SPAIN FOOTBALL: HERO OF THE WEEK (PABLO PIATTI)

Hero of the Week: Pablo Piatti Palbo Piatti. 21 years Old. UD Almeria. Pablo Piatti is one of the young players I have raved about for years.  Since his days at Estudiantes in Argentina he has always displayed an explosive talent!  Indeed, Pablo Piatti is what we call a ‘Volante’ in Argentina – a wide player, a winger-  who can [...]

HERO OF THE WEEK – DIEGO FORLAN

HERO OF THE WEEK – DIEGO FORLAN

Football can be a very cruel profession. You only have to read Wang’s story on this blog to know what I mean!! From winning the Europa league with Atletico de Madrid and then being voted best player of the World Cup, Diego Forlan has, over the last few weeks, hit a very dry patch. So much so, that the critics [...]

HERO(S) OF THE WEEK – CRISTIANO RONALDO AND LEONEL MESSI!

It would be unfair to name either one of the two outstanding stars of La Liga without the other. So, undoubtedly, the title of hero of the week must go to BOTH Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Leonel Messi led their teams to victories, scoring 2 goals each and leading by example- Both are top goal-scorers [...]

HERO OF THE WEEK

Jose Leandro Ulloa, centre-forward, 24 years old, 1’86m. Almeria FC Certainly, Jose Leandro Ulloa is the hero of Lillo – the manager of Almeria. That is for sure! In fact, Ulloa has (surely!) at least temporarily saved Lillo’s job by scoring the equalizer in Almeria’s 1-1 draw with Hercules last weekend. This was typical of of Jose Leandro Ulloa who is [...]