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Introducing: Boca Juniors

To kick-start a new series of club-specific magazines, Boca Juniors fly onto our radar as the majesty of the Argentine giants is brought to life in print

Juan Román Riquelme: the dream comes first

Illustration by Matt Steven The number 10 was an important part of Juan Román Riquelme’s life. It would be the defining number on the back of his shirt – perhaps the last number…

The death of football’s classic number 10

“FOOTBALL IS THE WORKING CLASS BALLET.” The hallowed and revered words of Alf Garnett. There’s no debate either – football is beautiful, in so many ways akin to the ballet. Both require…

A potted history of the Toulon Tournament

If footballers were like fine wine, maturing with age, then the prestigious Toulon Tournament award for the best player would represent a who’s who list of world football’s best players, both past and…