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Bigger Than The Team – Kobe Bryant, LeBron James & Lionel Messi

Posted on 8 Jan, 2015, by in Featured

One of the things that always leads to decline of great clubs or franchises (they’re called different things in different countries) or causes a lot of problems is when a player becomes bigger than the team he is playing on. Lionel Messi at Barcelona, LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the destructive relationship between Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers are the prime examples of this at the moment. More

Going Along With the Lionel Messi Hero Worship

Posted on 21 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi’s brushes with perfection and football immortality seem to just come closer and closer together. After the 5-goal festival against Leverkusen we needed a bit of a rest, but his hat-trick for Barcelona against Granada turned him into the club’s all time leading goal scorer at the age of 24. And so, the festival and cult of personality around him continues. More