Archive for the 'Soccer News' Category

August 11th, 2014

Miroslav Klose Announces International Retirement

~~  Legend. Status. via DFB A world champion retires, a really big one listens to: Miroslav Klose (36) ended his career in the national team. "With the title in Brazil, a childhood dream came to me met., I am proud and happy that I was able to shape this great success for German football. I had a unique and wonderful time and many memorable ...
August 11th, 2014

Man City Confirms Signing Of Eliaquim Mangala From Porto

~~  Size, strength and a bright future ahead of this kid.... via MCFC The 23-year old central defender becomes the sixth signing of the summer, and will quickly re-join his old Porto teammate Fernando at the Etihad Stadium. He will wear the no.20 shirt and has signed a five-year contract with City. Mangala said:  “City is a top club in ...
August 8th, 2014

James Rodriguez Presented With Golden Boot

The adidas Golden Boot Trophy recognizes the top goal scorer of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.  The 23-year-old Rodríguez finished the tournament with six goals, scoring in all of his five games, including a penalty kick in Colombia's 2-1 quarter-final defeat by Brazil and a stunning volley against Uruguay in the round of 16. With his six goals, James ...
August 7th, 2014

What Landon Donovan’s Retirement Announcement Means To Me

However you feel about #LandonDonovan, the pure and simple fact is that he has been one of THE most important people @mls & @ussoccer has EVER seen... And he'll never get the credit he truly deserves. He might not have made the choices WE think we would have made IF we were standing in his shoes, but LD was the best player the United States ...
August 7th, 2014

Robinho Heads Back To Santos On Loan

~~  Interesting to see the timing on this one.... via Santos After a week of intense negotiations - and a lot of anxiety of the crowd - which was the dream of many fans of Fish becomes reality and Robinho back to Santos FC for his third spell at the Club. The return is the result of united efforts of Santos FC - who really wanted the athlete ...
August 7th, 2014

Landon Donovan :: ‘This Will Be My Last Season’

After careful deliberation, I have decided that this will be my last season as a professional soccer player — Landon Donovan (@landondonovan) August 7, 2014 ~~  Click the link above.... Read the words. However you feel about Landon Donovan, this man has been one of THE most important people MLS has ever seen..... And ...
August 7th, 2014

Karim Benzema Re-Ups w/ Real Madrid On New Five Year Deal

Los cinco años de @Benzema en el Real Madrid #halamadrid — Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) August 6, 2014 Karim Benzema now has five successful years under his belt at Real Madrid. The Frenchman, who has just extended his contract until 2019, arrived at the club in the summer of 2009. Since then, ...
August 5th, 2014

James Rodriguez & Cristiano Ronaldo At Real Madrid Training

.@Cristiano Ronaldo se entrena en la Ciudad Real Madrid #halamadrid — Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) August 4, 2014 ~~  The start of something incredible... Now the question is how does this three-prong attack along with Gareth Bale under Karim Benzema start to look.