Alessandro Nesta: The typical Italian defender

The City of Milan and AC Milan are in a celebratory mood right now. They have won the Serie A title after 11 years,...
Ian Rush poster

Anfield Heroes: Ian Rush

Liverpool FC, being as big a club as they are, have fans who do not confer the title of ‘Legend’ as easily as other...
Franz Beckenbauer Poster

Franz Beckenbauer: The German Emperor

Franz Beckenbauer began life as a stylish midfield player but eventually became known as one of the greatest defenders in football history. He is...
Rinus Michels Poster

Rinus Michels: The Legendary Manager

History remembers Rinus Michels as a great player, manager, motivator, teacher and figurehead in Dutch football. Thanks to Total Football's legacy, Rinus Michels and...

The English Game: Hooliganism of the 80s

The 1980s, destined to be the deadliest decade in English football, began with a foreshadowing of things to come as England travelled to Italy...
Totti poster

A look at the career of Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti's football career began in 1983, the year the Giallorossi won their second Scudetto, and at one of the clubs that combined to...
Alex Ferguson poster

Sir Alex Ferguson: the greatest?

Previously, reported that the former Manchester United boss is one of the best football coaches globally, given what he has accomplished as Manchester United's...
Rivaldo poster

Rivaldo at 50: A look back into his illustrious career

Rivaldo is one of the greatest players from the Samba soil who has graced football with his magical football. The versatile forward, who turns...

UCL 2005: Miracle at Istanbul

To defy the odds and win the European Cup against AC Milan, the Reds performed "the greatest comeback in sport anywhere in the world." The...
Pirlo poster

A look back at Pirlo’s career

After retirement, some players are remembered for the trophies they won, some for being fan favourites, and still others for the respect they earned...