Indian football has fallen from the grace. What used to be the most dominant force in Asian football has become a push-over and a practice team in what was once it's own backyard.
From being referred to as an easy team to play against, with not enough passion or aggression to challenge the elites of London and Manchester, a new dawn is beckoning at Spurs.
Examining the current situation in the transfer market also helps tell us just why Gonzalo's rates have sky-rocketed.
The Swiss Star is not regarded as a prolific scorer, nor does he try and break records in the top assist charts, but his credentials lie in his play-making abilities.
After the Hillsborough verdict, now is the time to challenge the deep-seated attitudes – most of all the issue of standing terraces and drinking alcohol in football grounds.
True to the clubs motto "To dare is to do, Come on you Spurs”, Tottenham and it's army of fans are now daring.
Football has become such a big business that top clubs are under great pressure to ensure they recruit the next Cristiano Ronaldo before their nearest rival.
It may be straightforward to shoot from 12 yards past a goalkeeper into an otherwise empty net, yet many very skilled footballers miss when it matters most.
Chelsea's new manager will have to bring the spring back in the club by bringing in fresh new faces and give youth players a chance in the big league.
Dear Sepp Blatter, You're not just another, you're the biggest crook the beautiful game of football have ever seen. You deserve the knighthood in corruption.