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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

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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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El Clásico: Barcelona’s Second Embarassment in Five Days

27 Feb
Ángel Di María had Carles Puyol doing the splits (via 101greatgoals)

Ángel Di María had Carles Puyol doing the splits (via 101greatgoals)

My abs are sore. Not from my workout earlier today, but from seeing Puyol do the splits in today’s El Clásico in the Camp Nou or should I say Camp Mou?. Should I have foreseen such an action-filled Clásico tonight, I would not have done so many planks this morning. Even Sir Alex Ferguson graced the Camp Nou with his appearance! Continue reading

Barcelona’s Misery Against Milan

21 Feb

Dang. That’s all I can say about Barça’s Champions league embarrassment tonight.

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Sneak Peak at Wednesday’s Series of International Friendlies

6 Feb
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Monday was a very sad day in the fútbol world. In a press conference at The Hague, the European police intelligence agency, Europol, stated that in a 19-month investigation called Operation Veto, it discovered evidence of match-fixing in 680 games. The second thing that came to my mind after my initial astonishment was: all of my ruined manicures for nothing!! You see, I always pick at my nail polish when I watch high profile matches due to my anxiety fits.

To the corrupt people guilty of match-fixing: Please enjoy this sport for its natural beauty. Don’t kill it for us with your avarice, because the truth will come out.

On a brighter note, this has been a quiet week in terms of club matches, because our boys are getting ready to play with their national teams on February 6, 2013 (today or tomorrow, depending on your time zone) in a series of international friendlies. Here is a list of the attention-grabbing matches, including a list of notable absentees.

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Barcelona’s Bubble Bursted in Drama Packed Match v. Real Sociedad

19 Jan
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Look at Piqué about to do the walk of shame.
(via MundoDeportivo.com)

Wait a minute, did it really happen?! Uh, yes it did. That’s right. Barcelona lost. For the first time this season. Against #9 Real Sociedad. That in itself earns an 10 in the scale of stiletto height.

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