Danny The Champion of the World: A Decade of the Portuguese Maestro

A young boy thrown into a alien world, forced to improvise to find his way and gain approval: Roald Dahl might as well have been talking about the career of Daniel Miguel Alves Gomes in Russia when he wrote his classic children's novel. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, he trod the same path as Cristiano Ronaldo from Madeira to Sporting Lisbon, and found life more difficult than his younger illustrious compatriot to make an initial impression. A €3 million transfer to Dinamo Moscow, two years after … [Read more...]