Hendrik Johannes Cruijff

Hendrik Johannes Cruijff wiki Hendrik Johannes Cruijff OON (Dutch: [ˈjoːɦɑn ˈkrœyf], 25 April 1947 – 24 March 2016), known as Johan Cruyff, was a Dutch professional football player and coach. As a player he won the Ballon d’Or three times, in 1971, 1973 and 1974. Cruyff was one of the most famous exponents of the football philosophy…

Gianni Infantino vows to restore FIFA's image

FIFA: Gianni Infantino WIKI Early life Gianni Infantino was born on 23 March 1970[1] in Brig, Switzerland.[3] He is of Italian origin from Calabria and Lombardy.[4] He studied law at the University of Fribourg.[5] He is fluent inItalian, French and German and also knows English, Spanish, and Arabic.[3] Career Infantino worked as the Secretary General of…

China Soccer $$$

Reuters/Ibrahem AlomariA Chinese fan. Originally posted at businessinsider.com by Elena Holodny China Soccer $$$ China wants to get awesome at soccer, and that means big bucks for a handful of companies! Despite the fact that China’s population currently stands around 1.3 billion (roughly 20% of the earth’s population), its men’s soccer team currently ranks at a…

Pele wants Zico to mount FIFA challenge

Pele believes his fellow former Brazil international Zico should consider running to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president. © Provided by Goal.com Pele wants Zico to mount FIFA challenge. Zico, who earned 71 caps for the Selecao before coaching Japan with some success between 2002 and 2006, has previously expressed his interest in contesting a…

UEFA insist study does not hint at doping

UEFA insist study does not hint at doping. Origianlly posted at dailymail.co.uk by Matt Lawton European football chiefs insisted on Sunday that a scientific study they commissioned and then published on medical websites earlier this month does not necessarily point to widespread doping in the game. Ordered by UEFA, a study examined more than 4,000…

Italy vs. Uruguay: Prandelli's Tactical Adjustments Ruined by Marchisio Red Card

Originally posted by thebleachreport.com Sent by Anthony Gismondi (Coach @AnthonyGismondi) What a great breakdown of the game from a tactical perspective! Thanks G-Money! ___________________________________________ By Sam Tighe, World Football Tactics Lead Writer Jun 24, 2014 Clive Rose/Getty Images  Uruguay propelled themselves into the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup 2014 on Tuesday by beating Italy 1-0. The Azzurri…