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Momo Cissé’s world

He dreams of PSG - Paris Saint-Germain, Ronaldinho Gaúcho is his idol and he plays like Neymar Jr. Momo Cisse has the world at his feet at 19 years old. Here's FootTheBall in exclusive conversation with Momo Cisse, rated among Bundesliga's top-20 young talents!

Exclusive: Agent industry’s superwoman

Agents are often derided for their role in the hyper-commercialisation of football. Lindi Ngwenya is a breath of fresh air in an industry muddied by greed. She talks to FootTheBall about her journey as a football agent, and her desire to be a vehicle for social mobility in football.

Eder Sarabia exclusive

Eder Sarabia impressed Gerard Pique at one of the lowest ebbs of his career. Now he's rebuilding Pique's club FC Andorra with a stylish brand of football. He talks to FootTheBall in an exclusive tell-all interview to talk about his dreams, goals and career so far.

FC Andorra’s fairytale

FootTheBall takes you behind the scenes at FC Andorra. The Gerard Pique-owned club has seen a meteoric rise since the Barcelona defender made the club the "Crown Jewel" of his business empire. In EXCLUSIVE interviews with president Ferran Vilaseca and manager Eder Sarabia, get a look at Pique's vision for the club

REMEMBER THE NAME

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EXCLUSIVE: CHELSEA’S NEXT GREAT

It was a sunny Wednesday morning in Cobham in May this year. It was derby day. Arsenal vs Chelsea. An epic derby where fireworks are guaranteed, even if the boots on the ground are...

THE INSIDE SCOOP

  When Octagon started back in 1983, there were three companies who were globally representing professional sports players. Now the company count runs in the hundreds but Octagon has remained at the top of the...

Decoding agents’ mystique

FootTheBall talks to Clifford Bloxham in its exclusive series from FootTheBall Originals. He talks about the profession of being an agent, his years in the indusry and much more in this tell-all EXCLUSIVE interview!

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Amid ongoing disappointment surrounding a string of subpar shirts, we’ve decided to look back at better times for Manchester United — sartorially...

Winter transfer’s best buys

The 2023 winter transfer window was one of the craziest in years, with players going for obscene sums of money, and we bring youth the best of these signings who are bound to be worth every penny spent on them by their club.

The next big star

Enzo Fernandez is the face of this new generation. The 22-year-old was one of the best players to emerge from the World Cup. And his incredible showings in Qatar and at Benfica in the Portuguese League have earned him his move to Chelsea.

The ‘Almost’ ones

Believe it or not, signing and selling players in real life is not as straightforward as FIFA makes it out to be....