Last night I attended the USA-Brazil international friendly at the New Meadowlands. Despite the absurdity that is New York Penn Station at rush hour and with tens of thousands of soccer fans adding to the mayhem, I got there on time and got to my seat just as the game kicked off. There’s a certain… Continue reading American Stadiums and Brazilian Footwork
So, there was a very interesting commentary on ESPN Soccernet about our recent visit to Korea, and how we, in effect, broke the toilets, insulted the host and left the party throwers unhappy. I read that. I think they’re right. If you roll into a country as an ambassador of your club, you have your… Continue reading Rant time: If you go somewhere, Barca, you need to come correct!
You requested it, I come through. Call me amazing. As always, keep it friendly and keep it awesome. It’s France vs Spain, Henry vs the rest of Barça. Go time is 3pm (on ESPN Deportes and ESPN360). France-Spain
No LiveBlog today, kids, due to circumstances beyond all of your control. Neener, neener! But comment away right here. It ain’t an official LiveBlog, but it’s the next best thing. Yay!
It’s Go Time. Sort of. See, Catalunya and Argentina are playing a friendly, as newly installed coach Johann Cruijff gets a pretty high-profile introduction to the international coaching world. It’s playing legends square off as coaches, Johann vs Maradumber, for bragging rights at the next legends banquet or awards dinner they both show up at.… Continue reading Catalunya v Argentina, a.k.a “Who’s playing this thing, anyway?” 1:30 p.m. CT, GolTV