All posts by Dan Gitelman

Founder of Avid football fan & supporter of Bayern Munich as well as the USMNT. Have a passion for writing & the beautiful game!
Mario Balotelli

Arsenal Prepare £180000-a-Week Offer for Italy Striker Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli is one of the current villains in English football after his winner against the Three Lions in their opening game of the World Cup, with England having subsequently crashed out of the tournament after a narrow defeat to Uruguay. However, in the background of all this, rumors have been mounting that Balotelli is moving… Read More »

Gianluigi Buffon

Italy Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon Ruled out of England Clash

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to miss the Azzurri‘s Group D opener against England on Saturday after sustaining an ankle injury on Friday night. The 36-year-old was unable to complete Italy’s final training session in Manaus after twisting his ankle. Manager Cesare Prandelli was originally optimistic about the injury and described it as a “a very, very light… Read More »

Antoine Griezmann

Top Five Young Players to Watch at the 2014 World Cup

Every World Cup is defined by the stories it creates. Maradona’s infamous ‘Hand of God’, Iran and USA taking a group team picture and Zidane’s head-butt are all iconic events that have characterized a World Cup. In South Africa, there were quite a few contenders: Lampard’s disallowed goal, Suarez’s goal-line handball and Casillas’s last second save. Besides… Read More »

Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku to Join Atletico Madrid on Loan

Atletico Madrid look set to confirm a season-long loan deal for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku. With the London side looking to wrap up a deal worth up to £50 million for Atleti’s striker Diego Costa and left-back Filipe Luis, a loan deal for Lukaku seems to be an added sweetener for the side who would then… Read More »

Toni Kroos

Real Madrid Offer Toni Kroos Huge Wages to Leave Bayern Munich

Spanish side Real Madrid are close to securing the signature of Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos, after reportedly offering him £4 million a year after tax to join the Champions League winners, The Independent reports. Real Madrid have been chasing the young German midfielder for several weeks now, with an expected transfer fee off £25 million… Read More »

Ronaldo & Pepe

Portugal in Trouble as Cristiano Ronaldo Suffers Knee Injury Ahead of World Cup

The Portuguese Football Federation have revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from tendinosis in his left kneecap as well as a muscle injury in his left thigh, bringing the fitness of the superstar into question ahead of their World Cup opener against Germany on June 16. The 29-year-old forward missed Portugal’s 0-0 draw with Greece… Read More »