Ronaldo’s Excellence in Numbers

Cristiano Ronaldo is a player who needs no introduction. Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past fifteen years, you’ve surely heard his name at least once. The Portuguese forward is one of those players you’ll see only once or twice in a lifetime. He is a footballing genius, accomplished athlete and has brought success wherever he has played. See also: David De Gea … Continue reading Ronaldo’s Excellence in Numbers

Juventus should be wary of wounded ManUtd

Juventus take on Manchester United at the Allianz Stadium in Group H on Wednesday, having won the away game at Old Trafford 0-1, courtesy of a Paulo Dybala goal. The italians dominated the first half in England, ridiculizing Mourinho’s side but in the second half, United woke up and gave Juve a hard time. It was only the excellence of Bonucci and Chiellini that kept … Continue reading Juventus should be wary of wounded ManUtd

Star players do make a difference

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