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Is Lionel Messi Unstoppable?

At the moment the answer would most likely be a resounding “Yes” considering Lionel Messi’s torrid scoring run and his great form. However, one would only need to look at Argentina’s matches to see how the talented Messi who is widely regarded as the best player in the world becomes […]

Messi Wins Ballon d’Or

As expected Lionel Messi succeeded Cristiano Ronaldo as the winner of the Ballon d’Or award. The Barcelona star comfortably won the prize but he admitted his surprise at the margin of victory as he received 240 points more than Cristiano Ronaldo who finished second. Messi was quite close to winning all 480 points  possible […]

Atlético Madrid Continues Their Stumbling Start

Atlético Madrid prolonged their faltering start with a 1-1 draw against Racing Santander on Saturday.  Even with a man advantage for the majority of the second half, they lacked the finishing touch to nip the win from a feisty Santander side.  Racing came off a 4-1 drubbing at El Sardinero […]

It’s Arrogant to Call Internationals Boring

Gentleman, let us put away childish things. Yes, international breaks can provide some godawful football.  Yes, it doesn’t seem fair for a player to risk injury for a team he plays with only five times a year and miss games for the club that employs him on a weekly basis.  […]

Milito’s Goals Paying Off

Last season, Diego Milito was a shining star for a team headed to relegation.  This season, he’s a star for a team headed to Europe.  For Genoa, he’s been the difference maker while becoming a leading contender for Capo Canionnieri in the Serie A.   His 12 million euro transfer from Real Zaragoza […]

Diego Maradona Returns to the International Football Scene

As Diego Maradona prepares to return to the forefront of international football it is quite fitting that he will make his managerial debut of the Argentine national squad in the cauldron of all English hatred, Hampden Park.  Anyone that can somehow contribute to the demise of the England national football […]

Top 10 Soccer Gifts To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

Depending where you live in this crazy world, it might be almost impossible to find soccer-related gifts in your local stores whether it’s for you or your loved ones. But the Internet is a great aggregator, bringing you a treasure trove of choices. Here are ten recommended soccer items to […]

Heinze Gone From Albiceleste?

Gabriel Heinze’s days with the Argentine national team could be numbered after his fallout with Alfio Basile. His dreadful performance against Paraguay, his horrid own goal and his reaction to be subbed in favor of Getafe’s Daniel Díaz will most likely leave him out of the upcoming call up that […]

Noir Being Shopped Around

Boca Juniors’  striker Ricardo Noir is the latest gem to emerge from the club’s prolific youth program that exported players in recent years like Fernando Gago, Ever Banega, and Carlos Tévez, .   After a thunderous start to his first-team career, he is now being looked at by various Spanish teams […]

Getafe Is Seething Mad

Azulón president Ángel Torres came out with all guns blazing as his team will be without their two goalkeepers in less than a month.   What made the club prsident more indignated was the fact that he did not receive a call from any Argentine footbal federation official to talk about […]

Matheu Moves To Cagliari

A little over a month ago, Independiente’s Carlos Matheu was just moments away from making a move to Europe. He was then informed that in his physical they found a cardiac malformation and his transfer to Lokomotiv eventually fell through. The Argentine defender was in coach Claudio Borghi’s plans for […]

Díaz Replaces Burdisso

Daniel ¨Cata¨ Díaz got the call from coach Alfio Basile as a replacement for Inter defender Nicolás Burdisso.  Burdisso suffered a calf injury and will be out of action for approximately 45 days. The Getafe defender  will This injury ocurred in this weeks Italian Super cup final at the Stadio […]

Another Youngster In Madrid´s Radar?

The biggest transfer in Argentina is supposed to happen within the next 72 hours.   Many of the people outside of the country know him, but he seems to be one of the biggest promises in the game in three or four years. River Plate’ s Matías Musacchio, one of the […]

Di Madrid?

Madrid looked to for a Plan B or C, but now that Diego Milito and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar sem to be out of the mix, they emerged with a Plan D. Benfica´s Ángel Di Maria seems to be the name of the day coming out of Valdobobes. The Argentine-20´s agent was […]

Another Reason To Hate NBC's Olympic Soccer Coverage

Watching Brazil against Argentina in the semi-final of the Olympic games this morning, I felt like I was in a timewarp back to the late 1980’s. That’s because NBC, in their infinite stupidity, are breaking for TV commercials in the middle of the game. And just as it routinely happened […]

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Serie A Matchday Six Preview

Serie A day six is the day of league leaders Juventus against AS Roma. The two major contenders for the Italian title are finally ready to battle face-to-face and provide us with more answers about who should be considered the favorite. Bianconeri and Giallorossi are the only two Italian teams […]

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