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Archives: Brazil

Brazil’s Future Destroys USA In The Present

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

What a fantastic crowd at the New Meadowlands Stadium as over 77,000 came to see the US National Team take on a young and hungry side as Brazil is looking to get back to the flair and fun from many … Continue reading

Vicente del Bosque Announces Spain’s Provisional 30-Man Squad For FIFA World Cup 2010 Part Three

Posted on by Andy Pineda

On Tuesday, the goalkeepers and defenders were discussed, and Wednesday, the midfielders were discussed.  With all of the creative talent in the midfield, that will bring the pressure on the forwards to convert the multitudes of chances that Xavi, Xabi … Continue reading

In Winning the Battle Against Athletic Bilbao, Deportivo La Coruña May Have Lost the War in La Liga

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The use of war imagery for the headline may not be appropriate during these sensitive times, but it aptly describes Deportivo La Coruña’s predicament as they conclude the first half of their season tied for fourth place, the final UEFA … Continue reading

Tactically, the US Need DaMarcus Beasley

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

The last time many of us saw DaMarcus Beasley, his miss on a corner launched a Brazilian counter-attack that led to the eventual trouncing of the US in the group phase of the Confederations Cup.  It was the culmination of … Continue reading

Can Deportivo La Coruña be “Super Depor” Again?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

An impressive 1-0 win by Deportivo La Coruña over Sevilla on Saturday raises Depor to a tie of third place with Sevilla at fifteen points, four points behind league leaders FC Barcelona.  Los blanquiazules have won five of their first … Continue reading

Why is Defense So Reviled in Football?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The theory is that because of the low amount of scoring in football, using particularly protective and cynical tactics ruins the sport whose nature inhibits a high amount of goals per match.  Football’s common nickname is “The Beautiful Game,” but … Continue reading

Sevilla Flies Underneath the Radar

Posted on by Andy Pineda

While the press and the media focus most of their ink and font on the newly built Real Madrid and the continued brilliance of FC Barcelona, Sevilla carries on with their consistent good form.  On the surface, there is nothing … Continue reading

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: A Mixed Bag in Barcelona’s 3-0 Victory over Sporting Gijón

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Writer’s Note: Unfortunately, WordPress does not recognize the “c” with an accent mark, so Bojan Krkic and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s names will not include an accent mark above the ” c.” It is easy to overreact and overanalyze after one match … Continue reading

Amauri Does The Right Thing- Let The Big Boys Fight It Out

Posted on by Juan Arango

Juventus forward Amauri is handling things the best way he can, similar to me when I was being fought over by the US and Colombia to play in 1998.  I can understand his situation.  For me it was a stressful … Continue reading

Amauri Finally Gets The Call

Posted on by George Metellus

Juventus’ goal poacher, Amauri finally received the call to play for A Seleção. Dunga called Amauri to the team for the friendly against Italy on February 10th after original call up Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano ruptured two ligaments in his … Continue reading

Oliveira Returns To Betis

Posted on by Juan Arango

Betis and Zaragoza finalized the terms on the return of Ricardo Oliveira to the Andalucian verdiblancos.  Zaragoza agreed to the terms placed on the table by Manuel Ruiz de Lopera and Betis board.  The only thing that Betis are waiting … Continue reading

Surprises on Brazil Roster For Italy Friendly

Posted on by George Metellus

VS. The 5-time World Champion (and official national team of the Metellus Family) Brazil announced their roster for the highly anticipated Feb. 10th friendly vs. 4-time and current World Champion, Italy. Its a roster that was surprising due to its … Continue reading

Edmilson Heads Back To Brazil

Posted on by Juan Arango

Villarreal’s Edmilson did not seem too happy at the Submarine in the role of a bench player. On Wednesday his displeasure was known as he signed a contract with Brazilian side Palmeiras.   The two-time Copa Libertadores champions made the … Continue reading

La Liga Week 17 Scores

Posted on by Juan Arango

What a way to celebrate Raúl’s 500th appearance in Spanish first division.  In addition to achieving such a milestone, Raúl also scored his 212th career goal in the 16th minute courtesy of a Gonzalo Higuaín pass into the box and … Continue reading

Champions League KO Matchups

Posted on by Juan Arango

A former teammate of mine that had a style of play “similar” to Steven Gerrard (and would be insulted as he is a Man Utd.  fan)described the ties in one word- mouthwatering.  I will use this term only once as … Continue reading

CONMEBOL Matchday 7

Posted on by Juan Arango

Big Loser:   Chile and Colombia.  If there is a tiebreaker it would hav to be based on the result.  So La Roja woud have to earn that honor.  These were the only two that lost at home.   But it was … Continue reading

Dunga’s Last Stand

Posted on by Juan Arango

Dunga could be seeing his days numbred as coach of the Brazilian national team. The road is not very easy for the Canarinha as they face an inspired Chilean side in Santiago, they wil then follow that up with a … Continue reading