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Has Messi been a flop at PSG?

Has Messi been a flop at PSG?

Mahtab Jamil 2022-03-17 16:04:32

Nasser-Al-Khelaifi bought PSG in 2011. Since then, he has been injecting money into the club. His primary objective had been to win the Champions League. After they signed Messi last summer, everyone...

PSG and UCL - stories of heartbreaks

PSG and UCL - stories of heartbreaks

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-03-13 13:15:03

It all went wrong for PSG. It has been the same story for almost a decade, bar the last two seasons. And PSG don’t seem to be coming out of this situation anytime soon. Just when everyone think...

Appreciating Luka Modric: The best midfielder in the world

Appreciating Luka Modric: The best midfielder in the world

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-03-10 13:54:53

Real Madrid's Triumph against PSG last night can be summarised into two players’ performances - Karim Benzema and Luka Modric.  Modric, being 37, was at his absolute best last night when h...

Will Neymar ever reach the pinnacle or is he past it?

Will Neymar ever reach the pinnacle or is he past it?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-03-08 15:22:39

When Neymar came to Barcelona as a skillful teenager from Brazil, expectations from him were already quite high. Everyone expected him to be the next big thing, a future Ballon d'Or winner who migh...

United look to extend Etihad record against a confident City

United look to extend Etihad record against a confident City

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-03-06 15:48:02

The first Manchester Derby of 2022, the first big schedule in English football of the month is set to take place tonight. Apart from all the glamorous traditions and everything, this fixture holds im...

Messi's 7 Ballon d'Or is the ultimate unbreakable record in football history

Messi's 7 Ballon d'Or is the ultimate unbreakable record in football history

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-03-03 15:18:00

Lionel Messi won his seventh Ballon d'Or last year which raised himself to an unprecedented height.  His closest competitor when it comes to the number of Ballon d'Ors is Cristiano Ronaldo, havi...

Barcelona start playing Thursday night football - how hard it is to swallow

Barcelona start playing Thursday night football - how hard it is to swallow

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-02-22 18:06:28

The way Pique got schooled by Lewandowski just a few inches away from the touchline, the way Ter Stegan couldn’t prevent a shot which, in any other circumstances, would find a world of difficult...

Has Carlo already lost his mojo in Real Madrid?

Has Carlo already lost his mojo in Real Madrid?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-02-17 16:27:11

When Carlo Ancelotti came back to Real Madrid to start his second stint as manager, expectations from him were quite high.  As the manager who won all of the top five leagues except La Liga and...

Chelsea win the FIFA Club World Cup

Chelsea win the FIFA Club World Cup

Abrar Chowdhury 2022-02-13 11:30:01

Isn’t it absolutely beautiful that what you once lost in life comes back to you at a different point in time?  This is the case with Chelsea and FIFA Club World Cup. Chelsea only got the c...

From missing decisive penalty to winning it as a manager: Aliou Cisse, the Senegalese hero

From missing decisive penalty to winning it as a manager: Aliou Cisse, the Senegalese hero

Tofael Mahmud 2022-02-07 17:39:01

The excellence of African players is not an unknown phenomenon. As many as 34 premier league representatives took part in AFCON including stars like Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Eduoard Mendy, who are dee...

Athletic Bilbao kick off the challenging February beating Real Madrid

Athletic Bilbao kick off the challenging February beating Real Madrid

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-02-05 15:50:06

Athletic Bilbao moved to the semi-final, their third in a row, in Copa Del Rey after a late winner against Real Madrid.  They couldn’t have started the month any better than a win against...

Happy 37th Birthday Cristiano Ronaldo!

Happy 37th Birthday Cristiano Ronaldo!

Wasif Rahman 2022-02-05 15:32:56

“When the lights are the brightest, pressures are the highest, the strongest thrives” This phrase has been synonymous with Cristiano Ronaldo's entire career, or his entire life -- from wo...

Newcastle reeling from the edge after half a season of Saudi backed takeover

Newcastle reeling from the edge after half a season of Saudi backed takeover

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-01-30 12:39:47

Since the takeover by Saudi Arabian owners, Newcastle fans should see their ambitions rise. The bankroll of their new owners permits them to do so.  But after half of the season, it is now a que...

Premier League clubs that need reinforcements

Premier League clubs that need reinforcements

Tofael Mahmud 2022-01-29 15:09:07

The winter transfer window this term has been a surprisingly quiet one. With a number of clubs failing to field a team multiple times due to COVID and injuries as well as AFCON absentees, it would be...

Once most-hated Real Madrid player is now the most loved one: Karim Benzema's spectacular transformation

Once most-hated Real Madrid player is now the most loved one: Karim Benzema's spectacular transformation

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-01-26 14:19:49

Right now in Real Madrid, Karim Benzema is the most reliable name. He is the player who has been leading Real Madrid after the departure of Ronaldo.  Although Real Madrid could not replicate the...

Can we call Pep Guardiola the best of his generation?

Can we call Pep Guardiola the best of his generation?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-01-24 12:40:16

Pep Guardiola is well on his way to winning another Premier League title. When he first came to England in 2016, after two relatively successful tenures at FC Barcelona and FC Bayern Munich, many mana...

Is Barcelona-Athletic Bilbao becoming the fiercest rivalry of Spanish football?

Is Barcelona-Athletic Bilbao becoming the fiercest rivalry of Spanish football?

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-01-23 15:49:06

The teams Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao are similar in various aspects. Both strictly represent a particular community of Spain, both give prominence to their homegrown players, both want to showcase...

FIFPRO Men's World XI turns into a laughingstock on social media

FIFPRO Men's World XI turns into a laughingstock on social media

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-01-18 16:18:05

Yesterday's FIFA FIFPro Men's World XI has come as a shock for football lovers around the world due to a very unconventional formation to accommodate four attackers in the team as well as some high pr...

Thomas Muller: A machine that we hardly talk about

Thomas Muller: A machine that we hardly talk about

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-01-18 15:09:47

Most football lovers are aware of the infamous incident during the match between Argentina and Germany in the 2010 World Cup when Diego Maradona, not knowing who Thomas Muller was, assumed him to be a...

The botched side of the new format of Spanish  Super Cup

The botched side of the new format of Spanish Super Cup

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-01-17 12:19:28

After two enthralling semi-finals, Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao locked horns for the trophy of the Spanish Super Cup yesterday night. With a goal each from Modric and Benzema, Real Madrid took home...

Ballon d'Or in a week: How the winner is selected?

Ballon d'Or in a week: How the winner is selected?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2021-11-25 16:47:46

With a few days remaining before the Ballon d'Or winner is announced and the football fans all over the world rooting for their favourite player to win the award, one might wonder how this prestigious...

Pochettino failing to manage superstars in Paris?

Pochettino failing to manage superstars in Paris?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2021-11-10 15:40:40

When Mauricio Pochettino arrived in PSG last year, the season was already halfway through.  PSG had just got rid of Thomas Tuchel, who later went on to win the Champions League with Chelsea and...

Ole at the wheel is no more working

Ole at the wheel is no more working

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2021-11-08 19:13:29

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was brought in to replace the veteran Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, the expectations from him were quite high.  There was a certain sense of romanticism associated wit...

From an adorable hero to a tragic villain - Ronald Koeman has seen it all

From an adorable hero to a tragic villain - Ronald Koeman has seen it all

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-30 15:13:41

He was the marauding defender for FC Barcelona who used to hit the target from the distance for fun. He was the protagonist of Barcelona’s first-ever European glory.  He lived the dream in...

Liverpool demolish Manchester United by 5-0, Salah scores 3

Liverpool demolish Manchester United by 5-0, Salah scores 3

Naveed Ashfaque 2021-10-24 23:59:24

The fiercest rivalry in English football between Manchester United and Liverpool ended in a 0-5 thrashing for the Manchester Team. Mohammad Salah was at the centre of the match with a hattrick and a...

Sorry work, sorry study, tomorrow is for sports only

Sorry work, sorry study, tomorrow is for sports only

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2021-10-23 17:32:47

October 24th is going to be the most exciting and eventful day of the year for sports fans.  Especially if you are a Bangladeshi sports follower, fixtures of October 24 will seem like once in a...

Jorginho worthy of Ballon d’Or Shouts?

Jorginho worthy of Ballon d’Or Shouts?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2021-10-19 17:28:37

When Maurizio Sarri signed Jorge Luis Frello Filho from Napoli to Chelsea on the very same day he was hired as the manager of the blues, most of the pundits of English football were stunned.  Sa...