The Galacticos Project

When Luis Figo did the unthinkable and left Barcelona to join Real Madrid’s, he became the first ‘galáctico’, thus kick-starting a footballing revolution like no other. It was, recalls Ronaldo, “a term we never chose to describe ourselves” – but it was inescapable… The Prologue Florentino Perez was planning to stand for the Real presidential election and would have to work magic to wrestle the … Continue reading The Galacticos Project

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : The Beautiful Chaos

The World Cup is just around the corner and Russia 2018’s 32 guests are now known. This qualifying campaign has thrown up several surprises in the form of new comers and prodigal sons. And ever since the start, this qualification process has been filled with drama, controversy, and fantastic stories. All 210 FIFA member associations were eligible to enter the qualifying process, and for the … Continue reading FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : The Beautiful Chaos

Best Bicycle Kick Goals of Modern Era

It was a goal that took not only Zinedine Zidane’s, but also the entire football fraternity’s breath away. Launching himself at Dani Carvajal’s cross as it looped across the penalty area, Cristiano Ronaldo and his right boot connected with the ball at the astonishing height of nine feet, and then watched as it sailed past a helpless Gianluigi Buffon. In a heartbeat, Ronaldo had made … Continue reading Best Bicycle Kick Goals of Modern Era