Soccer A Football Report – An Oral History of Spain’s Perfect Goal "Sometimes the situation simply presents itself, understand? Against Ireland, the conditions were not right for perfection, and we were forced to score goals in the traditional sense." This article perfectly sums up my disinterest in Spain’s style of play. Schweinsteiger: "Anticipation is growing" "team.dfb.de: Is there any philosophical side to [Schweinsteiger's love of the sea], too? The fact [...]
EURO 2012 IS UNFOLDING AS IT SHOULD! The group stage is over (for me, at least) and I can stop having a heart attack every five seconds.
Ugh, be still my aching Herz, Bastian Schweinsteiger.
The one good thing about today’s match is that it brings us one match closer to the end of the season, right? Right.
Oh hey, who’s the hero of the day?
I am not sure if you are aware, but Steven Gerrard is our captain, Steven Gerrard is a Red, Steven Gerrard plays for Liverpool, a Scouser born and bred.
The Bundesliga started last weekend and like all Bayern fans, I was a little depressed that they lost to Mönchengladbach at home, which is incomprehensibly ridiculous. That said, today was international friendly day and while most people apparently hate this (“It’s too close to the start of the Premier League season / immediately after the start of the Bundesliga season / some arbitrary time frame before or after whatever other [...]
I have somehow managed to melt the numbers on my Bayern Munich kit. I threw this thing on late Wednesday night while watching the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona final in the Audi Cup. When I got up to go to bed, that’s when I noticed that was something was amiss because the shirt wasn’t hanging right on my back. I reached around to tug it down but found that I [...]
I had my last German class tonight, sadly. The course actually ends next week but I’ll be on vacation and will have to miss it. (There are worse problems to have.) We did body parts today and before going through the vocabulary our instructor asked us if anyone knew any of it already; I had to contain myself from saying that I knew face is Gesicht because then I would [...]
If you’re Leonardo, manager of Inter Milan, do you start a guy named Julio Cesar on the Ides of March against Bayern Munich? I kid. I am not a superstitious person by nature but I share a birthday with Julius Caeser and every year I fear something going horribly wrong on March 15th. I consider myself a lucky person that the worst thing that happened to me was my soccer [...]