Europe

France and Italy Get Screwed At European Championship Draw

How can the world champions not be a number one seed for the European Championships? How can UEFA seeded teams is a complete mystery and as a result Italy and France have to play each other again.

Drawn together in Group C with Holland and Romania, this is truly the “Group of Death” of this years Championship. The way the draw appears to be set-up, Groups A & B will winners and runners-up will play each other, with one team advancing to the final, while Groups C & D will do the same.

Major League Soccer, News

Whose Coming To MLS?

The UK newspaper The Sun reported last week that David Beckham will pocket a staggering £125million during his five-year contract with the LAL Galaxy. That translates into about $250 million.

In the article MLS commissioner Don Garber was quoted as saying:

“David was really a home run for us, to use a baseball analogy. He’s going to make the £125m when his five years are up — I really believe that. Just look at what he’s been able to generate this year. He is just an incredible marketing machine.”

I thought that the most interesting quote from Garber was this: