Category Archives: Spain

La Masía y el Éxito de FC Barcelona

[Imagen:] No es un secreto que FC Barcelona es uno de los equipos más talentosos y dominantes en la historia de fútbol. Con 23 títulos de La Liga, 27 de la Copa del Rey, y 5 de la Liga de Campeones de la UEFA, Barca tiene una tradición de éxito en el nivel superior. Este… 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… Read More »

Identity through Sport: The Story of Athletic de Bilbao

The Spanish Constitution recognizes three historic nationalities: Basque, Catalan, and Galician[1]. The Basque region is an autonomous community located in the north of Spain and the south of France. They have been a community pushing for complete anonymity since the 1930s[2]. The Basques are a proud people with a culture, a language, and a football… Read More »

The End of an Era: Will There Be a European Super League?

Viewership and potential for profit set the stage for many of the biggest deals in sports around the world. It should come as no surprise that football, one of the most oft criticized sports for backroom deals and controversy over finances—see the Qatar 2022 World Cup issue—is once again at center stage for the future… Read More »


En este post hablaré del gol de Andrés Iniesta en la final de la Copa del Mundo 2010 celebrada en Sudáfrica. El gol que hizo campeona a España por primera vez en su historia. España llegaba a ese mundial como una de las favoritas tras haber ganado la Eurocopa de 2008. Fue un torneo muy… Read More »

‘Mes Que Un Club:’ Is FC Barcelona the Greatest Team on the Planet?

October 3, 2015. That’s the last time it happened. The last time the Catalans felt the sting of defeat, the pain of loss, the misery of falling short after 90 minutes. In a match at Sevilla, FC Barcelona dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker on the road in La Liga play with the world’s best player, Lionel… Read More »