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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.

Francisco Gento With Six European Cups

Francisco Gento: The Real Madrid Legendary El Supersonico

As one of the greatest Spanish wingers of all time, Francisco Gento López is deserving of the title ‘legend’. He played a prominent role in one of the most successful eras in Real Madrid’s history, that of the 1950s and …

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Vinnie Jones: The Crazy Gang Figurehead Now Acting As A Thug

This name Vinnie Jones may well cause a few sniggers and certainly, look significantly out of place compared to other soccer legends. Yet, legendary status shouldn’t be attributed solely based on pure footballing ability, which was fortunate for Vincent Jones …

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Top 10 Greatest Soccer Players Of All Time
Luis Suarez Miramontes

Luis Suarez Miramontes: Barcelona’s Enchanting Playmaker

Luis Suarez Miramontes is regarded as one of the greatest Spanish playmakers in the history of the beautiful game, having graced European football during the 1950s and 1960s. He was responsible for revolutionizing the midfielder’s role into something quite spectacular …

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Paulino Alcantara: FC Barcelona Star From The Philippines

Over 100 years ago, Philippine-born Paulino Alcantara burst onto the scene with his creative genius and sparked the Futbol Club Barcelona golden era. His contribution to the game was truly spectacular! Revolutionary Voyage In August 1896, the Philippine Revolution (Spanish …

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Michael Laudrup: The Conquering Danish Playmaker Prince

As one of the greatest footballers in the world, Michael Laudrup adorned Europe in the 1980s and 1990s with his exceptional play. Best known for his time in both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, he brought opulence to the game. …

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Ricardo Zamora: The Greatest Goalkeeper Of His Generation

Over a century ago, a young footballer by the name of Ricardo Zamora Martínez was to become Spain’s first and finest goalkeeper. Although Zamora’s genius allowed him the magnificent opportunity of playing for Spanish giants, who claimed him as their …

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Telmo Zarra: The Athletic Bilbao Goalscoring Sensation

Telmo Zarra secured his place in football’s history as Spain’s record goalscorer of all time, which continues to remain unmatched during his reign with Athletic Club Bilbao in the 1940s and 1950s. ‘Telmito The Fearful’ Telmo Zarraonandia Montoya was born …

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Vicente del Bosque

Vicente Del Bosque: Regarded As One Of The Best Of All-Time

Behind every magnificent football team is an extraordinary leader – someone who is the mastermind in navigating them to realize, what, to many, seems impossible, but which, to him, is possible. For many years, that was Spain’s national team manager …

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Steve Bull: England And Wolverhampton Wolves Cult Hero

Steve Bull is remembered as nothing short of a hero by the supporters at Molineux. Stephen George Bull spent 13 seasons leading the line for Wolves, banging in a record 250 league goals and netting more than 300 times in …

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Bruce Arena: Built Three United States Soccer Dynasties

Bruce Arena has built three of American soccer’s greatest dynasties, shepherded our national team to its greatest successes, and mentored many of USA’s best soccer coaches and most vital players in a career spanning four decades. The head coach has …

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