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Post by Robespierre on Sun Oct 18, 2015 2:05 am

@Pip wrote:Samu is easily one of the best forwards of all-time. A legend of his generation? Absolutely.

totally agreed, but I don't get because he is often underrated.
he wins everything as difference maker in Barca  , but it s because of Dinho  . he makes same thing with Inter, but it is because of Milito. So is he just a lucky man ? or simply is he a real factor for the successes ? Always someone to obscure him , although goals, performance , class, titles, leadership...  
About the comparison with Raul , I believe they are  basically same level, same status legend, personally if I must choose between 2 to have in my team , I take Eto'o .
but it's debatable. you'will anyone you take

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Post by Doc on Sun Oct 18, 2015 2:25 am

I was gonna kick up a fuss about how Mendieta ain't no fraud then I had to correct myself with a very real fact: back then, if you couldn't cut it in Serie A, you really weren't gonna be rated highly.

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Post by titosantill on Sun Oct 18, 2015 2:32 am

mendieta was godlike at valencia. he was sub-par at lazio, barcelona and spain...he looked extremely ordinary with spain (which is true for many guys on their national team, which is why i don't buy into the 'champions league football is only what matters' discussion) totally different player on the spanish team, it was like Jekyll and hyde, most times he couldn't even command a starting place
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Post by M99 on Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:27 am

Loved him growing up. One of my favorite players he was.

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by rwo power on Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:43 pm

Another great announced her retirement: Abby Wambach who won 252 caps during which she scored 184 goals - the most international goals ever scored by any football player world-wide.



She won the World Cup 2015, Olympic Gold in 2004 and 2012, and the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012. Additionally she is a 3 times CONCACAF Gold Cup Winner,  3 times top scorer of the Gold Cup, all-times top scorer of the Algarve Cup with 23 goals, and 6 times US footballer of the year.

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/oct/27/abby-wambach-worlds-all-time-leading-goalscorer-announces-retirement

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Valkyrja on Mon Nov 16, 2015 3:22 pm

Raul will play his last game in his carrer today at 10:00 pm (23:00 CET).

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Post by rwo power on Mon Nov 16, 2015 3:39 pm

Grande Raúl! It was a pleasure having seen him play for Schalke, too.

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Post by ES on Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:37 pm

It was a pleasure seeing him play for AL-Sadd too :bow: Proud

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by rwo power on Mon Dec 07, 2015 7:19 am

Brazilian goalkeeper legend Rogério Ceni hung up his gloves aged 42 years after a long and successful career.



Rogério Ceni played 25 (!) years at FC São Paulo during which he collected 26 trophies, among them the World Cup 2002. He played more than 1240 matches and scored 131 goals (FKs and penalties).

I'm deeply saddened to see him leave the big stage now. I doubt there will be any goalkeeper like him again any time soon.


Rogério Ceni celebrated by his fellow players

http://www.goal.com/en/news/584/brazil/2015/12/12/18271772/i-thought-it-would-be-sadder-goalscoring-keeper-ceni-honoured-by-?ICID=HP_BN_11

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Art Morte on Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:46 pm

Nemanja Vidic, 34, has announced he's retiring. He was great in his prime, but really fizzled out after United won the Prem in 2013.
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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by McLewis on Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:51 pm

Probably one of the most uncompromising defenders in the last decade or so.

Would've loved to have seen him with a good Serie A team in his prime instead at the end of his career.

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Lucifer on Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:14 pm

My favorite Vidic chant:
Ne--man---ja whoaoaaa
Ne--man---ja whoaoaaa
He came from Serbia
He'll feckin' murder ya

Thank you legend :bow:
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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Firenze on Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:49 pm

Vidic Molenation

surprised he didn't try to get one last payday from US/China/Arab nation

injuries must have been legit

absolute monster at his best Molenation
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Post by M99 on Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:47 pm

Was best CB in the world on his prime.

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Onyx on Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:54 pm

2 season wonder imo. Hasn't been relevant since 2008. hmm

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Robespierre on Sat Jan 30, 2016 2:38 pm

Yes I believed also he'd gone in MLS
unfortunately he joined with us when he was finished , but anyway my respect to have terminated advance his contract in January .. others 'd have stayed till until the end so as to get as much as possible money
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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by rwo power on Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:25 pm

Veteran coach Huub Stevens retired from active management due to heart problems. The "Knurrer of Kerkrade" (literally "Growler of Kerkrade") will be sorely missed.

Source: http://www.kicker.de/news/fussball/bundesliga/startseite/644902/artikel_gesundheitliche-probleme_stevens-tritt-zurueck.html

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by rwo power on Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:06 pm

Borussia M'gladbach's Martin Stranzl announced his retirement for the end of this season. He was the defensive rock in the team and ever since he has been missing due to various injuries, Gladbach's defense has been leaking goals. He will be sorely missed on the pitch, even though he will stay with Gladbach after his time as player in a different function.

Source: http://www.borussia.de/de/aktuelles-termine/news/borussia-news/news-detailansicht.html?tx_ttnews[tt_news]=16879&cHash=8430ad25852f29d1090503cf706c92b7

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by RealGunner on Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:29 pm

Big fan. Will miss him
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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by futbol on Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:36 pm

Yeah, shame the injuries have taken its toll on him. My favourite moment was when he had that great moment in that one important game sometime within the last 10 years. Will never forget.

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by RealGunner on Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:39 pm

I was talking about signing him in one of my fifa13 save for Aldershot town as a free agent.

But that moment was great too
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Post by Hapless_Hans on Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:51 pm

@futbol wrote:Yeah, shame the injuries have taken its toll on him. My favourite moment was when he had that great moment in that one important game sometime within the last 10 years. Will never forget.

He didn't have that. You must be confusing him with someone else.

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by rwo power on Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:41 pm

Philistines! No

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Don't call me James on Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:35 pm

lmao Fuss

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by ES on Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:11 pm

Toto is retiring, his last game is going to be against Carpi

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Re: Official Retirement Appreciation Thread

Post by Don't call me James on Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:03 pm

oh ffs. It hits in the feels.

Man I used to play with Udinese on FIFA so much just so I could build around Di Natale and make him win Scudetto and CL.

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