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A-Z of the 2000s: Michael Ballack

Despite his near-misses, when leading men, when redefining a role and offering hope where none was to be found, Michael Ballack was king

Dimitar Berbatov and the golden touch of perfection

If one were to step into the boots of Dimitar Berbatov, the scene would perhaps play out like something from Inception; players sprint at walking pace, their faces contorted with exertion, each…