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O Monstro: Thiago Silva, The epitome of determination

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After having an illustrious career spanning 17 years, Thiago Silva is now a household name in Brazil as the PSG captain has surpassed all odds to become one of the greatest football leaders of the 21st century. Abandoned by his father at the age of 5, he did not have a

The curse of the high wage

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(Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images) | Written by Abheek Dasgupta In the last decade, there has been massive inflation in the football market. A hundred million pounds, which was very recently considered exorbitant for any footballer, is now merely an erstwhile barrier that is broken every summer, even for wunderkinds who

Copa America 2020 – 10 Interesting facts we already know

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The Copa America 2020 will be the 47th time that this tournament has been held. It is one of the biggest football tournaments in South America and always offers plenty of excitement for football fans (and for those of you who love betting on the outcome of the many matches).

What next for controversial Neymar?

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Neymar has come a long way since his Santos days. The thin, almost-gangly teenager who burst onto the scene in the Brazilian league around the turn of the last decade offered explosions of skill and flair. The young Neymar played football in a way that only Brazilians can, his pure

Mesut Özil’s German Tribulations Come to an End.

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Abir Chaudhuri with his first piece for EADF. "We've got Ozil... Mesut Ozil... I just don't think you understand. He's Arsene Wenger's man, He's better than Zidane, We've got Mesut Ozil...." The love, pride, and admiration in these words towards Mesut Ozil, the German playmaker and attacking midfielder, from the Gunners, the Arsenal fans and faithful, goes

Cautious Brazil Overcome Mexican Challenge

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It has been a World Cup full of surprises. Countries like Argentina, Spain, Germany and Portugal are already out and we aren't even through to the quarter-finals! If anything, seeing a heavily supported team going against an impressive lesser team is not how the script of this World Cup was

The Best Goals Scored in the 2018 World Cup so far

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup is off to a breathtaking start. We have witnessed Volleys, half-volleys, free-kicks, screamers, penalties own goals, VAR and some scintillating displays by teams. Fans from all around the world have been treated to a spectacle thus far and we hope that the entertainment continues. Here

Solid Switzerland Hold Favourites Brazil to a Draw

World Cup favourites, Brazil kicked off their World Cup campaign against Switzerland, in a game that ended 1-1 with goals coming from Coutinho and Zuber in each half. Brazil lined up as expected with Jesus leading the line ahead of Firmino and Coutinho slotting into midfield in a 4-3-3 system with

Why Brazil Will Back Themselves to Win the World Cup

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It seemed destined that Brazil would clinch their 6th World Cup when the tournament returned to its spiritual home in 2014. Fate had other ideas. The football-crazy nation watched on helplessly as Germany tore them apart in a 7-1 defeat, subsequently named Mineirazo, in a throwback to the humiliation of 1950. The

World Cup Matches that Shook the World in the 21st Century

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The wait is almost over. Sports fans across the world are preparing themselves for the grandest sporting event in the world. The “beautiful game” takes center stage as countries from around the world attempt to become world beaters. In one month’s time, a country will become World Champions, and they

United reach agreement to sign Fred

Manchester United have announced that they have reached an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk for the transfer of Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos. (Feature Image via Manchester United Site) More details to follow - Fred vs Roma Compilation via Breaking the Line https://twitter.com/BTLComps/status/1004012300834082816 Fred will become United's 18th South American player to date, coming into

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