1. Many countries declined the invitation to the tournament since Uruguay seemed too far. Overseas journey was the only feasible option then as the commercial aviation really took off after half-a-century (mid 50s) of Wright Brother’s invention in 1903. 2. It was the first and the last tournament in FIFA World Cup history to have more countries from South America ...Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
Indian Super League: Hit or Miss?
India, FIFA ranking 158, has started its expedition to make it among the giants of world football. The highest ever ranking achieved by the country, with over 1.2 billion people, is 94 and that happened almost two decades ago. Yes, India is a sleeping giant, when it comes to football. But, is ISL the answer? The most famous player and ...Read More »
An historic meeting between the English and the Portuguese: Spurs vs Benfica
On Thursday, Tottenham will play host to Benfica in the first leg of their Europa League’s last-16 tie. It surely is a mouthwatering clash as Tim Sherwood’s men will be quite eager to bounce back from the 4-0 humiliation at the hands of Chelsea. On Saturday, Spurs showed lack of spirit against the West Londoners and paid heavily because of ...Read More »
All funny GIFs of Jose Mourinho from 2013-14 season.
A great bargain – Ronaldo’s £80 million transfer
In the 4-0 thrashing of the treble winners Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, Cristiano Ronaldo recorded his 15th goal in Europe, which now is a new record. For the 29-year-old scoring goals is as routine as having a cup of tea or coffee. The ace football player has scored a whopping 176 goals in just 163 games. While many ...Read More »
Man United and the plethora of records broken this season
Manchester United were one of the most successful club sides in Europe in the last two decades. But that success came to a standstill after Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure. The legend had won every possible trophy in his 26 years stint at Old Trafford. Following the departure of Ron Atkinson, Fergie focused on the club’s youth system and made some ...Read More »