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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes a Dad

Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo shocked the world yesterday when he announced via his twitter and facebook pages that he has become a father. Ronaldo’s management  have also confirmed the news this morning. A direct quote from everyone’s favourite chronically over-tanned midfielder: “It is with great joy and emotion that I inform I [...]

An own goal and a foolishly acquired red card spelled the difference between winning and losing in today’s quarterfinal clash  between football titans, Brazil and Holland. After a few offside mishaps, Robinho managed to nab an early lead for the Brazilians and the rest of the first half seemed to come along fairly similarly: Brazil [...]

Handballs and half-heartedly played matches have defined Brazil at the World Cup thus far. And if you’ll allow me to be blunt for a moment, I’ll say what many of us are secretly thinking but are hesitant to admit: Brazil do not deserve to win the World Cup. Aside from the brief glimmers of magic [...]

Ghana booked their ticket to the round of 16 today after losing 1-0 to Germany in their final group match. The Ghanaians go through to the next round second in their group – to perennial powerhouse Germany, of course — ahead of Australia in Group D on goal differential. Touted by many to be the [...]

In only the latest drama to come out of the France camp, team captain Patrice Evra was mysteriously absent from France’s press conference today. Evra’s unexplained absence has the press humming with speculation. Continuing the trend of impossibly shambolic team/staff relations, the most prominent rumour so far has been that Evra has had the captain’s [...]

Ahead of Italy’s clash with New Zealand on Sunday, Italy and Roma midfielder, Daniele de Rossi, has some choice words for his teammates: don’t be like France. There’s no doubt that de Rossi was engaging in some very serious hyperbole yesterday when he likened Italy’s situation to that of Les Bleus saying that, ‘Losing to [...]

Five Reasons Why Spain Lost To Switzerland

Blaming Iker Casillas’ girlfriend seems to be in vogue right now but anyone with even a sliver of common sense knows that Sara Carbonero, a TV presenter who also happens to be Casillas’ girlfriend, had nothing to do with this even if she was in the stadium… standing behind his goal during his warm-up… and [...]

Chelsea, Manchester City Chase Torres

It looks like the race to sign Liverpool’s Fernando Torres just got a little more serious. A lot more serious, actually — we’re talking league record transfer type of serious. ESPN Soccernet is reporting today that Chelsea have entered a verbal bid for Torres worth £50 million. According to their source, Man City have also [...]

I admittedly spend most of the regular season being annoyed by Didier Drogba. This can be attributed mostly to my intense hate of Chelsea, a hate, which by default, extends itself to many of their players. However, as a strange type of backwards compliment to the awful feelings that rock me when I watch him [...]

Zidane bashes Domenech and French Team

France legend, Zinedine Zidane, has weighed in on the disappointing situation the French currently finding themselves in after their opening match at the World Cup.Speaking on French television channel, Canal Plus, Zidane said that Domenech is “not a coach” and that there was “no teamwork” on the French side saying that the team has “seen [...]