The African Super Club Without Fans

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Africa is home to some of football’s most bizarre stories. In 2019, the Champions League final was awarded due to a club that withdrew from the competition. In 2001, Real Madrid’s Galacticos went to Cairo to get beaten by Egyptian side Al Ahly. This, however, is a story about one of Africa’s strangest organizations. A […] READ MORE


A History of Cristiano Ronaldo’s International Career

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Throughout his outstanding club career, Cristiano Ronaldo has had the luxury of playing alongside world-class talent. From his time at Manchester United with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, and Rio Ferdinand, all players who were in their prime at the time, to Real Madrid with countless superstars like Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos, Karim […] READ MORE


Video Assistant Referees Are An Imperfect Improvement

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Modern football has transformed into an exasperating experience in recent years, with infuriated supporters rising from their seats in dispute with the decision made by the referee. From Diego Maradona’s infamous “Hand of God” goal back in 1986 to the bizarre “ghost goal” scored by Stefan Kießling just four years ago, the beautiful game has […] READ MORE


Can Penalty Kings Chile Make It Three Tournament Wins In A Row?

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If the Confederations Cup final between Germany and Chile goes to penalties, the watching world—or at least that part of it that watches the World Cup warm-up event—could be in for a long night. The final will bring together the old and new penalty kings. Can Penalty Kings Chile Make it Three in a Row? […] READ MORE


Confederations Cup: Germany vs Chile Reaction

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Germany faced off against Chile in the Confederations Cup in Russia, with the match ending 1-1. The reigning champions of South America opened the scoring after a scrambled, last-ditch effort by Alexis Sánchez which hit the post before going into the net. Just before half-time, world champions Germany equalised after a fluid passing move ended […] READ MORE


2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Group B Preview

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The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup begins this coming weekend, as eight national sides from around the globe battle for top honours in Russia. With so much talent on display in the tournament, a strong performance early in the group stage will be critical to success. 2017 Confederations Cup: Group B Preview The previous edition of […] READ MORE


2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Group A Preview

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The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup begins this Saturday, as the champions of various regions will face one another in what has become a “test run” for the World Cup’s host nation. This year’s honour will belong to Russia, and preparations for next summer’s tournament will be on full display this coming weekend. 2017 FIFA Confederations […] READ MORE


A Brief History of the Confederations Cup

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Where the Confederations Cup is concerned, a brief history is all that is required. Although the tournament has existed in some form or other since 1992, it is only in the last dozen years that it has settled on its current format – as a World Cup warm-up, held in the country that is hosting […] READ MORE