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.
The Netherlands and Brazil have met five times at the World Cup finals, and each time, it has lived up to the billing. This piece takes a dive back into each of their clashes.
Looking at the Swedish national team that were a dominant force in the late 1940s and the early ’50s under the tutelage of English manager George Raynor.
Going through Italy’s two World Cup wins in the 1930s – an honour influenced by revolutionary tactics and strong politics.
Remembering the time miscommunication and logistical difficulties forced the French national team into wearing an uncharacteristic green-and-white strip in World Cup game.
Bribes, disinterested crowds and a flailing scene overall: we explore how corruption and greed worked hand-in-hand to suffocate Ghanaian football.
Interview with former Germany captain Lothar Matthäus on Germany, the Bundesliga and his expectations from German clubs in the ongoing season.
From the depths to the top of the Asian throne within two decades, we investigate how Japan saved their football and became a powerhouse in the region.
Over the course of six World Cups, Carlos Alberto Parreira kept innovating, inspiring one grand success and several noteworthy performances. This is the legendary Brazilian’s story.