Tag: Soccer

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 »

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 »

5 Tips to Becoming a Better USA Soccer Fan While Also Starting to Love the MLS

It’s that time again.  Every 4 years, the critics and pundits in the grand ol USA get together to talk about the World Cup and how American soccer seems like it’s on the rise.  Even the controversial conservative political pundit, Ann Coulter (who I used to respect), took a stab at it this year and... Read more »

The US is Back and so is your Favorite American and Spanish Soccer Blogger

 John Anthony Brooks (right) is now a household name After my writing hiatus, I thought that the US advancing through the Group Stage of the World Cup in Brazil would be a perfect time for your favorite “Americano” to return with his sharp wit and expert soccer analysis.   So you think soccer is boring? ... 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 »

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 »

The Golden Boy - Donovan - Strikes Twice Against Honduras To Lead The Yanks To the Gold Cup Final

The Field in Arlington, TX for the match wasn’t great. The Yanks had lost a World Cup qualifier earlier this year against Honduras and 6 players from that Honduran team would be there at Cowboy Stadium for the Gold Cup Semi-final match. None of that mattered! This was Landon Donovan’s comeback tour and he would... Read more »
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    Born and raised in the Midwest (Chicago) of the good ol USA. Diehard soccer fan. Enjoys international travel, speaking languages, sports, and meeting people from different cultures.

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