Andres Iniesta The Barcelona stalwart is widely regarded as the greatest midfielder of his generation. The playmaker extraordinaire has split many a defences with his vision and incisive passing, having inspired Barcelona to four Champions Leagues and eight league titles as well as the Spanish national team to the 2010 World Cup and two European Championships so far. Having done ...Read More »
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Are these the five most controversial red cards in Champions League history?
Thiago Motta (Inter Milan vs. Barcelona, semi-final second leg, 2009/10) In one of the most infamous instances of a red card being dished out, Thiago Motta was sent off for a hand in the face of Barcelona midfield lynchpin Sergio Busquets. The Catalan went down on the turf as Motta got his marching orders. But what has stood out from ...Read More »
Should Pepe win the 2016 Ballon d’Or?
There are players that take the limelight in big triumphs and then there are some whose contribution to the cause remains indispensable but they go under the radar. Pepe’s performances for Real Madrid during their Champions League-winning campaign and Portugal’s European Championship triumph earlier this summer fall in the latter category. The defender was absolutely on top of his game ...Read More »