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The Golden One

PUMA player and Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg  was named the world’s best female football player of the year 2018. The 23-year-old Norwegian is the first women ever to win the Ballon d’Or. Ada Hegerberg played a phenomenal season with Olympique Lyon having scored 31 goals in 29 matches. At her young age, she already is a three-time UEFA Champions League winner with

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Much Adu

Freddy Adu was the original MLS wonder kid, but his career didn’t quite pan out as hoped after his senior breakthrough at 14. The hype came before Freddy Adu’s first start, when at 12 it was rumoured Serie A giants Inter wanted him on their books. That the move never happened in many ways sums up Adu’s well-travelled career. Lots

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Canada 2019 Ready

The 2015 Women’s World Cup on Canadian soil was a landmark achievement in the intangibles for women’s soccer. Despite the tournament’s leadup being laced with controversy regarding turf disputes – especially from the lips of legendary talents like Abby Wambach – the product itself was a major success. The energy behind the women’s game was well felt during and well

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Focused Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed speculation he was offered £15million a year to leave Tottenham and take charge of Real Madrid. Pochettino has long been touted as a future Madrid manager and speculation over his Spurs future has been rife since last month’s sacking of Julen Lopetegui. Reports suggested Madrid offered the Argentine head coach a blockbuster deal to succeed Lopetegui, only for him

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No Respect Benzema

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has hit back at his critics following his match-winning display in the Champions League against Viktoria Plzen. The 30-year-old scored twice in the first half and in doing so became only the seventh player in the history of the club to surpass 200 goals, joining an all-star list of names including Cristiano Ronaldo, Ferenc Puskas, Alfredo Di

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Happy Gunner

Mesut Ozil is open to the idea of seeing out his career at Arsenal and believes he can extend his playing days for another eight years. The German playmaker saw his future at Emirates Stadium fall under the microscope last season, as he entered the final year of his contract. He was, however, to display his commitment to the club by penning fresh

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