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(English) Spain’s provisional 30-man squad for this summer’s 2010 FIFA World Cup

May 13th, 2010 | By
(English) Spain’s provisional 30-man squad for this summer’s 2010 FIFA World Cup

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has picked injured stars Andreas Iniesta, Fernando Torres and Cesc Fabregas in his provisional 30-man squad for this summer’s 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa. Iniesta and Barcelona team-mate Xavi have both been injured but the latter has recently been back in the Nou Camp club’s side. Fabregas missed […]



(English) France’s 30-man preliminary squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

May 13th, 2010 | By
(English) France’s 30-man preliminary squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Manchester City midfielder Patrick Vieira and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema have been omitted from France’s 30-man preliminary squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. Vieira returned to the English Premier League from Inter Milan in January and recovered some of his form, but not enough to impress Les Bleus coach Raymond Domenech. […]



(English) Uruguay’s 26-man preliminary 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

May 13th, 2010 | By
(English) Uruguay’s 26-man preliminary 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Cristian Rodriguez was the surprise absentee in Uruguay’s 26-man preliminary 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ squad named by coach Oscar Washington Tabarez. Porto winger Rodriguez, 24, still has to complete a two-game ban for being sent off during the last qualifier against Argentina. Tabarez, who was expected to name 30 players instead of only […]



(English) Maradona omits Inter pair

May 13th, 2010 | By
(English) Maradona omits Inter pair

Javier Zanetti and Esteban Cambiasso are set to miss the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ after not being included in coach Diego Maradona’s 30-man preliminary squad. The Inter Milan pair have been two of the key players for Serie A champions Inter Milan and have been integral in the team reaching the UEFA Champions […]



Ronaldinho y Adriano no van al Mundial

May 11th, 2010 | By
Ronaldinho y Adriano no van al Mundial

La selección brasileña disputará al Mundial de Sudáfrica con Kaká como principal estrella y cuatro opciones en el ataque con Robinho, Luis Fabiano, Nilmar y Grafite, anunció hoy el entrenador Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri ‘Dunga’. La gran sorpresa en la lista de 23 jugadores anunciada hoy fue la presencia de Grafite en lugar de Adriano, […]



(English) The Champions League Semi With Everything

Apr 29th, 2010 | By
(English) The Champions League Semi With Everything

The drama surrounding the Champions League semifinal matches between Barcelona and Inter Milan reads less like a recounting of events that took place in just one week and more like a barely plausible Wikipedia page of a hate-filled history between the two teams: To top off a wild two weeks, Cristian Chivu, Walter Samuel and […]



A Task Too Tall for a Soccer Great?

Apr 28th, 2010 | By
A Task Too Tall for a Soccer Great?

Just 22 years old, Lionel Messi has already been declared the greatest player of his generation, a star who may even have the ability to become the greatest of all time. Listed at 5 feet 6 inches tall and 148 pounds, Mr. Messi appears both shorter and slighter than even that. He is a waif-like […]



Gisele Bündchen regaña a Pelé y Romario por “maletas”

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By
Gisele Bündchen	regaña a Pelé y Romario por “maletas”

La modelo brasileña Gisele Bündchen, pareja sentimental del jugador de futbol americano Tom Brady, fue invitada a formar parte de la nueva campaña publicitaria del sistema de televisión satelital Sky. Además de su participación, la campaña también cuenta con la presencia de los ex futbolistas brasileños Pelé y Romario, quienes son víctimas de las críticas […]



La prostituta del escándalo dice a la Policía que mantuvo relaciones con Ribéry, Govou y Benzema

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By
La prostituta del escándalo dice a la Policía que mantuvo relaciones con Ribéry, Govou y Benzema

‘Le Monde’ publica las declaraciones de Zahia D., de 18 años, quien reconoce haberse acostado con Ribéry y Benzema cuando aún era menor de edad. El jugador del Madrid, según esta versión, será interrogado en los próximos días. Según publica hoy el diario ‘Le Monde’, la prostituta envuelta en el escándalo de proxenetismo que implica […]



Juárez, un lesionado más para el Tri

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By
Juárez, un lesionado más para el Tri

Mientras el lateral Adrián Aldrete jugó con una especie de mascarilla para proteger su nariz fracturada, Efraín Juárez se sumó a la lista de lesionados en la pretemporada que realiza aquí la Selección Mexicana de futbol, de cara a la Copa del Mundo Sudáfrica 2010. Durante el entrenamiento vespertino del lunes, Aldrete sufrió un fuerte […]