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Arjen Robben

Netherlands & Arjen Robben Know it Pays Off to Dive & Cheat

Posted on 30 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

It pays off to try and cheat in football matches. It doesn’t mean that Rafa Marquez didn’t foul Arjen Robben in that highly controversial decision deep into injury time that won the match for the Netherlands against Mexico. What it does mean that if you want to do well in the World Cup, having someone who isn’t shy of diving and attempting to cheat on the team doesn’t hurt. More

Oribe Peralta

Miguel Herrera With the Perfect Debut (Mexico vs New Zealand)

Posted on 13 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

After a long and painful qualifying campaign, Mexico are pretty much in the World Cup thanks to a 5-1 win over New Zealand in the first leg of the inter continental playoff, as Miguel Herrera making his debut in the coaching position getting an excellent performance from his locals-only squad, and goals from Paul Aguilar, Raul Jimenez, Oribe Peralta (twice) and Rafael Marquez. More