“Suárez is Mick Jagger in Uruguay” / Uruguay / Nacional / SOFOOT.com

Last Sunday, Montevideo was set on fire to celebrate Luis Suárez’s moving return to Nacional, the club of his debut. As a welcome, Argentina striker Emmanuel Gigliotti offered his number 9 to a crying gunman. Two days later, they shared a few minutes together on the field during the defeat (0-1) against the Brazilians from … Read more

A week of Clásico in Rosario / Primera División / J9 / Rosario Central-Newell’s Old Boys (1-0) / SOFOOT.com

Argentinians agree it is the hottest derby in the country, the one of all excesses in a city deeply divided between its two clubs, Newell’s Old Boys and Rosario Central, now coached by Carlos Tévez. This Thursday, the classic rosarino once again paralyzed and inflamed the city of Messi, Bielsa and Di María. Real bullets, … Read more

The disappearance of the giant Mandanda / France / Olympique de Marseille / SOFOOT.com

This time it is forever: Steve Mandanda is no longer an Olympique de Marseille player. He came to Stade Rennes on Wednesday night and put an end to his fourteen-year adventure with OM, which he ended with a sluggish season and a subdued start. Too bad, given the trail that the icon will leave in … Read more

Can we win a Champions League with such an ugly jersey? / France / PSG / June 30, 2022 / SOFOOT.com

A bib. This is what the new Paris Saint-Germain jersey looks like for the upcoming season. A dirty tunic, which in addition does not respect the tradition of the Hechter sweater. What prevents the capital club from winning the Champions League? Nothing is less certain. It seems that taste is subjective. Paris Saint-Germain, however, proved … Read more

“Shows how love for OM is rooted in everyday life” / France / Olympique de Marseille / SOFOOT.com

Director Aymeric Colletta fell in love with OM in the 1990s before gradually moving away from it, and director Aymeric Colletta unveils this Thursday a documentary miniseries featuring portraits of Olympic supporters. A project put together before Covid and finally unveiled to the general public with a simple goal: to put faces on those who … Read more

“In Marseille, as long as you are a human being, we accept you” / Culture Foot / AM La Scampia / SOFOOT.com

AM La Scampia does not want to reveal his age, but the fact that he is talking about “libero” gives a big clue. On the occasion of the release of his first album, the Marseille rapper talks about his passion for Maradona, OM and Neapolitan cuisine, but also the South Winners, Mamadou Niang’s scissors and … Read more

The future Modrić is called Luka / Folkeforbundet / J4 / France-Croatia / SOFOOT.com

Although we try to maintain the etiquette of the future Modrić on all fronts of young Croatian stars, the midfielder, who is celebrating his 37th birthday in September, can still boast of being the indispensable player in the Croatian selection. Not so worried about his legacy, it Vatreni prefers to enjoy the last remaining years … Read more

How I fell in love with … / League of Nations / SOFOOT.com

Sometimes all it takes is an act to fall in love with a player. Here are three that made our little hearts beat faster during this series of Nations League matches: Italian Wilfried Gnonto, Ukrainian Mykhaylo Mudryk and Irishman Michael Obafemi. Wilfried Gnonto (Italy) The action that made us succumb It only took Wilfried Gnonto … Read more

Our special correspondent’s favorites and scratches

Find the good and bad points awarded by the special envoy from Figaro in Vienna during the draw of the Blues against Austria (1-1). Special envoy to Vienna Favorites Mbappé, Blues’ Mozart “Kylian is Kylian, if I could get him to play from the first minute …” The statement comes from Didier Deschamps, more than … Read more

Ben Yedder, is it for today or tomorrow? / International / French team / SOFOOT.com

Decisive pass player, but disappointing against Croatia (1-1), Wissam Ben Yedder has still not scored a point to strive for better than his status as a substitute in the selection. In this situation, the mistakes are shared between the player and the staff, who rarely offered him good conditions to come forward. Just visualize it … Read more