It’s already been established that I am a football fan but not how I’ve gotten to this point. I wasn’t raised into it, nor was I able to find solace in it at a public place during a low point in my life. 1,009 more words
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A Lionel Messi lookalike has found his appearance can bring a bit of trouble.
Reza Parastesh is an Iranian man who looks almost exactly like Messi, especially considering he’s adopted the hairstyle and beard of the Barcelona star. 156 more words
Ian Ayre’s got jokes.
The former Liverpool CEO lifted the lid on some transfer stories during a Merseyside lecture this week.
Of note, Ayre admitted that the club thought Dele Alli demanded too much given what he had produced when the Reds has the chance to sign him as a 16-year-old, and said that Liverpool could’ve landed Alexis Sanchez but the player wanted to live in London (“We couldn’t move the football club to London, unfortunately,” he quipped). 125 more words
Ambassadors responsible for Bastian Schweinsteiger’s move to America extend deep into the 1970s.
1977 to be exact. That’s when Franz Beckenbauer first came to the New York Cosmos from Bayern Munich, a three-season tenure that went so well he returned to New York for his final professional season after time with Hamburg. 240 more words
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos saw a great opportunity in “2017,” so he took it.
— Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) December 31, 2016
He wished everyone a Happy 2017 with the Brazil flag to represent the “1” and the Germany flag to represent the “7.” He did that because in the 2014 World Cup,50 more words
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil’s anti-trust body says several construction companies rigged bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work. 100 more words