World Cup 2022

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Messi vs Ronaldo: A generation-defining rivalry

Brazil vs Argentina is a hot debate in Bangladesh for sure, but another debate outweighs every other — Messi or Ronaldo? Whether you are just a seasonal football fan enjoying the matches after your four-year hiatus or a regular fan that burns the midnight oil to follow the domestic leagues, Messi vs Ronaldo debate is one that is prevalent in both.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

6 things you can learn from Argentina’s Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi’s life and career have an array of valuable lessons for all of us. His quotes reflect being humble, being unfazed by failure, and above all, knowing the true values of humanity. These beliefs are not unique to a sport but to life. Some people believe Lionel Messi, the Argentine footballer, is one of the greatest players of all time, if not the greatest player ever to grace the football field. The Argentine footballer did not come to his stardom easily. He started from a place of poverty and worked his way up using every opportunity that came his way.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Leadership lessons from Croatian footballer Luka Modric

Adored by football fans all over the world, rivals and supporters alike — Luka Modric is one of the most revered names in modern football. Easily up there amongst the all-time great midfielders, this Croatian is a shining example of a true leader. He may not look like much from the outside but on and off the pitch, he demonstrates all the qualities of a true leader.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

5 tips to live stream FIFA World Cup 2022 online with no hassle

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is enthralling the football fans of Bangladesh with nonstop exciting actions, and this time the fans are reaping the benefits of technology at its fullest by watching the matches live on websites and apps! From foreign paid apps like NBC’s Peacock, and Supersport to our local app Toffee which is streaming the World Cup exclusively for free, this time, fans are not missing even a moment’s action. But with live streaming often lagging or buffering a lot, we have 5 tips on how to watch the matches with no hassle.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

The kinship between Bangladesh and Argentina

The people of Bangladesh have been supporting Argentina for well over two decades since the great Maradona era which really enhanced the fanbase here in Bangladesh. The love for Argentina's national team can be dated to a specific moment and location: On June 22nd, 1986, in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca. In a triumph over England that day, Diego Maradona scored twice (the notorious "Hand of God" and a masterful dribble goal that is regarded as the best goal in tournament history), humiliating the creators of the modern game and cementing his legend.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Enjoy World Cup screenings, responsibly

Fans will naturally enjoy themselves to the fullest during public screenings, but they must ensure it’s done sensibly.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Why I support Spain over Brazil or Argentina in the World Cup

My support for Spain started from around 2018, when they had been passing a rather bad time. They crashed out of the world cup of 2018 rather meekly and the whole team seemed in shambles. From then on, I started following the team closely and could identify with them the way they came back from years of slumber and are becoming a force to be reckoned with, reaching the semi-final of Euro 2020 and the final of nation’s league, and making a strong case for this year’s World cup.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo: The fitness freak no one can beat!

There is one thing Cristiano Ronaldo is famous for other than being one of the best players in the world and winning several titles to his name – being a fitness freak! Who else would make headlines for removing Coca-Cola bottles with international spectators watching? Cristiano Ronaldo’s journey in football is well-known, but in the process, he has also garnered a lot of attention for being a fitness enthusiast. Albeit he has been training for football since a young age, has he always pushed himself to reach peak fitness? How did he get here?

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

5 things we love about Moroccan footballer Achraf Hakimi

The picture of Moroccan player Achraf Hakimi interacting with his mother caringly after his team beat European giant Belgium, has to be one of the most endearing photos of this world cup so far. This poignant moment showed to us just how emotionally invested players like Hakimi are with this beautiful game. As a rising football star for years, Hakimi has garnered quite the fan following. So, let’s take a look at five things we love about Achraf Hakimi.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

5 books to read about Brazilian football

Whether you’re an Argentina fan or have a newly found enthusiasm for the Japanese team, you cannot deny the exceptional trajectory of the Brazilian footballers, each more celebrated than the other. Here are five books about Brazilian football to shed new light on the sport’s background.