The Controversy of South Korea: 2002 World Cup

If one were to take a look at the results of the 2002 World Cup, one might applaud the South Korean underdogs of the tournaments for rising up to the occasion and advancing over heavy favorites. In reality, it’s one of the most controversial tournaments in the history of the World Cup. The controversy started… Read More »

Soccer and Shell Companies: On Messi, Ronaldo and Tax Evasion

Lionel Messi will forever be remembered as one of the world’s greatest soccer players to grace this planet. He has been cited as 2018’s highest-paid footballer, earning $111 million. $84 million of that was from salary and winnings, and the other $27 million came from his various endorsements. To put that in perspective, FC Barcelona… Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the MLS

Since Zlatan Ibrahimovic retired from the Sweden national team, he has been earning awards in the MLS. While he is a superstar past his prime, he has done a lot of magical things for the LA Galaxy. With his premier season in the MLS, he was named the MLS Newcomer of the Year after scoring… Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the MLS

Since Zlatan Ibrahimovic retired from the Sweden national team, he has been earning awards in the MLS. While he is a superstar past his prime, he has done a lot of magical things for the LA Galaxy. With his premier season in the MLS, he was named the MLS Newcomer of the Year after scoring… Read More »

English Premier League: We Have a Title Race!

Does anybody else miss the drama we saw at the Etihad at the end of the 2011-2012 season? It was Aguero’s strike that sent ripples through Manchester and the rest of England, as Manchester United were forced to stop their celebrations as news of a late extra-time winner meant they were no longer the champions.… Read More »

PFA Team of the Year

As is often the case with teams of the year, the best team in the league will dominate. This year, both Liverpool and Manchester City dominated the PFA Team of the Year, an honor voted on by the Profession Footballers’ Association, a soccer trade union. These two teams combined to take 10 of the 11… Read More »

Album del mundial

Desde el mundial en Alemania en el 2006 he intentado llenar el álbum del mundial. El álbum, creado e impreso por Panini, tiene fotos de los jugadores organizados por equipo. Incluye estadísticas y datos importantes de los diferentes participantes e imagines relevantes como el escudo del equipo y la bandera del país. Como crecí en… Read More »

The Question of Illegal Soccer Streams

If you’re like most soccer fans without access to cable and no other way to watch your favorite club every week, chances are you’ve used online streaming sites. As someone who has had access to English Premier League games almost exclusively through these sites, I have been impressed by the quality and quantity of the… Read More »