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'Here Comes the Ball' Tumblr Illustrates World Cup's Finest Moments

Sports noobs, this one’s for you. If the ins and outs of the World Cup are flying over your head, then the Tumblr “Here Comes the Ball is your new go-to guide on all things soccer (ahem, football). 18 more words

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After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games.

It began with soccer’s Confederations Cup in 2013, extended to the 2014 World Cup, ran through IOC President Thomas Bach’s goodbye speech last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and finished with the closing ceremony of the Paralympics before 45,000 spectators at Rio’s Maracana stadium. 850 more words

World

Looking At My Old Tweets! (Part One)

You’ve probably seen videos/blogs on people looking at their old tweets before, so I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and look through the Twitter archives. 856 more words

Liverpool

EURO 2016 S/F: FRANCE HAS LEARNED FROM GERMANY DEFEAT —LLORIS

Hugo Lloris believes France has evolved as a result of its loss to Germany at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Mats Hummels’ early header settled a low-key quarter-final contest in Rio de Janeiro two years ago and, after dismissing the notion they are seeking revenge, Lloris claimed the loss was a valuable part of the team’s learning curve. 278 more words

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Welcome to "Break the Offside Trap"

“What is astonishing is that the English never developed a vocabulary that would enable them to refer to some of a footballer’s most balletic and, sometimes, efficient expressions of his talent”

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Football