Jonathan González – The 18 year-old star who chose Mexico over the US

The failure of the United States to qualify for this year’s World Cup was a huge embarrassment to everybody connected to US Soccer. This week their misery was compounded when the Monterrey midfielder Jonathan González switched allegiances to USA’s big CONCAFAF rivals Mexico. Born in California to Mexican parents, González has represented USA at youth[…]

Lautaro Martínez – Atletico’s next great Striker?

Fernando Torres, Sergio Aguero, Diego Forlan, Radamel Falcao, Diego Costa and Antoine Griezmann have all made names for themselves at Atletico Madrid this century and if rumours are to be believed, Los Rojiblancos might have unearthed another top class forward with the signing of Racing Club frontman Lautaro Martinez. The 20 year-old joined Racing in[…]

The German Harry Kane

Hamburger SV are one of Germany’s most famous clubs, and are the only club that have continuously played in the Bundesliga since the end of World War 1. That remarkable record has been under threat at various times in recent years, and once again this season they find themselves in the wrong half of the[…]

ARTHUR MELO – THE BRAZILIAN INIESTA?

At the start of this season’s Brasileirão, few had heard of Gremio’s playmaker Arthur Henrique Ramos de Oliveira Melo, more commonly known as ‘Arthur’. The diminutive midfielder burst onto the scene with a string of fine performances that have earned him a call-up to the seleção and could land him a move to Europe and a place on the[…]