The Name of the Number

Aditya Iyer

Can a player be confined to the legend of the jersey?

Ronaldinho: Player At Large

From pandal hopping to trying his hand at a local dish, the former football superstar woos Kolkata

After the Iberian #MeToo

A football boss’ ouster shows how much things have improved for women in Spain

Gianluigi Buffon: The Legend of Gigi

The Italian great retires from football after three decades of raising the goalkeeping bar

‘We Must Play Teams Better Than Us’

A conversation with Sunil Chhetri on the eve of the SAFF Cup semi-final

‘There Will Always Be Only One Pelé’

Remembering a conversation with the late football legend in Kolkata

Pele put his arm around me and asked his assistant to take a photo

An Indian journalist recalls that distant moment in 2003 at the Copenhagen waterfront that he still believes is nothing short of a miracle

Pelé (1940-2022): Football After the King

Despite his individual genius, Pelé was the archetype of the team player

A Tea Break in Doha

The popularity of Kadak Chai is a mark of India’s growing soft power


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