Nigeria and Brazil will meet for the first time in 16 years, this time in a friendly match in Singapore. For the Nigerians, it is a match-up filled with nostalgia from the incredible 1996 Olympics journey, and they would look to surprise the Seleção again.
Linda Caicedo is only 14 years old, and she is already being compared to Neymar. The Colombian wonder-girl, who helped America de Cali win the national title and was the league’s top scorer, can be the next sensation of women football.
Radamel Falcao’s career trajectory led him to Turkish powerhouse Galatasaray. Although he had success in Monaco, he decided to play in a more football-obsessed city like Istanbul, a fact which can also help him regain his place in the Colombia squad.
During his stint as Argentina’s national team manager, Diego Maradona called up an abnormal number of local players to represent the Albiceleste. A decade later, the “Diego Boys” are in the Primeira Nacional, the nation’s second division, in search for glory, and maybe some extra ratings for the competition.
The best, most interesting, biggest and most surprising football transfers of the 2019 summer transfer window.