Barcelona’s Piqué started life as a centre-forward, which might explain his ease on the ball, even when under pressure from La Liga’s most fearsome strikers. And for a 24-year-old, he’s seen a bit of the world, having served an apprenticeship at Manchester United and caught the attention of Colombian songstress Shakira. Despite his many distractions, […]
He made his name as a midfield general for FC Barcelona in the 1990s. But Guardiola’s true calling, it seems, is getting the best out of players as their coach. In his first season in top-flight football management, Guardiola led Barça to the Champions League, Copa del Rey and Liga titles – losing his hair […]
Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona have won more than their fair share of trophies in the last couple of years. They’ve also set the benchmark for flowing, passing football and given the world Leo Messi. They’re currently seven points clear at the top of the liga standings and they have set up a showdown with Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final. So everything’s okay, isn’t it?