Copa America Centenario Power Rankings: Who will win it?

  Four score and twenty years ago, the South American Football Championship was born. Now simply known as the Copa America, the world’s oldest continental football tournament celebrates its centenary. It was only last year when a Jorge Sampaoli inspired Chile lifted the Copa America on home soil. And yet to the chagrin of many… Read More Copa America Centenario Power Rankings: Who will win it?

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Has the FIFA Ballon d’Or lost its prestige?

In 1962, Josef Masopust won the Ballon d’Or. Masopust may not even be the most famous player from Czechoslovakia at a time before the country balkanised into what is now the Czech Republic and the Republic of Slovakia. That honour would probably be bestowed upon Antonin Panenka. The Czech midfielder is famously known for his… Read More Has the FIFA Ballon d’Or lost its prestige?

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TITANIUM MESSI

  Sometimes, greatness is thrust upon human shoulders allowing superhuman feats to be achieved. Lionel Messi is titanium. Hamstrung and clearly unfit, he ensured Barcelona would not fall. Starting from the bench, it was his introduction that allowed Barcelona to rise above the solid resistance that

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