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Gianluigi Buffon – Juventus’ defensive maestro

May 12, 2015

 

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Bio

Gianluigi Buffon was born on 28th of January, 1978. He has played for 2 teams, (both) Italian – Parma and over the last 15 seasons for Juventus. He is considered to be one of the best goalkeepers ever.

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Marouane Fellaini – from box-to-box midfielder to feared striker!

April 21, 2015

 

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From primary school to the first contract

Born in Belgium to Moroccan parents, Marouane was led to football by his father, former Raja Casablanca goalkeeper. The secret about him is that he used to run to school in his boyhood times instead of taking a bus. Fortunately it was his father who brought young lad to the football world. During first seasons as a kid, he scored dozens of goals per season, proving he has killer instinct. But that was not the only quality he had – physical strength and aerial abilities were much more interesting. So he signed his first professional contract at the age of 17, with Belgium giants Standard Liege. In 2008, he was awarded with a Belgian Ebony Shoe, for the best player of African descent. (Not only) That opened the doors to his Premier League career.

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Patrik Elias – a chase for milestone completed

January 07, 2015

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This NHL season is so far a chase for milestones. Slovakian power wing Marian Hossa at first accomplished his 1000th point, with only 3 active players ahead of him in this statistic. Later on, for a long time undervalued Martin St. Louis did the same and very recent, Patrik Elias finally did the same.

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