I’m Back!

Hi, everyone! Hope you’ve all been doing well and staying safe! Sorry for the long absence! I was really busy with my day job and other music work, so I didn’t get a chance to work on my blog (even after all the excitement of Italy winning Euro 2020, and then not qualifying for the…

The King is Dead. Long Live the King, Part 2: Pelé the Man.

A banner put up by fans of Pelé’s former club Santos in his honour; as mentioned in the first part of this article, Pelé was often nicknamed “O Rei” (“The King,” in Portuguese). – BW Press/ In the first part of this article on Pelé, I explored his club career, playing style, records, and in…

The King is Dead. Long Live the King, Part 1: Pelé the Footballer.

There are some players who are synonymous with football. They not only played it professionally, but they lived and breathed it in the way that they won games and titles by completely dominating their opponents and entertaining fans simultaneously, leaving a lasting impression of them in our memories for years to come. One of those…

Gianluca Vialli: The Definition of a Fighter

Vialli (centre) celebrating a goal with Sampdoria teammates Roberto Mancini (left) and Graeme Souness (right) Some footballers really do seem to have it all on the surface: fortune, fame, success, mansions, the partner of their dreams, and above all, a job playing the sport they love, more than almost anything else in life, on a…


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About Me

Hi! I’m a part-time blogger who is interested in football, music, and web development. I’m originally from Italy, but I’m currently based in Toronto, Canada. I started this blog to express my love of the beautiful game and share my thoughts about it with you! I’m an avid fan of Juventus, Toronto FC, and the Italian national team, and also have a soft spot for Napoli and Sassuolo. Feel free to explore my posts and leave a comment or get in touch if you have any suggestions!

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