The Offside Rule (We Get it!) Podcast 28: The best Barcelona team ever? Players who have a surprising amount of caps and the team discuss the misses of the century

It’s double trouble this week on The Offside Rule (We Get It!), as Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper present episode 28 of the award-winning podcast, brought to you by Continental Tyres.

As Arsenal faced Barcelona this week, many have said the Catalan’s current squad is arguably their strongest ever, with an unstoppable front three of Messi, Neymar and Suarez. But is there anyone from past squads that would make it into this current one? We bring back some of Barcelona’s greats – and there were plenty to choose from! England manager Mark Sampson has announced the squad will be going to the SheBelieves Cup, where Fara Williams and Eni Aluko could reach landmark caps of 150 and 100 respectively. But who in men and women’s football have a surprising number of caps? Are there any surprise international stalwarts? Who started their international career at the ripe age of 33? Poor Edin Dzeko hasn’t had a great time of it since leaving the Premier League, with his miss this weekend dubbed “miss of the century” – but was it really? We bring you the misses to rival this one, including one that might have cost a Premier League side their first title in years…

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