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Manchester City Figures Out Barcelona Puzzle

Barcelona got exposed today as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City came back from behind and won 3-1. As dominant and creative as Barcelona was in the first half, the second half was a completely different story. City’s intensified high pressure resulted...

Questionable Ballon D’or Nominees

The 30 nominees for the 2016 Ballon D’or have been revealed today and I couldn’t be more surprised with some of the players listed. Personally, I find myself confused trying to understand the criteria for the nominees. The Ballon D’Or...

Throwback Thursday: Uruguay vs Ghana 2010 World Cup

Once upon a time.. In what was considered “Africa’s World Cup”, only one African team remained. Ghana had the weight of an entire continent on its shoulders as it prepared to face Uruguay in the 2010 World Cup quarterfinals....

Throwback Thursday: THAT Donovan goal in 2010 World Cup

Once upon a time… Landon Donovan and the United States were playing what could potentially be the last game of their 2010 World Cup campaign against Algeria. With England temporarily beating Slovenia 1-0, the U.S needed to beat Algeria...

36 Years Without A World Cup For El Salvador Requires Off Field Changes

The salvadoran national soccer team will once again have to watch the World Cup from the comfort of their homes. The salvadorans ended a humiliating and frustrating World Cup qualifiers with a 3-1 loss to Canada on Tuesday. The...

Throwback Thursday: El Salvador Takes Down Mexico 2-1

Once upon a time… one of the most heated rivalries in North America went down to San Salvador, El Salvador as a struggling Mexico side attempted to get their 2010 World Cup qualifiers back on track against a feisty...

The Downfall and Potential Revival of Mario Balotelli

He was once one of the most promising young talents in the soccer world. A wonderful scorer with questionable moral decisions off the field. From 2011-2013, Mario Balotelli was one of the most talked about young talents in the...

Throwback Thursday: Manchester United Annihilate Arsenal 8-2

Once upon a time… when Sir Alex Ferguson was still on the Manchester United bench and before Robin Van Persie turned out to be modern-day Judas for the Arsenal supporters. A rivalry game between some of England’s best teams...

Throwback Thursday: Atletico Madrid Wins the League In Camp Nou

Once upon a time...La Liga in Spain was closing down to its final week and the title was still on the line for both Barcelona and surprise-team Atletico Madrid. Coming into the final round, Atletico was one point ahead...
France vs Italy 2006

Throwback Thursday: France vs Italy 2006 World Cup Final

Once upon a time.. The great Zinedine Zidane was lacing up his cleats for one last as he attempted to write history. The stage was set for the frenchmen to retire as a World Cup champion after an amazing...