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Neymar quotes: Best Quotes on Neymar Jr

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  Neymar is unarguably among the best players in the world today. The former Santos stalwart has been at the top of his game for quite some time now. He attracts a lot of appreciation from the biggest names in world football. Here’s what they say about Neymar. Here’s a few quotes about Neymar: “I like Neymar a lot. He is ...

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Five greatest European Cup finals between Spanish and Italian clubs

Real Madrid vs. AC Milan, 1957/58 The 1958 final was only the third instalment of the nascent European Cup and the two teams in the summit clash were legitimate title contenders. Having won the first two editions, Real Madrid were the favourites to win the trophy for a third consecutive year but Milan were eager to take the prestigious honour ...

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5 most dramatic Europa League finals of all time

Espanyol vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 1988 Back then, Europa League was known as UEFA Cup and had two-legged finals. Spanish outfit Espanyol as well German representatives Bayer Leverkusen were both playing a European final for the first time. There looked to be a clear winner when Espanyol managed to preserve their 3-0 win from the first leg at home until the ...

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Is the lopsided nature of Bundesliga costing Bayern Munich in Europe?

In the 2012/13 Champions League campaign Bayern Munich absolutely decimated Barcelona at the semi-final stage. The Germans were ruthless as they defeated the Catalans 4-0 in the first leg, leaving any chance of a Barcelona comeback feeble, if at all any. And there were no miracles in the return leg at the Camp Nou as the Bavarians rampaged Barca to ...

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5 Non-top scorers to win PFA Players’ Player of the Year award

N’Golo Kante (2016/17) Kante has enjoyed unprecedented success during the course of his short stint in the Premier League. He was instrumental in helping Leicester City win their first league title last season and has performed a similarly influential role at Chelsea as they are on course to win the league title and possibly also collect the FA Cup, having ...

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5 potential managerial changes that can happen this summer

Massimiliano Allegri to Arsenal Arsene Wenger is yet to sign a new deal that has been at the table for quite some time. Perhaps he has been looking for respite from the increasingly restless club supporters baying for his exit, but the Gunners continue to plunge from one low to the next. A top four place, something that Wenger has ...

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5 Potential candidates to become the next Barcelona manager

Managing the likes of Leo Messi and Andres Iniesta would be any manager’s dream. At the end of the 2016-2017 La Liga season, one lucky name will get the opportunity to train one of the all-time greats Lionel Messi. Here are a few potential candidates who could take on the helm at Camp Nou this summer and become the next Barcelona manager. ...

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Top 5: Greatest tactician managers of all time

Valeriy Lobanovskiy The Soviet manager was one of the very first to use scientific principles, language and methodology in football management. A product of the time when advancement in space technology in the Soviet Union was at its peak, Lobanovskiy’s management reflected his admiration for scientific principles. He famously saw football as a battle between two subsets of 11 elements ...

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What separates Messi and Ronaldo from other world class players

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Consistency Whenever there is a media headline proclaiming Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo’s decline in form make it a point to watch their next game or two because chances are they will destroy the opposition. It’s not because they read the headlines and decide that this is it, I have to prove the naysayers wrong but because they are so ...

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