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21 under 21 at Euro 2016

Olexandr Zinchenko – Ukraine (19) Zinchenko is a product of the Shaktar Donetsk Youth Sportive School system, but was let go by Shaktar in 2014 to join FC Ufa of the Russian Premier League. He made his international debut against Spain in a Euro 2016 qualifier and scored his first goal against Ukraine breaking a record previously held by Andriy …

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5 Fattest Footballers in the History of the Game

  It may be hard to imagine that a professional footballer can end up horribly out of shape when their career literally depends on high levels of fitnesses, but sometimes footballers do fall horribly out of shape after a bad injury or a lack of motivation to keep themselves in tip top condition, and some even just don’t need to …

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El Clásico: Ten things to consider during Barcelona vs Real Madrid match today

First round: 4-0 and Knockout for Real Madrid. Second round: Same protagonists, different purpose, and a new protagonist. This won’t be any other Clasico like we expect to follow. Following the fascination from the media around the world and fans, we will see two teams with contrasting situations: One team close to be La Liga champion and another one to …

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Ronaldo vs Messi statistics

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Times?

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Time?   The debate rages on: who is the best footballer the world has ever seen? The main candidates are some names too, Pele, Maradona, Zidane, Alfredo Di Stefano and Johan Cruyff being the ‘legends’ and the more modern-day players such as Messi and Ronaldo.   I am personally convinced that although …

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Van Gaal's "philosophy" hasn't allowed many of his players to reach their potential. Photo: Global Panorama (via Flickr).

Is King Louis’ Reign “Destroying” Manchester United?

If one were to merely glance at and compare the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons for Manchester United, the natural conclusion to draw is that the Premier League’s most successful club are on the road to recovery under Louis Van Gaal. However, former Ballon d’Or winner Hristo Stoichkov has said in the last 24 hours that the Dutchman is doing exactly …

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Klose scores Germany's second against Brazil, making history as well.

Miroslav Klose Becomes All-Time World Cup Scorer In German Rout Of Brazil

German Miroslav Klose made World Cup history on Tuesday night, passing the Brazilian Ronaldo (who was in attendance) for the most goals ever scored at the World Cup Finals with his 16th career goal slotted past Brazil ‘keeper Julio Ceasar during Germany’s 7-1 thrashing of Brazil in the first Semifinal of this World Cup. Klose’s record-setting goal came on 23 minutes …

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Which nation will win Brazil 2014

Who will win the Golden Boot?

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil starting today, Footyblog.net assess the lead candidates for the Golden Boot at this summer’s finals.  Luis Suarez – Uruguay (Odds: 20/1) The Uruguayan’s form for Liverpool last season is not something that needs mentioning. At times he was unplayable finishing the season as the Premier League’s top scorer with 31 goals, despite …

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Real Madrid Claim European Crown Over Rivals Atletico (VIDEO)

In what was an absolutely pulsating final from start to finish, Real Madrid claimed “La Decima”, their 10th European Cup crown, against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, winning 4-1 after 120 hard-fought minutes at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. Madrid needed 4 goals after 90 minutes to amass that score line though, having gone down early in the 36th …

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Who's better - Ronaldo or Messi

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo

Although the argument has been raging for years, there never really seems to be a clear-cut answer to the which footballer is better, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? So we’ve decided to take a look at the stats of both of these, undoubtedly world-class footballers to try and find out which is the best. Personally whenever I’ve thought about Ronaldo …

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Ronaldo Zlatan

European nations prepare to open battle for qualification

Tonight see’s the turn of the European nations who finished 2nd in their respective groups in qualification to try and steal an advantage in their quest to qualify for next summer’s finals in Brazil. The stand out fixture is in Portugal where they host Sweden. Portugal will be hoping to gain a priceless first leg win before they have to …

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