Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, or Ronaldinho, was born on March 21, 1980, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Ronaldinho was the son of Joao de Assis Moreira and Dona Miguelina Eloi Assis dos Santos. Ronaldinho’s father had worked at the Gremio club as a doorman when the match was about to begin. But then he switched professions as a welder. While his mother was a cosmetic businessman before finally turning to become a nurse.Continue reading “The Biography of Ronaldinho”
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) is an authorized board to change or update the rules of a football match. At the IFAB annual meeting in Aberdeen last Saturday, they produced several new decisions. IFAB was formed by four British states plus FIFA representatives who then launched several new rules related to hands-ball, players go out at the turn, posse, goal kick, drop ball when the ball hit the referee, and rebounded when a penalty.Continue reading “What are the new rules conducted by IFAB and how do they affect football?”
Carles Puyol is one of the most respected players. Having charisma and high leadership makes Puyol a perfect figure on the pitch. The caliber player Ronaldo il Fenimeno also recognizes Puyol’s extraordinary personality,
“I do not know. That surprised me. The history he has with Barcelona and with Real Madrid as his rival, he is a symbol,”
“As a defender, he is very difficult to pass, keeps running, but is very loyal, very polite. And that makes it an exemplary player. “Continue reading “The True Leadership in Carles Puyol”
Sadio Mane, born on April 10, 1992, in Sedhiou, Senegal. Mane was born to a very religious Muslim family. He grew up in the area of Bambali, a small village in southern Senegal. The village where Mane lived only had a population of no more than 25 thousand people.
Little mane grew with his uncle because his parents could not afford all of his needs and desires. Little Mane grew up to be a kid who really likes to play football. He remembered when he used to play with his neighbors in the streets full of dust.Continue reading “Sadio Mane biography”
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite or better known as Kaka was born on April 22, 1982, in Brasilia, Brazil. He was born to Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite and Simone dos Santos. Kaka’s name came from his younger brother Rodrigo, who could not pronounce “Ricardo” properly and was only able to only recite “Kaka” instead to call his brother. Thus, Ricardo became attached to the name of “Kaka”.Continue reading “Biography of Ricardo Kaka”
There is a term “bad boy” for players who are known to have excessive behavior. Like Roy Keane with a high temper, Ibrahimovic with his arrogance, and Sergio Ramos who sticks with hard tackles.
Yet, the players still shine with all the controversy. Despite those facts, there are also some players who have bad behavior and ruin their own career. Who are these players?
The Footchampion presents these following threads…Continue reading “Footballers Whose Careers are Ruined by Their Own Bad Habits”
Racism still becomes a serious problem in football. As if it cannot be avoided, these actions have continued to occur in recent years.
There are in fact, some players who also received racist treatment in their own country. Who are these players? Footchampion presents these following threads…Continue reading “Footballers Who Receive Racists Treatment in Their Own Country”
Cristiano Ronaldo has always been a concern of many parties. The movement of the star on the green field could never escape the media target. This player who successfully donated 4 Champions League awards to Real Madrid decided to continue his career in the Italian Serie A by defending Juventus. However, the beginning of the CR7’s career in the Italian League was considered not too smooth as he has difficulties in adapting and some even considered that Ronaldo would not succeed with the Old Lady.Continue reading “Some Things That Make You Have to Stop Criticizing Ronaldo”
The World Cup or the most elite competition in the football world always leaves a unique story in its every event. There are things that successfully steal the attention in every event held every 4 years. A little interesting throwback, exactly 16 years ago, the World Cup was held in 2002. Korea and Japan which were the successful hosts performed their duties well.
But this time we will not talk about those 2 biggest powers in Asia. There are a number of events that have become the spotlight of the football supporters, such as the most controversial match between South Korea and Italy and the ‘eccentric’ style of Ronaldo’s hair. Ronaldo Nazario de Lima successfully seized public attention with his hairstyle.Continue reading “The Story behind The ‘Unique’ Hair of Ronaldo de Lima”
Mohamed Salah is an Egyptian footballer who plays as an attacker. He played for the Egyptian national team and English club, Liverpool. Thanks to his increasing quality, Mo Salah transformed into one of the most deadly attackers.
Mohamed Salah was born on June 15, 1992, in Nagri, Gharbia, Egypt. As a child, Salah was not very good at academics. Following this, Salah tried to find things that could cover up his shortcomings until eventually, Salah found his love for football. Having difficulties to develop his academics, Salah continued to sharpen his skills in playing football.
His days were filled with watching football matches on television. At that time, he idolized some Arab footballers.