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Real Madrid’s biggest historical wins in all competitions

Real Madrid have been in marauding form this year when it comes to scoring goals. They have registered some big wins already this season and they recently hammered Rayo Vallecano 10-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Here are some of the biggest wins of Real Madrid through the course of their history. Biggest La Liga win Real Madrid’s drubbing of Rayo ...

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Most successful teams from each Confederation at the CWC

The Club World Cup is currently underway in Japan, where reigning Spanish and European champions Barcelona will face reigning Copa Libertadores champions River Plate for the title. The Catalans got the better of Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 in the semi-final courtesy of a hat-trick from Uruguay international Luis Suarez, while River Plate defeated Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-0 to book their ...

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Preview Club World Cup Final: Barca vs River Plate

The reigning Spanish and European champions Barcelona will be up against Copa America winners River Plate in the final of the Club World Cup on Sunday at the International Stadium in Yokohama. River Plate were unconvincing in their 1-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima and had to rely on a goalkeeping error from the Japanese outfit to book their place in ...

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The most tweeted incidents of 2015 [Best Tweets]

Year 2015 is well into December and as we wait to usher in 2016 it is time to take a look back into the events of this year that saw so many amazing battles on the football pitch and witnessed history being made as Barcelona became the first club to win a treble for a second time in their history. ...

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Major football records held by Lionel Messi

When it comes to individual honours, no player is more decorated than Barcelona stalwart Lionel Messi. Ever since he made his senior debut for the Catalan club, he has been breaking records left, right and centre. His genius has elevated him to such a level that there is a record being broken in virtually every game that he plays in. ...

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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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The Timeline of Thierry Henry

Very few players can boast of a career as illustrious and as trophy-laden as the legendary French forward Thierry Henry. Here’s a lowdown on his career: 1977: Thierry Daniel Henry was born to parents of Antillean heritage in the tough Parisian suburb of Les Ulis. 1990: Monaco sent scout Arnold Catalano to watch Henry, then at the age of 13 ...

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The Timeline of Carles Puyol

How often does it happen that when you think of a club – that one player donning the club’s colors is the first thing that springs to your mind? Not very often. It’s not common for one player to become a personification of over a hundred year old institution. But such has been the career and character of Carles Puyol ...

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