Throwbacks/History

You Know Ronaldo, Ronaldinho And Cristiano Ronaldo, But Do You Remember Ronaldão?

Names of Brazilian soccer stars can be confusing. Because the Portuguese naming tradition uses four names, players are typically given nicknames or go by their first name. That’s why there are three Freds who have played abroad. But one name may sound immediately familiar and yet strangely alien at the same time — Ronaldão. 

Retired World Cup 2014 Stars — Where Are They Now?

Every four years, the World Cup marks a target point for the world’s best soccer players. Athletes do everything they can to prepare themselves for the tournament and it’s not unusual for World Cup players at the end of their careers to retire soon after the world’s biggest tournament. Dozens of World Cup players have retired since the last tournament. So where are they now?

FIFA World Cup Top Scorers (All Time)

As a competition that traces its roots back to 1930, not many sporting events do trips down memory lane quite like the World Cup. The history of the World Cup, like history itself, is written by the winners, and you won’t lift the most prestigious trophy in sports without a bonafide goalscorer. So who are the FIFA World Cup top scorers of all time?

While the likes of James Rodriguez, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Wesley Sneijder and Diego Forlan have dazzled at recent tournaments, none of them feature in this list of the 20 most prolific World Cup top scorers of all time.

It’s Now Been Over 11 Years Since Messi's Carbon Copy Of Maradona’s “Goal Of The Century”

Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona are national treasures for Argentina. These two remarkable players have made history, not only for their country, but also for football in general.

Their legacies will always be remembered.

We Bet You Can't Guess Which Premier League Clubs Produce The Most Red Cards

Red cards are absolute game-changers — punishments that are often too much for the offending team to overcome. But which club produces the most Premier League red cards? The second-ranked team will likely surprise you.

Why Do Some Players Wear Long Sleeve Jerseys Instead Of Short?

It was the fall of 2013 and the ire was as succinct as it was poignant: “I don’t like that and he will not do that again.” Despite a 2-0 win in the Champions League, one of Arsene Wenger’s charges had broken a longstanding tradition and the Gunners boss was not happy.

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