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PUMA CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF 1969 WITH NEW AC MILAN HOME KIT  PUMA and AC Milan presented the new home kit, which takes inspiration from one of the club’s most successful years to celebrate the Rossoneri’s 120th anniversary. The 2019/20 AC Milan Home kit celebrates the successes of 1969, with a bold and elegant design that honors the game-changing style

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BUFFON BELIEVES IN BALOTELLI

Gianluigi Buffon has urged Italy CT Roberto Mancini to recall Mario Balotelli. “He’s great for the national team.”   Balotelli has regained his knack for scoring goals at Marseille, netting eight times in 14 appearances for Olympique Marseille since arriving from Nice in January, although doubts remain over his character. “Mario’s doing well at Marseille, he’s shown sincerity and maturity,”

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GOING DUTCH

Previously a synonym for brilliant football and impressive youngsters, the Netherlands have dropped from the top tier in recent years. But, as Colin Millar writes, they’re on their way back As world football’s biggest tournament got underway in Russia last summer, there was one absentee whose failure to reach the World Cup no longer registered as a great surprise. The

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PUMA New Release!

BOOT INSIGHT: PUMA Football  launched the Hacked Pack, inspired by players who use their technique and skill to hack the game and take it to New Levels, featuring a disruptive look for the FUTURE and PUMA ONE boots.  Influenced by the visual identity of computer programming code, the Hacked Pack combines deep digital blacks and vibrant 8-bit greens. The Hacked

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Red redemption

With his toothy grin, bellowing guffaw and celebratory bear hugs, Jurgen Klopp is a larger than life character in the Premier League. Genuine expressions of delight, such as the sprint onto the pitch to celebrate a 96th-minute Merseyside derby winner, will see the German remembered fondly when he eventually leaves Anfield. But that’s not what Klopp wants to be remembered

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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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