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“Valverdeball”

“Valverdeball”

Once again, the club has managed to botch up months worth of hard work in just 180 minutes. It has become a common occurrence, all credit to the manager-in-charge, Señor Ernesto Valverde Tejedor. His blatant ignoring of and apathy towards the Barcelona Way, and in line with his conservative approach has left a serious dent…

The Pep Myth

When people look at Guardiola’s debut season as coach, they often use the squad he had at FC Barcelona in 2008 to prove he inherited the greatest team of all time. It’s quite an absurd claim, especially when that is far from the case. Not only were Barça far from the best team of all…

The night I finally understood Messi–sort of.

The night I finally understood Messi–sort of.

Humanity had just made its greatest discovery, but a certain man by the name of Lionel Messi was trending all around the world. As Wednesday, April 10, 2019 drew closer, my excitement for the day only kept getting greater by the minute. At 1830 hours IST, we were to see the first ever image of the event…

The Eccentric Genius

The Eccentric Genius

1982/83. After five years at Barcelona, where he laid the foundations for the next 4 decades of football, and a season in LA, Washington, and Levante each, Johan Cruyff decided to come back to his old club Ajax. That return season ended on a high, with the club winning the Eredivisie and KNVB Cup double….

Marc-André ter Stegen: The Great Wall of Barcelona

Marc-André ter Stegen: The Great Wall of Barcelona

The ball is at your feet. You have worked extremely hard to get past the highly-regarded defence of Futbol Club Barcelona. The pressure has kicked in and all the eyes of the world are on you. Your pace is unparalleled and your shooting ability is profound. As the ball thunders off your feet, glory is…

The loudest silent leader

The loudest silent leader

There’s this silent scream inside of him, “I will do better than everybody else.” We live in an era of football where if a footballer is seen angry in photographs following a game, he is labelled a ‘leader’. Screaming at teammates to do more and better is what defines these players as Spartans. In this…

Match Review: Barcelona vs Sevilla

Match Review: Barcelona vs Sevilla

Barça has started on a stuttering note in February with just one win and 4 draws coming against Valencia and Athletic Bilbao in the league, against Lyon in the Champions League and the other against Real Madrid in the Cup. The fixture list got only tougher as they travelled to Sevilla with two Classico’s coming…

Football: the Gift that keeps giving

Football: the Gift that keeps giving

The World Cup in 2018, Russia, was viewed by over 3.5 billion people. Around half of the earth’s entire population. Yes, this means that one in every two people around the globe watched the World Cup. Ever since man looked up at the sky and gazed at the glowing fire ball we now call the sun, he was fascinated. So much so,…

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