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Author: Samarth Parekh

Why Karim Benzema is the Greatest French Player Of All Time

Reading Time: 4 minutesThroughout the years and past decades, we have seen some of the greatest players emerge from France. This includes the likes of Raymond Kopa, Michel Platini, Zinedine Zidane, Didier Deschamps, Eric Cantona, Lilian Thuram, Thierry Henry, and a plethora of others. In recent times we have seen the likes of Pogba, Griezmann, and Mbappe, with many more to surely come. Those from the past and the present are looking to make a case for the best French player of all time. Yet, none of the aforementioned names truly deserve that award. This is because there is...

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Breaking Down The Premier League’s “Top Six”

Reading Time: 5 minutesMoney. Trophies. Consistency. These are the three key contributors to a Premier League club’s promotion into the so-called “Top-6”. In the past decade, we have seen a consistent Top-6: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspurs. But Spurs have not won any significant trophies – the Audi Cup does not count. Liverpool has only won one Premier League Title (since its 1992 inauguration). And Arsenal has not won the Prem since their infamous Invincibles season in 2003-2004. Manchester United and Chelsea have failed to make the Champions League regularly, unlike their past success....

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A Review of the UCL at the Halfway Mark

Reading Time: 5 minutesWith the international break in progress and just some time before club football returns, most importantly the UCL, it’s important to look at what has happened so far in this season’s UCL. Here’s a breakdown of each group and their current standings and performances halfway through the group stage. Group A – Bayern, Atletico, Lokomotiv, RB Salzburg At the start of the draw, Bayern were favorites to top the group, with Atletico coming second and possibly threatening Bayern. Halfway through, Bayern are still favorites to top the group as they have dominated their opponents, and Atletico...

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The Top Three UCL Matchups To Watch This Season

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the ’20 / ’21 UCL group stage draw having taken place, it’s time to look at the hottest fixtures and matchups happening in this season’s Champions League. Chelsea-Sevilla: Chelsea have come off a historic summer spending spree, as they brought in high-class players in Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, and several others. Spending over 200 million to improve their team, which already had American superstar Christian Pulisic and World-Cup winning defensive-mid N’Golo Kanté, Chelsea will be hoping to move past the 7-1 aggregate loss to Bayern Munich in last...

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The Effect of MLS Expansion on the Economy

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith the latest transfers of Matuidi and Higuain to Inter Miami, the MLS is looking to continually expand their brand and the league. These players were just two new additions to the list of incredible European talent coming to play overseas in America. This list includes the likes of Wayne Rooney, Thierry Henry, David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and many more. Besides the MLS being a great league for past-prime to come and have fun, the MLS has proven to be of economic interest for states and the US as a whole. In the past few years,...

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