Archive for July 2014

A Name You Need to Remember – Gidieon Zalalem (Arsenal Midfielder)

Gidieon Zalalem is a name you should follow for the next couple of years.  The 17-year-old Arsenal midfielder/winger is on the thoughts and minds of many USMNT staff members as Arsenal continues its USA preseason tour.  The teenager is of Ethiopian descent but was born in Germany.  However, between the ages of 9 and 15,... Read more »

The 15 Biggest Signings, Transfers, and Loans of the Summer Transfer 2014 Window

After Real Madrid signed the best player from the Brazil World Cup, James Rodriguez, for over $100 million dollars yesterday, I figured it’d be a great time to discuss some of the most crucial signings that have occurred during the summer transfer window.  It’s key to note that Barca have also added Jeremy Mathieu (France/Valencia)... Read more »

The Germans Win the World Cup & the Top 5 World Cup Moments from Brazil

The German Machine!  Mario Goetze’s extra time volley was the last piece to cement the German victory from the World Cup in Brazil as they prevailed 1-0 over Argentina.  It was a Maracana beauty and it was said that the German manager (Joachim Low) told Goetze before he was about to be subbed, to go... Read more »
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No Di Maria, No Problem – Argentina Marches On To 1st WC Final in 24 years

“El Fideo” aka the skinny one in Spanish was injured and left watching from the sidelines.  He has arguably been Argentina’s best player in the World Cup but he was ruled out for the semifinal.  Luckily, yesterday was Sergio Romero’s day.  The 27 year old goalkeeper, who plays his club football for Monaco in the... Read more »

10 Post Match Thoughts from the 2-1 USA World Cup Loss to Belgium

Soccer mania was everywhere yesterday.  If you are from the United States, you wanted so badly for the stars and stripes to prevail over the Red Devils in an epic “instant classic” knockout round match.  Klinsy’s boys were led by what will undoubtedly be characterized as one of the best goalkeeping performances in recent memory... Read more »
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