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Argentina Player Revolt At World Cup

Argentina’s World Cup camp descended into chaos on Saturday night with reports that Jorge Sampaoli would stay on as coach but be stripped of effective power before Tuesday night’s vital fixture with Nigeria. With 2018 billed as the last chance for Lionel Messi to win the World Cup, the fallout from a 1-1 draw with [...]

Santos Out To Win World Club Title

The stage is set for what will be an amazing  showdown between two of the most talked about players in the game today. In the next couple of hours, Neymar’s Santos and Messi’s Barcelona will fight it out for the honour of being called the best club in the world. What i am going to [...]

As focus shifted to major international matches taking place this weekend, it was a different scenario in South America as the continent began the tedious qualification process for the Brazil 2014 World Cup finals. Both Argentina and Uruguay won convincingly with La Albiceleste beating Chile 4-1 at home while Uruguay settled for a 4-2 win [...]

Argentina Worships Soccer… Literally

We love our sports in America. We cherish every minute of every game. Sports permeate our culture to an unhealthy degree. But, Argentina has us beat for the title of most fanatical sports nation. Hands (of God) down. The folks down in Argentina don’t just love their teams and players, they worship them. Literally. Don’t believe [...]

Crew Snuff Fire, Will Play in First MLS Cup Final

The Columbus Crew’s history can sort of be summed up by that old saying: Always a bridesmaid, never a bride. They had been to the playoffs several times, but they had never made it to the “Big Game”, the MLS Cup Final. Well, since their leader all those seasons was Brian McBride, I guess it was more [...]

Maradona & Morality

The life of Diego Maradona is already one of our greatest modern morality tales. It has it all. He had unparalleled skill. He achieved superstardom. He was done in by his addictions. He sought redemption. The only question now is: how does it end? Diego Maradona is arguably the greatest soccer player who ever lived. His “Hand of God” goal is probably the [...]

USA Stinks At Wembley

Last nights US vs. England game was a major disappointment for USA soccer fans. We never looked like threatening an England team that is full of big names. but is no longer a world power. It was a lackluster U.S. performance with many players showing that the step up in class from beating Barbados to [...]