We are at the beginning of June but there’s been plenty of movement transfer wise. Real Madrid have been very busy acquiring Eden Hazard from Chelsea FC and Luka Jovic from Frankfurt. Eder Militao will also join the Spanish giants from Porto in July, in a deal concluded earlier in the season. See also: Niko Kovac repays Bayern’s trust Manchester United have an agreement in principle … Continue reading Your transfer window updates!
In line with their recent push to keep prized assets at the club, Atletico Madrid have extended coach Simeone’s contract till 2022. See also: See You Soon, Mou Having been coy on his long term future at the club for the past few years, while worrying fans with flirtacious Inter Milan comments from his camp, Simeone finally put ink to paper, allowing Athleti fans to breathe … Continue reading Mr. Atletico extends till 2022
With the Ballon D’Or nominees out for 2018, the Overhead Kick decided to pick a first eleven and the Ballon D’Or winner! Palmares, individual performance and leadership were all taken into account. Continue reading The Overhead Kick’s Ballon D’Or Picks
After a fantastic first half by Germany, where they neutralized the reigning world champions, Die Mannschaft was undone by Athletico Madrid duo Lucas Hernandez and Antoine Griezmann. Continue reading… Continue reading France 2-1 Germany: Lessons Learnt
France did not necessarily play the best football today. They still scored four goals past a very good Croatia side. That’s cause for worry for every single nation who will be facing Les Bleus in the next few years. A French team full of young stars prevailed over blooded Croatian veterans without being at their best. That’s another cause for celebration for France! Watch out, Euro 2020! Continue reading No country deserves World Cup more than France
Now that we have our finalists, we decided to take a look at what a combined starting 11 would look like. Continue reading Russia 2018 Final: Combined Starting XI
We often put emphasis on how you need a solid team of players to win tournaments. Sure, this makes sense. You cannot win a major trophy with a mediocre team. However, you probably also cannot win one without one or more star players. Ronaldo and Pepe at Euro 2016, Neuer and Kroos in 2014, Iniesta and Ramos from 2008-2012. All these are top players who took a well rounded team to the next level. Continue reading Star players do make a difference