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Tag Archives: Claude Makelele

Analyzing The Importance Of Defensive Midfielders

Posted on by Saad Rashid
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Claude Makelele is widely acknowledged as one of the best defensive midfielders in history. In 2003, he was sold by Real Madrid to Chelsea. Following this move, Zinedine Zidane famously said, “Why add another layer of gold to the Bentley … Continue reading

La Liga team of the decade

Posted on by Matt Langille

Since we are approaching the end of a decade, and since it’s summer,I thought I would offer up my La Liga Team of the decade. I set my team based on the best actual season had by a player in … Continue reading

Makelele Blames Terry for Mourinho Exit

Posted on by Brian Louie

Claude Makelele’s grit in Chelsea’s midfield and ability to play a quick pass made him the fitting example of the ‘Claude Makelele’ role, whatever that means.  It’s even been said that he’s managed to define the holding midfield position as … Continue reading