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Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Stands Out Even When he Isn’t Playing

Posted on 1 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

Not playing, Cristiano Ronaldo is just as influential when he’s on the pitch. Real Madrid looked lost for most of their first loss of the season without their best player despite the kind of money spent on new players, who might not be actually better than the ones they were bought to replace. More

14 Best World Cup Memes of Italy, Spain & More

Posted on 16 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Just as people are busy watching all the matches of the World Cup, there are those equally busy creating memes and jokes about what’s been going on – from the Netherlands thrashing Spain to more up to date things like Andrea Pirlo being a legend for Italy and Honduras getting KO’d by France. More

12 Best Memes of Brazil Beating Croatia in World Cup Opener

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

As you might have guessed, the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia got plenty of attention in the social media, as the memes and jokes that followed focus on Yuichi Nishimura and his awful refereeing, Marcelo scoring an own goal, Fred learning from Neymar how to dive and that weird mustache from Luis Gustavo, making him seem like a GTA character. More

Real Madrid – Angel di Maria is Currently Better Than Gareth Bale

Posted on 3 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

There was never any question about Real Madrid going back to their winning ways, but it was still refreshing to see someone either than Cristiano Ronaldo be their best player on the pitch, with Angel di Maria proving his place is in the lineup, and at the moment is a better fit than an injured or healthy Gareth Bale. More

Brazil – Neymar Couldn’t Have Wished For a Better Start

Posted on 16 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Neymar scored a fantastic opening goal as Brazil avoided any trouble in their Confederations Cup opener, and despite the usual critiquing expecting the Selecao to play some version of sublime football, compared to the road leading up to the tournament, they couldn’t have gotten something better. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Still Wants the Pichichi

Posted on 15 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

Individual awards mean something to Cristiano Ronaldo, especially when he keeps missing out on them. So while Real Madrid are still formally on the chase after the La Liga leaders, Cristiano Ronaldo himself remains in the hunt for the Pichichi, the scoring trophy for Spain’s top scorer, hoping that a late season surge while Lionel Messi remains benched and rested helps him narrow the gap. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Looks Sharp in Final Rehersal

Posted on 31 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

The league means nothing, it’s all about the Champions League. Real Madrid almost lost, something they forgot can happen, but it wouldn’t have mattered. And yet, Cristiano Ronaldo has enough professional and hunger in him to deny that from happening, keeping the right kind of mode heading into the matches that really matter pretty soon. More

Real Madrid – Losing Marcelo for Three Months

Posted on 15 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

Bad news for Real Madrid, bad news for Brazil, although the Spanish club is probably a bit more hurt by Marcelo breaking he fifth metatarsal in his right foot during a training session with the national team, probably ruling him out for three months of football. More

Cristiano Ronaldo Isn’t Sad Anymore (Real Madrid vs Manchester City)

Posted on 18 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

The Spanish champions, Real Madrid, were on the ropes twice. Once it was Marcelo, enjoying a nice bounce off a Manchester City defender. Than it was Karim Benzema with a splendid goal. And then it was Cristiano Ronaldo, lucky to have Vincent Kompany lower his head, with a winner that means so much more than just a regular 3-2 win. More

Cristiano Ronaldo – Really Sad, Really Wants to Leave, or Simply Wants More Money?

Posted on 3 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

The whole ‘Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid’ issue won’t drop from the news, and probably for good reason. When one of the two biggest football stars in the world is suddenly unhappy while throwing only hints around as for the reason, it’s bound to takeover the newsreel in any country that loves and cares about the sport. More