Joel Rabinowitz

Fábio Aurélio: a spectacular talent ruined by injuries

As Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher once said: “If you’re a full-back, you’re either a failed winger or a failed centre-back. No one grows up wanting to be the next Gary Neville.” It was, of course, a…

Fernando Torres and the cyclical journey of a cult hero

DATELINE: 20 MARCH 1984. Fernando Torres, the youngest of three siblings, was born in the municipality of Fuenlabrada, some 22 kilometres from the Spanish capital. Joining his local side, Parque 84, at…