Klose’s retirement: Is this the end of the “6 yard box striker”?

Klose’s retirement: Is this the end of the “6 yard box striker”? - originally posted on It only takes a glance at the sixteen goals scored by Klose in World Cups to understand what kind of forward he is. All goals were finished from inside the area. Almost every single one was executed perfectly from within 12 yards, and almost half were headers. He seems able...
Via Soccerlens
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The World’s top goal scorers

It’s often the mark of a true great starring on the world stage in international football’s biggest tournament. Pele’s done it, Maradona’s done it, and Ronaldo’s done it, this year it was meant to be the year of his namesake alongside Lionel Messi. And whilst Cristiano may have failed to do so, the little Argentinian is still in with a shout of winning the Golden Ball,...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany crashes Brazil’s party to make it to the Final

In the first of two semi-final matches, the Brazil National Team took on the Germany National Team. These nations had played each other 22 times in the past, with Brazil winning 12, Germany 4, and 5 draws. Brazil came in to the match without their captain Thiago Silva (suspension), and star-man Neymar (injury.) Lineups: BRA (4-2-3-1): 12. Julio Cesar (GK); 23. Maicon, 4. David...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Muller’s Unconventional Style Produces Goals For Germany

Thomas Muller has raised his game again in the World Cup and has been outstanding, except for his blunder on a free kick attempt against Algeria. For the Germans to beat continental rivals France on Thursday, Muller needs to continue his goal scoring prowess. “He has instinct for creating dangerous situations and scores in situations where you don’t expect it. Thomas is a very...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Why Thomas Muller is so important to Germany’s World Cup Hopes

Thomas MullerTo be fair, this premise can just as easily apply to Bayern Munich, but with Germany knee-deep in their World Cup campaign, let’s take a closer look at the unorthodox, yet brutally efficient Thomas Muller and why he is so crucial to his national side.Muller was poised to have a huge World Cup and praise heaped in from all corners following his devastating display...
Via Ghanasoccernet
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 21 – Total Football

No. 21: Total Football, (Germany, 1974) Every so often, one team can capture the imagination of the watching world. Typically, they are sides that play in a striking style, with unique ideas and ultimately, sample their fair degree of success. In 1974, the Dutch national team—competing at their first World Cup in 36 years—did exactly that. With Rinus Michels at the helm, the...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

adidas Launches F50 to Celebrate Messi’s Goal Record

adidas is proud to celebrate goal record breaker Leo Messi and announce the exclusive and limited edition “Messi 371” adizero F50. Four-time Ballon d’Or winner Leo Messi has truly torn up the history books over the years, breaking many records in the process but his impressive 371 goal haul at the age of 26 surely confirms his place as one of the best players to ever play the...
Via 90Soccer
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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