I’ll let Wikipedia do the introduction: On 22 October 1899, Hans Kamper placed an advertisement in Los Deportes declaring his wish to form a football club; a positive response resulted in a meeting at the Gimnasio Solé on 29 November. Eleven players attended—Walter Wild(the first director of the club), Lluís d’Ossó, Bartomeu Terradas, Otto Kunzle, Otto Maier, Enric Ducal, Pere… Continue reading Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary
Our lightning rod, Sergio Busquets, is 23 today. Congratulations. Here’s a picture of him doing what he does best, which is owning suckas in the midfield. Yes, another site would probably post a picture of famous diver Greg Louganis or something, and scoff, but we don’t roll like that. He’s ours, our player and when… Continue reading Happy 23rd birthday, Sergio Busquets, aka “What’s for breakfast? Biscuits!”
Leo, Leo, Leo. What is there to say, really? For one thing, he’s his own noun, verb and adjective. Messi [MEH-SEE], noun; 1. an unstoppable force of nature that destroys defenses and renders tactics useless; a phenomenon. FCB Scout: The Messi is strong with this one. transcend (verb). 1. to be so utterly and completely… Continue reading Happy 24th Birthday, Leo Messi!
It’s Javier Mascherano’s first birthday in blaugrana and his 27th as Javier Mascherano. Or is it his 26th birthday and his 27th year? Whatever, I don’t care, he’s younger than I am and he’s got almost as many trophies as I do. Except that intramurals didn’t give out trophies, just knowing pats on the back.… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Smasch!
“Hello, ladies! I’m Gerard.” Our bean pole center back is 24 today, unless my math skills stink to high heaven. I’d with him a happy birthday, but um, let’s see …. he’s playing for one of the best teams in history, lives in Barcelona, is rich and a World Cup winner and if rumors are… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Gerard Pique!
Usually we refrain from individual birthday congratulations, but in this case, we will make an exception. Today is MESSIah’s date of birth, so let’s celebrate. Mr. Messi has now been with FC Barcelona for 10 years and in that short time has gone from a boy needing growth hormone treatments to the greatest player on… Continue reading Happy 23rd Birthday Lionel Messi