What would have happened if Roberto Baggio was fully fit in 1994 World Cup final? What if Puscas' last gasp strike in 1954 final was not chalked off? Would Indian football have changed if India participated in 1950? The World Cup has some intriguing cases of "What if"s.
History is replete with anecdotes of mediocrity before someone rises up and claims his rightful place in the hallowed annals. AC Milan went from their nadir in history to become one of the powerhouses in the world through a similar channel. TheHardTackle's Guest Author Amlan Chaudhury takes a walk down memory lane.