Former Merengues to haunt Zidane?

ATLETICO MADRID VS REAL MADRID Atletico Madrid host Real Madrid in the latest instalment of the Madrid derby in the Spanish La Liga at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Sunday’s clash is a pivotal one at the top of the table […]

EXPLAINED: LOS BLANCOS

Have you ever wondered why Real Madrid, ‘The Kings of Europe’ are referred to as the ‘Los Blancos’? Do you know why? Real Madrid are set to celebrate their 119th anniversary on the 6th and we at FootTheBall are here […]

Upamecano: The defensive monster

1) THE STORY BEHIND HIS NAME Dayot Upamecano has a different original name and is a shorter form of his real name which is, Dayotchanculle. He was named after his great grandfather and it was also an honorary title given [...]

Is Real Madrid Hazard’s Graveyard?

After losing Ronaldo in the summer of 2018 to Juventus, Real Madrid faced a stark decline in attack, which they heavily relied on as it papered over the cracks in Madrid’s defence .They went from scoring 2.5 goals per game […]

The Blonde “Czech Fury”

The UEFA Champions League is regarded as the greatest club competition in the world for a reason. The season-long campaign sees the most decorated clubs belonging to various leagues from all across Europe fight it out for the title of […]

THE PREDATOR FREAK

The Adidas Predators were introduced in 1994 and since then have gone on to become one of the most recognizable football boots of the modern era. Worn by some exceptional players over the years the likes of David Beckham, Zinedine […]

THE REAL G.O.A.T.

One of the greatest players in football without much argument is Cristiano Ronaldo. The question still remains whether he is the game’s greatest striker? Let’s take a look at what could make him the best forward in history. When you […]

David Alaba..REAL-LY Madrid?

According to numerous reports, versatile defender David Alaba is close to joining Real Madrid as his Bayern Munich contract nears its expiry. The Austrian has since been linked with several elite clubs across Europe, although Real Madrid remain the frontrunners […]

Whizz-kids of 2020

Another year has passed and another crop of youngsters made their names announcing themselves to the football world. 2019 brought the likes of Ansu Fati, Jadon Sancho, Joao Felix to name a few and 2020 has been no different. Every […]

Norway’s Golden Generation?

In the spring of 2016, a 15-year-old was touted as one the biggest talent in Norway. But instead of creating ripples at his home-town club Bryne, in the second level of Norwegian league football, 16 goalless games almost killed his […]

UCL: Round Of Death

The iconic Champions League anthem roars again to welcome the best of the best. The Round of 16 draws promise an avalanche of drama, heartbreak, and top-level football prowess on display. Let’s take you through our thoughts on the fixtures. […]

La Liga Matchday 8 Report

From BOOMs in Madrid to BOOs in Barcelona, the La Liga Matchday 8 was another twist in the season’s unpredictable tale. Barcelona’s inefficient attack struggled to convert the chances yet again. Karim Benzema scored a brace like it’s still a […]

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