Rhett Lewis

Rhett is an Australian-born, globe trotter who is a UEFA 'A' Licence Soccer Coach. With his family, he has traveled and coached soccer in more than 30 countries, while attending World Cups, European Championships, and some of the biggest local derbies in the world!

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Son Heung-min: The Quiet Soccer Megastar

From cutting his teeth in the Bundesliga to reaching a consistently world-class level at Tottenham, Son Heung-min’s rise has been meteoric, but the South Korean star is not one to bask in the limelight. Surrounded by the Premier League’s glitz, …

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Marcelo Bielsa: The Most Influential Coach of the 21st Century

Managerial success is measured in silverware, but rarely do we consider the long-term influence of a coach on their players and peers. Marcelo Bielsa can’t boast a lavish trophy cabinet, but what he does enjoy is the acclaim of some …

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Colombia’s Metronome: Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama

An iconic look can go a long way in manifesting a player’s status as a cult hero. If you have the talent to go alongside your appearance, you are a legend in the making. Carlos Valderrama had both, and the …

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Mane Garrincha: The Forgotten Brazilian Soccer Superstar

The mighty Pelé often overshadowed Brazilian soccer players of bygone generations. Still, there were some whose star shone just as bright and sometimes brighter than that of their legendary teammate. One of these iconic athletes was Mane Garrincha, a tricky …

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Ruud Gullit: The Former World Soccer Player Of The Year

Cruyffian ideals permeate every aspect of the game, but few players have oozed Total Football quite like Ruud Gullit. The majestic Dutchman dominated in an era defined by great defenders, and he paved the way for an entire generation of …

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Hugo Sánchez: Few Center Forwards Can Match His Records

As one of Mexico’s greatest footballers of all time, Hugo Sánchez celebrated his stellar years in Spain. Also known as ‘Hugol’ and ‘Pentapichichi’, Sánchez’s journey began with a wish. The Early Years Hugo Sánchez Márquez was born in Mexico City, …

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The Brief, Cursed Existence of Chivas USA

As football becomes ever more cutthroat and profit-driven, brand exposure has developed into a prominent aspect of the business. Clubs can take different approaches. Some clubs sign players from specific markets or partner with existing teams in certain parts of …

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Alan Shearer: The Quintessential Hometown Hero

Alan Shearer was never a one-club man like Paolo Maldini, nor could he boast the same silverware as some of his compatriots and peers. What he did have, however, was an unshakable loyalty to his hometown club, Newcastle United. As …

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1974 Netherlands World Cup Team: Greatest Losers in History

“History is written by the victors” and “no one remembers who came in second” are old adages that don’t always ring true. The best example of that is the Netherlands World Cup team that finished runner-up in the 1974 tournament. …

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UNC Men’s Soccer: The University Of North Carolina History

The UNC men’s soccer program has written a long and successful story for itself, heading into the 2022 campaign, having had just two losing seasons since being founded in 1947. With nine trips to the NCAA national championship, the soccer …

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