Why There Is A Flagpole on A Football Field?

It is undeniable that football is the most fun and popular sport in the world. Everyone can play football anytime and anywhere, here or at home. If you play football in those places, you are free to set specific rules.

However, in an official football match, all requirements must be determined. There must be no exception with all the appropriate attributes on the field, such as goal nets, balls, referee whistles, and field lines. The existence of those attributes is very important and so does the existence of a flagpole in the corner of the field.

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The Unexpected Story of Louis Van Gaal Who Brings the Black Horse Team Ajax to win the European Champions League

Louis Van Gaal is one of the coaches with a wealth of experience in the world of football. Some of the biggest teams that he had trained included Ajax Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​AZ Alkmaar, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, and the Dutch national team.

He has also presented a prestigious trophy for his team. It can be said that every team Van Gaal has trained has always produced brilliant achievements. No exception when he came to train the Dutch national team, where Van Gaal brought Robin Van Persie and his friends ranked third in the 2014 world cup.

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Get to know Hirving Lozano – A Killer who Runs Fast & Naples’s Most Expensive Player in History

Napoli officially got Hirving Lozano. This Mexican player was brought in from PSV Eindhoven and was recruited in the summer of 2019. Il Partenopei announced his transfer through the club’s official Twitter account. It was not stated clearly how much the transfer value of this 24-year player contracts.

But according to Italian Football, Napoli had to spend as much as 40 million euros, or around Rp 628 billion to bring Lozano to San Paolo. This amount made him the most expensive recruitment from Naples.

The player whose full name is Hirving Rodrigo Lozano Bahena was born on 30 July 1995 in Mexico City, Mexico. Lozano had trained his abilities in the city of Pachuca which is 90 kilometers north of the capital. This is where he learned and developed a strong desire to succeed.

Lozano has been in Pachuca since 2009 but only made his professional debut in 2014. He both had doubts and was nervous about becoming a new player. The iconic Estadio Azteca was a spectator in Lozano’s sweet debut in the MX League match against Club América.

Lozano chose a goal after five minutes on the pitch, running from the right side and moving to the right foot, passing Moíses Muñoz in the 89th minute. An impressive introduction, right? for a player who was 19 years old at that time?

On matchday opening of the 2017 Mexican league, precisely on 17 January, Lozano won a hat-trick against León in a 4–2 Pachuca victory. In May 2017, Pachuca won the CONCACAF Champions League by winning over fellow Mexican club Tigres UANL in the final.

In the competition, Lozano won the Golden Boot after appearing as the top scorer with five goals, also won the Best Young Player Award.

Together with Pachuca, Lozano won two trophies. Besides the Champions League Concacaf, Lozano also won the Mexican league trophy in 2016. Lozano played in 149 matches and scored 43 goals during his three-year career in the Pachuca first team.

On the other hand, Lozano also defended the Mexican junior national team. In 2015, he won the gold trophy Concacaf u-20. The next year, he played at the 2016 Summer Olympics with Mexico u-23. Together with the junior Mexican team, Lozano had recorded 17 appearances and scored 6 goals.

His brilliant performances with Pachuca made European clubs, Manchester City and Celta Vigo were interested in him. But, the PSV became the first club that came with an official offer instead. Their offer worthed 8 euros, or around Rp 128 billion.

On June 19, 2017, PSV Eindhoven announced the signing of Lozano on a six-year contract.

Mexico’s national team coach, Juan Carlos Osorio, was the most supportive figure for Lozano’s move to PSV. He did not want his young players to be put on the bench for other European teams. PSV is the right choice for Lozano according to Osorio.

Moreover, some observers from PSV need Lozano’s services as a brilliant step that could affect the team’s journey in the future.

That was because the player who currently has 22 caps and 5 goals with the Mexican national team was predicted as a young star with extraordinary prospects.

Lozano’s captivating performance even made him being compared with one of the two current big star players, Cristiano Ronaldo. Moreover, these two players who are from different generations also have the same position on the field.

Lozano then made his competitive debut for PSV in the Europa League qualifying event against the Croatian club, Osijek.

Autumn with PSV was passed very brilliantly. He completed this season as PSV’s top scorer in the Eredivisie with 17 goals and 11 assists.

In that season, Lozano made 39 appearances in all competitions. He was also included in the Eredivisie’s best team arrangement.

Together with the Senior National team, Lozano has appeared regularly since making his debut in 2016. Lozano only appeared to dominate times in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers but he was the top scorer of EL Tri in this event with four goals.

At the 2018 world cup, Lozano became the key player of the team. He became the actor of Mexico’s victory over the defending champion, Germany, through a goal thanks to assists from Javier Hernández so that Mexico win 1-0. In that match, he was called the man of the match. In the same year, Lozano was also named the best Concacaf player.

Reinforcing PSV for the 2018/19 season, his performance has improved. In that season, Lozano was able to score 21 goals in all competitions from 40 matches. During his two seasons with PSV, Lozano has given many fans an impression. Lozano recorded 79 matches and scored 40 goals in all competitions.

In the eyes of his colleagues, Lozano is usually called Chucky. Not only that, Lozano is said to have a vision of playing called Gambetta. In Spanish, it is interpreted by the Mexicans as a killer who runs fast.

Now, we are still expecting Lozano’s appearance with his new club, Napoli.

The Only Club that Can Win A-League Title 13 Times in a Row

The football league competitors in several European countries are certainly different. There might be either the dominant competitors or the competitive one.

For example in the 2018/19 season, the English league gave rise to two clubs that competed very tightly until the last match. Man City, in the end, came out as champions with only one point difference from Liverpool.

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Why is PSG so hated in France?

Paris Saint Germain could be considered as a newcomer in the arrangement of the top clubs of the French league. From a not-so-good club, suddenly it turned into a top club that can attract the best players in the world and change the entire economic environment of football.

Yes, Paris Saint Germain, a club that was founded on August 12, 1970, in the last decade, has asserted itself as the main force of France. In that period, PSG became the strongest and most successful club in the country where the maestro, Michel Platini, has been born.

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Bojan Krkic – The Next Lionel Messi, whose career has been sinking

At about 12 years ago, Bojan Krkic was popularly called as the next Lionel Messi in Barcelona; Bojan came to the surface after three years of the appearance of Lionel Messi in 2004. His height, playing style, and position are all the same, so no one can avoid the comparison between the two.

Bojan has skills, dribbles, and playing skills that are above the average of his age players. At the age of 15, Bojan became the top scorer of the 2006 Under-17 European Championship and a year later, he scored the decisive goal that put the Spanish national team won in the same tournament.

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Why is Bayern Munich hated in Germany?

Bayern Munich is considered as the most successful German club, not only at the domestic competition but also international by grabbing eleven trophies which five of them are from the European champions league. Moreover, FC Bayern is the club that often donates its players to the German national team.

Even so, Bayern Munich is much resented in their own country.

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Bayer Leverkusen & The Team Traditions As Merely Player’s Stepping Stones

Last season, right in February, Bayer Leverkusen had surprised several parties by clearing out the Bundesliga’s biggest strength, Bayern Munchen, with a score of 3-1. Three goals scored by Leon Bailey, Kevin Volland, and Lucas Alario, only able to be replied by one Leon Leonetzka’s score. A week later, the club based in the Bay Arena managed to pulverize Mainz with a score of 5-1.

Despite failing to be a strong contender for the two Bundesliga powers, FC Bayern and Borussia Dortmund in the top flight, at least Leverkusen has secured the Champions League spot by settling in the fourth rank in the final standings.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Most Controversial Statement for a Football Player

The former star of the Swedish national team who now strengthens LA Galaxy, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, recently criticized the United States league system or Major League Soccer. According to him, the system in MLS was very chaotic.

“I think the system is chaotic. How can you learn mentally if you only need to reach the playoffs?” Said Ibra.

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The day When Ricardo Kaka destroyed The Old Trafford

Before the Ronaldo-Messi era, The world of football was spoiled by the action of Brazilian talent, Ricardo Kaka. Kaka who shined with AC Milan was the best player at that time.

The player with the full name Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite always holds a place in the hearts of AC Milan supporters for everything he has ever accomplished while wearing a red-black costume.

Kaka strengthened AC Milan since 2003 when he was a young star from Sao Paolo. In his six seasons traveling in Italy, Kaka has contributed a lot to AC Milan, he brought the Rossoneri reaching the 2004 Scudetto, a Champions League trophy, and an inter-club world cup.

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