The Comprehensive: FC Barcelona vs. BATE Borisov Review

It will sound weird to say, but on a historic night for Lionel Messi and one that saw Barcelona break every normal convention it has established for away Champion’s League group stage matches for 3 years, I am having trouble writing this. On the night of such a comprehensive beating, I find the descriptions difficult… Continue reading The Comprehensive: FC Barcelona vs. BATE Borisov Review

Barcelona Season in Review, as Told by “Jurassic Park”

[Note: this was written June 4, 2011] Barcelona’s 2010-2011 season has ended, and it has ended gloriously. Like a firework created by Gandalf, lit by Messi, and exploding with the force of 10,000 super suns. Yeah, that’s pretty. So what better way to recap the season than by quoting the single greatest movie of all-time:… Continue reading Barcelona Season in Review, as Told by “Jurassic Park”

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I hear the team won something tonight? Maybe we talk about it later? Messi became the all-time leading Supercopa goalscorer and he’s 24? Cesc played 10 + stoppage and won his first trophy in 6 years and had a hand in the gamewinner? Beating a rampant Madrid side coming with full force? Yeah, good night.… Continue reading Awesome Photo Placeholder

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Official: Fabregas is in

It is official, Francesc Fabregas, 24-year-old midfielder, has formally been transferred from Arsenal back to the club he grew up with, ending one of the most acrimonious, long-winded, frustrating, and stupefying transfer sagas in recent history. FC Barcelona announced the transfer just after halftime of the Supercopa first leg today, possibly in an attempt to… Continue reading Official: Fabregas is in

FC Barcelona + Gates Foundation = Eradicate Polio

Today it has been announced that FC Barcelona has entered into a 3-year partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationin an attempt to eradicate polio. According to the facts presented, polio, though it is almost unheard of in the advanced “western” world, is still a problem for many children in poorer countries and still… Continue reading FC Barcelona + Gates Foundation = Eradicate Polio

Thiago re-ups ’til 2015: I credit Rosell, do not spontaneously combust

This morning, Twitter was abuzz with the fact that Thiago Alacantara has signed a new agreement to stay with FC Barcelona through 2015 with his buyout requirement being raised to a rather healthy 90m Euros. This caps off a rather eventful few weeks for the MF wunderkind: he played a pivotal role in Spain’s U-21… Continue reading Thiago re-ups ’til 2015: I credit Rosell, do not spontaneously combust