RELEASE CLAUSES ALL AROUND

Spanish football has a long held custom of inserting release clauses into footballers’ contracts which are often exorbitant amounts. Players of Barcelona and Real Madrid have the biggest release clauses in world football, with Los Blancos’ Fede Valverde joining Karim […]

WHAT ARE THEY UP TO?

On this day 13 years ago, one of the best squads in Argentina’s history won the gold medal in the 2008 summer Olympics held in Beijing. This was the first trophy Lionel Messi ever won on the senior level for […]

FRANK-LY A LIT PAIR!

August 23 has long held a special place in the heart of AFC Ajax fans. It is on this date that two of their footballing greats, Frank Rijkaard and Jari Litmanen made their debuts in 1980 and 1992 respectively. The […]

ATLETI’S TIME TO SHINE

After two match weeks of the 2021-22 season, the La Liga top three looks the same as they did at the end of last season. Barcelona and Real Madrid level in third and second respectively, and Atletico Madrid above them […]

LA LIGA’S FALL FROM GRACE

Spanish football used to be the most followed league in the world at some point with world-class managers and players making football as good as it gets. European football was dominated by teams from La Liga in the last decade, […]

THE NUMBER.10 CONUNDRUM

One of the greatest players to have ever played the game of football. Barcelona’s longest-serving player, Lionel Messi has finally joined hands with PSG amidst the Catalans’ financial crunch. The Argentine leaves an irreplaceable legacy of 17 years, a benchmark […]

CONTINGENCY PLAN

The financial struggles of Barcelona aren’t going away any time soon since the club is in a debt of more than a billion euros with no quick solution in sight. They had to let Lionel Messi go just because they […]

5 TALKING POINTS FROM LA LIGA

La Liga resumed once again in Spain as the first matchday of the domestic league got underway, and the new season brought a lot of joy and happiness to the fans of the beautiful game all around the world.  Spectators […]

A WINNING START

Barcelona hosted Real Sociedad in the first match of the “post-Messi” era. The Blaugrana had been able to register Memphis Depay, Eric Garcia and Reyaj, two of whom started. Sociedad themselves had David Silva and Mikel Oyarzabal both starting as […]

MESSI’S BEST FRIEND?

The creme de la creme of sports journalists were clambering in Paris this past week to get a chance to interview who was perhaps the greatest football player of all time.  The French capital was abuzz with fans and journalists […]

A NEW ERA BEGINS AT CAMP NOU

BARCELONA VS REAL SOCIEDAD Barcelona welcome Real Sociedad as they raise the curtains on a new campaign. The Sunday night fixture at Camp Nou would usher them into a new Messi-less era. It’ll be a week nearly since the legendary […]

NEW ERA OF SPANISH FOOTBALL

After a wait of almost three months, it is finally time for the new La Liga season to begin. The 2021-22 La Liga campaign has garnered worldwide attention due to the departure of a certain someone which threatens the very […]

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