Life is never easy for a son who plies the same trade as his father, who was a legend in his times. Valentino Mazzola was more than a legend, he was one of the best footballer the world had ever seen. Sandro Mazzola carried the legacy of his father and did it with style. Here is the heart warming story of how the baton was passed on from a father to his son.
Second only to Brazil all over the world, Italy is the most successful European nation as far as World Cup glory is concerned. TheHardTackle's Footblog contest winner Vikram Krishnaveti takes a retrospective view back in time and explains Italy's highs and lows over the period of a century.
The biggest derby in the world is upon us. Two of the most decorated clubs take on each other in this epic battle for not only three points but to also earn the bragging rights. While we eagerly look forward to the legendary encounter, we take a moment to recollect how it all started.