Tag Archives: Messi

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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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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