Ronaldo redemption 2002 World Cup
8 June 2018
A seizure denied Ronaldo the 1998 World Cup winner’s medal he and many others felt he deserved. Then a string of career-threatening injuries left him facing a long and painful battle against his own body
Gennaro Gattuso
5 April 2018
He made a career from harnessing his inner rage for club and country. But, as the now-Milan manager admits, every now and then ‘the animal inside would come out’ – with dire consequences for anyone in striking distance. Team-mates included…
Illustration: Paul Lacolley
16 March 2018
His unbelievable last-gasp goal for Carlisle United will be remembered forever, but what happened to Glass after he saved the Cumbrians from Football League oblivion? He tells all...
16 February 2018
Joe Thompson’s life and career were thrown into utter chaos after he was diagnosed with cancer twice within the space of three years. Now he's part of a Rochdale squad preparing to face Tottenham on Sunday. FourFourTwo heard his story
Tony Adams
6 February 2018
In a brutally frank account, Adams recalls his turmoil in the build-up to Euro 96, the horror of his suicidal bender after England’s exit –​ and how Paul Merson of all people helped him sober up
Kaka Manchester City
29 November 2017
The Brazilian’s proposed £100m move from Milan to nouveau-riche City was set to be one of the most sensational transfers ever – until it all fell through at the last minute. Here, the man himself reveals what really happened...
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