Be Like Ronaldinho

If men’s football can thrill and inspire people, women’s football can, too.

Even God Loves Napoli

Before I begin this story, I have to start by apologizing to God. And by “God,” I mean “D10S” ... Mr. Maradona. I also want to apologize to my father. Because when I was eight years old, I committed a…

Anche D10S Ama Napoli

Prima che inizio questa storia devo iniziare chiedendo perdono a D10S. E per D10S, intendo il Signor Maradona. Voglio anche chiedere perdono a mio padre. Perché, quando avevo otto anni, ho commesso un peccato.

Zero to 100

I’m really happy to have reached 100 goals in the Premier League. When Tottenham sent me out on loan for two years, there were so many moments when I questioned whether I’d ever get the chance to score even one goal in…

Goodbye, Barcelona

On January 26, 2018, after 7½ seasons in Barcelona, Javier Mascherano bid farewell to la Blaugrana. Just before his move to China to play for Hebei China Fortune, the Argentine midfielder sat down with Gerard Piqué to reflect on his…

Piqué+ Suárez

"You made your debut with the national team right before we met — when you played against me, against Spain, in the Under-20 World Cup in Canada in 2007. It was in February against Colombia. Tell me about the experience,…

Piqué+ Suárez (En Español)

Debutaste antes con la Selección antes de coincidir contra mí, contra España en el Mundial Sub-20 en Canadá en el 2007. Fue un febrero contra Colombia. Explica un poco las sensaciones porque acabaste expulsado, que no tenía ni idea de…

Piqué+ Neymar (En Portugués)

Olá, aqui estamos. Gerard Piqué para o The Players’ Tribune entrevistando o meu grande amigo Ney, o amigo do "se queda". Hahaha! Como você está, Ney?

Piqué+ Neymar (En Español)

Hola, aquí estamos, Gerard Piqué para Players’ Tribune entrevistando a mi gran amigo Ney. El amigo del "se queda." ¿Cómo estás Ney? Jajaja!

Piqué+ Neymar

Hello, here we are. Gerard Piqué for The Players’ Tribune interviewing my great friend Ney, el amigo del “se queda.” Hahaha! How are you, Ney?

The Bandit

Shortly after 2 a.m. on a balmy September night in 2012, a drunk man climbed over the fence of Athletic Club’s Lezama training center in the eastern outskirts of Bilbao. Inside the compound, he headed straight towards the first-team dressing…

Call Your Momma

We have an expression in Brazil, and it’s the only way to describe what happened to me. My life turned from water into wine. Five years ago, I was playing in the Várzea just trying to survive, just trying to…