Shakhtar Donetsk’s policy of working with Brazilian players has worked wonders for them. From Jádson to Fernandinho, Willian to Fred, they’ve developed a lot of stars and opened a pathway for Brazilians in Europe.
Before being embroiled in corruption scandals, Michel Platini made a career as one of the greatest footballers ever. It was in Italy that he was at his best and his time at Juventus was a legendary period for player and club.
Poverty, a cholera outbreak, destroyed infrastructure and trouble everyday. Yemen has endured a traumatic period but their football scene is doing better than it should be. Against all odds, this nation is excelling.
The MimoSifcom academy is the most prestigious in Africa. Taking a unique philosophy and a humble approach, they have produced some of the finest African players ever and are of massive benefit to the Ivorian national team.
José Mourinho has managed a host of clubs, but for various reasons, it is perhaps his days at Inter that are the best. This is the story of his time in Milan, featuring victory, smart tactics and solid relationships with staff and players.