Though her rise to the national team hasn’t been as straightforward as expected, the United States’ Christen Press is set to announce herself to football fans everywhere during the 2015 Women’s World Cup. George Tsitsonis profiles the rising star of Team USA and… The Simpsons?!
With fire in his belly and thunder in his boots, Alexis Sanchez’s journey from remotest Chile to the bright lights of London has been remarkable. Martin Mazur asks his teachers, friends and coaches how a media-shy homeboy became the main man