Star players swamped - Xtratime Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old July 14th, 2018, 23:35 Thread Starter
Rising Star
 
reckless's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11 2012
Teams: Tottenham Hotspur
Posts: 837
Star players swamped

I’ve seen the following superstars swamped by defenders in world cups in a manner that they never were in their club careers. Ronaldo9, Ronaldinho, Messi, Neymar. They hardly have any time or space on the ball. They do amazing dribbles for their clubs but in the World Cup they are a lot less spectacular. If you showed the best of Ronaldo9 in a World Cup you would think he was a penalty box striker, even what he did in 1998. Are the defenders simply more motivated to stopping these players or are their international teammates that inferior to their club teammates that the defenders don’t bother about the teammates and only focus on stopping the star player?
reckless is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old July 14th, 2018, 23:40
Legend
 
camelface's Avatar
 
Join Date: 06 2004
Posts: 16,813
A lot of club teams have poor defensive organization. Same is true for some national teams but maybe less so especially when they want to defend their country's honour.
camelface is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old July 15th, 2018, 00:14
fawkin legend
Star Player
 
Macumba's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10 2000
Teams: none uv urs
Posts: 4,943
dem wer savin demselves fo da next club season!
Macumba is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Xtratime Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. Try to avoid choosing short (like '1'), simple (like 'abcd') and easy to guess passwords (like a name of your favorite team, player, etc)! Complex and long enough passwords, that consists of random string of alphabet and numerical characters, are almost impossible to be stolen and misused.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome