The Puzzle That Is Iker Muniain


The story goes that a 17-year old Iker Muniain waltzed his way past a long queue and straight in front of the bouncer at a night club and asked to be let in. ”Don’t you know who I am?” ”I know who you are, you’re Iker and you’re 17-years old. Now fuck off home.” There…

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Thank You for the Memories, Robert Pirès


‘To me, before his knee injury, Pirès was the best left attacking midfielder in the world. With us he was just flying.’ –  Arsène Wenger shortly after Robert Pirès moved to Aston Villa. No arguments there, Monsieur. When he was still a kid harboring dreams of making it as a professional, Pirès could always be…

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Berbatov – The Heart-Breaking Genius


September 1, 2008. Dimitar Berbatov arrived at Manchester United after a prolonged transfer saga, Sir Alex Ferguson breaking the club transfer fee record by splashing out £30 million to land the Bulgarian striker from Tottenham Hotspur. August 31, 2012. Dimitar Berbatov parts ways with Manchester United as he heads to Fulham, having rejected the advances…

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Talent Scout – Xherdan Shaqiri


A product of FC Basel’s youth academy, Xherdan Shaqiri has been attracting envious glances from clubs all over Europe. The 20-year-old’s future has been the center of intense speculation linking him with the likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid and with good reason. He is the rising star of Swiss football. Shaqiri won the…

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Xavi – Playmaker Extraordinaire


The playmaker of the the finest European club side, Xavi Hernandez is the heartbeat that makes the team tick. He is the very embodiment of what Barcelona stand for – artful, loves the club through and through and plays football that is pleasing to the eye. He is the playmaker extraordinaire of his beloved FC…

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