Tag: ronaldo

Barcelona

From Cruyff and Guardiola to Ronaldinho and Messi, Barcelona is a club that has shaped modern football as we know it. We celebrate it in stunning print

Ronaldo: the PSV diaries

Coming to Europe as a raw but otherwordly teenager, Ronaldo would make the Eredivisie home for two years, setting Europe alight with his talent

The heartbreak of Ronaldo at Internazionale

This feature is part of The Football Italia Years Ronaldo was more force of nature than footballer. He was an irrepressible dribbler, a powerful runner and an unerringly precise finisher. In Italy,…

The dream of Ronaldo and Romário

This feature is part of Duology One was an unfathomably gifted prodigee, a PSV Eindhoven graduate turned timeless Barcelona hero; a Brazilian wonder and undisputed icon to a generation of admirers of…

The World Cup Series: 2010 and 2014

As Spain shook off their demons playing a brand of football as good as anything in World Cup history in 2010, Germany emulated them with a devastating blend of power and skill…

The art and anatomy of scoring a beautiful goal

They say art is a subjective matter. What one person finds majestic another can find abhorrent. Tracey Emin’s Unmade Bed, Michelangelo’s statue of David and Banksy’s Raise the Drawbridge are all works of…

Jorge Mendes and the journey from nobody to football titan

Modern-day football us about much more than just the 90 minutes played on the pitch. The intricate complexities of the game transcend the playing surface, forming a web spun by managers, directors and…

How Ronaldo and Romário became the perfect partnership

We all marvel at the skill determination and single-minded focus of individuals that achieve greatness across the sports, from Muhammed Ali to Tiger Woods and Roger Federer to Usain Bolt. Commentators and pundits today…