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Euro 2016: 5 Potential Golden Boot winners

Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal have been placed in a relatively easy group at the European Championship in the coming summer. They have the likes of Iceland, Austria and Hungary to contend with in Group F. Ronaldo has been in great form again this season, having scored 30 goals already this season, and he is odds on favourite to end the Euros ...

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Five Best Selling Soccer Books of all time

Here are five best selling soccer books of all time: Inverting The Pyramid by Jonathan Wilson The famed English journalist Jonathan Wilson does a great job of discussing the tactical evolution of the game from its early days to the modern era of the beautiful game. Wilson takes the reader through the first ever international football match between Scotland and ...

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Five Best Selling Soccer Autobiographies of all time

It is always fascinating to read about footballers and managers in general but some of these autobiographies have an excellent inside view of their life on and off the field. Here are some of the best selling soccer autobiographies of all time: I Am Zlatan – Zlatan Ibrahimovic This book is the story of one of the mavericks of the ...

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6 Euro 2016 group fixtures to look out for

France vs Romania (Group A) The game between the hosts and Romania on 10th June at the Stade de France will kick-off the 15th edition of the European Championship. France have been underperforming at the highest stages for quite some time and the opening fixture will give them the chance to show their credentials to the rest of the field. ...

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1986: The crowning moment of the King

Brilliant. Cunning. Courageous. One-man-army. Phenomenon. One can fall short of superlatives if they have ever seen Diego play. Diego Armando Maradona Franco was a plain genius and is regarded as the greatest ever football player alongside Pele and the 1986 World Cup in Mexico is one of many testaments of it. The former Napoli talisman wasn’t the favorite to lead ...

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The Timeline of Gianfranco Zola

1966 A week before the 1966 World Cup kicked-off, Gianfranco Zola was born on 5 July 1966 in Oliena, Italy. 1980 Zola began his football education at his local side Corrasi Oliena in 1980 and remained a part of the team until 1983. 1984 The Italian joined his first professional football team, Nuorese in 1984; during his two year stay ...

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Mathias Sammer’s Contributions To Borussia Dortmund

Matthias Sammer’s father, Klaus Sammer was a mainstay in Dynamo Dresden’s midfield for over a decade, in the process making 17 appearances for East Germany prior to Germany’s unification. It was only plausible that the young Sammer would follow his father’s lead in the beautiful game. Born in 1967, Sammer made his first team debut for Dynamo Dresden in 1985 ...

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The Timeline of Rivaldo

The 3Rs of Brazil – Rivaldo, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho are still hailed as one of the best attacking partnerships the world has ever seen. More than a decade has passed since the Brazilian trio won the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Ronaldo and Ronaldinho are still in the limelight but Rivaldo, 43, who is still playing for a Brazilian second division ...

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The Timeline of Gary Lineker

Although it isn’t as popular as some of its wealthier counterparts like Manchester United’s, West Ham’s or even Southampton’s youth academy, Leicester City has contributed its fair share of stalwarts to English football. Some of them include Peter Shilton, David Nish, Steve Whitworth, Emile Heskey, as well as the controversial but undoubtedly successful Don Revie. Of all these perhaps the ...

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