Tag: champions league

The European obsession of Galatasaray

Few clubs are as obsessed with continental competition as Galatasaray. To understand why, you need to delve into the very essence of the footballing goliath

A-Z of the 2000s: Kaká

Unfortunately, Kaká never really belonged to us mere mortal. Nevertheless, so great were his gifts, football could not help but praise him on high

A-Z of the 2000s: Thierry Henry

There are few players who define a generation as adroitly as Thierry Henry, the man who reinvented what it meant to be a striker in England

Zinedine Zidane: the Juventus diaries

While the legend of Zinedine Zidane was cemented at Real Madrid and for France, his Juventus years were crucial in his path to greatness

Pierluigi Collina: the outlier in black

For a decade at the top, no referee in world football compared to the intensity and integrity with which Pierluigi Collina went about his business