Here are the last 7 World Cup Golden Ball winners: Where are they now?
Today we turn our attention to the finest performances at the World Cup Finals by teenagers.
These are the seven youngest players to have played any amount of game time at the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals in Germany, ordered from oldest to youngest.
Croatia take on Argentina at the World Cup in the day's late kick off, and Liverpool's Dejan Lovren will have the small task of minding Lionel Messi.
Putting the ball in the back of the net is often described as the most difficult job in football, and perhaps for that reason, strikers have tended to be the best paid players in the game. Right now, there are just under forty centre-forwards earning £100,000 a week or more.
West Ham United are reportedly hoping to lure Cristian Pavon from Boca Juniors to the Premier League, although Lionel Messi will hope they fail.
Messi has given his blessing for Rafinha to leave Barcelona, with West Ham reportedly in pole position to land the star.
Obviously picking a single player over a ten-year timespan is no easy task, so we’ll try and cover some particularly honourable mentions for each decade as well.
The FIFA Under-20 World Cup is an international football tournament for players under the age of 20. The first tournament was held in Tunisia in 1977, but it was known as the FIFA World Youth Championship up until 2007.
Here are the first 7 Golden Boy award winners: Where are they now?
Here at HITC Sevens, we look everywhere for sevens. There are seven seas on the planet Earth, there are seven classic wonders of the world and Snow White had seven dwarves. Sadly, however, none of them are very applicable for a football-based YouTube channel.
Barcelona restored their five-point lead at the top of La Liga on Sunday with a 2-0 win at Villarreal, who had Dani Raba sent off in the second half.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens were named Fifa men’s and women’s player of the year respectively at the governing body’s annual ‘The Best’ football awards, which took place in London on Monday night.