• Picking a Best Borussia Dortmund XI Using Only 1 Player of Each Nationality

    3 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Football has experienced an incredible growth as an international sport over the years. Long gone are the days when teams played with only one or two foreigners on the pitch.
    Borussia Dortmund are no exception. Non-Germans have worn the captain's armband, led the team in scoring, were the most important players on the pitch...you get the picture.
    It got us here at Bleacher Report thinking. How would a truly cosmopolitan Dortmund side look?
    Criteria and Formation
    Each country can only be represented by one player. In cases of dual citizenship, only the country the player represents at...
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  • Picking a Best Atletico Madrid XI Using Only One Player of Each Nationality

    3 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Atletico Madrid 's rise to prominence over this century has been built on some excellent players, and those names have been drawn from all four corners of the globe.
    Although based in the Spanish capital, the club have had some excellent foreign stars down the years, with the Vicente Calderon often a hotbed of different cultures as players come together to speak the same language: football.
    But what if we decided to limit the club to one player per nationality? Who'd make the cut? Well, we've tried to do just that here.
    Criteria
    So, 11 players-all drawn from the last 10 years at Atletico...
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