Monthly Archives: June 2015

Brazil, We Have a Problem

Brazil, the most decorated football nation on Earth, have not won the World Cup or Copa América in eight years. In fact, in those eight years, they haven’t even made the final of either tournament. Yesterday’s shootout loss to Paraguay … Continue reading

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The Real Housewives of Catalunya

FC Barcelona, fresh off winning a second treble – a feat no other club in world football has ever accomplished – are having elections this summer. Here’s why you shouldn’t pay attention to any of it. If you thought Barcelona was … Continue reading

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Copa América Storylines

The 2015 Copa América begins today, when hosts Chile face Ecuador. Here are some of the storylines to watch for in CONMEBOL’s continental tournament. Argentina are the favorites Argentina came a Mario Götze goal away from winning the World Cup last … Continue reading

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The NYCFC Diaries, Vol. 4: Tyler Deric, John the Newcastle Fan, The First NYCFC Spot Kick and…JESÚS NAVAS AND DAVID SILVA

I took a writing break from NYCFC’s last match against the Fire, which—by the way— was awe-inspiring. Thanks, Khiry Shelton, for your 90th minute brilliance and NYCFC as a collective playing with 10 men. Anyways, enjoy volume four below, because lots … Continue reading

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Nerves, Swerves and Lionel Messi

When Alvaro Morata scored the equalizer last night for Juventus, I feared the worst. In the immediate aftermath of the goal, it looked like Juventus was going to beat Barcelona. And Barcelona really had themselves to blame. I’m not trying … Continue reading

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Juventus vs. Barcelona: The Great(ish) Debate

IT’S HERE IT’S HERE IT’S FINALLY HERE. The 2015 Champions League Final will kick off this evening from Berlin, as both Barcelona and Juventus seek the third and final piece of the treble. The Spanish champions are heavily favored, but … Continue reading

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