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Best quotes about Robert Pires

R Pires

A member of the unbeaten Arsenal FC team of the 2003/04 English Premier League season, Robert Emmanuel Pires was also a World Cup and European Championship winner with the French national team. Voted by the Arsenal fans as the club’s sixth greatest player in history, we take a look at some of the best quotes about Robert Pires. Playing mainly ...

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Top quotes on Karim Benzema

K Benzema

As one of the main strikers for the Spanish football team Real Madrid, Benzema was one of the main protagonists as the side won the recent Champions League competition. A stalwart at the Bernabeu since 2009, we take a look at some of the top quotes on Karim Benzema. Born in France to Algerian parents, Benzema has so far won ...

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Top quotes on Claude Makelele

C Makelele

His attributes as a defensive midfielder saw the French footballer have a positional play named after him, the ‘Makelele Role’ which epitomised the type of play he was endeared for. A key player in Chelsea’s first league title victory in 50 years, we take a look at the top quotes on Claude Makelele. Born in the former country of Zaire, ...

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Top quotes about Fabien Barthez

F Barthez

One of world football’s most colourful characters, Barthez was considered to be one of the best goalies on his day, representing a host of successful teams in his career and winning an assortment of honours. Recognised by his shaven head and his flamboyant goalkeeping style, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Fabien Barthez. Though he ...

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Top quotes about Louis Saha

L Saha

A stalwart of the English Premier League with nearly 300 appearances for six different clubs, Louis Saha was a potent striker on his day. Supported by his poor parents when young, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Louis Saha. Starting his career in France, Saha made a name for himself by helping the first division ...

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Top quotes about Anthony Martial

A Martial

Coming to Manchester United with the highest paid fee splashed out for a teenage footballer, Martial was seen as one of the most exciting prospects in world football at the time. Playing as a forward with speed and good technique, we take a look at the top quotes about Anthony Martial. After nurturing his ability at French team Les Ulis, ...

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Top quotes on Paul Pogba

P Pogba

Having been named as the Best Young Player at the previous World Cup, Pogba was one of the goal scorers as France celebrated winning the prestigious trophy at the 2018 tournament with a young and up-and-coming team. Still applying his skills at Premier League side Manchester United, we take a look at the top quotes on French star Paul Pogba. ...

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Injuries Ruined Their Careers (Part One)

It takes years of hard work and dedication to become a professional footballer. For every thousand boys – or girls – that dream of becoming a major star, less than one will ever go on to sign a professional contract. And, even then, the odds of making it in the game are long, as the large number of academy graduates ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Four)

Concluding the series looking at the players who impressed so much playing for their countries at the European Championships that it was enough to earn them a big money move once the tournament was over. For Part One click here; for Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. Mario Mandzukić Croatia failed to get out of the group ...

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The headbutt that shocked the world

the result – Italy beat France in a penalty shoot-out – but for the incident in extra time which not only saw one of the world’s great players event off but also ended his star-studded career. Even many years after the event, people continue to speculate as to why Zinedine Zidane decided to heat butt Italian defender Marco Materazzi. Zidane ...

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