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.
A lot has changed had West Ham over the last decade, and yet the biggest problem remains at the top. Despite a new stadium to several managers and players, it feels as though the club is still miles from progress.
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.
After his sacking at Everton, many questions have been raised over what Marco Silva truly brings to the table. Early signs were there in his previous spells, but after his bumpy run on Merseyside, his future in in limbo.
Football fans got a glimpse of Qatar during the Club World Cup as the country’s drive to cleanse their image through sport continues. They’ve gone to great lengths to clean up their reputation and this is the story of it all.
The rivalry between Flamengo and Fluminense exemplifies the passion Brazilians have for football. With a vast history and contrasting fortunes in the present day, this is the story of the country’s most intense discord.