How many Instagram followers did Alexia Putellas gain after winning Ballon d’Or?

It’s been a week rife with incredible achievements for Alexia Putellas. It began with her victory at the Ballon d’Or awards ceremony as she became the third female footballer to win the coveted golden ball. Following the momentous occasion, it was announced that Alexia would be awarded the Sant Jordi Cross by the Government of…

Harry Kane is the most prolific Thursday scorer in Premier League history

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has won 3 out of the last 6 Golden Boots in the Premier League, in contrast, he has scored for Spurs just once after 12 outings in the Premier League but perhaps these stats pale in comparison to the one Amazon Prime showcased last night. During their coverage of Spurs…

Dutch fans detonate pyro during 5 am training session, prove football fans are crazy

Dutch fans show incredible support as players train at 5 am to beat the curfew The passion football fans exhibit remains second to none, whether it be a non-league side or a Premier League heavyweight, the support remains just as devoted. Amateur Dutch side Quick Boys FC were treated to a perfect specimen of this…

The moment Jurgen Klopp held back celebrations out of respect for Rafa Benitez

Liverpool made the Merseyside Derby look routine as they registered an emphatic victory over the Toffees. In proper men against boys affair, Liverpool battered Everton 4-1, following goals from Jordan Henderson, Diogo Jota, and a brace from Mohamed Salah. Liverpool outclassed their opponents and in truth, the entire game serves as a highlight of their…

Toni Kroos issues high praise for Jorginho amid Ballon d’Or backlash

The Ballon d’Or shortlist was divisive, to say the least. After the announcement, debates raged on about almost every aspect.The winner of course was a topic that was highly contested. Another one is Chelsea midfielder Jorginho finishing ahead of the likes of Karim Benzema, Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few. The chief point…

The turn of events as Mame Biram Diouf dons gloves after both goalkeepers are sent off

When outfield players have to go in goal due to emergencies, it certainly piques the interest of everyone watching. A little cameo between the sticks is always appreciated by fans as it represents a player taking one for their team. Now imagine donning on the keeper’s gloves on two separate occasions in the same game.…

The explicit reaction that summed up Joelinton’s revival under Eddie Howe

Newly appointed Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe certainly carries a lot of weight on his shoulders. Being the manager of the world’s richest football club, at least theoretically, brings with it certain caveats. Despite the club’s newfound riches, Howe at the moment can’t dive into them to sign any fresh faces. So, he is faced…

Leaked Tube-inspired Arsenal kit faces opposition from non-league side

We’ve seen many incredible collaborations over the years between fashion brands and football clubs. Recent examples include PSG’s historic partnership with Jordan and the Air Max inspired third kits by Nike for several European Heavyweight Clubs back in the 2020/21 season. Another collaborative effort seems to be on the horizon this time featuring Premier League…

The brave tackle that ended all rumors of rift between Kalvin Phillips and Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United’s Premier League campaign so far this season has been turbulent, to say the least. Before the game against Crystal Palace, the Whites had won just two of their last 13 fixtures in the League. Leeds fans braced themselves for the worst after news broke out of a supposed rift between star man Kalvin…

Photo – Goat statues adorn Eiffel Tower in honour of Lionel Messi

On Monday night, Lionel Messi won the prestigious Ballon d’Or for a record 7th time. An incredible record that would take a herculean effort to replicate. A bit of controversy surrounded the decision as some felt that perhaps Robert Lewandowski was more deserving of the title. However, Messi’s 7th triumph seemed to seal the ‘GOAT’…

French football fan smashes TV in fit of rage after Karim Benzema loses out to Jorginho in Ballon d’Or ranking

On Monday, football royalty gathered at the Theatre du Chatelet, for the 2021 Ballon d’Or awards ceremony. With the top prize being picked up for a 7th time by Lionel Messi, the top 30 players according to the voting were announced in a sort of countdown fashion, with the winner eventually being announced at the…

Marcelo Bielsa issues grave warning amid rapid Americanization of football

During the press conference before Leeds United’s game at Crystal Palace, Manager Marcelo Bielsa stated his doubts regarding a very relevant topic in modern football. Firstly, while speaking about the decline in the running stats of his side as compared to last season, the Argentine said, “The calendar is so overcharged it doesn’t bear in…

Carlo Ancelotti opens up on Vinicius Junior’s playing position amid Mbappe links

Vinicius Jr’s meteoric rise to the top continues as the Brazilian keeps producing incredible performances week in, week out. Under Carlo Ancelotti, the 21-year-old looks reinvigorated and has successfully found the killer touch he was lacking last season. His run of form has ensured his place in the starting lineup for the time being and…

Watch: Wayward shot knocks out football fan and her beer in Brazil

Imagine being a supporter, heading out to your beloved club’s home ground, donning their colours filled with excitement and anticipation. One would hope for a thrilling game, maybe even some dramatic clashes between the players. However, we often forget just how easily eagerness can take a nosedive. Unfortunately, that was the case for this star…

Thiago Silva fires back after disparaging Paul Scholes claim before Chelsea v Man Utd

Paul Scholes seems to have it in for Chelsea in recent times. It began with an astonishing hot take as the former United man speaking on “The Overlap” claimed that Chelsea’s defence wasn’t good enough. Drawing comparisons with Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool, Scholes claimed that Chelsea’s defence was the worst of the lot.…

Twitter beef between Jamie Carragher and Rio Ferdinand spirals out of control before wholesome ending

Yesterday’s Super Sunday clash between Chelsea and Manchester United finished in a draw, luckily for us that wasn’t the end of the day’s entertainment as another heavyweight encounter took place right after the game between Premier league legends Jamie Carragher and Roy Keane. The two pundits got into a heated debate over the purpose of…

Twitter reacts to Sean Dyche braving minus 3-degree weather in shirt and tie

Turf Moor was a sight to see today.  The latest victim to Storm Arwen, snow descended upon the Claret’s home stadium, engulfing it in a sea of white. Conditions were clearly adverse and despite the repeated efforts of the ground staff, the game against Tottenham had to be cancelled. Temperatures in Burnley were as low…