Champions League

Champions League

Neymar Jr.: Destined for Greatness

Last night the world witnessed one of the greatest comebacks of all time in European football. FC Barcelona overturned a four-goal deficit to book a place in the last eight of the Champions League. The Catalan club won their...
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Twitter reacts as Barca pull off the impossible vs PSG

Having suffered the humiliation of being beaten 4-0 in the first leg, Barcelona stepped on the nou camp hoping to create history. It got off the perfect start with Suarez giving the hosts an early lead and an own...

Best Football Tweets From February

It has been a action packed month for football fans, not least Ranieri being sacked or Manchester United winning the EFL Cup - but there have also been plenty of amusing moments.A subjective look back at some of the best tweets...

Famous players who won the Ballon d’Or before Messi and Ronaldo-essentiallysports.com

The FIFA Ballon d'Or is the most prestigious award for an individual in football and it is awarded to the best player every year, judged by a panel of various coaches and captains of the national teams. For the...

Does heading a ball ‘damage the brain’ ?- essentiallysports.com

Standard soccer heading results in immediate and measurable alterations in brain function. Changes in short and long term memory function and corticomotor inhibition are detectable immediately after soccer heading. Head injuries account for between 4% and 22% of...

Presnel Kimpembe: The Man who tamed Lionel Messi

Who would have ever thought the mighty Barcelona would suffer such a catastrophic disaster at the hands of French champions, Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 fixture. The French outfit put up...

Real Madrid v Napoli and the birth of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

On Wednesday Night at  the Santiago Bernabeu, Napoli and Real Madrid will face each other after 20 years. That remains Napoli's sole visit to the historic stadium. One would normally expect a fixture, having had such limited encounters to...

5 World Class Players brought up by Louis Van Gaal

From steering Ajax to the Champions League trophy in 1995, to winning multiple league titles in Germany, Spain and Netherlands, to almost taking the Netherlands to World Cup Glory in 2014, Louis Van Gaal has achieved almost everything in...