Euro 2012 Breakouts Jul02

Euro 2012 Breakouts

Alan Dzagoev (Russia) – scored 3 goals, showing great predatory instincts in front of goal, while being Russia’s most consistent attacker. Jordi Alba (Spain) – could be the most unexpected breakout player of the tournament. The left back provided a lot of energy...

Fifa World Cup 2010 ...

Here is a list of my picks for the World Cup 2010 breakout star. You can click on a players name (or World Cup 2010 Breakouts link above to view all of the players at once), to read about him, watch some highlights as well as give him a rating and leave comments with your thoughts. Dominic...

Dominic Adiyiah

Dominic Adiyiah (A.C. Milan/Reggina) The U-20 World Cup always seems to produce the next batch of football stars. The likes of Lionel Messi and Sergio Agüero both won the Golden Ball award at the tournament and went on to become major stars. At the 2009 U-20 World Cup, the Golden Ball winner...

Javier Hernández

Javier Hernández (Manchester United) Eyebrows were raised when Manchester United signed the little-known Javier Hernández (also known as Chicharito) for about £7 million in early April of 2010. However the striker (born 1 June 1988) lets his goal scoring record do the talking. With 10...

Takayuki Morimoto

Takayuki Morimoto (Catania) From Japan comes one of the most exciting young strikers in the world. Holding the record of the youngest ever scorer in the Japanese J-League, Takayuki Morimoto (May 7, 1988) has the strength, size, speed and finishing ability to become a great striker. He is...

Alexis Sánchez

Alexis Sánchez (Udinese) Chile should definitely not be taken for granted in this year’s cup. The so called “Wonder Boy” Alexis Sánchez fits right into a national team loaded with young talent at every position. Born December 19, 1988 Sánchez has become a star everywhere...