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Kylian Mbappe

There’s no doubt that Ronaldo and Messi reign supreme in the list of top footballing talent. Messi has unbelievable dribbling skills, an exquisite passing range and is composed in front of goal. Ronaldo is quicker, more direct and probably a better finisher in pressure situations. Both are leaders, the focal points driving their teams towards success. Continue Reading →

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While France Won the Cup, Croatia Won Our Hearts.

World Cup winners France 2018

The dust has settled on the 2018 World Cup and it’s time for reflection. With the emotion taken away, an objective look reveals some interesting thoughts.
France, the World Cup winners, showed mental fortitude and a disciplined approach to sacrifice individual skills for the benefit of the team. Deschamps must be given huge credit for bringing together a group of talented individuals and turning them into a hard-working team. Along the way they had to overcome two South American heavyweights, Argentina and Uruguay, as well as the promising young Belgium team. France too, have a young squad, more than capable of repeating in four years time. Continue Reading →

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