By Markus Krug Every football fan has faced this age-old question at least once: who is the greatest football player on the planet right now? And for the last ten plus years, this usually has come down to a decision between two fantastic players. Argentinian magician Lionel Messi or Portuguese force of nature, Christiano Ronaldo. Both have been head and shoulders above … [Read more...] about Alien Amongst Men
By Markus Krug The roar of the crowd in a bursting Madison Square Garden after a game winning three point shot, or Lambeau Field erupting when a player jumps into the stands right after scoring a big touchdown. These are the dreams that every high school or college athlete in the United States has in their head when imagining the possibility of getting drafted as a … [Read more...] about From high school to hero?
By Markus Krug In a matter of minutes, Declan Rice went from the hope of a nation to a traitor in the eyes of many Irish football fans. When he issued a statement on his social media accounts on 13 February, informing the public that he would transfer his international registration from the Republic of Ireland to England, many were stunned but even more people were outraged … [Read more...] about Rice for England: Nothing more than a career move
By Markus Krug On paper, Super Bowl LIII was a straightforward affair. The New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams in a showcase of two great defensive units by a score of 13-3. New England wide receiver Julian Edelman was voted the Super Bowl MVP after he had caught 10 passes for 141 yards. The game made history as the lowest scoring Super Bowl of all time and was … [Read more...] about Heartbreak and triumph at Super Bowl LIII
By Markus Krug The world loves a good anti-hero. The charming rule-breaker of the movie, who does questionable things with just enough genius for us to love him. It seems the football world has just found such an anti-hero in Argentinian coach Marcelo Bielsa. The Leeds United boss took full responsibility after it was brought to light that someone at LUFC had spied on the … [Read more...] about Bielsa spygate: Impressive, but not right