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DIFFERENCE MAKERS

Not too long ago, Luka Modric lifted the 2018 Ballon d’Or — the prize awarded to the best player on the planet over the preceding 12 months. Few football experts would have predicted in January 2018 that the classy Croatian would win the award, dominated by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the past decade. As we embark on another

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The selfish gene

Luka Modric ended the Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi domination of the Ballon d’Or, but what questions the point of individual awards in a team sport… In January, Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was awarded the Ballon d’Or, the first player not named Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to be given the award since 2007. The 33-year-old is also the

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GREAT GAMES REVISITED — LIVERPOOL VS. ARSENAL

Liverpool and Arsenal have played out some of English football’s most thrilling fixtures. Yousef Teclab looks back at one particular goal-fest… Liverpool 4-4 Arsenal (Premier League, 2008-09) Liverpool vs. Arsenal is a fixture that has several memorable moments – from the 1989 title decider to the 2001 FA Cup Final. But many remember the madness that occurred in April 2009.

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PUMA and City Football Group Sign Global Long-Term Strategic Partnership

We are excited to announce that PUMA and City Football Group have signed a global long-term partnership, which will see PUMA supply the reigning English Premier League champions Manchester City, as well as sister clubs in Australia, Spain, Uruguay and China. Starting in July 2019, PUMA will be the official partner of Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Girona FC,

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