Archive | March, 2013

Champions League Quarterfinals Draw

15 Mar

These are the results of the draw. No, we won’t have any big rivalry showdowns *tears*. Mark your calendars before you forget!
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The Differences Among the Fútbol Fandom & Ronaldo Gets Emo

7 Mar

This is how some Madridistas react to their opponent’s goals. Continue reading

Nani’s Red Card. Need I Say More?

6 Mar
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Let me jump straight into business here. The referee was the instigator this time. Not just any instigator, but THE hardcore instigator. The drama brewed in the pitch, overflowed to the post-match press conferences, and crossed the Atlantic Ocean all the way to The Stilettos of Fútbol. In tonight’s decisive clash between Manchester United and Real Madrid, all hell broke loose in the 56th minute.

Let’s look at the events leading up to the incident. It is no secret that prior to this match, Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho and Man U coach Sir Alex Ferguson did not hold Turkish 36-year-old insurance agent and football referee Cuneyt Cakir in

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El SUPER Clásico: Messi’s Comeback, Ramos’ Unpunished Penalty, & Valdés Loses His Cool

3 Mar

Last night, my crush asked me out on an early hiking date this morning. How dare he! I could not believe he didn’t remember that this morning (in my time zone) we had not only any Clásico, but El SUPER Clásico. I mean, how can anybody on Earth forget? This is a special kind of Clásico because it is a La Liga Clásico. It is not one of the Copa del Rey or the Champions League. This is the real deal. As always, we had our players breaking records, shooting great goals, and a very special instance of drama that cannot be overlooked. I’m very excited to write this post.

World Famous Tantrum of the Week

The World Famous Tantrum of the Week

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Napoli v. Juventus: Showtime

2 Mar

Today I did kickboxing for the first time.  Let’s just say I almost died. It was the good kind of dying, though, if it makes any sense.  Therefore, I really needed a good dose of ball kicking (fútbol) to reward myself for burning about a million and two calories.  Luckily, we had a good Serie A clash between the current top two Italian teams of this season, number one Juventus and second place Napoli. This battle ended in a 1-1 draw at the Stadio San Paolo, which maintains the Juventus six-point lead ahead of Napoli. Continue reading