In some cities, football stadiums can be iconic venues. In both the US and the UK, there are plenty of well-known, iconic football stadiums that anybody from the area, or any die-hard football fan, is going to be familiar with. These grounds are often just as important to the make-up
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
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,
Written by Uttiyo Sarkar
Over the years, promoted Bundesliga sides have come and gone off the radar. A bunch end up getting relegated back into the 2. Bundesliga, a season or two later, while some hold on to it with dear life. RB Leipzig’s rise to prominence is probably the most
Robert Lewandowski’s name is synonymous with the Bavarian giants. The moment you think of Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski’s name is bound to pop up. He has been the heart, soul, and blood of the German club's forward line for quite some time now. Since being roped in by Bayern Munich,
Die Fußballwelt hat eine große Meldung: Manuel Neuer könnte schon bald durch Alexander Nübel ersetzt werden. Doch ist dieser Wechsel wirklich sinnvoll? Es zeigte sich bei einem Spiel zwischen Bayern und Schalke, dass Alexander Nübel eine ernst zunehmende Konkurrenz für Manuel Neuer darstellt. Denn beide standen sich beim Spiel auf
Written by Aniket Kar
“He is a proper player. He can play football.” - Belgian winger Eden Hazard on Christian Pulisic.
Chelsea’s recent acquisition of Pulisic was hardly a surprise. The American winger had made his name in the seething cauldron that is the Signal Induna Park as one of the most
Written by Varun Kumar
RB Leipzig have taken the Bundesliga by storm ever since the 2016/17 season, getting progressively better as every season passes by. With a team that is filled with talent and potential from the back to up top, there’s no surprise about the heights of success that
Written by Udhav Arora
The days of the summer transfer window of 2019 are winding down and there's a lot that can and should happen. El Arte del Futbol takes a closer look at the transfers that are sensible for all parties involved and should go through before the window shuts.
Written by Srinivas Sadhanand
Borussia Dortmund’s perennial underdog status has managed to soften even the most stone-hearted skeptics into falling head over heels for football’s resident hipster club. Be it their rise from the ashes of bankruptcy to ultimately reach a Champions League final or their unmatched atmosphere at the Westfalenstadion
By Ganapathi Ramanathan
My first taste of the German manager goes back to when I was in 11th grade.
7 years ago, in 2012, I was woefully ignorant of the existence of one certain Jürgen Klopp. I had recently started following football, and I had a friend - a rare Borussia
By Kabir Ali
Timo Werner lives life in the fast lane. His rise through the ranks into German footballing stardom has been as rapid as his runs towards goal on the pitch. In keeping with this theme, it's fitting that 'Turbo Timo' is ready to take the next big step of
The 2018/19 Bundesliga season provided a title-race many in world football were yearning for since the days of Jurgen Klopp’s Dortmund being pit against Heynckes and Guardiola at Bayern.
Borussia Dortmund, whose last league title came 7 years ago, have been a shadow of the “giant killer” side Klopp had so
To say that the year 2018 was abysmal for German football would be an understatement. Die Mannschaft, the perennial favorites to win the FIFA World Cup, were expected to put up a good defence of their 2014 title. However, things went south quick as Germany failed to qualify for the