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10 Best Memes About Atletico Madrid Beating Barcelona for the Championship

Posted on 18 May, 2014, by in Soccer

The La Liga season is over and Atletico Madrid are the champions after a draw against Barcelona in a winner takes all kind of final day scenario. Barca not doing what they’re supposed to despite taking the lead made a lot of people happy, making fun of the team and posting plenty of memes taking shots at Lionel Messi, not scoring again against Atletico. More

AS Roma

European Football – Still 4 Undefeated Teams Left

Posted on 4 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

European football has only four undefeated teams left in its top leagues – FC Barcelona from the Spanish La Liga, AS Roma from the Italian Serie A, Bayern Munich from the German Bundesliga and Paris Saint-Germain from Ligue 1 in France. More

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Cristiano Ronaldo – All 150 League Goals For Real Madrid

Posted on 24 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

Even though Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be forever, in some way, in the shadow of a different player, the things he’s done and especially the number of goals he has scored for Real Madrid since joining the club is incomparable to anything we’ve ever seen from a goalscorer, making it to 150 La Liga goals in 140 matches for the club. More

Old Stamford Bridge

Oldest Stadiums of the Top Leagues in Europe

Posted on 28 Aug, 2013, by in Featured

When looking for the oldest stadiums in Europe, the United Kingdom is the place to find most of the desirable results, with Chelsea (Stamford Bridge), Newcastle (St. James’ Park) and Liverpool (Anfield) playing in the most ancient ground currently used by Premier League teams. More

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A Weird Night – Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo Don’t Score

Posted on 3 Nov, 2012, by in Soccer

Barcelona didn’t have too much of a problem at home against Celta Vigo, but Lionel Messi wasn’t completely there in his mind, looking unfocused and slow to react. Real Madrid had a less than comfortable match against Zaragoza, with the 4-0 scoreline not telling the truth about what happened in the match, but Cristiano Ronaldo simply couldn’t find the goal. More

Real Madrid & Jose Mourinho Not So Confident Anymore

Posted on 21 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Real Madrid, as a club – manager and players all together, simply took a rifle and shot themselves in the foot. Instead of keeping Barcelona at an unreachable place behind them, 10 impossible to catch up and erase points, it suddenly six, with Mourinho and his players completely flipping out during their 1-1 draw with Villareal, as Mourinho, Sergio Ramos and Mesut Ozil got sent off. More

Going Along With the Lionel Messi Hero Worship

Posted on 21 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi’s brushes with perfection and football immortality seem to just come closer and closer together. After the 5-goal festival against Leverkusen we needed a bit of a rest, but his hat-trick for Barcelona against Granada turned him into the club’s all time leading goal scorer at the age of 24. And so, the festival and cult of personality around him continues. More

Jose Mourinho Returns to Trash Talk While Staying With Real Madrid

Posted on 10 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Jose Mourinho is about to break his golden rule – more than two seasons with the same club. It’s nothing official yet, but it seems those hoping in West London to see their beloved ‘special one’ on the sidelines again are in for a disappointment, as Mourinho is planning on extending his contract with the club. More

Carlos Vela and Another Example of Why we Need Goal Line Technology

Posted on 5 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Carlos Vela scored a goal, but Gorka Iraizoz was quick enough to pull it out of the goal and Real Sociedad were left with 0, as Athletic Bilbao won the Basque derby, with a little bit of help from the referee and his assistant who proved once again how badly football needs goal line technology and replays to assist us. More

Messi Four Goals and Barcelona Show Won’t Help Win La Liga

Posted on 20 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi scoring four goals against Valencia in the 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona did his Pichichi bid and climb up the all time ranks a world of good, but with a 10 point gap from Real Madrid in the La Liga table, it looks like the title will be leaving Barca’s grip for the first time since 2008. More