimac’s haystack

Before Ruben Neves became a household name in the West Midlands, he was a sensation with European giants FC Porto and his former manager, Julen Lopetegui, in one interview while praising the midfielder had said, “Being young is a condition, not a sin”. Igor Stimac had given us a familiar air.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 years ago

Five greatest comebacks in the Champions League

Football is the biggest sport in the world and while the masses tune in to watch the World Cup, die-hard fans will tell you that there is nothing better than two teams fighting it out in the Champions League. This competition has provided some of the best moments, along with the biggest stars.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Won't die if I don't win the Ballon D'or, says Neymar

Barcelona forward Neymar has said that he is "not going to die" if he fails to win the Ballon d`Or award and stressed that he does not play football to win individual prizes. Neymar also felt that no one can be ever compared to the class of Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta.
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