Hard work, discipline and trusting the process – this is how one gets better in any walk of life. The 29-year-old scored his first goal for the Blaugrana in May 2005, as a 17-year-old against Albacete. Fast forward and what better way to reach the … Continue reading MESSI-AH AT 500
As I sit in one of the pious get-together within Mumbai suburbs, the atmosphere completely changes. You will see flags of the team, hear chants echoing, war paint on the faces. The pre-game banter is something else, every time the opposition’s player was on the … Continue reading The Quintessential Fan
Another draw, another two points dropped at home by Manchester United. This club is still lacking that killer instinct in front of the goal. There could be a number of reasons. Is the squad too fragile to compete on all fronts? Is the team lacking … Continue reading The Theatre of Nightmare
Just the other day, I was lucky enough to watch the U16 Nike Premier Cup that took place at Cooperage. Two heavy weights met in the finals i.e. Minerva Football Club hailing from Punjab and Ozone Football Club that hailed from namma Bengaluru. To a … Continue reading Is Age Really Just A Number In Football?
Sumeet Passi is born in the Yamuna district of Chandigarh. He began playing football from a young age as his father represented Railways. He was a dedicated footballer and was put through his paces at the Chandigarh Football Academy. He was later made the captain … Continue reading Sumeet “The Poacher”Passi
Everyone wants to be a champion. The title across your name will stay there for eons to come. But what does it take to get there, to be judged the best amongst the best. Well the answers can vary from person to person, but one … Continue reading To Be A Champion: Yes I Can
WITH the group stage now completed at the Euro 2016 8 teams have gone back and the usual suspects are through while there were some scary moments and new players thrown in the mix. But one team I would like to concentrate my energy on, whether … Continue reading The Dance of the Icelanders