Almost Legend

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For every Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, there are soccer players who were equally or more talented but didn’t have the successful careers that those two enjoyed. In each episode of ‘Almost Legend’, Unwana takes us through the stories of various players in the history of soccer who seemed destined for the top but fell well short of expectations. Here’s a chance for fans to remember the players who had it all at the start but achieved little in the end.

Anderson Oliveira: It Was All A Blur

He became Brazil’s brightest star after coming through at Gremio before entering global consciousness at FC Porto. His fast rise sparked a tussle between Europe’s biggest clubs for his signature; a tussle won by Manchester United.
Already a full international by the time he showed up at Old Trafford, no one could have believed that Anderson would turn from extraordinary to ordinary very quickly; but that is what happened.

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