Golden Goal Part 13: Lionel Messi

RYAN PLANT studies Lionel Messi’s individual effort against Getafe, one that ensured further comparisons with compatriot Diego Maradona. The first glimpse of a legend in the making. A goal that had commentators from all corners of the world screaming and shouting, leaving them breathless in and awe of what they had just witnessed. A finish […]

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Sergio Busquets: A Reassessment

It is an image that is forever burnt into my mind: Sergio Busquets peeking through this fingers to see if his theatrical response to Thiago Motta’s challenge had succeeded in getting his opponent sent off. In the maelstrom that was that 2010 Champion’s League semi-final between Inter and Barcelona, it was the defining image of […]

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