11
Apr

Bend it like Beckham: the top free-kick takers in Europe

Who have been the best free-kick takers in Europe over the past five years? Lionel Messi? Cristiano Ronaldo? According to our research, neither of the two. After analysing all the free-kicks taken in… Bend it like Beckham: the top free-kick takers in Europe

28
Jul

Russian matryoshkas: Historical vs World Cup performances

We look at ten ‘top players’ and compare their World Cup performances to their historical ones, determining whether – in Russia – they outperformed or underperformed vs their own standards. By… Russian matryoshkas: Historical vs World Cup performances