A football romantic, my love for the sport was ignited by a team that fell short (Brazil 2006), and the one that won it all (Miracle At Istanbul), both of whom possess legendary tales that live on in his heart.
I seek to bring out more of such stories in my rare article-writing ventures.
On the 1st of November 1983, Kim Pan-keun made history for the football-mad nation of South Korea by attaining a National Cap at the young age of 17 years and 241 days. The record still stands today. Nicknamed the ‘Ground Fox’, he won the K-League twice while racking up a reputation for being one of […]
You can learn a lot from a football player by his goal celebration. Kylian Mbappé’s understated shoulder fold comes to mind, a shout-out to his brother’s celebration of choice after scoring a goal in FIFA. A larger-than-life athlete, however, deserves a more glorious trademark – which calls to mind Cristiano Ronaldo and his now iconic […]
A group of scouts looked intently upon the football pitch in Japan’s Toyota Stadium, and they could all be seen jotting down notes, collectively seeking to unearth the next great footballing prospect to propel their clubs to dreams of silverware. But where they all contemplated the virtues of the different players, a smartly-dressed figure was […]