In the world of Cristiano Ronaldo today….
Cover of upcoming Issue One of new American footy mag Eight by Eight.
• Arsenal: Its history, its newest superstar and its long-suffering fans
• Analyzing the season’s most intriguing transfers
• Juan Mata, the forgotten man by Philippe Auclair
• The coolest club on the planet by Andy Brassell
• The World Cup 1986, 2014, 2022
• Mario Balotelli’s sainthood
• The changing role of the playmaker by Jonathan Wilson
• Can Pep Guardiola succeed in Munich? by Raphael Honigstein
• The managers’ musical chairs by Will Frears
Plus Marouane Fellaini, Fernando Torres, Lionel Messi, Francesco Totti, and the last word on Gareth Bale!
Bartending + babysitting at Woodwork
via @AFootballReport:"Mesut Özil - Arsenal Art Print by @danielnyari | @Society6"
“The day Harry Redknapp brought a fan on to play for West Ham" - on Guardian Football, originally published in Howler Magazine:
According to one of football’s most endearing fairytales, Harry Redknapp once pulled an abusive fan from the crowd and put him on the field for West Ham. This allegedly happened in 1994, but no video and scant evidence of the incident exist. Jeff Maysh chased this mystery for over a decade before finally catching up with the fan in question