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Poem: Brazil vs. Germany, July 8, 2014

Here is a poem I wrote during the historic 2014 World Cup game between Brazil and Germany on July 8, 2014.

Waves of yellow, green, and blue…

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How it all kicked off...

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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Messi lookalike has car impounded after mob scene

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

La Liga

Ex-Liverpool CEO shares biting story of Suarez transfer

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

Premier League

Schweinsteiger shares thoughts on MLS, much more in lengthy interview

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

Major League Soccer

Germany's Toni Kroos brutally brings up Brazil's 7-1 World Cup loss in Happy New Year tweet

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, 

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