Weekly opinion: does Messi’s fifth Ballon d’Or make him the best ever?

In my latest weekly opinion piece for The Bubble, I predictably took a look at Lionel Messi, who won the Ballon d'Or for the World Player of the Year for the fifth time on Monday. Individual awards are a bit daft in a team sport though, in my opinion, so rather than the achievement of winning the... Continue Reading →

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I’m sorry… WHAT?!

Yes, him. As everyone will now surely be aware, Diego Armando Maradona has been named as the new manager of the senior Argentine national football team. For those few who've not heard of him: Maradona is a deeply unsuccessful manager who has been in charge of Deportivo Mandiyú (today reformed as Textil Mandiyú) and Racing... Continue Reading →

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