Author Archives: Wasi M

Top 5 football legends with better goals per game ratio than Ronaldo and Messi

Ronaldo and Messi together

Fernando Peyroteo (1.77 goals per game) Cristiano Ronaldo’s ability to find the back of the net will hold no candle in front of his compatriot Peyroteo. The Sporting Portugal striker amassed a staggering 332 goals in just 197 league games and was the Portuguese league’s top goalscorer on six separate occasions. In all official games, Peyroteo notched 544 goals. He ...

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Are Messi and Ronaldo among the five best soccer players of all time?

Ronaldo and Messi together

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are definitely among the best soccer players of all time, but do they make the cut in the five best soccer players of all-time? At the club as well as individual level both Messi and Ronaldo have won all there is to win. Multiple times over. They have a plethora of individual honours that recognise ...

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5 young players who can make big money move this summer

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Moussa Dembele The French youngster enjoyed a splendid season in Scottish football as he scored 32 goals and provided nine assists in 48 games for Celtic to help them to a domestic treble of the Premiership, the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup. No wonder than that he is a hot property this summer transfer window. Premier League champions ...

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UEFA Champions League final records

In European football’s Champions League era that began in the 1992/93 season, no team had been able to successfully defend the title for 24 years. However, in the 2016/17 campaign, Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back European Cups when they defeated Juventus 4-1 in the 2017 Champions League final in Cardiff, Wales. Take a look at some of ...

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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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