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Arthur Melo: Playing The Barcelona Way

Arthur Melo: Playing The Barcelona Way

The Sun seemed to have been engulfed by dark clouds as the club witnessed the departure of club legends Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta. The night loomed large over the towering stands of Camp Nou as FC Barcelona lost two of their most valuable gems, the midfield maestros of the golden generation. It seemed almost…

Why the Ballon d’Or Has Lost its Credibility

Why the Ballon d’Or Has Lost its Credibility

The Ballon d’Or is an annual award given by France Football to the best footballer according to journalists from over 180 countries. The award, formerly known as the FIFA Ballon d’Or since 2010 parted its ways with the Federation in 2016, each now having separate awards.On the 3rd of December 2018, Croat Luka Modrić won…

Was Messi’s Injury a Blessing in Disguise?

Was Messi’s Injury a Blessing in Disguise?

On the 21st of October, Barcelona played Sevilla in a well fought game, with the Blaugrana emerging as victors to a deceiving scoreline of 4-2. There were a plethora of problems which needed to be addressed. Defensive lapses, lack of concentration and organisation substituted by poor performances were all causes of apprehension but none of…

The Cruyff Way

The Cruyff Way

  “Technique is not being able to juggle a ball 1000 times. Anyone can do that by practicing. Then you can work in the circus. Technique is passing the ball with one touch, with the right speed, at the right foot of your teammate.”-Johan Cruyff.   When we talk about the best players of all…