Football

Lionel Messi's Barcelona debut anniversary: 10 incredible feats the Argentine achieved with the Spanish powerhouse

On November 16, 2003, a young Lionel Messi came off the bench to make his first-team debut for Barcelona against FC Porto in a pre-season friendly. It was a substitute appearance that lasted just 15 minutes, football would never be the same again. Check out 10 astonishing fats the talismanic forwards achieved at Catalan club over a decade and half.

published on : 16th November 2019

Remembering Lev Yashin the 'Black Spider': The best goalkeeper football has ever seen

Do you know the Golden Glove Award given to the best goalkeeper at the end of every edition of the FIFA World Cup is named after a Soviet shot-stopper who is regarded as the best shot-stopper to ever play the game? Read more about him on his birth anniversary.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Germany vs Argentina international friendly: Possible line-ups, facts and players to look out for

As Germany host the South American powerhouse Dortmund, it will be only the second meeting since Mario Gotze's extra-time winner handed Germany the World Cup in Brazil, five years ago. Here are a list of names, expected starters and other facts to skim through before the mouthwatering clash begins.  

published on : 9th October 2019

FIFA Football Awards 2019: Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe are the players of the year!

Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award with Megan Rapinoe bagging the women's prize to cap a historic year for the United States' World Cup icon. Take a look at all the winners!

published on : 24th September 2019

Neymar to Barcelona, again? | Footballers who returned to their former clubs

Officials from PSG and Barcelona met in Paris on Tuesday to discuss a possible deal for Neymar to return to Nou Camp, where he joined forces with Messi and Suarez. If he is re-signed by his former club he won't be the first as these stars did it before him.

published on : 28th August 2019

La Liga injured players list | From Luis Suarez to Diego Costa, players who are missing from action and why

Does the top-tier Spanish football seem lifeless this season?  Well, the big three are missing many of their iconic players from action due to injuries and suspension. Here are some of the big guns who are missing from action this season and when to expect them to rule La Liga again.

published on : 27th August 2019

'Young' Martinelli to 'precious' Gomes: Here are all important Premier League signings of 2019 summer

Times are changing. Instead of spending big, most clubs seem to be interested in identifying sprouting talents and bring them home for long stays.

published on : 3rd July 2019

From abusing ref to rape allegation: The troubled year of Brazil star Neymar

Two separate suspensions for insulting a referee and hitting a fan, losing Brazil's captaincy and a disputed accusation of rape - the world's most expensive player had a difficult season for club and country, on and off the field.

published on : 4th June 2019

Messi's Argentina announce squad for Copa America 2019 sans Icardi

Paris Saint Germain winger Angel Di Maria was also included but there was no place for striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is on loan at Chelsea from Juventus.

published on : 28th May 2019

Historymakers: Here's the Brazil squad that won Copa America 2019

Brazil hadn't made it past the quarterfinals of the Copa America since beating Argentina 3-0 in the 2007 final in Venezuela.

published on : 20th May 2019

Messi, Ronaldo and Aguero: 15 top goal scorers in Europe this season

As another season of exhilarating football comes to a close across Europe, here are the top firing guns across contests.

published on : 15th May 2019

Just Sergio Ramos things!: Interesting facts about Real Madrid's tough and fearless captain

Do you know Ramos was a huge fan of bullfights during his formative years and wanted to be in the pit someday? Well wait, we are just warming up...

published on : 30th March 2019

Argentina vs Venezuela: Captain Lionel Messi's comeback game turns nightmarish for Latin American giants

Superstar Lionel Messi’s return to the Argentina side ended in a shock 3-1 friendly defeat to lowly Venezuela in Madrid on Friday.

published on : 23rd March 2019

From Beckham to Neymar: 9 footballers who could face ban in Iran for tattooed skin

The Ethics Committee of Iran's Football Federation has asked to drop all tattooed players from the national team. Here are 9 superstars whose tattoos are as famous as their on-field charisma and skill.  

published on : 19th March 2019

Happy Birthday Neymar Jr: Ten times when PSG's Brazilian went down on the field

The Brazilian skipper was harshly criticised for easily going down on the field, here are 10 pics of the star forward "on the ground."

published on : 5th February 2019
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