Category Archives: Football players

World Cup success would settle the greatest of all-time debate

The ongoing World Cup in Qatar has sparked inevitable talk about who is the greatest player of all-time (G.O.A.T.) – Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Television pundits have been wading into the debate during World Cup broadcasts, while fans have filled social media with their thoughts on the matter. In an amusing turn of events, football betting site Betway went a step further by enlisting the services of a team of goats to determine who is football’s G.O.A.T. They ignored…
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Famous football stars with huge connections to poker

Image Credit Poker is one of the best casino games ever. Apart from the chance to make money from the game, many people love it because it is based on strategy. This means that anyone who wants to win in the card game will need to learn its strategies. This is why it is the casino game most popular with professionals and other high-net-worth individuals in the society. Poker, like chess, is a game for the intellectuals, and there is…
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Ranked: The ten most followed stars of the Qatar 2022 World Cup

The World Cup in Qatar has a host of stars representing their nations. Some of these players do not just star on the field; they also have a massive following worldwide. Nowadays, a person’s popularity is gauged by the number of followers they have on social media. Using the same yardstick, let’s look at the ten most followed stars of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. 10. Robert Lewandowski Country: Poland Club: BarcelonaLewandowski established himself as one of the best strikers…
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What other business ventures could Ronaldo pursue to boost his CR7 brand?

It’s hard to imagine Cristiano Ronaldo’s glittering career ever coming to an end, but it’s a reality that fans of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner have to face up to. At 37 years of age, he can’t have too many years left playing at the top level. It’s also a prospect that Ronaldo needs to get used to. The goalscoring machine has probably rarely considered what he’ll do after football, but he needs to start thinking about how he’ll continue…
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Ronaldo’s ill-timed interview may ensure that he isn’t referred to as the greatest of all-time

To some extent or other, Cristiano Ronaldo’s legacy has always been open to scrutiny. Of course, his ability on the field has never been in doubt, this is, after all, a man who has done superhuman things on a football pitch for nearly 20 years. But at the same time, it is also his character on the pitch that has stopped a large percentage of people from warming to him. However irrelevant anyone thinks that is, the irrefutable truth is…
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Football’s greatest number 9s of all-time

The number nine is a special number in football. It’s the one every striker wants, and that’s because of the legends have worn that for many generations prior. No matter what club you support, there will be an iconic number nine attached to it. But of course, some have been way more iconic and successful than others across the world. But who are the greatest number nines of all-time? Ronaldo We’ll start with R9, the Brazilian Ronaldo. In many eyes…
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World Cup: Who will start in midfield for France following Pogba and Kante injuries?

Source Four years ago, on a rainy evening in Moscow, France had their crowning moment. Goals from Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, and a young wonderkid named Kylian Mbappe, as well as a Mario Mandzukic's own goal, secured a 4-2 victory over Croatia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final. This moment marked the second time that Les Bleus had lifted the famous gold trophy following victory on home soil 20 years prior. In the build-up to the upcoming tournament in…
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Which club boasts the most Ballon d’Or winners?

We now know that Karim Benzema will carry the title of best player on the planet for the next 12 months, with the Real Madrid superstar walking away with top honours at the 2022 Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris. The French striker enjoyed a remarkable campaign at Santiago Bernabeu in 2021-22, with 44 goals recorded across all competitions. He has taken on captaincy duties in the Spanish capital and helped to fill the void created by Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure in…
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Mbappe and Haaland in a race to beat Ronaldo and Messi

With Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the latter stages of their illustrious careers, football needs some new superstars to replace them. Given their respective goalscoring exploits to date, Kylian Mbappe and Erling Braut Haaland are destined to do just that. Ronaldo and Messi are the only players to rack up more than a century of goals in the Champions League, but Mbappe and Haaland are well on course to emulate them. A quick look at the sportsbooks featured on…
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Erling Braut Haaland’s path to Premier League records

Manchester City striker Erling Braut Haaland continued his explosive start to life in the Premier League with yet another goal on Saturday. The Norwegian netted against Southampton to take his tally for the season to 15 goals in nine appearances – the fastest any player has reached that total since the EPL’s inception. All new betting sites rate Haaland as a banker bet to win the Golden Boot and his final tally could blow the previous record out of the…
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