Ronaldo's Sculptor defends his insane-looking statue, noting that at least Ronaldo himself likes it.
For a decade, Nick Hay lived the life of a football casual, travelling the Netherlands to watch his team and scrap with opposition fans. Here, Nick explains how he combined his life as a casual with his career.
At some point, most of us will have felt newfound affection for a club when their success wins us a bet. But has your passion ever grown so strong that you travelled to Sweden to watch them play a derby match?
My teammates and I lived on fast food, spent hours playing football and never studied. It sounds like every boy's dream but it was the hardest thing I've ever done.
People from all backgrounds, races, religions and social classes got together in Lisbon's taverns to see their team win.
They prayed, they cried and they screamed on Terreiro do Paço square in Lisbon last night.
Let's celebrate with a thinkpiece.
Two long-shot teams have defied the odds and made this a tournament worth watching – and this time, one of those teams was my home country.
The Swedish striker is also a Taekwondo black belt and many believe it is his martial arts background which allows him to score spectacular goals with such remarkable consistency.
Play your way to fame as a prodigy with everything to win, and in doing so distance yourself from the gritty reality of modern football.
I used to just watch TV but now I'm into the Premier League. Please tell me who to support.