A billion-to-one anatomic anomaly added to Pavel Nedved’s legendary make-up and made him a stand-out performer for Juventus and the Czech national team.
The French master turns 43 today. From World Cup glory to infamy, Champions League wonder goals, to documentaries, Zizou is a legend of the game.
Today’s marks the 58th birthday of Liam Brady. From signing as a teenager with Arsenal, to his wavy-haired international début at Dalymount, to his time as a star of the title-winning Juventus, Brady is considered among the greatest players ever to emerge from this island. As a pundit, he is a key member of RTE’s legendary panel. Chippy, we salute you.
From the Football’s Greatest series, a profile of Giovanni Trapattoni. While many Irish people might argue if we hired Trap with his best days behind him, his legacy in football will stand the test of time.
When Inter Milan defeated Juventus 3-1 last November, it brought to an end a 49 match unbeaten run for the Old Lady. Who would have thought Inter would end the season 33 points adrift – having failed to qualify for Europe for the first time in 14 years – as Juve strolled to the championship? With the manager now replaced by Walter Mazzarri, Thomas Shannon takes a look at the current Serie A betting odds for the title race next season along with an online game for fans of football nostalgia.