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Michael Zorc – BVB through thick and thin

Michael Zorc

The name Michael Zorc, to the majority of young football enthusiasts, might be synonymous with the best Sporting Director in world football. Zorc has been the Director of Football at Borussia Dortmund from well before the Jürgen Klopp era. He was instrumental in bringing the likes of Ousmane Dembélé, Shinji

Gentleman First, Then Champion – A Memoir to Javier Zanetti


Let me take you back to 2018. The scene is set in the beautiful suburbs of Hong Kong. It’s summertime and there are a bunch of kids running around playing football. There’s also a young man running along with them. This man casually nutmegs a little boy, which sends the

Philipp Lahm – The Magic Dwarf who became a football giant


How does one define leadership? One technical definition according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is 'A person who leads'. Elsewhere it says that a leader is one who commands and influences a group of people towards the achievement of a goal. I could go on but you get the gist. However,

“Gerrraaaaard! Ohhhhh you beauty, what a hit, son, what a hit!”


Professional Footballers' Association Young Player of the Year. Featured 8 times in the PFA Team of the Year. Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year. FA Cup Final Man of the Match. Champions League Final Man of the Match. UEFA Club Footballer of the Year. Ballon d'Or Bronze Award.  One UEFA