The red hot Celtic man made a rare press conference appearance this week.
The UEFA Champions League is Europe’s premier club competition. Contested by the best teams from across the continent in a group and knockout format, Francisco Gento has won the competition more times than any other player if one includes the European Cup, whilst Cristiano Ronaldo has won it more times than anyone else just in the Champions League era. We’re interested in great players who never won it at all here though.
Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur will lock horns in the Champions League final on Saturday.
The 22-year-old Championship striker has been compared to Spurs legend Jermain Defoe, as well as Brazil icon Ronaldo.
This was an incredibly difficult seven to compile, so I decided to come up with a system to make myself feel a little more confident with my eventual selections and their ordering.
Before we start, the primary criteria here is simply how good the player was in their teenage years, typically between their 16th and 20th birthdays, but factors such as the number of games they played and what they accomplished are naturally also taken into account. There will also be some very honourable mentions at the end.
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Tanguy Ndombele proved his worth in the Champions League with Lyon last season and now he will be hoping to replicate that form when he makes his European debut with Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night.
Who is better right now? Manchester City's Premier League superstar Raheem Sterling or Liverpool's Egyptian King Mo Salah?
Liverpool lost 2-0 away at Napoli on Tuesday night.
Liverpool and Chelsea are set to meet this weekend in Premier League action, with Jurgen Klopp's side facing defeat for the first time this term last night.
Liverpool are currently five points clear at the top of the Premier League table, with Manchester City's injury crisis worsening.
Tottenham Hotspur attacker Erik Lamela has made a fine start to the season for Mauricio Pochettino's side.
Tottenham Hotspur missed out on Riqui Puig last year.
Leeds United picked up a 2-0 victory over Barnsley at the weekend, with Marcelo Bielsa's side moving back to the top of the Championship.
Aston Villa and West Ham United shared the spoils on Monday night.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United side are already seven points behind Liverpool in the Premier League table this season.
In Saitama, during the summer of 2002, a busload of Japanese commuters facing the tiring last leg of their journey home found themselves suddenly overwhelmed by a gang of exuberant Brazilians who jumped aboard armed with ukeleles, percussion and an outpouring of joyous song.
Undisputed footballing heroes these players may be, but there is one trophy missing from their bulging cabinets.
A footballer’s career does not end when he retires.