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featurefootball3 months ago

Frenkie de Jong was football's future but he could be the start of Manchester United's revolution

The year is 2018 and we're in December. This is pre a global pandemic and when football was still basking in the glory of normalcy and completely unaware of what was about to hit them less than eighteen months later.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball4 months ago

2021/22 Champions League Final | Remembering the toughest roads to the Champions League final

As Real Madrid and Liverpool preparing to battle each other for what seems like the 100th time, there’s still a certain sense of awe around the Los Blancos. After all, their run to the final has felt like it has come through some supernatural force but has any team had a tougher run?
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball10 months ago

Here's to you Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo; So long and thanks for all the nightmares

Words hurt. It may be a cliche but the written words especially - or at least more than the rest - hurt and have the capability to hurt humans like no other.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball10 months ago

El Cholo's dark arts has defined an era yet his chaotic attempt to evolve could write history for Atletico

‘Look, if you had one shot or one opportunity, to seize everything you ever wanted in one moment. Would you capture it, or just let it slip?’
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa year ago

Cold heart, sorrow feeling, one Lionel Messi legacy that will remain everlasting

"I play as an attacking midfielder, I like to receive the ball and distribute it to the wingers and open the game up or sometimes take on the defenders and score myself," is how Lionel Andres Messi, a young kid, described himself in 2000. 21 years later, here we are with an everlasting legacy.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurefootballa year ago

The all-English Champions League final could be the great one but it will be boring because it needs to be

‘I am pretty sure we will have to suffer to win the final. Most of the time in finals, you have to suffer. You have to adjust to the bad moments, but you have to be yourself.’
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa year ago

Beware of the Parisian monsters here to gobble everyone up; ignore them at your own peril

Everyone who has anything to do with football knows the story. If this was a 100 years ago then alongside the myths and legends, songs would have been sung about that night. Neymar’s name would be vibrating through history for centuries after that night. And for PSG, little would change.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 years ago

Kylian Mbappe has already won a World Cup; now comes his hardest challenge

He knew he had the world watching. This was after all one of the biggest events of the footballing season and one of the most crucial parts of the tournament. And he’s part of one of the favourites to actually go on and win the thing although in the years past, they’ve struggled with expectations.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 years ago

Football’s fluid and everchanging methodology has stamped it’s influence on the players

The first time Liverpool played Manchester City last season, the focus wasn’t on the game, or the players or the managers but instead on how the two sides played their football. One opted to dominate the ball and force their opponents into submission, while the other chose to control the transition.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 years ago

El Diego’s incredible flaws made him human but make no mistake; he was a sporting icon and a God

How do you define or measure greatness? Is it by the impact that someone has made or the number of lives they’ve touched? Or the number of tributes they leave their mortal remains for something more ethereal? Or the statistics that they put up during the time they did spend on this planet?
Siddhant Lazar