Serie A

Hachim Mastour – Rise and Fall of AC Milan’s Former Wonderkid

YouTube can be both a blessing and a curse for the modern footballer. In the case of Hachim Mastour, the latter has proven to be the case. That’s for later, though. This story does not start on the world’s biggest…

Italy’s top 5 wonderkids that will lead the Azzurri back to number one

Italy has had some underwhelming displays on the international level with the generation of the past decade not living up to the Azzurri’s standard. The squads during past World Cups they were a part of (and not a part of)…

Juventus defeat Chievo as two gentlemen of Verona see red

Juventus—currently second to Napoli in Serie A by one point—needed a lot of help to earn three points and keep pace as they visited Chievo Verona last Saturday (27 January).

Mario Balotelli rumored for Napoli; is he worth the risk?

Controversy. Charisma. Consistency? The career path of Mario Balotelli has been unpredictable, much like the striker’s style of play and off field antics. He has recently made clear that he’s ready to leave his current Ligue 1 club, OCG Nice, but is he ready for a Serie A return?

Giuseppe Rossi returns to Serie A; is an Italy cap next?

Giuseppe Rossi burst onto the world football scene with Italy in 2008-9 as a 21-year-old wunderkind. He is now a well-traveled 30-year-old closing out his club career with Genoa. But does he have the stuff to make it all the way back to his national side?

What does Gattuso bring to AC Milan that they didn’t have before?

The question that can not escape the red and black of Milan has resurfaced once again: “Is (insert coach name here) the right man for the job?”

The sorcerers of Benevento Calcio: Where has all the magic gone?

Promoted to Serie A for the first time in the club’s history, Benevento Calcio have had a disappointing start this season. Can the Stregoni (“sorcerers”) summon any magic from their past to turn things around?

The miracles of Diego Maradona 3 decades later

It has been 30 years since Diego Maradona led Napoli to the first of two consecutive scudetto titles. And 31 since his “hand of God” goal propelled Argentina to the World Cup championship. A new book and movie now celebrate his legend as a figure with a genius for both football and controversy.

Introducing Pietro Pellegri: Serie A and Italy’s next big star

Genoa’s prodigal son, Pietro Pellegri, may not yet be a well-known name outside of Italy. But last weekend he became the youngest ever to score a brace in Serie A as he put two past Lazio’s Eagles. What does his future hold?

Why Serie A needs Milan and Inter to be title contenders

Juventus FC has dominated Italy’s Serie A for nearly a decade now. The club seems destined to win their 7th straight scudetto this season. But whatever happened to Milan’s twin powers, AC Milan and Inter? Will they ever restore glory to the San Siro?