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Harry Maguire shows glimpse of his rarely-acknowledged ability v Czech Republic

Apart from being a towering presence at the back for Manchester United and England, another very underrated aspect of Harry Maguire’s game is his ball-playing ability. Maguire is adept at breaking the lines of the opposition unit from deep and has done it time and time again for both club and country over the last […]

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Steadicam operator pulls off neat header while shooting Spain v Slovakia

Spain emerged victorious in style in their final 2020 European Championship group stage match against Slovakia. After struggling to score goals in the first two matches, La Roja erupted with a brilliant display in a 5-0 win to secure their progress into the Round of 16 of the competition. While goals from Aymeric Laporte, Pablo […]

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Ian Wright praises Bukayo Saka with ‘glorious’ Loki reference while on air

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has recently referenced modern popular culture to describe one of the most popular players in the Arsenal, and now the England squad – in Bukayo Saka. The young Englishman has become an overnight sensation in the national team set up, after starting against the Czech Republic in England’s last group stage […]

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Frenkie De Jong is making football look effortless at the Euros

Frenkie de Jong has to be a guaranteed feature in a discussion about the best midfielders on the planet on his day. The Barcelona midfielder is one of the best passers in the game right now and has built a reputation for being one of the most press-resistant footballers there is. De Jong did not […]

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Luis Suarez brings next-level dark arts to Copa America

Luis Suarez is undoubtedly one of the modern-day pioneers of the dark arts in the beautiful game as we know it. Be it his numerous counts of biting opposition players, the infamous handball in the 2010 World Cup against Ghana or the multiple allegations of simulation against his name over the years, Suarez has never […]

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Video: Lionel Messi runs amok during a trademark dribble against Uruguay

Lionel Messi was at his sensational best when Argentina met Uruguay in their Copa America group stage encounter. Not only did he set up Guido Rodriguez for the winner in the match that ended 1-0 to the Albiceleste, but he also was a menacing presence for Uruguayan defenders all throughout the outing – the best […]

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Video: Matthijs de Ligt calls himself an Ajax player during interview

Matthijs de Ligt put in a flawless shift in the Netherlands’ 2-0 win over Austria in their Group C encounter at the 2020 European Championships, but the only mistake from his night came in the post-match press conference when he accidentally forgot the name of his current employers. Currently, a player for Italian outfit Juventus, […]

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Video: Kevin De Bruyne puts on a second-half clinic against Denmark

Belgium turned on the afterburners in the second half to come back from behind against Denmark to win their 2020 European Championship group stage encounter. Yussuf Poulsen scored early in the first half to give Denmark an early lead, but Kevin De Bruyne’s heroics in the second half meant that Belgium registered their second successive […]

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Video: Antoine Griezmann produces tackle that would make Simeone proud

France’s 1-0 win over Germany in the group stages of the 2020 European Championship featured a number of noteworthy performances. While Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe stole the limelight with their brilliant displays to kick off EURO 2020 for the world champions, one particular performance that went under the radar was forward Antoine Griezmann’s. While […]

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Video: Gareth Bale takes out eight players at once with hairsplitting assist

Gareth Bale rolled back the years by producing a European Championship masterclass when Wales met Turkey yesterday. The Welsh wizard came up with two assists to sink Turkey 2-0 in their Group A encounter – the first of which was an incredible assist for Aaron Ramsey to open the scoring for Wales. Bale was at […]

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Euro 2020: Manuel Locatelli makes world sit up and take notice

It is at the international stage that most promising talents complete the transformation to a household name, and Italy’s Manuel Locatelli did no harm to his fast-rising reputation with a midfield masterclass against Switzerland last night. The Sassuolo midfielder scored twice and was influential in Azzuri’s 3-0 win over Switzerland in their EURO 2020 group […]

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Video: Kylian Mbappe had Joshua Kimmich on strings before non-goal against Germany

The first heavyweight clash in the 2020 European Championship perspired as France came out triumphant against Germany at the Allianz Arena last night. A Mats Hummels own goal in the first half was enough to clinch a winning start at the EURO 2020 for the world champions, even as two second-half strikes were ruled out […]

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Video: Antonio Rudiger caught chomping on Paul Pogba a la Suarez

Germany lacked incision throughout in their opening match of the 2020 European Championship against France last night, but footage from the game has shown that Antonio Rüdiger didn’t. The German central defender was caught on camera trying to bite Paul Pogba as France began their EURO 2020 campaign with a 1-0 win over Germany – […]

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Video: Cristiano Ronaldo caps off 33-pass team goal poetry against Hungary

It was the late show for Portugal against Hungary last night, as Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the closing minutes to help his team cruise to a 3-0 win in their opening match of EURO 2020. It was Raphael Guerreiro who struck first for the defending champions, and their talismanic leader got on the scoresheet […]

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Video: Milan Skriniar shows striker’s instinct to score match-winning goal against Poland

Slovakia pulled off an upset victory over Poland in their European Championship group stage match last night, thanks to Milan Skriniar’s second half match-winner. The Inter Milan central defender showed goalscoring instincts that any world-class striker would be proud of, as he ensured that Slovakia started their EURO 2020 campaign with a 2-1 win over […]

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Video: Cristiano Ronaldo promotes healthy living during press conference

Cristiano Ronaldo has been on top of the highest level of the game for nearly two decades now. The Portuguese icon is not only one of the most talented athletes to ever play the game, but his longevity makes him one of the greatest ever. And the sole reason for his longevity – why he […]

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Video: Spanish TV overreacts to Eden Hazard’s post-game frolic with Chelsea players

SPANISH TV LEFT UNIMPRESSED BY HAZARD VISUALS AFTER SEMI-FINAL EXIT V CHELSEA It is not a particularly good time to be Eden Hazard. The Belgian had hoped for a fruitful return to the stadium in which he produced the goods for seven years, but instead, it was a forgettable night at the ‘Garden of Eden’, […]