Player Spotlight: Okay Yokuslu

Player Spotlight: Okay Yokuslu

Featured in Issue 9 of Raumdeuter (18/05/2020)

Okay Yokuslu is a Turkish international who currently plays for La Liga side Celta Vigo who joined the Spanish side back in 2018.

The 26-year-old versatile defensive midfielder began his career playing youth football for Karsiyaka then Altay, where he progressed into the first team for the second half of the 2009/10 season where he went on to make 33 league appearances.

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Player Spotlight: Oliver Burke

Player Spotlight: Oliver Burke

Featured in Issue 7 of Raumdeuter (17/05/2020)

Oliver Burke is a Scottish winger who currently plays for La Liga side Alaves on a season long loan from Championship side West Brom.

The 23-year-old forward began playing junior football for local side Mowbray Rangers after being born in Scotland but growing up in Melton Mowbray. After just a single season at the local Leicestershire side, he was scouted to join the Nottingham Forest academy.

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Player Spotlight: Neymar

Player Spotlight: Neymar

Featured in Issue 4 of Raumdeuter (16/05/2020)

Neymar is a Brazilian forward who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and is widely considered one of the top footballers in the modern game.

The 28-year-old Brazilian began playing youth football for Portuguesa Santista then Santos, before making his professional debut for the latter in March 2009 despite being just 17.

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Player Spotlight: Cristiano Ronaldo

Player Spotlight: Cristiano Ronaldo

Featured in Issue 2 of Raumdeuter (16/05/2020)

Cristiano Ronaldo is without question one of the most famous and marketable athletes in the modern game, with the Portuguese forward, who currently plays for Italian side Juventus, known around the world and with 29 major trophies to his name.

Born in Madeira in Portugal, Ronaldo first played youth football for local side Andorinha before joining the academies of first Nacional da Madeira, then Sporting Lisbon.

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Player Spotlight: Lionel Messi

Player Spotlight: Lionel Messi

Featured in Issue 1 of Raumdeuter (16/05/2020)

Lionel Messi hardly needs an introduction, with the Argentinian forward one of the top footballers of the modern era, having spent his entire senior career at Barcelona in Spain’s La Liga.

The 32-year-old originally began his career playing in his native Argentina for the youth teams of Newell’s Old Boys, but moved to Spain at the age of 13 to join Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy.

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German football becomes the first major European league to return from postponement

German football becomes the first major European league to return from postponement

Featured in Issue 1 of Raumdeuter (16/05/2020)

Devoid of our usual offering of football over the past few months, many of us have been at a loss of what else to fill our time with. The disruption caused to the 2019/20 domestic season due to the coronavirus outbreak has led to a lot of soul-searching in many of us and a realisation of just how powerful a factor football is in our daily lives.

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