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Author: Sammy Fromberg

Legends Never Die, And Diego Maradona Is No Exception

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn Wednesday the 25th, footballing legend and Argentine icon Diego Maradona passed away. Diego Maradona was as prolific as any player can be. He was a finisher, a dribbler, a playmaker. Everything a player could want as an advanced midfielder, he had. Play his career highlights back. Right after, watch a greatest goals of all time video. There will be a tremendous amount of overlap. Diego Maradona was the centerpiece of some of the greatest plays in the history of the sport. In recent times, his greatness has been diluted with comparisons with lesser players. Still,...

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American Soccer Fans Should Finally Get Excited — Not Scared — For The National Team

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith Gregg Berhalter, many fans have felt fear and anger as the USMNT has struggled with minuscule teams like Trinidad and Tobago.  But, since upcoming friendlies for the team are Europe-based, the team’s schedule does not accommodate players in the MLS. Now, Berhalter was forced to look into Europe, where countless Americans thrive.  This has led to him choosing a squad akin to a mirage of water for American fans that have become lost in the desert. The squad is composed of 24 players not based in their homelands and is promising for just that reason....

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This Premier League Weekend Is One For The History Books

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis weekend, finished off by Sunday, October 4th, is one for the history books of the English Premier League. Almost every game had a decisive moment for a player, manager, and/or club. Many of these moments were fantastic, jaw-dropping, or awe-inducing. One thing that they all share is that they will never be forgotten.  Starting off on Saturday was a  continuation of this year’s premier league surprise team: Everton. This was a game that is part of a season to remember for a few of the components in Everton’s greatness. Namely, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, James Rodriguez, and...

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One Season Later, Joao Felix Is Still A Star To Watch

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt has been one season since Portuguese attacker Joao Felix left his home club Benfica for a challenge abroad for Atletico Madrid. Little did he know, this campaign would bring about many hardships that would kill a bit of the hype around his name. Despite this, the hype is very much still there, deadened by a few obstacles the 20-year-old faced. The first of the main challenges was injury. Joao missed part of the season due to a main injury and few minor ones. This left him with a few starting appearances, some while still recovering....

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Barcelona Have Hit Rock Bottom: The Steep Road

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast Friday, Spanish-side Barcelona have finally reached rock bottom, conceding eight goals in 90 minutes to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter finals.  This leaves manager Quique Setien to suffer from the same fate Ernesto Valverde did only in January: a sacking. Despite Valverde winning a few trophies, neither carried on the Barcelona name.  To the trained eye, it has been a long time coming. There have been a few tell-tale moments in Barca’s downfall within the past two years. One of the first moments was the horrendous loss to Roma in the second leg...

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