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Ronaldo’s Recipe for Success

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Manchester United’s head of performance, Tony Strudwick, reveals to FourFourTwo the extra training sessions which has made Cristiano Ronaldo one of the game’s greatest players. Was he always asking questions, was he like a student? “Yes, I think coachability and asking the right questions is what makes a great athlete, and Cristiano certainly had that. […]

Morata: A fast brain can be just as dangerous as a fast body

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Spain and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata sits down with FourFourTwo to talk about the mentality of a Premier League striker and how your brain can be a much bigger asset than your other muscles. The Spanish number-9 also points out some key differences between his national team and the club side. A lot of strikers […]

Ronaldo’s Training Ground Secrets

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Everybody knows that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the world’s most talented athletes. But most underestimate his determination and relentless hard-working nature. Manchester United’s Head of Performance Tony Strudwick saw this first hand when worked with Ronaldo Strudwick reveals to FourFourTwo some of his own experiences with him. Tony, what made Cristiano such a special athlete? […]

Vincent Kompany: Lead your team to victory

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Manchester City and Belgium’s super-skipper, Vincent Kompany has been a big of part of every trophy win since joining the Citizens in 2008 and has led his team by example since becoming club captain in 2011. Kompany talks to FourFourTwo about being the fire and the ice at times. Set an example “Leading by example […]

Vincent Kompany: Believe in your leadership

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10-years at an ever changing, ever improving Manchester City club, one thing has remained consistent and that is their Belgian captain! Vincent Kompany gives FourFourTwo some advice on how to lead your team to success and the role of a captain that is often overlooked. Stay true to yourself “I didn’t become captain when I […]

Philippe Coutinho: More on unlocking defences

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Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho talks to FourFourTwo about his dribbling technique and the secret to unlocking defences. How did you go about developing a sharp football brain? “I think this comes from the intensity at which we train, but also the work we do with our physical trainer. We do a lot of […]

Xabi Alonso: Master control and space

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The Spanish master, Alonso discusses adapting his style to players around him.  FourFourTwo also asks the impossible questions of narrowing down his favourite ball of all time Did you have change your passing style for different team-mates? “Yes. It’s crucial for me to know to who I am passing to. Some players want the ball […]

Philippe Coutinho: Unlocking Defences

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Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho talks to FourFourTwo about his dribbling technique and the secret to unlocking defences. You’re pretty nifty at beating defenders, so tell us: how do you do it? “I always try to be quick in possession, whether that’s running with the ball, playing a quick pass or trying a trick. […]

Xabi Alonso’s passing masterclass

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A glorious career across Europe and one of the coolest men in football!  The Spanish pass-master discusses the art of passing and the satisfaction of hitting that perfectly hit ball to a teammate.  Xabi takes FourFourTwo through some of the players that he learnt from and those that inspire him today. Which of the game’s […]