Posts tagged "soccer"
Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz wed and Spain wins the World Cup. But you won't find me waving the Spanish flag and cheering !Ole!
I have a love-hate relationship with Spain. Cruz and Bardem starred together in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” I love Spanish actors like Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and you may have heard that they recently tied the knot. They are one beautiful, talented Oscar-winning couple. I love Penelope in all of the films by one of... Read more »
The Americas is out of the World Cup with Uruguay losing to the Netherlands in a dramatic 3-2 game. The hopes for a Latin American team in the final are dead. It will come down to two European teams. Diego Forlan photo from FIFA.com One player who I will miss seeing is Uruguay’s team captain... Read more »
World Cup action, Mexico and South Africa tie in the first game. Shakira shakes it in opening ceremony.
While much of Chicago was waiting for the Blackhawks victory rally and parade to start, there were plenty of other people watching Mexico play South Africa in the first game of the World Cup. Mexico and South Africa tied 1-1. It was an awesome game. I watched it in my living room but was connected... Read more »
The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup and now the World Cup is about to begin. It’s a little crazy to follow all this for a sports novice like myself. But I’m so happy the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup after 49 years and to see how such a victory brings together people of all backgrounds.... Read more »
There was a disturbing incident at a boy’s high school soccer game this week in Omaha. A mostly white team played a mostly Hispanic team. And at the end of the game a few white students threw green index cards in the air as a form of victory celebration. They were making a statement about... Read more »
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