Transferencia de Philippe Coutinho para reforzar Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho es un futbolista profesional brasileño que juega como mediocampista ofensivo o extremo para Barcelona de la Primera División de España y también para el equipo nacional de Brasil. Su transferencia reciente del Liverpool al Barcelona fue un evento que no fue una sorpresa. Barcelona ya había mostrado interés en Coutinho durante la ventana… Read More »

February 2018- Recent interesting articles

Recent interesting articles – February 2018     Bids to carry the English Premier League soccer games are in the making. What’s the deal with Amazon? https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/08/facebook-google-netflix-not-ready-to-enter-premier-league-tv-rights-battle     What about the soccer rights in China? https://www.reuters.com/article/wuhan-ddmc/ddmc-grabs-china-epl-soccer-rights-in-500-mln-deal-for-super-sports-idUSL4N1K33YU     And finally, “Saudi Stars Arrive in Spain, With One Eye on Russia”, an articles on Dawsari… Read More »

L’église de Maradona

Tout en regardant le film «Maradona» j’étais coincé par comment humain le joueur Maradona apparait pendant le film.  Je pense que le documentaire a fait un excellent travail montrant comment un joueur très célèbre comme Maradona est une personne normale avec des défauts et des problèmes à la fin de la journée, juste comme vous… Read More »

Maradona by Kusturica

“Symbolic! Unforgettable! To be treasured forever” remarked the commentators on what is called “The Goal of Century, which was Maradona’s goal against England in the 1986 World Cup. Throughout the semester there has been a recurring theme of how soccer became a medium for having international connections without violence, as in 1920, Jules Rimet, the… Read More »

Un nuevo equipo para Lucas Moura

El mes anterior, Tottenham ganó la batalla de compras, asegurando al jugador Lucas Moura hasta el año 2023. Su tarifa de transferencia de Paris Saint-Germain fue de solo 25 millones de libras, una distinción austera comparado a otros jugadores de su calibre. Haber disco eso, la adición de Moura proviene Tottenham con la mágica de… Read More »

Farewell, Tinkerman: Looking back at the Claudio Ranieri sacking one year later

Last Spring, I wrote a research paper for Professor Ed Tiryakian’s Business of Sport class here at Duke that focused on the source and implications of rampant managerial turnover in the English Premier League. I had become passionate about the topic after Leicester’s February 2017 sacking of prolific Italian manager Claudio Ranieri, who had defied all… Read More »

Neymar’s Life Through Instagram

Who doesn’t know the name Neymar? The heart of Brazil and the pride of Paris – Neymar has taken his soccer talents to the top of the game and placed himself at the table alongside the likes of Ronaldo and Messi. But when many think of Neymar, they think of his soccer prowess. They think… Read More »