Archive for August 2013

San Iker: Should the Spanish Goalkeeping Legend Stay or Go?

He’s the face of Spanish football.  He’s got his gloves in the Santiago Bernabeau museum.  Iker Casillas is a living legend.  The Real Madrid goalkeeper is one of the best on the planet.  He’s won everything.  He’s got the following in his trophy case: 1 world cup, 5 La Liga titles, 2 European championships, 4... Read more »

Sarajevo a Very Friendly Place For Jozy – Altidore Hatty Leads USA To Comeback Win Over Bosnia-Herzegovina

If you’re a USA soccer fan, you should feel extremely excited right now. The team has completely bought into the German way – that is “listen to team manager Jurgen Klinsmann”. After a dismal first half that saw the red, white, and blue trailing 2-0 in this friendly, the yanks began firing on all cylinders... Read more »

Don't Piss Off Cristiano, Mou! – Ronaldo and Real Madrid Cruise over Chelsea to Win “Friendly” ICC Crown

The inaugural 2013 International Champions Cup by Guinness ended in the sweetest way. The Kings were crowned – REAL MADRID. As a Madridista myself, get ready for a lot of posts on Ramos, Casillas, and Ronaldo. That being said, I couldn’t be more thrilled with Los Blancos’ performance against Chelsea last night. Real Madrid cruised... Read more »

Feeling Blue Mourinho? After the ICC final, the Miami Sky Will Look White Again

“Madrid is playing this tournament because I organized it for them and I’m a professional,” said Jose Mourinho in a press conference yesterday evening after his Chelsea side defeated Inter Milan 2-0 at New York’s Met Life stadium in the ICC semi-final match. Madrid fans are glad you entered us into this tournament but not... Read more »

Deuce (s) Wild – Is Clint Dempsey's return to the MLS a Good Thing?

Clint aka “Deuce” Dempsey is headed back to American Soil. The MLS’ Seattle Sounders have all but finalized a deal to bring the American striker back to Major League Soccer where the Texan got his start. The former Furman, Revolution, and Fulham star fell out of favor with Andres Villas-Boas at Tottenham in London, England... Read more »

10 European Footballers to Watch This Season – WHO'S YOUR FAVORITE?

Here are my “picks to click” across UEFA this year. It’s a mix of English,Spanish, German, and Italian stars who are sure to make an impact and score a lot of Golazos: Cristiano Ronaldo – 146 goals for Real Madrid in 3 years, 39 goals for Portugal in 10 years. The free kicks that dip,... Read more »

Is Soccer on the Uprise in the USA?

Don’t despair my soccer loving friends.  Even though the (Major League Soccer) MLS All-Stars suffered a somewhat humiliating loss to AC Roma yesterday in Kansas City, there is much to be happy about if you’re a soccer-lovin’ American.  In recent polling by sport scientists, soccer has been voted the second most popular sport amongst 18-24... Read more »
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