Tag: quaresma

A-Z of the 2000s: Ricardo Quaresma

It is for his silky skills, not his various deficiencies, that Quaresma will be remembered as time slowly wears the memories of his fleeting career away

Ricardo Quaresma and the storied journey of an enigmatic prodigy

Portuguese football has a rich history of sublime attacking talents. From the great striking exploits of Eusébio to Barcelona star turned Galáctico icon Luís Figo, Portugal is a nation that’s been blessed…

The wonderkids that failed to escape purgatory

FOOTBALL IS LITTERED WITH PLAYERS that have failed to live up to the expectations placed upon their young shoulders. Players that play their careers in a type of footballing purgatory. The rise of…