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Cristiano Ronaldo Dives And Gets Giorgio Chiellini Sent Off

Posted on 23 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

He might be one of the best footballers of all time, but Cristiano Ronaldo won’t go down as one of the classiest. The Real Madrid superstar scored twice to help them beat Juventus 2-1, but on the way added an embarrassing dive by running into Giorgio Chiellini and his outstretched arm, getting the Italian defender sent off. More

Juventus FC – Thinking Small With Nicolas Anelka

Posted on 27 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

How exactly is Nicolas Anelka a better player than Fabio Quagliarella or any other striker Juventus have on their squad? Anything might be better than Nicklas Bendtner, but it doesn’t mean that the veteran Frenchman is the answer to Juve losing their huge lead on top of the serie A, and his signing seems like a panic move without any real future to it. More

Best Centre Backs in the World

Posted on 31 Dec, 2012, by in Featured

The best centre backs in the world become more and more attacking as time goes by. Most of them, like David Luiz, Javi Martinez and Mats Hummels, are just as adept as playing as defensive midfielders. Others, like Sergio Ramos and Giorgio Chiellini, can play just as well as full backs. Nonetheless, along with Thiago Silva and Vincent Kompany, they are the best Central defenders in the world heading into 2013. More

Juventus FC – Too Good for the Rest of the Serie A

Posted on 30 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

It took only 19 minutes for Juventus to put away one of their alleged biggest rival to the title this season in Italy, eventually beating Roma 4-1 in another fantastic display at home, helping everyone (except a few folk at Napoli) reach the same conclusion – Juve are just too much for the Serie A this season. More

Juventus FC – Cost of Building the Current Squad

Posted on 27 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

The big Italian clubs hardly base their squads on home grown talent, and Juventus are no different, spending just under €200 million to assemble the current group of players, some on co-ownership deals, with Gianluigi Buffon, arriving back in 2001, still the most expensive player on the team. More

Best Centre Backs in the World – 2012 Edition

Posted on 4 Jan, 2012, by in Featured

Nemanja Vidic being out for the season doesn’t mean we think any less of him, being ranked among Pique, Puyol, Chiellini, Hummels, Thiago Silva and Chiellini as one of the best Centre Back in the world heading into 2012. More

When Footballers Bleed…

Posted on 21 Apr, 2011, by in Featured

Soccer players do get criticized for being a tad soft at times. That is true, to a certain extent. There are those who fake, and there are times when players actually get injured and bleed as proof. More

Top Five Centre Backs in the World – 2011 Edition

Posted on 13 Jan, 2011, by in Featured

Part II of our best soccer players around the globe for 2011, here are the 5 best central defenders in the world right now. More