Despite winning countless trophies at club level and even, in some cases, the World Cup itself, South America's top trophy remained elusive for the following 20 stars...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The Mexico manager has three capable goalkeepers to choose from, but instead of picking a starter he may choose to give all three a shot.
After watching an average but experienced Real Madrid side claim an 11th European Cup on Saturday, the Bianconeri now know they can conquer the continent by signing proven winners.
Monday, May 30, 2016
Fieldoo, a website set up by Slovenian Klemen Hosta, sets out to give unattached players the opportunity to land trials at clubs across the globe.
The elder statesman of Liga MX has his second title after stealing the show from Tuzos' impressive stable of young talent in Sunday's title decider.
Big changes are afoot at some of the biggest clubs in Europe next season and the landscape of the Champions League could be about to change ...
The Juve star is a very different player from Zinedine Zidane and Michel Platini, who enthralled France, yet he is in line to become an icon of the YouTube generation.
Sunday, May 29, 2016
The French coach has overseen an impressive transformation in his five months in charge and La Undecima can be the start of an exciting new project with Cristiano as the main man.
Christian Pulisic became the youngest U.S. national team player to score a goal, and he keeps impressing fans and teammates alike.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
El Tri's summer started with a narrow victory, but that was all they needed from the first preparation match ahead of the Copa America Centenario.
Fans love to hate the Arsenal man, but they shouldn't let that cloud their judgement when it comes to his inclusion in England's squad for France.
The Spain striker seemed to be reaching the end of his best years after a doomed spell in Italy but is enjoying a remarkable renaissance under Diego Simeone.
The two participants in this season's Champions League final may hail from the same city but the difference between them in financial resources is staggering.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Brad Guzan will try to replace the memories of a nightmare season with Aston Villa with victorious memories with the U.S. at Copa America.
It has been a miserable three years for all United fans, but the arrival of the 'Special One' on Friday means that supporters can once again dream of winning major trophies.
While Los Rayados knew they wouldn't be able to count on the Uruguay international, the players who stayed with the team did little to help fill the void.
The Portuguese has won two of his three appearances in the fixture so far, yet he has never really dominated the game in the way that the Barcelona forward did in 2009 and 2011.
The Special One and his agent built a significant power base at Real Madrid, and with the Red Devils in need of an overhaul, they could be set to rule again.
The Portuguese's insistence that he does not hold back young players will be put to the test when he takes charge of a Red Devils squad featuring several highly rated prospects.
El Cholo has guided Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final once again, and the title would be a richly deserved prize for one of the most magnetic coaches in the game.