In team sports, especially in the world of football, it is very common to become a coach after a career on the field, although it is not automatic that being a great footballer is equivalent to becoming a great coach.
There are cases, for example Trapattoni, Guardiola, Cruyff or Capello, who from great players (exceptional in the case of the late Johann) have become great coaches.
But also those like Maradona, Pelè or Toni Adams, to whom this passage did not bring the same success.
Scroll through the photo gallery to find out how coaches have changed since they became football coaches!
Forbes' has compiled the ranking of the highest-paid sportsmen in 2023. At the top is footballer Cristiano Ronaldo thanks to his millionaire contract with his current team, Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia.
Two other footballers complete the podium, but in the top 10 there are athletes from four sports: basketball, tennis, golf and...boxing. NBA stars known to all sportsmen and women, and golf champions who have rich prize money at tournaments.
The ranking takes into account both earnings from sports and 'off the field' earnings from sponsorships and image rights.
On 2 April 2023, Kim Mulkey won the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association, the highest level of collegiate basketball in the United States of America) national championship for the first time as coach of the LSU - Lady Tigers (Louisiana State University).
This is yet another triumph for a woman who has spent her entire life for basketball, first as a player and then as a coach.
What has made her famous, especially in recent years, apart from her sporting achievements, have been her countless flamboyant looks, including feathers, sequins and glittering sequins.
How much were the players worth when they retired?
In this photo gallery we have selected 8 players with the highest market value at the time of withdrawal.
The player with the highest market value is Enock Mwepu, who had to retire at the age of 24 on October 10, 2022, following the discovery of an inherited heart disease, ending his career early.
He currently coaches the Under 9 of Brighton.
Football teams make themselves known to fans all over the world thanks to their nicknames, a unique way to create a great unity with their tradition. Many of these nicknames, used by both the press and supporters, were born several decades ago but continue to be more relevant than ever.
Red Devils, Vecchia Signora, Los Colchoneros, and many others, sometimes these nicknames can become better known even than the real name of the team.
Let's discover together some of the most famous ways in which football teams are known in the world.
The LVI Super Bowl is almost here! And whether you're a football fanatic or only interested in commercials, Super Bowl snacks and halftime entertainment, a little knowledge of the great game will make the day more fun.
Also, think about how impressed your friends and family will be when you discover some of these football trivia!
Or you can create your own Super Bowl party game and question your friends when there's a pause in the action.
The NFL added an extra game this year, giving us 17 weeks of excitement for the regular season.
The playoff rounds were particularly action-packed, with several extra games. We expect the same from Super Bowl.
What is the most exhausting sport in the world?
According to a research promoted by ESPN, a US television station entirely dedicated to sport, the discipline that implies a greater overall effort of our body, thus being the most tiring ever (as well as one of those that involves the greatest risk of serious injuries), is boxing.
The study took into account, for each discipline analyzed, multiple parameters including strength, endurance, speed, agility and coordination required in the race, to be related to the average expenditure of energy, both physical and mental.
Lewis Hamilton is one of the most famous and successful drivers in Formula 1.
His name is associated with numerous records and victories; he is the driver with the most wins, podiums, pole positions and points in the history of the competition as well as having won seven world titles.
But there are also some lesser-known aspects of his life that are worth discovering.
In this article, we explore some interesting facts you might not have known about Lewis Hamilton, from his passion for music to his racing career.
A few days ago the new Ferrari SF-23, the single-seater that will run in the Formula 1 world championship from the weekend of March 5-7 in Bahrain, was unveiled in Fiorano. The Cavallino Rampante has become an iconic brand in the racing world both for its successes but also for its extremely beautiful and refined models.
Some historic single-seaters from Ferrari are still among the most expensive cars in the world, and a rare commodity for the most avid and wealthy collectors.
In the wake of the Ferrari presentation, we tried to think about what might be some of the most iconic models in history.
The rumors of the New York Times expert journalist, Tariq Panja, have been confirmed: a new format for the 2026 World Cup (to be held between Mexico, the United States, and Canada) was approved in the Fifa Governing Council . Here are all the details.
The competition will consist of 104 matches and 48 teams will participate. The Fifa Governing Council has, in fact, unanimously approved the proposal to change the format of the review. The rounds will remain four-team and there will be 12 instead of 16 three-team groups as first thought.
The game of soccer has changed over the decades partly because of the continual introductions of new technology in the making of balls. From the first very heavy ones to the latest ultra-light ones, what is really striking at times is even just the design.
Usually on World Cup occasions, manufacturers have always indulged their imagination, making design unique and ones that are destined to remain in history. In addition, some matches are so historic that they also keep everything around them, including balls.
This is a quick selection of what are the most iconic balls in soccer history.
November as you know is the month of the mustache,Movember, from Moustache + November.
Charlie Chaplin in the world of cinema, Salvador Dalì in the history of art.
Even the world of football, which in its own way is an art, has had among its ranks numerous "mustaches" that have made the history of this sport.
In this photo gallery there are not all but the main "mustaches" in the history of football, for you someone is missing? Look at the photogallery and find out.
Who is your favorite? Who is missing for you among the most famous footballers with the "mustache" in the world?
One of the most interesting moments of the World Cup is the performance of national anthems: if we knew the lyrics of certain songs and the contexts in which they were written, we would listen to them smiling.
We reveal for example the curiosity related to the anthem of the Italian national team that will not participate in the World Cup in Qatar.
Have you ever listened to all the lyrics of Mameli's hymn? In the final part we talk about formations to keep in battle, proclamations against Austria, against the Cossacks and references to the Balilla!