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Infographic: Messi Vs The ORIGINAL Ronaldo

The folks at Grup14  have compiled some stats comparing Leo Messi, currently the world’s greatest player, on form at least (sorry Cristiano fans) to the original, Brazilian Ronaldo. The man who once held the title of world’s greatest.      z

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Gigi Buffon’s All-Time Champions League XI

No Ronaldo? I mean really?? Well anyway here it is, Italian goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon gives his all-time Champions League XI and it’s mighty impressive indeed.  There’s a decidedly Italian touch to this squad which may have something to do with Gigi being an Italian whose played in the Serie A for a very long time, but that’s just a …

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Has There Been A Weekend With More Great Goals Than This?

We’re all use to seeing fantastic goals in the Premier league. But has anyone seen a weekend with more fantastic strikes over the course of a weekend? We round-up every cracker from a phenomenal weekend.   1. Arsenal got the party started early A delicately placed finish by Bellerin set the tone for the early kick-off. A fixture that had the …

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AC Milan & Hello Kitty: This Is What Happens When You’re Crap

AC Milan and Hello Kitty have announced a collaboration with the company that owns Hello Kitty, Sanrio. Why? Because AC Milan are frankly dreadful.  AC Milan. Footballing gods once upon a time. A club that is second in the world for internationally recognised honours. Yet yesterday, they finalised a deal to collaborate with Sanrio, the owners of Hello Kitty to launch …

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VIDEO: Will Cristiano Ronaldo Return To Manchester United?

Well this is gathering a bit of momentum. After rumours broke that Sir Alex Ferguson had flown to Madrid to discuss a potential Ronaldo return, the Sky Sports pundits were on the case during the weekend’s edition of Sunday Supplement. Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t seem happy. Footage released yesterday seemed to show him muttering unpleasantness at the Real faithful and he …

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VIDEO: Ronaldo Lashes Out at Levante game

Real Madrid notched up a win to leave them one point off the top prior to their El Clasico bout next weekend, but one man didn’t seem too happy about it. The 2-0 win at home versus relegation threatened Levante gave Real some much needed impetus after successive defeats to Schalke and Athletic Bilbao. Bale scored both goals, but Cristiano …

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XI Legends That Never Won The Champions League

This week’s Champions League football has inspired a walk down memory lane. The destination? An all-time best XI to never life the hallowed cup.  GK: Gianluigi Buffon (Italy) Buffon will easily go down as one of the greatest keepers of all time as he comes into his twentieth season as a professional footballer. The Italian keeper has had plenty of …

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Fantasy Football: A La Liga XI Vs A Premier League XI

It’s Friday. We are giddy at Pundit Arena HQ and we started arguing about the best league in the world. The top to bottom strength of the Premier League or the ferocious power of the top 3 in La Liga? There was only one way to settle it…. A fencing match to the death. Alan and Jose Manuel Enrique Alberta …

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Falcao Must Prove Worth To Manchester United Faithful

Seán O’Neill argues that Radamel Falcao’s time at Manchester United is nearing its conclusion, as the Colombian struggles for form in front of goal. The biggest sporting spectacle of the year, Superbowl 49, takes place this weekend. The man the famous NFL trophy is named after, Vince Lombardi, once said, “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before …

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Teenage Wonder-kids; The Good, The Bad & The Anderson

With Real Madrid announcing last week that they have signed Norwegian wonder-kid, Martin Odegaard, on an €80,000 a week contract, much debate has surrounded the effects of offering teenage players such valuable contracts. In light of this, Eoin Lyons takes a look back at some of the biggest teenage transfers from recent years, and discusses how those players have fared in the meantime. The …

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The Best Ronaldo Interview You Will Ever See

Not so much about football, in the interview below Ronaldo delves into what it has taken him to become what he is today. Work ethic, dedication, discipline and ambition. The 16 minutes below will take you inside the psyche of the best player in the world and it is truly a fantastic watch.  

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Ronaldo: From Football Pitches to Poker Tables

Cristiano is in the headlines, but the original Ronaldo is leading quite the interesting life at present.    The younger, better looking Ronaldo may be the one grabbing all the headlines these days; however his Brazilian predecessor still harbours a winning touch. While Cristiano is busy winning his third Ballon D’or, the man considered as one the greatest strikers ever …

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VIDEO: Brazilian Ronaldo’s 15 World Cup Goals

It was announced today that the former world beater Ronaldo will be coming out of retirement to play for second division side, The Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the US.    At 38 years old and just a tad over weight, one cannot help but feel that this move is destined to end in tears. Nonetheless, it is one for the …

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Clubs Appear To Be Rubbish At Valuing Soccer Transfer Fees

Yesterday’s CIES Football Observatory release of the latest transfer values of the the top 120 players shows only one thing. Transfer values in Soccer are CRAZY. The latest figures are in and CIES have valued the top 120 players. Some quick mental arithmetic puts the value of the top 10 players are  €919 million meaning all those oligarchs can breath a …

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Five Famous Footballing Philanderers

Sometimes afternoons at work can be a struggle, so to help you shut the game down for the final half hour we have the perfect wind down…..a tabloid style countdown of football’s most notorious love rats. Soccer players are known for their dissolute lifestyles and while they are often found wanting in the heat of battle their pursuit of sexual conquests …

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