Archive for the 'Legends' Category

April 14th, 2014

Pele Interview With Time Magazine

With the World Cup in Brazil around the corner and a new book called Why Soccer Matters, Pele is going to be a busy man. He recently sat down with Time Magazine for an interview. Some interesting thoughts from the world's most famous footballer. You can check the transcript from this interview over at Time.
April 14th, 2014

Footie Facts – The Origin Of The ‘Cruyff Turn’

Sweden's Jan Olsson, was the defender that Dutch star Johan Cruyff famously bamboozled with his inventive "Cruyff Turn" at the 1974 World Cup in West Germany.
April 3rd, 2014

Watch :: David Letterman announce that he will retire from the Late Show in 2015

David Letterman announces that he will retire from the Late Show in 2015. * Great line from Mr. Shaffer by the way.
March 28th, 2014

Footie Facts

Alfredo Di Stéfano played with three different national teams during his career: he played six times with the Argentine national team, twice with Colombia (not recognized by FIFA) and 31 times with the Spanish national team. However, he never played in the World Cup.
March 26th, 2014

Nike Air Max Day :: 3.26.14

“March 26, 1987, marked the release of the Air Max 1 and with it, a revolution began. In the form of a literal window to the sole, the invisible became visible and Nike Air cushioning forever changed how Nike designed running sneakers. Twenty-seven years have passed, visibility has increased, the legend has grown, and the time to celebrate has ...
March 23rd, 2014

Listen :: “We Made It” – JAY Z x JAY ELECTRONICA

Jay Z and Jay Electronica take on the Drake and Soulja Boy beat. They kill it. * I may be listening to this a little too deeply, but did Jay throw a little jab and Drizzy.. on his beat? "Sorry Mr. Drizzy for so much I've talked, silly me rappin' 'bout shit that I've really bought?" I think... that might be a reply.... to this interview that ...
February 24th, 2014

2014 Hall of Fame Class :: Kristine Lilly, Brian McBride and Bob Bradley to be Inducted

via US Soccer Former U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder Kristine Lilly and U.S. Men’s National Team forward Brian McBride have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Joining the two former players in the Class of 2014 is former U.S. Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer head coach Bob Bradley on the Builder Ballot. ...
February 21st, 2014

Dennis Violett – The Man The Legend :: Trailer

A buddy of ours passed on a link that introduced me to this documentary. I had never heard of it and I'm a little disappointed that is the case. The trailer for this is really good and in the four minutes of it, I learned a number of new things. I can only imagine what the full 60 minute documentary would teach me and just how good it would be. From ...