In this newsletter we will be looking are great footballers who in no way received the match or trophy.1.Gianluigi Buffon Italy 🇮🇹.
World Champions, France were left humbled and stunned last night by a Finland side who were ranked 55th in the World. The French side suffered a surprise 2-0 loss to Finland in a friendly match and this would definitely not do well to boost their morale for the coming matches. In a match which featured the likes of Pogba, Zouma, Giroud,Sissoko, Martial, Kante and even Griezmann, France failed to produce enough quality to overcome a young Finland side. French Goalkeeper, Steve Mandanda was beaten twice by two
Liverpool joined the race for 23-year-old French forward Real Madrid are reportedly planning to join Liverpool in the hunt for Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram. The 23-year-old, is the son of France football legend Lilian Thuram, he has been in stunning form for Gladbach during the 2020-21 season, scoring three goals and providing five assists in 10 games. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain can provide welcome Liverpool boost Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. He can hit one. Oh, he can hit one. The former Arsenal
An extremely hilarious news post was reported by MARCA today involving the strange manner in which Italian Serie B club side, Parma handles its players during the training session. Parma was once a big Serie A side few years back and paraded the likes of Faustino Asprilla, Luigi Apolloni, Sebastian Veron, Enrico Chiesa (Federico Chiesa's father), Tomas Brolin, Roberto Mussi, Gianluigi Buffon, Roberto Sensini, Lilian Thuram, Carlo Ancelotti, Gianfranco Zola, Antonio Benarrivo, Dino Baggio, Hernan Crespo, and World Cup and balon d'or winner, Fabio Cannavaro, to mention a few.
What a night this is turning out to be for Giroud. The Chelsea star was selected by manager Didier Deschamps for the Les Bleus' game against Ukraine in an international friendly, and the 33-year old has now reached two remarkable feats for his nation. First, this was Oli's 100th game for the Les Bleus of France. He becomes the eight player to attain this feat for his nation, behind record holder Lilian Thuram, as well as the likes of Thierry Henry, Marcel Desailly, Zinedine Zidane, Hugo Lloris, Patrick Viera
Manchester United have reportedly joined the race for Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram. The France International has been in impressive form for Borussia Mochengladbach during the 2020-21 season, scoring 3 times and providing 5 assists in 10 outings in all competitions. A number of teamss, including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Liverpool, have been linked with an interest in the attacker, who has been named in the France national side for their November matches. However, according to Bild, Manchester
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The story of Marcus Thuram is rather interesting to hear after the son of French legend, Lilian Thuram. Lilian Thuram is the highest capped French player with 142 caps to his name during his stint as a professional footballer. With the father being a defender during his time, the son seem to be a different version as he looks very lethal in front of goal. Marcus Thuram currently plays for German side, Mochengladbach. Last week, in their first Champions league game against Inter Milan, Marcus Thuram finds it
Chelsea and France Striker, Oliver Giroud has become France second leading Goal Scorer of all-time. The Striker bagged a brace to mark an historical appearances on Wednesday evening. The veteran Chelsea forward now has only Thierry Henry in front of him in France's all-time goal records. The former Arsenal Striker scored twice in a 7-1 win over Ukraine, the first which was a bicycle kick. The brace helped the Chelsea Man to leapfrog legendary France and Juventus Player, Michel Platini to become France second
For footballers playing in Europe, winning the Champions League is seen as the pinnacle of ones Career. The two greatest players in this modern era in Messi and Ronaldo has win the competion four and five times respectively. However the Famous trophy has somehow eluded some of the biggest stars in football history. 1. Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon The Italian has entered the finals twice in 2015 and 2017 but seventy list out to Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively. Due to his recent success in the Italian
One of the hardest things to do in life is to get out of the shadows of your father as a footballer, and it doesn't get easier if your dad was a famous player and a World Cup winner like Lilian Thuram was in his playing days. The former French defender will be glad to see his son Marcus Thuram become one of the most sought-after footballers in the world at the moment. Thuram joined Borussia Monchengladbech from French side, Guingamp last summer and he has proven to be a revelation for the German side. At 23,
Barcelona joined Liverpool in the race for 23-year-old French forward Man City and Barcelona are reportedly preparing to battle Liverpool for the services of Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram when the transfer window will be re-opened in the summer. The 23-year-old has been in stunning form for his German team during the 2020-21 season, founding back of the net three times and providing five assists in 10 games in all competitions. A recent report suggested that the Merseyside Reds were interested
Retirement is very emotional for players,after all it means saying goodbye to the sport they loved.Its never easy for them to decide when to retire,and sometimes they regret after having made the decision to retire which leads them to reverse their decision and make a comeback.Today we will have a look at some of the footballers who came out of retirement. Here are 10 footballers who came out of retirement: 10.Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Zidane played a key role in the success of France at both the 1998 World
Monchengladbach Striker, who is also the son of French World Cup Winner, Marcus Thuram has been fined and Banned for games after his unsporting behaviour in a Bundesliga game against Hoffenheim. Marcus Thuram was sent off after Referee, Frank Willenburg confirmed that the Son of Lilian Thuram did spit saliva in Posch face, in a game that cost Monchengladbach a 2-1 loss in the Bundesliga. The German Football Federation have now announced that the Monchengladbach Striker has been banned from taking part in 5 matches
Former Juventus and Parma defender Lilian Thuram claims he does not understand the Milan fans' jeering of Gianluigi Donnarumma. ‘How can you forget so quickly?’ The Italian number one refused to extend his contract with the Rossoneri and was allowed to leave as a free agent, signing for Paris Saint-Germain.
When we are asked to mention a list of the top 20 best players who are black, it is a very easy job because they're a lot of players who are doing well that are black people. But when we are asked to mention a list of even only 5 black coaches there is always a struggle, because they're only a few black people who are coaches. For example in 2019/2020, more than half a quarter of the players are black in the English leagues but out of 92 coaching jobs, only 6 were black people, and out of 98 coaches in Europe
Winning the Champions League is the epitome of achievements in European club football. However, many great players have missed out on the opportunity to lift the prestigious trophy. Here, we take a look at the best players in every position to never win a Champions League title. GK – Gigi Buffon Buffon is 42 right now. Most players choose to retire in their mid-thirties. In all the decades of football that the titan has played, this is the one trophy that has eluded the Italian and these could be the last
The resignation of Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu along with the board of directors will come as huge relief to the fans and players who have seen their beloved club struggle both financially and sporting wise. Barcelona are no longer the force they use to be and last season's disastrous end to a promising campaign meant a change was desperately needed. The sacking of Lilian Thuram, the former sporting director and Quetin Setin, the former club manager was a good start but, Bartomeu's refusal to step down
Picking an all-time XI of players Carlo Ancelotti has managed would be impossible. Who goes in goal? Gianluigi Buffon, Edwin van der Sar, Dida, Petr Čech, Iker Casillas, Manuel Neuer? It doesn't get much easier at right-back with Lilian Thuram, Gianluca Zambrotta, Cafu and Philipp Lahm to choose from Gets slightly simpler at left-back with Paolo Maldini having been his stalwart at Milan. However, he also managed Ashley Cole, Marcelo and David Alaba Picking two central defenders is almost impossible: Fabio Cannavaro,
Gladbach’s Marcus Thuram has been called up to the France squad for the first time after 3 goals and 5 assists this season. He’s the son of legendary defender Lilian Thuram, France’s most-capped player ever, who won the World Cup in 1998.was born in the Italian city of Parma while his father played for the club, and was named after Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey. On 22 July 2019, Borussia Mönchengladbach announced they had signed Thuram on a four-year deal. The transfer fee paid to Guingamp was reported