Lionel Messi announces retirement from international football 27th June 2016 will now be known the day when Lionel Messi choked himself to football retirement from the national team. This came hours after the national team, Argentina, handed over to Chile, … Continue reading Lionel Messi announces retirement, Must thank Gonzalo Higuain, Heber Lopes and Chokergentina
Golden Era 1986-1993 It’s been thirty years since I saw my beloved Argentina lift a trophy. Beloved I say, because my introduction and worship of the game of football started with one Diego Maradona in Summer of 1986. India’s … Continue reading Kya Mori Messi & Argentina Copa Champion Banega?
Chile will seek to win their first ever major trophy while Argentina are looking to end a trophy drought. History is generally favourable to hosts in big finals. The last time a home team lost a Copa America final would … Continue reading Looking ahead to the Copa America 2015 Final: Chile vs Argentina
Philipp Lahm has never won the most prestigous individual award in football The world’s highest paid coach (by some margin) Pep Guardiola remarked once – “Philipp Lahm is perhaps the most intelligent player I have ever trained in my career. He … Continue reading Philipp Lahm the most deserving Ballon D’Or winner
Brazil’s 7-1 walloping from the mean, efficient German machine would have sent warning signals to tonight’s semifinalists; apart from the blanket of doom it cast over the host nation. The second successive South America vs Europe battle is likely to … Continue reading Netherlands v Argentina: Who will come out on top and make the World Cup Final?
It’s high time now… My roots lie somewhere in eastern part of the multicultural, colourful democracy called India. The primary language spoken there being Bengali – a community, who live and die, watching and discussing football. A Brazil vs Argentina world cup match will bring this entire city of Kolkata to a halt. And that’s not funny, considering this major hub in eastern India houses a population over five million. Hence, in a rarest of rare visit to Asia, Diego Maradona did visit this city – Kolkata. That ‘somewhere’ (where my roots lie) happens to be a tiny industrial town, … Continue reading High Time For Sleeping Giants India To Wake Up!
An examination of Argentina’s recent history, selection shockers, Diego’s intentions (read: ego) and their world cup chances Argentina mmmmm!… Messi, Millito, Magic, Mascherano, Maradona …. mmmmmm! Doesn’t Maradona’s name stick out like a sore thumb? Most experts believe so. Would … Continue reading In defence of God – Can Argentina win World Cup 2010?
Premier League action resumes this weekend after the international break. Reflecting on how I spent the last weekend when instead of the club football, I watched international football on the television… With the European leagues taking a breather last weekend, one … Continue reading A Weekend Without Premier League Action