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Below you will find super interesting articles about soccer players and managers who have impacted our great game. We have not just covered the best players globally, just like you would find on other soccer websites. Instead, we have shared untold stories about talented people who have made football so interesting.

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Paul Gascoigne: Former England Footballer Known As Gazza

Once you reach the dizzying heights of nationwide fame, the only way is down, more often than not. Paul Gascoigne had the world at his feet during the 1990s, but escapades off the pitch always overshadowed what this generational talent …

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Fernando Redondo: Tenerife, Real Madrid and AC Milan Prince

Fernando Redondo was a defensive midfielder who contributed at both ends of the soccer field. The Argentina-born star played ten seasons in La Liga for Tenerife and Real Madrid, then finished his career with AC Milan. Over his career, the …

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Andrés Escobar Colombia Soccer Player Who Was Murdered

Andrés Escobar: Murdered In Aftermath Of The 1994 World Cup

“Our society believes that football killed Andrés. No, Andrés Escobar was a football player killed by society.” These were the words of Francisco Maturana, the illustrious Colombian national team manager. When asked years later about the murder of Andres Escobar …

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Harry Kane: The King of Boxing Day Soccer Games

The Christmas holidays are a rare opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family while giving and receiving gifts. For Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, Christmas seems to come twice in consecutive days. He indeed receives more than he …

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Diego Maradona: His Hand Of God Changed Soccer History

Diego Maradona died at the age of 60. The news of his passing was met with a tremendous outpouring of grief and disbelief around the world when they heard the news of Maradona’s death. The president of his native Argentina …

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Teofilo Cubillas: Greatest Midfielder That Peru Has Produced

Amid a Peruvian golden age, one player stood out above the rest. A player so talented, the great Pelé declared him the heir apparent to his throne. Teofilo Cubillas announced himself on the global stage at the 1970 World Cup, …

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Son Heung-min: His Early Childhood That Has Made Him A Star

From cutting his teeth in the Bundesliga to reaching a consistently world-class level at English Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur, the rise of Son Heung-min has been meteoric. The South Korean soccer player is not one to bask in the …

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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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Carlos Valderrama: El Pibe Is Colombia Player Of The Century

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 players of bygone generations. Still, there were some whose stars shone just as bright and sometimes brighter than their legendary teammate. One of these iconic athletes was Mane Garrincha, a tricky speedster who defined …

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