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  As a follow up to our feature of the top 10 young Spaniards last month, ForzaFutbol now takes a look at the best overseas talent coming through in the Primera División. Although options  are more limited, there is no shortage of talent to choose from. Which of the following ten players could we see dominating the world game in the coming years? Please note: This list is only for players born in 1990 or below, so for that reason the likes […]

Posted by Billy On Feb - 3 - 2012 1 Comment READ FULL POST
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As part of the Mourinho’s new policy of bringing in younger players into the club, today the press conference focused on Karim Benzema and young Rafael Varane. Rafa is only 18 years old, with one senior year at Lens under his belt was a surprise signing, recommended by new sporting director, Zinedine Zidane. He is a central defender, but can also play as defensive midfielder and sweeper. His parents are from Martinique in the Carribbean. Rafa is a very soft […]

Posted by Elisa On Jul - 19 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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Post game day and the squad gets to relax a bit and take it easy. Only one training session required, along with the daily press conference. The media was only allowed to watch training for 15 minutes. Mou continues to control the press as much as possible. The first fifteen minutes was predominantly stretching exercises. As we waited for the press conference, news arrived that Sergio Ramos left training early as a precautionary measure for back spasms. Alvaro Arbeloa also […]

Posted by Elisa On Jul - 18 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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