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Copa America 2021 predictions

The 47th edition of the Copa America gets underway on June 13 as ten teams from the CONMEBOL confederation battle it out for continental glory. From the record-time champions Uruguay, through always-present Argentina, to reigning title-holders Brazil, ten of South America's best footballing nations will stake their claim for the ultimate prize. Who are the favourites? Brazil, who coasted to the 2019 Copa America title, are looking to claim back-to-back crowns for the first time since 2007. The Selecao are…
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Biggest names in the football world

It's the biggest sport in the world and the biggest names in world football are known throughout the globe by billions. They provide the masses with their talent and entertain households up and down the land. Over time there have been some absolutely unreal players and some even better characters on the pitch. From the likes of Pele and Cruyff’s raw talent to the cheeky mischievous Maradona and George Best, the sport has provided fans with amazing players who have…
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Four-some: The eleven men heading to their fourth World Cup in 2018

The World Cup offers the planet’s best footballing talent the ultimate stage to showcase their talents. It’s a stage that some of the best of all time – Best, Di Stefano and Weah, for example – never managed to grace, so every player on the plane will want to cherish every last minute of their experience in Russia. However, there are some players for whom a World Cup is nothing new. There are 11 men heading to the tournament in…
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World Cup appearances – one record which won’t be broken in Russia

Very few players get to play in the World Cup finals on five occasions. Only three have been named in their National Team's squad five times and only two of those played in all five. However, at this year's World Cup in Russia, one player has missed out on setting a unrivalled record in World Cup appearances. Gianluigi Buffon is that player and the only thing broken this summer is his heart after the Azzurri missed out on qualification after…
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Lionel Messi

For some, Messi is the best player in football history. What is not in doubt is that he regularly performs feats other players cannot do, partly thanks to a lower centre of gravity. (more…)
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