Browsing Manuel Neuer

Luis Suarez Deserves the Ballon d’Or More Than Cristiano Ronaldo Does

Posted on 28 Oct, 2014, by in Soccer

The best footballer in the world during 2013 was Luis Suarez. That isn’t going to help him win the Ballon d’Or, as FIFA and Sepp Blatter won’t allow it. Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t deserve to be named as the best for a second straight season, but that’s exactly what’s going to happen. More

Lionel Messi Out as Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robben & Manuel Neuer up for UEFA Award

Posted on 14 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

The UEFA Best player in Europe, or the European footballer of the year, won’t have Lionel Messi among the three finalists this season. Cristiano Ronaldo, known for his sour face in these award galas, will be joined by Arjen Robben and Manuel Neuer in the trio that from it the winner will be announced. More

Neymar Injured – Good For Brazil, Bad for Germany?

Posted on 7 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

A fractured vertebrata in his spine means Neymar won’t be able to play for Brazil against Germany in the World Cup semifinal. Disaster? Well, according to some German players sounding off on the upcoming match, it’s actually an advantage. More

11 Best Memes of Manuel Neuer & Germany Beating Algeria in the World Cup

Posted on 1 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

The story from Germany beating Algeria in extra time to advance into the World Cup quarterfinals? Manuel Neuer playing like a centre back and libero, not a goalkeeper, and the Algerians for making it so difficult for one of the favorites to win the tournament. At least that’s what caught the attention of the meme makers. More

Bayern Munich – The Cost of Building the Current Squad

Posted on 25 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

Building a dominant side such as Bayern Munich have been in 2013 takes more than just an excellent youth system, which is apparent in this squad, but also making quite a few expensive signings over the years, unlike other Bundesliga sides, bringing players like Franck Ribery, Javi Martinez and Arjen Robben for huge sums, totaling at €235.3 million. More

Bayern Munich – Possibly the Best Defense in Europe

Posted on 5 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

There is no doubt as to the identity of the next Bundesliga champions – Bayern Munich have opened a 17 point lead ahead of the next team, and will win the title after a two-year drought, way too long by their own standards. While the team gets plenty of compliments for its style, the defense being nearly flawless this season might be the biggest reason for the success. More

Bayern Munich Are So Good Manuel Neuer is Getting Bored

Posted on 12 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s been quite a boring season around the major European leagues, with the exception of one or two. The title race in the Bundesliga seems to have been over before the winter break, but that hasn’t stopped Bayern Munich from crushing everything in their pat, and leaving Manuel Neuer unemployed and bored. More

Best Goalkeepers in the World

Posted on 24 Dec, 2012, by in Featured

It’s hard to talk about new guard and old guard when it comes to goalkeepers, because of the relatively late age they both breakout in and continue on playing to. Still, the world’s best goalkeepers list is slowly changing: Gianluigi Buffon and Iker Casillas are still with us, entertaining the younger talents of Samir Handanovic, Joe Hart and the fantastic Hugo Lloris and probably above the rest, Manuel Neuer. More

Didier Drogba, Finally a Winner (Bayern vs Chelsea)

Posted on 19 May, 2012, by in Soccer

Didier Drogba was always somewhat of a loser when it came to the big finals. Africa, Champions League. No more, not for him and not for Chelsea, putting the Moscow demons behind them and beating Bayern Munich in a penalty shootout after a dramatic 1-1 draw following the 120 minutes. More

Aftermath of the Real Madrid – Bayern Munich Semi Final

Posted on 26 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero for 14 minutes. The best player in the world again. But Bayern Munich were the better team through the 90 minutes, deserving more than just one goal for how they cancelled Real Madrid at home in their second leg. Justice? A Penalty shootout isn’t exactly justice. Ronaldo, only human, failed like Messi. More