Iconic Duos: The prototypes of the modern full back, Cafu and Roberto Carlos

It’s said that good things come in threes. Whilst that may occasionally be true, in the world of football it is often twos that leave the most lasting of memories. Successful football sides are frequently hailed as winning machines with glory coming as a collective, but it is the vital cogs working coherently within said … Read more

Iconic Performances: The night Zinedine Zidane dominated Brazil

Special players are defined by the biggest games in their careers, performances or moments which leave an imprint on the memories of football fans across the world. Zinedine Zidane is a player whose story includes countless microcosms of his gifted genius, for many the zenith of the former Ballon d’Or winner his match-winning intervention to … Read more

Midfield Magicians: Juninho Pernambucano, the ultimate free-kick master

Juninho Pernambucano will forever be associated with the art of free-kick taking. There have been a wealth of players before and since with wondrous ability from dead balls, but not have mastered the skill quite like the Brazilian. In the confines of a team sport his individual genius has ensured a truly lasting legacy, a … Read more

90s Hitmen: A left-footed force of nature, Rivaldo

The connotations of Brazilian football is perhaps of the sport in its most joyous and unadulterated form, the South American nation held in a special affinity since its first wave of Samba stars conquered world football in 1958. The famed yellow shirts and expressive footwork of Brazil’s best has captivated audiences across the globe, with … Read more

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