After seven matches, the Premier League’s table is beginning to take its usual shape. Chelsea is at the top, followed by Manchester City, with Manchester United is not far behind at fourth. The only odd member in the top four is surprisingly Southampton who sold more than £100 millions worth of talents in the last transfer window.
What does a football player want to do or want to have in his career other than winning medals and titles? Playing for a big club? Playing in the World Cup? Signing a mega-contract like Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi?
Hmm.. how about writing your name into the record book?
Yes, that’s what Italian football legend, Francesco Totti, did last night. Scoring with a delightful chip above Manchester City’s Joe Hart and became the oldest player to score in Champions League. Felicitazioni Francesco. Bravo! Continue reading…
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Pada tahap umur ini, mereka seharusnya belajar tentang “usaha” dan “kesungguhan” akan membuahkan hasil yang membanggakan, namun kini mereka awal-awal lagi dikejutkan dengan realiti sebenar dunia yang penuh dengan tipu-helah dan penipuan.
To me, former Manchester United player, Phil Neville, was foolish when he said that the Red Devils must spend £100m to be title contenders. Neville was obviously referring to the weakness in United’s backline that need to be addressed after thee 5-3 defeat at the hands of newly promoted, Leicester City. He told BBC Radio 5 Live:
I think there’s another two transfer windows of similar amounts of money needed – maybe £100m – before they can even think about winning the title. There are still key positions in the team that need filling. I think the centre-back position is obviously the key area. Holding midfield or centre midfield needs addressing too.