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About The Author

Ruthu is a Soccer Writer at EssentiallySports. Growing up in a sporting background, he found a passion for soccer through the remarkable 2002 World Cup-winning Brazilian team. Ruthu brings an out-of-the-box perspective with writing, as he possesses the ability to view the game from different critical angles, a skill that sets apart a sports journalist. Hence, within the esteemed halls of ES, he has covered notable angles that required predictions, head-to-head stats, and FPL Top Picks. Having actively participated in chess tournaments, he honed his analytical and strategic mindset, which extended to dissecting soccer's technical aspects. Ruthu has always found joy in providing insightful game predictions. That is why watching the Premier League where Thierry Henry’s ‘Invincible’ Gunners and Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United had ruled, was the highlight for the analyst in him. More than soccer and chess, this Arsenal fan is a complete sports enthusiast, deeply engrossed in snooker and tennis, and he loves to travel and cook, too.