Neymar’s New Nike Boots
Jan25

Neymar’s New Nike Boots

Nike have unveiled the new “Ousadia Alegria” boots for Neymar Jr, embodying an expression the athlete lives by and has tattooed on his calves. Translating to “daring” and “joy,” respectively, the phrase “Ousadia Alegria” define both the Brazilian’s playing style and his personal mantra. The Barcelona star said: “I associate ‘Alegria’ with the joy of living and playing football, which I love most, and...

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Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football
Nov17

Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Football has always had a family element to it, whether it be young fans being brought to their first game by their dads, or a father and his offspring both playing the game at some sort of pro or semi-professional level. With most top level footballers having careers that end in their 30s, the chances of them turning out alongside their sons are slim, however it does happen. Whilst David Beckham’s own career has come to an end, he...

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Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Rivaldo and Rivaldinho This father and son duo achieved the rare feat of playing and scoring together, when the 1999 FIFA World Player of the Year brought himself out of retirement in June 2015 to play for Brazilian Serie B side Mogi Mirim. In a 3-1 win over Macae in July, 43-year-old Rivaldo set up his 20-year-old son for the opening goal and converted a penalty for the second, with Rivaldinho also netting the third strike. The...

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Top 5: Footballers that have scored 500 career goals

1. Pele Who else could it be? Widely renowned as the greatest player of all-time, Pele is of course a part of the 500 club. With just the 767 goals over his career, including 619 for Santos in 638 games, and 77 in 91 appearances for Brazil, to go along with those three World Cups he won as well. He took the Golden Ball for his performances over the 1970 World Cup and FIFA elected him Player of the Century in 2000 and he still sits as...

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