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    Five of the best players to wear Brazil’s revered number 10 shirt

    Perhaps no nation in world football is as synonymous with attacking talent as Brazil, the five-times world champions having produced some of the finest footballers the game has ever seen. Many of those samba stars have often worn the illustrious number 10 shirt, made iconic by the exploits of the legendary Pele as Brazil conquered […] More

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    Six of the best players to switch international allegiances

    Millions of people around the globe have more than one nationality for one reason or another, and footballers are of course no different. There have been many an occasion when a player has played his youth football for one country before opting for another when making the step up to the senior side, even some […] More

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    Rivaldo says he would have been a goal machine if he joined Manchester United and discusses Firmino record

    Brazil legend Rivaldo has discussed the achievement of Roberto Firmino becoming the first Brazilian to hit 50 Premier League goals, and believes he could have also achieved the feat had he signed for Manchester United. The Brazil legend has praised the Liverpool forward after the 27-year-old reached the landmark total last weekend, whilst opening up […] More

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    Five players who shone for Ireland in the Toulon Tournament

    Ireland’s u21 team had some star performers during their impressive run in the preeminent youth football competition, the Toulon Tournament. A few years ago the organisers of the Milk Cup, a prestigious youth football tournament held every year in Northern Ireland, decided to change its name to SuperCupNI, a name so bad I can’t begin […] More

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    Power ranking the Women’s World Cup jerseys from best to worst

    The kits on display in this summer’s World Cup are sensational, but which one comes in first and, more importantly, last place? The Fifa Women’s World Cup is kicking off this week and the competition promises to be stronger than ever. The defending champions USA are good odds to retain their title, but hosts France […] More

  • QUIZ: Can you name all of the South Americans to play for Chelsea?

    We often look back at the grainy footage of World Cups gone by and are amazed by Argentinians or brilliant Brazilians, with South American footballers still seeming to set the benchmark even during an era when football has been dominated by European sides. When your side signs a South American player, you can’t help get […] More

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    West Ham attacker Felipe Anderson hopeful of Brazil recall

    Felipe Anderson is hoping that his form for West Ham can steer him towards international recognition. The Brazilian became the most expensive player in West Ham‘s history when he made the £40 million move from Lazio to the East London club in the summer, and following an intitial period of adaptation to life in the […] More

  • Five of the worst Brazilians of the Premier League Era

    Ever since Mirandinha’s debut for Newcastle United at Norwich City back in September 1987, the English game has enjoyed a steady and growing influence of the boys from Brazil. The football mad nation has produced some of the very best players, who have wowed the Premier League with almost other worldly skill and natural ability. […] More

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