Category Archives: Italy

Kobe Bryant y el Fútbol

Siguiendo con mi ultimo post, quería buscar jugadores de la NBA interesados en el fútbol. Uno de los primeros en que pensé fue Kobe Bryant, quien tristemente falleció el 26 de enero este año. Kobe Bryant era un icono de la NBA. Después de ganar 5 campeonatos, más muchos otros logros en el baloncesto, Kobe… Read More »

COVID-19 and the Future of Football

By now, most people understand that we are in the midst of a global pandemic the likes of which we have not seen in many years. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the highly infectious virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that many people are now becoming familiar with. While I… Read More »

El coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) y el fútbol

El síndrome respiratorio agudo grave (SARS, por sus siglas en inglés) es una enfermedad respiratoria viral causada por un coronavirus (SARS-CoV). Originalmente, un brote de SARS-CoV-2 surgió en la ciudad de Wuhan en China y actualmente está afectando a todo el mundo – existe una pandemia. Hasta hoy, el 22 de marzo del 2020, se… Read More »

El futbol y coronavirus en los países más afectadas

Desde los primeros casos aparecieron en los últimos días de 2019 en provincia Hubei, China, más que 85.000 personas han cogido la enfermedad en todo el mundo [1]. El coronavirus, también conocido por COVID-19, ha impulsado cuarentenas de ciudades y regiones y cancelaciones de conferencias y eventos culturales. Con el disminuye del virus, el mundo… Read More »

Behind the Scenes of a Soccer Powerhouse with Netflix’s First Team: Juventus

This past February, Netflix released the documentary First Team: Juventus, chronicling the Italian side’s journey through the 2017-2018 season. In the process, Netflix seeks to capture the team’s ethos, history, and the lives of individual players. As the first Netflix series about association soccer, First Team represents the sport’s steadily increasing popularity and influence. Source: Netflix… Read More »

VAR: un giocatore nella partita fra l’Italia e Inghilterra

L’uso del VAR durante un’amichevole contro l’Italia e Inghilterra a Wembley ha creato una controversia, e per una buona ragione.  Da una tifosa italiana, sono obbligata di essere d’accordo con la decisione, e secondo me gli azzurri hanno meritato il pareggio dopo una seconda metà molto combattuta.  Ma come una tifosa di calcio in generale,… Read More »

Juventus contro Sassuolo

La domenica passata, la Juventus ha giocato contro il Sassuolo, e normalmente non mi importa con chi gioca la Juventus perché sono quasi sempre sicuro che Juventus vincerà.  Questa volta non era differente nel senso che ho pensato che la Juventus potrebbe perdere, pero ho avuto un momento di dubbio nella mia supporta per la… Read More »

Square+R2, or Look at His Dab.

Adolfo Dybala always wanted his children to become professional football players. Two older brothers could not make their father’s dream come true, so Adolfo decided to invest all possible resources into his youngest son, Paulo. Both of them had to drive 35 miles from their hometown, Laguna Larga, to Cordoba everyday. Laguna Larga was such a small… Read More »

What If? An Exploration of Kobe Bryant’s Soccer Roots

Despite a lackluster 17-65 farewell season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant capped off a stunning NBA career with authority on Wednesday April 14th. In front of a sold-out Staple Center crowd against the Utah Jazz, the Black Mamba ended the 1,346th and final game of his 20 year career (1) with 60 points on 50… Read More »

Pog-Boom

  “€100 million for Pogba”,”The most expensive transfer in the history of football is just around the corner”, “Zidane needs Pogba in Real Madrid”… There have been a lot of rumors about Pogba’s future, as he is certainly the most discussed figure on the transfer market. I hope and pray that he decides to stay… Read More »