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Don’t Go Yet Messi

The thought of Lionel Messi, retiring from International football might be one of the most shocking things for football and Messi fans. The fabled world championship status eluded him in 2014 world cup final and again more heartbreak in back to back Copa America final losses to Chile. It might …

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Hand of God: The life and times of Maradona
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Hand of God: The life and times of Maradona

Even being not quite so into football (my football knowledge woefully does not extend beyond Ronaldo, Messi and Waka Waka), I’ve heard of Maradona. As has anyone who has not been living under a rock for the last decade or so. Even though his glory years were quite before our …

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Poser culture on the rise
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Poser culture on the rise

“M a gunner 4 lyf” “GGMU” “KTBFFH” If you follow football (the real kind, not hand-egg) you definitely must have heard these phrases during a match, on the internet, or while talking to fellow football watchers. While watching and avidly following football is a sight for sore eyes in the …

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MANCHESTER UNITED - All the Way!!
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MANCHESTER UNITED – All the Way!!

Shameful or not, I started watching soccer when I was a kid and well, you might not even want to call it “soccer”. There was a cartoon on Animax which caught my childhood fancy and I watched every single episode without a miss. Yes, it was about soccer. In my …

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Footall | Money Matters | Youthopia
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Money? Matters!

Well, Chelsea does it again! While, it was expected by most of the football world, the sacking of Andre Villas Boas is another step towards complete liquidation of the club’s integrity. ‘…our only option was to make a change at this time.‘ was a part of the official statement released by Chelsea …

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