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2018 World Cup – VAR Makes Mistakes When It’s Cristiano Ronaldo & Gerard Pique

Posted on 26 Jun, 2018, by in Soccer

VAR is a terrific addition to World Football, but the 2018 World Cup and specifically cases involving Gerard Pique (Spain) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) show the system and especially the humans operating it, aren’t perfect. More

Germany World Champions

Ranking the Favorites to Win the 2018 World Cup

Posted on 13 Jun, 2018, by in Featured, Soccer

On the eve of the 2018 World Cup, we take a look at the favorites to win the tournament. Realistically, the champion will probably come out of the following group … More


2018 World Cup – Group B Preview

Posted on 23 May, 2018, by in Soccer

We continue our group-by-group World Cup preview by arriving at Group B. Some call it the Group of Death. Others see it as an opportunity for both Spain and European champions Portugal to claim some early confidence points against underdogs Iran and Morocco. More

Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta – A Career Defined by Two Historic Goals for Barcelona & Spain

Posted on 27 Apr, 2018, by in Soccer

Andres Iniesta isn’t retiring, but the end to the Barcelona chapter of his career is a perfect opportunity to look back at the two defining moments of his career – his 2009 Champions League goal against Chelsea, and his 2010 World-Cup winning goal for Spain against the Netherlands. More

Spain clinch World Cup spot

Spain the 11th Team to Qualify for the 2018 World Cup

Posted on 7 Oct, 2017, by in Soccer

In a surprise to no one, Spain clinched their spot in the 2018 World Cup, securing the top spot in Group G of the UEFA qualifiers following their 3-0 win over Albania. More

England Crash, Hodgson Resigns, Spain Predictable, Del Bosque Stubborn

Posted on 28 Jun, 2016, by in Soccer

The final day of Euro 2016 round 0f 16 matches offered us a glimpse at two national sides, England and Spain, see their great expectations being torn to the ground. One side is used to this happening. The other seems to be still captured by the success of an era that seems to be over. More

Team USA – France Did Their Dirty Work For Them

Posted on 11 Sep, 2014, by in NBA

The Basketball World Cup was about clashing the USA and Spain (the host country) in another mouth watering final, but France went ahead and spoiled that fantasy by beating the Spaniards in the quarterfinals, so the American team has Lithuania to play against in the semifinals, and then waiting for the winner between the surprising Serbia and the French. More

9 Best Memes About Spain Saying Goodbye to the World Cup

Posted on 24 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

The Spanish national team leaves the World Cup with a win, as Fernando Torres and David Villa got their goals. The memes and jokes don’t relent from Torres missing quite a lot, or from Diego Costa being terrible in the tournament. More

2014 World Cup – Vicente Del Bosque Ruined The Spain Swan Song for David Villa

Posted on 24 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

It’s hard to believe Vicente del Bosque didn’t know David Villa was retiring from the Spanish national team once this World Cup is over. Is he that disconnected from his players? Are the rumors of him losing faith with his players, feeling betrayed by their ability in the first two matches, true? Or was it simply Villa no longer being part of the Barcelona-Real Madrid “mafia”, which means he gets less attention from a manager who is now taking hits from every direction for a million reasons and one. More

2014 World Cup – Day 12 Predictions (Cameroon vs Brazil, Croatia vs Mexico, Netherlands vs Chile, Australia vs Spain)

Posted on 23 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Reaching day 12 of the 2014 World Cup means we’re entering the most intense week of the competition, which includes 16 matches in a four day span. Group A will decide its qualifying teams as Cameroon, already out of the race, taking on Brazil, while Croatia and Mexico play at the same time. In group B things are simpler, and the only thing left to decide is who finishes first between the Netherlands and Chile, while Australia play Spain in a meaningless match. More