Tag: atletico

A-Z of the 2000s: Tomáš Ujfaluši

Named as one of Fiorentina and the Czech Republic’s greatest defenders, Tomáš Ujfaluši was one of the 2000s most underrated players

A-Z of the 2000s: Fernando Torres

The Fernando Torres of the 2000s may not always have been blessed with world-class teammates, but he was a force like no other

The stunning Falcao hat-trick that blew Chelsea away in 2012

This feature is part of Virtuoso For all of the guile and trickery that wingers and creative midfielders possess, there may be nothing more entertaining than a centre-forward at their absolute best.…

Investigating the origins of Diego Simeone’s Cholismo

The path was clear for Antoine Griezmann. Bayern Munich’s defence had opened up before him and, courtesy of a nicely weighted through ball from Fernando Torres, he was clean through on goal.…

Spanish stadia: the icons and the white elephants

From the Camp Nou to the Santiago Bernabéu, Spain boasts some of the most iconic stadiums in history, but the country hasn’t hosted a major tournament since 1982 and some grounds are…

Juninho Paulista: the little magician

“I still think about Middlesbrough and the times I had there all the time,” said Juninho Paulista. Ask any Boro fan and they’ll tell you the same