ALL POSTS TAGGED "pedri"

Spain

/ 69 days ago

What is success for Spain at the 2022 World Cup?

Spain head to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a settled squad and coaching setup. After the catastrophic bereavement process Luis Enrique had to go through in his personal life, the Spanish coach returned to lead La Roja into Euro 2020. It was a tournament that didn’t start especially well. The former Barcelona coach […]
Eric Alonso

Barcelona

/ 173 days ago

Xavi saved Barcelona from mediocrity, seeks next step of success

The transition from successful player to successful coach is a common tale in just about every major sport. In most cases, a player’s experience on the pitch gives them an upper hand. They have the deeper comprehension of the knowledge and strategies required to lead a team to victory. In his infant managerial tenure, this […]

Who is the best young talent in world soccer under the age of 21?

Plenty of players are part of the conversation for best young talent in world soccer. Part of the beauty of the sport is that players can break onto the scene at a young age. Take someone like Kylian Mbappé. The Frenchman established himself as a European talent with Monaco in the UEFA Champions League in […]
Juan Manuel Serrano Arce

Barcelona

/ 276 days ago

Barcelona's resurgence under Xavi still strong despite struggles

Barcelona's resurgence under Xavi seemed to reach a head in early April. Barcelona defeated second-place Sevilla courtesy of a magnificent Pedri strike in the 72nd minute. The squad trotted around the field applauding fans. At the time, Barcelona shot itself into second in the LaLiga table, a far cry from where it was just six […]

Barcelona

/ 314 days ago

Barcelona seeks new age by ending El Clásico struggles

In the prior ages of the late 2010s, Barcelona developed a tendency to rely on its stars, particularly in major games like El Clásico. This trend remained a somewhat feasible strategy due to the play of those like Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. However, the multitude of financial issues forced one of Spain's most […]

FIFA

/ 450 days ago

How playing too many games takes a toll on soccer players

Playing too many games is one of the main issues surrounding the current landscape of soccer. With international breaks and competitions overlapping with players' club seasons, there are small windows of true rest. For instance, players in the Premier League, La Liga and the Bundesliga often cannot take breaks that some of the more privileged […]