Lionel Messi has played at the highest level for more than two decades now with the better part of his career being spent representing the Catalans. He has been Barcelona's captain since Andreas Iniesta retired till Barca's financial crisis forced him to leave. His departure was emotional having known Barca as his home in his entire career.
Photo courtesy Chelsea and England star, Mason Mount is an academy graduate at Stamford Bridge who is currently playing under Thomas Tuchel. Mason who has been a key player in Tuchel's Squad, found his breakthrough to the senior team during Lampard's era as the Chelsea coach.
Harambee stars striker Michael Olunga has today posted a photo of himself and former Tottenham Hotspurs and Victor Wanyama teammate defender Tobby Alderwerld training in Qatar ahead of the new season. The Kenyan striker has gotten a chance to train with the Belgium international defender who shared a dressing room with Victor Wanyama during their time at spurs.
Kenya national football team Harambee Stars has witnessed an emergence of new players in almost every match. Ghost Mulee has been doing everything to ensure the team continues with its transition. In any process, there must be ups and downs. However, the new boy Richard Odada who is only 21 years of age has continued to prove his worth.
20 minutes for Timbe as Andreas Iniesta scores an equalizer. Harambee Stars winger Ayub Masika Timbe was introduced in the second half for Vissel Kobe as they came from behind to obtain a draw against Urawa Red Diamonds.The wingers impact was felt immediately after he was introduced in the 71st minute as he combined well to provide an assist for the Spanish legend Andreas Iniesta .
In football there are different players with different behaviors there are those who are rude and others being humble, discipline e.t.c. In most Footballers they can't end there careers without being awarded a red card but in this article are only four legend who breaks a record;
Messi, Xavi and Iniesta during their days in Barcelona ( Photo Courtesy) The Barcelona side of 2008- 2012 is widely regarded as one of the greatest teams in the history of the game. But today, the Catalan side is in steady decline. The August departure of club legend Lionel Messi has only moved things from bad to worst.
A red card is usually awarded for nasty and vicious challenges.Most players have received a red card in the course of their careers.However,some have never been sent off despite having long careers.Below are some of the famous Footballers who were never red Carded. Andreas Iniesta. The Spanish midfielder is considered to be one of the best in the world.
Football clubs are always in the market buying and selling players.These costs them huge amounts of money and they have had to stick to their budgets for them to make profits.This has made some of the too football clubs in the world to invest in football academies whereby talented youthful players are nurtured,taught how to play the ball and eventually they are integrated into the first team.This saves these clubs huge finances they would have used to buy these players in the transfer market.Some of the most notable football academies in the world which have produced star players include;
Good news for Harambee Stars dribbler Ayub Timbe Masika who has joined Japanese J1 League side Vissel Kobe, and he is set to become a team mate to Barcelona legend Andre's Iniesta.
In football every goal counts.However there are some goals which are usually very important as they can help a team win silverware especially in major football tournaments.Some of the greatest and most important goals in the history of football include; *Steven Gerrard goal in the Champions league final against AC Milan (2005)
Well, Barcelona and Manchester United are one of the top clubs in Europe. The two clubs have been having star over the years who have really impressed. A perfect example is the former goalkeeper, Victor Valdes. The Spanish international is considered by many football fans and pundits as one of the greatest goalkeepers the world has ever seen.
Spanish giants Barcelona bowed out of this seasons champions league competition at the hands of French Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint Germain after their 1-1 draw in France.
Harambee Stars Winger Out As Andreas Iniesta Scores A Penalty To Salvage Three Points For Vissel Kobe. Harambee Stars winger Ayub Timbe Masika was totally absent as his side Vissel Kobe cruised past Avispa Fukuoka in a league match that has just ended this morning. The veteran captain of the side and Spanish legend Andreas Iniesta scored an 80th penalty to earn his side three points.
Andreas Iniesta has been all time world best midfielder even after leaving Barcelona.Iniesta is well known for his creativity and aggressiveness in the field which opened alot of defenses.His partnership with Xavi has been the best midfield duo of all time.After leaving Barcelona , Iniesta joined Vissel Kobe and planned to retire there.
Lionel Messi has officially left Barcelona. Those are words none would ever think would have been uttered. So many superlatives may be employed to describe this Argentinean, but maybe this one stands out, phenomenal. Barcelona has been home to an endless list of superstars. From Ronaldinho, to Luiz Figo, to Luiz Suarez, to the midfield wizard Andreas Iniesta among many other names.
Lionel Messi is arguably the most accomplished player of all time in the history of football. He signed for the Spanish giants Barcelona at a tender age and has spent all his footballing career an Camp Nou. However, after the fall of the Catalans in what was generally refered to as the end of an era, Messi started making plans to exit the Nou Camp.
Football is one of the most celebrated and loved activity in the world.It is a world uniting aspect as most teams in the world have players with different roles across the world.Kenya has a good number of talented and skilled players in football.Some of them have played one of the top competitions that's the European champions league for example Mc Donald Mariga and Victor Mugubi Wanyama.
Ayub Timbe Masika started on the bench as his Japanese topflight side Vissel Kobe cruised past Shonan Bellmare in the league match today. Timbe has been an integral member of Vissel Kobe since joining them three months ago. The Kenyan star has had some brilliant performances for the side netting two goals and two assists so far.The 28year old Masika did not feature in today's match as he continues to recover from a minor injury sustained during their training.
The Barcelona squad during and post Pep Guardiola era was lethal and fiery opponent to face across the entire Europe and the rest of the world.They were unbeatable a lot thanks to their famous TIKI-TAKA style of play introduced by Pep.Their philosophy of play was made possible by excellent playmakers, forwards and lest forgetting their solid defense.