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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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Video: Luka Modric pummels outside-of-the-boot humdinger v Scotland

Scotland put a brave front but were eventually knocked out of the tournament by the sheer genius of 35-year-old Luka Modric. The Real Madrid star stepped it up when it mattered as he put his side ahead with a jaw-dropping goal from 20 yards out and then assisted the third as Croatia progressed to the […]

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Video: Andreas Christensen dispatches 30-yard thunderbastard v Russia

First-time, right-footed, from 30 yards out and on the volley. Andreas Christensen struck an absolute rocket that should not find it hard to win the goal of the tournament during Denmark’s crunch Group B clash against Russia. It was a thunder-volley of the highest standard as it kept rising until it hit the back of […]

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Video: Thierry Henry stuns Belgium players with curling freekick in training

At the age of 43, Thierry Henry confirmed he’s still pretty much got it as he left a couple of current icons of the game in awe with a top bins free-kick from his weaker foot in Belgium training. Both Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne’s reaction to it just sums up how highly Henry […]

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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: Robin Gosens caps off wingback masterclass with a towering header against Portugal

Robin Gosens announced himself to the world with a left-wing back masterclass at Allianz Arena as Germany became the first team of Euro 2020 to score more than 3 goals in a match. From Cristiano Ronaldo’s amazing box-to-box sprint to Robin Gosens’ thumping header, we can only hope that the rest of the matches in […]

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Video: Cristiano Ronaldo mugs off Antonio Rudiger with arrogant skill against Germany

Cristiano Ronaldo was in his pomp during the Group F clash against Germany as the football superstar created and finished off a rambunctious counterattacking goal in the 15th minute. The Real Madrid legend then followed it up with an unrelentingly disrespectful piece of skill against Antonio Rudiger a few minutes later. Although Antonio Rudiger went […]

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Video: Cristiano Ronaldo sprints 92 meters in 14 seconds to score his first-ever goal against Germany

At 36 years of age, Cristiano Ronaldo still possesses the pace and desire to shine at the biggest of stages as he started and then finished off a lightning-fast counterattack goal against Germany. Die Mannschaft were sledgehammered by a sudden Portugal team goal in the 15th minute following a period of attacking possession at Allianz […]

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Video: Broadcaster lady gets caught up in Hungary’s goal celebration against France

Thoughts go out with the poor lady on her pitchside desk at the Ferenc Puskas Arena as Hungary players deliriously celebrated their goal against France. Fans at the full-house Budapest arena went up in raptures after Attila Fiola gave Hungary the lead against tournament favourites France. It was one of the greatest modern moments in […]

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Video: Billy Gilmour shrugs off nerves with MOTM display against England

If Billy Gilmour had any nerves after being thrown in the deep end against England, he sure didn’t show them. The Chelsea lad was thrust into action at the biggest of stages as Scotland manager Steve Clarke put him on the team sheet to face their arch-rivals and the 20-year-old responded by winning the man […]

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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 […]