[From the archives] Raul Gonzalez was the heartbeat of Real Madrid. THT takes a look back and pays tribute to the legend's career in this edition of TheHardTackle's Heroes Special.
Two years after he had collapsed on the pitch, Madrid sensation De La Red announced his retirement. TheHardTackle takes a look at what kind of a player he could've been.
The Azzurri, winners of the 2006 World Cup, travel to South Africa to defend their title. But does the present team have what it takes to replicate the feat they achieved four years ago? TheHardTackle's Nikhil Taneja gives an insight into the current situation of the Italian team, and charts the road that took the team to the holy grail of International football.