Tag: fenerbahce

Ariel Ortega: the little donkey

Undefeated. That was the word on the minds of River Plate fans as their team marched into La Bombonera on 11 December 1994. Not once in their 93-year history had Los Millonarios won a trophy without losing…

Elif Elmas: the Macedonian starlet destined for greatness

‘A boy destined for greatness’ is a common statement in the football world, though not usually reserved for a youngster from Macedonia, a small country located in Eastern Europe with a modest…

Dirk Kuyt: a selfless hero for all the ages

On the southern fringes of Rotterdam’s eclectic centre, deposited between train tracks and the River Maas, Stadion Feyenoord encapsulates many of its city’s nuances. Better known by its moniker De Kuip (The…

A Tale of One City: Istanbul

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City ISTANBUL IS A BREATHTAKING CITY. Locals call it ‘the city that is older than time itself’. The ancient town, formerly known as…