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So Just Who Is Frenkie De Jong, Barcelona’s New $85.5 Million Signing?

Christian Pulisic has been usurped. But just who is Frenkie de Jong anyway?

Prior to Wednesday, Pulisic was the most expensive signing of the January transfer window, Chelsea paying $73 million for the services of the Borussia Dortmund 20-year-old. 

Now Pulisic must sit in the back seat for Barcelona’s new 21-year-old midfielder, Frenkie de Jong.

A Guide To The Wide Variety Of Footballs Used Across The Planet

I hope you can kick these balls with some of the world's best players. Here's a brief guide to the balls used in some of the world's most popular leagues and how much they cost.

What Soccer Ball Should I Get? Here's What The World's Biggest Leagues Use

English Premier League: The Nike Merlin, at a cool $160. Looks and feels like a classic professional ball.

Copa Libertadores Just Got A Lot Easier To Watch In The U.S.

The Copa Libertadores is one of the greatest footballing competitions in the world, trailing only the UEFA Champions League for grandest club tournament. For Americans who have been unable to watch it for years, how to watch Copa Libertadores just got a lot simpler.

Nani Takes You Through His Gym Recovery Session Following A Match

Although Nani never lived up to his billing as “The Next Cristiano Ronaldo,” take nothing away from the man who currently has 112 Portugal caps to his name and is still going strong in his 14th year as a professional.

The 32-year-old made his name with Manchester United — where he won four Premier League titles and the 2007-08 Champions League — but he’s gone on to have successful stints in Turkey (Fenerbahce), Spain (Valencia) and Italy (Lazio) before returning home to boyhood club Sporting. 

The 25 Most Expensive Transfer Fees Ever Paid For Mexican Footballers

You don’t need me to tell you that global transfer fees are escalating faster than a grenade at a knife fight. There’s not a whole lot of sense to be made over the stratospheric numbers, except it must be nice being a footballer’s agent. But who is the most expensive Mexican soccer player in today’s world of wheeling, dealing and making a killing in the oil field? Here are the 25 most expensive Mexican transfer fees ever. 

Clint Dempsey Quote

It is challenging but the more positions you start to play and develop in as a player, the better you get and the more adaptable a player you can be to more teams. It always different when you play with your back to goal, as opposed to running at defenders. It is a challenge because for a long time you might not get the ball, but when you do, if you can put it in the back of the net, then you did your job.

Lionel Messi Quote

I prefer to win titles with the team ahead of individual awards or scoring more goals than anyone else. I'm more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. When all this is over, what are you left with? When I retire, I hope I am remembered for being a decent guy.

Eden Hazard Quote

I've had more ups than downs in my career. All you can do is keep working. You still have to take enjoyment out of what you're doing, and things will turn, and my smile has always been there. In good moments and bad.