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Miguel Michu: Life after football and why he retired so early.

Whenever you hear the name tag 'One Season Wonder', especially when it comes to the English football, one of the names that come to mind is that of former Swansea City forward, Miguel Michu. What an impact he made in his brief stint in the Premier League.

  3 months ago ago
Miguel Michu: Life after football and why he retired so early.

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What happened to former Swansea star Michu?

In 2012, Michu signed for Swansea football club as a relatively unknown striker and the rest as they say is history. On his premier league debut against Queen Park Rangers, the Spanish striker scored a brace and also provided an assist in a 5-0 thrashing. He maintained his goalscoring form for the rest of the season, bagging an impressive 22 goals in all competitions. Swansea finished 9th on the table and went on to lift the league cup under Michael Laudrup, which happened to be their first Major trophy win.pic

  1 year ago ago
What happened to former Swansea star Michu?

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He was admired by all, but what really happened to the career of this prolific goal scorer

Miguel Pérez Cuesta (born 21 March 1986), known as Michu is a Spanish former professional footballer who played as a striker or attacking midfielder , and the technical secretary of Real Oviedo .

  11 months ago ago
He was admired by all, but what really happened to the career of this prolific goal scorer

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9 Trademark goal celebrations of footballers

Each player has his own way of celebrating a goal. A celebration can tell you so much about players expression most especially a last minute winner or long range stunner. Here we've ranked nine best trademark celebrations out there in the football world. 1.Ronaldo "siii" celebration This celebration style brings smiles to many faces around the world. He starts by running followed by jumping and screaming "siiiii". 2. Balotelli why always me celebration We are all know Balotelli for his dirty attitude on the

  1 year ago ago
9 Trademark goal celebrations of footballers

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Ex-Premier League star claims he would have helped Arsenal after scoring 22 goals

Michu had one of the most, fairytale seasons in the Premier League after he starred for Swansea City for one season, in the English top flight. The Spaniard was so good, in his debut season in the Premier League for Swansea that he scored 22 goals, for the Welsh side in the 2012/2013 season. His scoring run was so ,remarkable that the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona were linked with a move for him, but nothing came out of the rumours. The attacker, however, failed to hit the heights of his first season in

  1 year ago ago
Ex-Premier League star claims he would have helped Arsenal after scoring 22 goals

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The Greatest one season wonder in the English Premier League.

On July 20th 2012, a relatively unknown striker going by the name of Michu signed for Swansea City. The rest, as they say, is history. It was seen an uninspiring signing at the time. Gylfi Sigurdsson had just left the club after a loan spell from Hoffenheim and the addition of Michu, who cost just £3 million, left fans understandably frustrated by a lack of spending power. But everything would change on a quite remarkable opening day of the season. On his Premier League debut against Queens Park Rangers at

  1 year ago ago
The Greatest one season wonder in the English Premier League.

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Ecstatic! Harland receives signature jersey from idol Michu

In a recent interview, Dortmund forward Harland has said that 33-year-old Spanish forward Michu is his idol. After learning the news, Michu gave Harland a signed jersey. The team that Michu's team, Burgos CF, uploaded a photo of Michu's hand-held jersey, Harland retweeted, and said "Wow Oh, what a legend! " Michu, who has played for Celta, Swansea and other teams, is currently the sports director of the Spanish third-tier league team Burgos CF. How do you think the performance of Harland in Dortmund?

  1 year ago ago
Ecstatic! Harland receives signature jersey from idol Michu

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Five of the best ‘one season wonders’ in Premier League history

Ah, the ‘one season wonder’. Players who lit up the Premier League for a brief yet brilliant period, before seeing their form drastically dip before falling off the proverbial cliff face. There’s something quite enchanting about a one season wonder – burning brightly before fading swiftly back into obscurity – and we’ve decided to celebrate some of the very best to have graced English football’s top tier in recent memory. Here are five of the best ‘one season wonders’ in Premier League h

  1 year ago ago
Five of the best ‘one season wonders’ in Premier League history