Tag: Diego Forlan

  • Luis Suarez is a Lot Better Than People Give Him Credit For

    Luis Suarez is a Lot Better Than People Give Him Credit For

    Scoring twice against Tahiti isn’t a real cause for celebration, but Luis Suarez became the all-time leading goalscorer for the Uruguay national football team, reaching 35 goals in 67 matches, giving us another opportunity at the man who is one of the best footballers in the world today, even though some would prefer to focus on other sides of his play and personality.

  • Most Capped Players for the Top 20 National Teams

    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.

  • All-Time Leading Goalscorers for the Top 20 National Teams

    The end of a major international tournament, like Euro 2012 that just ended, is a good chance for some statistical brushing up. This time? The greatest scorers for the best national teams in history, from Brazil, through Italy and Germany to even Mexico and Austria, with some great names like Gabriel Batistuta and Theirry Henry popping up.

  • The Top Ten Goals of the 2010 World Cup

    145 Goals in 64 matches. Yes, we had to watch them all over and over again before we decided, but it was worth it. One last look at this wonderful month with the top 10 goals of the 2010 World Cup.

  • Sportige.com’s 2010 World Cup Best XI

    Well, it’s over. The best month a soccer fan can have once every four years is over, and while we collect the pieces of our broken lives, here’s our pick of the 2010 World Cup Best XI team, made up of one Uruguayan, two Dutchmen, three Germans and five Spaniards.

  • Semi Final Fever I – Uruguay vs Netherlands Preview

    The moment of truth, is here, again. The only two undefeated sides remaining in the 2010 World Cup will face off tomorrow in Cape Town, and we thought you’d like a preview – Uruguay and Forlan against the Netherlands, Senijder and Robben. Enjoy.

  • 2010 World Cup Diary – Day 6

    Day 6 is over , and we’re here with the reviews, the goals, the best pictures and the cutest fans, plus the tables and scoring charts with a short glance at tomorrow’s matches.

  • World Cup 2010 – Group A Preview

    Eight days to go – we begin with our group by group preview, beginning with group A of course, where France will try and fight off the Latin opposition of Uruguay and Mexico while South Africa build on the home support to carry them through.

  • Europa League Final – Forlan’s Extra Time Winner Ends Fulham’s Fantasy Run

    Diego Forlan’s Extra time heroics (again) give Atletico Madrid their first ever Europa League trophy, beating Fulham 2-1 in Hamburg, ending their magic Cinderella run without silverwear.

  • Real Beat Atletico 3-2 in Frantic Madrid Derby, Stay Close to Barca

    Image: Source Another dramatic Madrid derby, and again, like in the 15 Madrid derbies before it, Atletico couldn’t get a win against their hated rivals. Real, with the knowledge of Barcelona’s 4-2 win over Mallorca prior to kickoff, came out calm, organized, and much better than the under achieving home side. A brilliant Kaka strike […]