With the likes of Marcelo Bielsa, Gabriel Batistuta and Diego Simeone, much was expected from Argentina at the 2002 World Cup. However, they were underwhelming, and plunged the nation into further sadness.
Celebrating the career of Osvaldo Ardiles, the Argentine midfielder who would become a much-loved figure at Tottenham Hotspur
Part eight features a set that will be starting at new clubs, returning from injury or making new strides altogether.
Part five looks at nine players across Europe’s top leagues who may have a key role in the upcoming season.
Part two features a mix of players looking to get back to form and some names looking to extend their good work
Part one of FC99 is a mix of players from across Europe that have a massive point to prove in the upcoming season.
Argentina and Uruguay have a vast rivalry in football, evident by their success in the Copa América. The two nations are prominent in international football, and its two heroes are widely recognised the world over.
Looking back at Independiente’s famous Copa Libertadores runs in the 1960s and ’70s that made them the competition’s most successful outfit.
The eccentric Diego Simeone’s heydays in Italy and his native Argentina. Here, we go through El Cholo’s early days before his heroics in the Spanish capital.
Featuring a host of exceptional footballers and a manager that loved to win, this is the story of the golden years of Boca Juniors under Carlos Bianchi.