Welcome to the latest World Soccer newsletter. This month we bring you an exclusive interview with Spanish football’s leading marksman, Luis Fabiano. There’s also an interview with Liverpool’s flying Dutchman, Ryan Babel. Plus, we ask whether Ronaldo’s latest injury setback will signal the end of a glittering career.
The new issue of World Soccer features a special report on Europe’s Most Wanted, as we look at those players who will be dominating the headlines when the transfer market swings back into action in the summer. Also, we consider the next move for the Premier League, now that their controversial plan for a 39th Game has been kicked into touch.
Elsewhere, Brian Glanville charts the sad decline of Paul Gascoigne, while Paul Gardner argues that the Beautiful Game is in danger of losing its appeal unless it protects the artists at the expense of the artisans.
With the 16 Euro 2008 finalists now in place, we’re continuing our countdown to the finals with an in-depth feature on Russia, and our Country Spotlight turns its attention to Romania.
This month’s travel feature looks at the delights on offer in Istanbul, while our Memories section turns the clock back to 1945 and the dramatic impact caused by the touring Dynamo Moscow team.
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