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Paul Pogba Quote

I have to keep working hard and playing well because I don’t like to be second or third: they’re the worst places to be. You would be proud, of course, because it means you’re on the way, but you want to finish first.

Recent Study Reveals The 25 Most Valuable Players In Europe

Since 2013, the CIES Football Observatory has annually been releasing a list of the top 100 valued footballers from Europe’s “Big-5” leagues. It’s a fascinating concept because rather than just saying “Messi is the best, he’s No. 1. Ronaldo is second-best, he’s No.

Kylian Mbappé Celebrates Turning 20 With Yet Another Goal

Kylian Mbappé sure loves his birthday.

The French starlet turned 20 on Thursday, Dec. 20, having already accomplished more by that age than most footballers can only dream of in their entire careers. 

Before turning 20, Mbappé won a World Cup, two Ligue 1 titles and one French Cup. He scored nearly a goal per game (73 in 150 for club and country) and became the first teenager since Pelé to score in a World Cup final.

Patrick Vieira Adds His Name To The List Of Managers Who Want To Fight Mario Balotelli

It was a wonderful moment back in May when Mario Balotelli, after a four-year absence from the national team, scored his first goal for Italy since June 14, 2014, and his return to form with Nice in Ligue 1 was cemented. Fast forward seven months and it’s all turned sour again for the 28-year-old.

Paul Pogba Quote

Outside football, I just love life, you know. We're lucky to play football, to have all this body. Everyone's watching us. You see how many people, they come and watch the game. It's unbelievable, you see how many people they come. They shout your name and just enjoy life.

Study Reveals Which European League Features The Most Actual Playing Time

With findings from MARCA, we now know the latest effective minutes per game from Europe’s big five leagues for the 2018-19 season.

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