Omar Saleem

Editor-in-Chief

Why we won’t be joining the social media blackout

A note from our editor, Omar Saleem, on why we won’t be joining the social media blackout this weekend and our plans instead: Silence is not the answer. I truly believe that.…

Juan Román Riquelme: the dream comes first

Illustration by Matt Steven The number 10 was an important part of Juan Román Riquelme’s life. It would be the defining number on the back of his shirt – perhaps the last number…

In remembrance of Jim Hart

As I sit and write this, tears rolling down my cheeks, I remember Jim Hart, who sadly passed away on 13 August 2018 aged 56. For those unaware of who Jim was,…

Ronaldinho and the eternal journey to joy

IN THE LONG ANNALS OF FOOTBALL, two Ronaldos stand out. The first – the original to many – was O Fenômeno, the Brazilian striker capable of the most audacious burst of pace at his…

The Soccer Patterns project by Matthieu Teyssandier

Illustrator Matthieu Teyssandier is on a mission to create something new in the world of football illustration. The Frenchman has created an excellent series of the most iconic football kits in the…