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  • Luka Modric and the Art of Reinventing Oneself in Football

    Football can be a brutally short career, but as the sport has become increasingly professionalized, we have seen players evolve as they get close to the late stage of their careers. Despite the flux of players retiring early on the basis of fitness, injuries and lack of match rhythm, we have witnessed footballers reinvent themselves…

  • Robin van Persie: One of the Finest Strikers of his Era

    How would you describe Robin van Persie? To Feyenoord fans, he was a young, short-tempered starlet who later returned as a seasoned veteran and delivered the club silverware. To Netherlands fans, he is their greatest goal scorer who scored their most iconic goal in the last 20 years. To Arsenal fans, he is seen as…

  • Joshua Kimmich: Mr. Consistent

    After the Champions League Final on Sunday, it is more apparent than ever that Mr. Consistent can be more effective than the star of the show. Step forward, Joshua Kimmich.   An unbelievably reliable player who is able to change a game without people realizing, Kimmich’s performance on the weekend was something that any child…

  • A Tribute to Dani Parejo: A Valencia Legend and a Club Martyr

    Dani Parejo stood in the middle of Mestalla, on a podium, eyes closed for a few seconds then a hand up to his face to wipe away the little tears that threatened to come out. He struggled with emotions as chants of “lolololololo Dani Parejo” enveloped the stadium. It was everybody singing; the fans, his…

  • No matter what, Kobe’s legacy lives on

    There are too many words to describe NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant. The ex-Los Angeles Lakers player this past Sunday passed away along with his daughter Gianna, who was 13 years old.  Kobe, also known as the Black Mamba, had an impact on many people throughout the sports world.  People took the time on Sunday to…