Aleksandra Slupinski

A 24 year old currently living in Milan, Italy. An avid Barcelona fan since moving to Spain in 2011. Check out my blog Http://ignoredbypep.wordpress.com
Italy Manager Cesare Prandelli Resigns After Rant Against Fans And Italian FA
Italy Manager Cesare Prandelli Resigns After Rant Against Fans And Italian FA

After a controversial 1-0 loss to Uruguay Tuesday in the Group stages of the World Cup, Italian manager Cesare Prandelli has resigned from his position. His Italian squad came in third in the group after two consecutive losses against Costa Rica and Uruguay. In 2010, Prandelli replaced Marcelo Lippi as head […]

Italy vs Uruguay, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread
Italy vs Uruguay, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

The headline on one of the most popular Italian newspapers, Gazetta Dello Sport, reads today “No going home; NO!” ahead of Italy’s do-or-die clash against Uruguay, which kicks off at Noon ET/9am PT today. First the TV news and starting lineups: • English language: ESPN and WatchESPN • Spanish language: Univision, Univision […]

The Leopards of Zaire in the 1974 World Cup
The Leopards of Zaire in the 1974 World Cup

The Leopards of Zaire (now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo) qualified for the 1974 World Cup held in West Germany. The former leader of Zaire, president Mobutu, was elected in 1965 after the nation carried out a series of elections. The elections were anything but democratic, as voters […]

3 Secrets Behind Diego Simeone’s Success at Atletico Madrid
3 Secrets Behind Diego Simeone’s Success at Atletico Madrid

The final of the 2014 UEFA Champions League, on Saturday May 24, will be the fifth one-country final, and Atletico Madrid’s first Champions League final in history. Diego “El Cholo” Simeone has singlehandedly transformed a team that was falling behind before his arrival in 2011.  The season before Simeone, Atletico […]