Archive | May, 2013

La Pulga Biónica Will Be Out for Two or Three Weeks

14 May

Today is a beautifully warm spring day in San Diego. I woke up to the sound of birds singing so loudly that I couldn’t concentrate on my squat challenge.  I didn’t mind much, though.  The music of nature is never a bad distraction.  Oh my goodness, I’m now freaking myself out with this poetic talk. 

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Poor prom queen

   Anyway, my morning happiness was clouded by some very bad news concerning four-time FIFA’s Player of the Year, His Majestic  Highness, La Pulga Lionel Messi.  Continue reading

PSG’s League 1 Title – Victory, Fight, Beers, Hugs, Jumps, Riots, and the Hospital

14 May

This year’s Happiest Couple on Campus

France’s current star team Paris Saint Germain saw it all this weekend – a goal, beers, parties, an argument, and even the hospital.  On Sunday, PSG secured the Ligue 1 title after defeating Olympique Lyonnais 1-0 with a goal from Menes.  This is PSG’s first League 1 title since 1994 and the third in its 43-year history.  Naturally, Ancelotti’s men were very happy lads.   Continue reading

NO, Fergie, PLEASE don’t leave!… Heyy, Dave…

10 May

 fergiestatueMy day began on a sad note. After 26 years of coaching English futbol giants Manchester United, 71-year-old-gum-chewing-master Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement. Fergie had spread a similar rumor back in the 2001-2002 season, which backfired, and he vowed to never do it again. Rumor spreader. This time, though, it is true.  I almost cried. Continue reading