Edgar Mendoza

I am a football fanatic; soccer is my passion. I am always watching a game or reading about it. My wife isn't always happy about that, but she accepts it. Perhaps our 6-month-old son will also drive her football crazy one day. My favorite club is FC Barcelona and, as you may have already guessed, Messi is one of my favorite players. This makes me very popular with some of my 11th grade English students at MacArthur Senior High School, but, unfortunately, there are always a few Madrista fans in the mix.
el Clasico: The Fascinating History Behind Real Madrid vs Barcelona
el Clasico: The Fascinating History Behind Real Madrid vs Barcelona

Our world has been saturated by the media’s constant attention to the wars and rivalries between nations, many of which have existed for centuries. This is a truth that most of us have simply learned to accept and a few have even embraced, but for others, these never-ending battles between […]

World Cup Fever Spreads Across US And Around the World
World Cup Fever Spreads Across US And Around the World

The word patriotism should elicit names like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Paul Revere; it should conjure images of tea swimming in the Boston Harbor or of the 50-something men that signed a declaration in response to British aggression. What it should not do is recreate images of the beer […]