Belgian club Anderlecht don’t get much attention. You see them sometimes in the Europa and Champions but nothing more. Old school fans will tell you about those good old Enzo Scifo/Frank Arnesen days in the 80’s while others remember seeing Jan Koller and Bart Goor play there.
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Following in the footsteps of Fernando Forestieri and Pablo Osvaldo, Ezequiel Schelotto is the latest South American import to be starring for Italian youth squads. Ever since obtaining his passport and being called up to the Italian U21’s in November 2009 he’s been turning heads across the peninsula.
The details surrounding Schelotto’s arrival from Argentina (Read more...)
*Rumour round up Italian style. Warning…This will feel a little like the national inquirer at times*
Let’s start with the stranieri rumours…
So Manchester City and Arsenal want Mario Balotelli. That’s what the good people at The Sun are saying , but then again they say a lot of things…
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We are just starting to discover the talent in the Chile squad Italia beat in the final of the Toulon Tournament back in 2008. Chile’s golden generation is way more than just Alexis Sanchez and Matias Fernandez.
Lucky for Italian Calcio fans, many Chilean players practice their football in the peninsula. Here are a few (Read more...)
Newell’s Old Boys Uruguayan sensation Joaquin Antonio Boghossian has been attracting interest from Europe ever since Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Baretto have started to get more ink in the international football press.
Some people who drank too many Red Bull vodkas say of Boghossian – valued between 2,5 (Read more...)
Chilean soccer products have always relatively done well in Italy. Ivan - 1+8 - Zamorano started a semi-successful career for Inter back in 1996 and led the way to the first mini Chilean invasion at the end of the 90’s with other notable players ; Marcelo Salas & David Pizarro soon followed adapting quickly, (Read more...)
Back in January I wrote a little diddy about
Jack and Diane about player transfers from the Ex-USSR. On how Italian squads were looking more and more on the other side of that old metaphorical curtain made of metal. A majority of the players featured in that post were born in (Read more...)