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FIFA World Player of the Year – The Barcelona – Real Madrid Connection

Posted on 15 Nov, 2012, by in Featured

Simple rule to follow. If you want to win the FIFA World Player of the year award, which has now merged into the FIFA Ballon d’Or, you’re going to have Real Madrid or Barcelona on your resume, before or after winning it. More

Most Capped Players for the Top 20 National Teams

Posted on 16 Oct, 2012, by in Featured

Cristiano Ronaldo might be reaching 100 caps tonight against Northern Ireland, which is very impressive considering he’s only 27, but he’s still got a way to go before becoming Portugal’s most capped player of all time. Luis Figo has 127 at the top, and he’s joined by other big names like Javier Zanetti, Cafu and Fabio Cannavaro as the players with most appearances for the top national teams. More

Fabio Cannavaro Retires

Posted on 9 Jul, 2011, by in Soccer

Fabio Cannavaro, Italy’s captain in their triumphant 2006 World Cup and former FIFA world player of the year, has announced his retirement due to a knee injury after 19 season on the pitch at the age of 37. More

The Nike Commercial Jinx

Posted on 1 Jul, 2010, by in Miscellaneous

As with every World Cup or big soccer tournament, Nike come out with a huge, flashy, full of stars commercial to get you ready for the biggest tournament in the world and to make extra cash to get through the day. This time, Pretty much everyone starring in the 2010 Write your future Commercial didn’t really live up to the hype, with some failing, along with their nation’s side, quite miserably. More

Azzurri Blues

Posted on 25 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

Moments of tears, disbelief and acknowledgment of their failure – Italy, 2010, best (worst) moments after their 3-2 loss to Slovakia. More

2010 World Cup Diary – Day 14

Posted on 24 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

Awesome goals day, asItaly made like France and got knocked out of the World Cup by Slovakia (deserving) who joined Slovakia from Group F, facing the Netherlands who finished a perfect group stage by beating pointless Cameroon while Japan turned on the style, led by Honda, against Denmark, in their 3-2 win. All the goals and best pictures, as always. More