They are from a new newspaper launched in Portugal called "i"
They show why the Latin world is ahead in newspaper information graphics.
I like the way the footballer comparisons sets up its central question - "who is best?" - you can see that due to the isolation and placement of the two cut-out photos that this is the main point.
The data points are then secondary but they do their tasks efficiently - even more so in the tennis player one where the quantitative comparison of tournaments won is mixed with the timeline with great economy.
I do think the tactics-illustrations could be a little more detailed - there is a leap from the photographic actuality of a known star to the same star being represented by a generic aesthetic that could represent anyone.
I'd have liked to have seen caricatures of each footballer there - abstracted versions of them that articulated the particular skills but used more recognition and fun.
But these are crisp and accessible - excellent.
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