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Barcelona and Lyon stars feature in a ‘get well soon’ video for Van Dijk

The official Twitter account of Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) paid tribute to injured Liverpool defender before their friendly against Spain later today. When translated in English, the caption on the video read – “Big man. Bro. Virgil. Our captain. We’re thinking about you. Come back stronger!” The video features several Netherlands players such as […]


What is a ‘farmers league’ – the derogatory term that prompted Kylian Mbappe’s tweet after Lyon beat Man City

Farmers League – you might have stumbled upon this term if you find yourself as an avid follower of football on the various social media platforms. It first took shape as a mockery towards France’s first division, Ligue 1. Dominance of PSG and the rise of ‘farmers league’ Because of the increasingly dominant nature of […]