Only one place to start this week…
The Superstar at Play by Brian Phillips at Slate - Probably the best tribute written after the retirement of one of the world’s greats Ronaldo Luiz Nazario de Lima
Man to Man Marxing by Andrew Thomas at In Bed With Maradona - Karl Marx. Religion. Football. Simples.
In the Shadow of Greatness by Adam Digby at In Bed With Maradona - Italy’s forgotten generation of defenders, marginalised by the ubiquitousness of Nesta and Cannavaro
It’s Time for Someone to Depose Sepp Blatter as FIFA’s Leader by Grant Wahl at Sports Illustrated – A campaign message from the people’s choice to succeed Blatter
Zesh Rehman Foundation by Martyn Landi at Footy Matters – Brilliant insight into the great work being done by the ex-Fulham defender
Don’t Call Me Paulinho by me at Footy Matters – A look at the career trajectory of former Arsenal prospect Paulo Nagamura