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Well...maybe not the pants...
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It’s time to celebrate

Goal celebrations: PSP’s Ryan Pine rains on the parade of those raining on the parade.

The Special One + Los Galacticos = Look Out
Barcelona / Europe / La Liga / Real Madrid / Spain / World

The Special One + Los Galacticos = Look Out

With a series of impressive summer signings and his proven track record, Jose Mourinho has Real Madrid looking like a contender, both domestically and in the Champions League.

World Cup preview: Spain v Switzerland
Barcelona / Real Madrid / Spain / UEFA / UEFA Champions League / World Cup - International

World Cup preview: Spain v Switzerland

We preview Wednesday’s match up between World Cup favorite Spain and easy to overlook Switzerland

Lionel Messi is a vampire wizard
Barcelona / La Liga / Spain

Lionel Messi is a vampire wizard

ell your kid to put away the Harry Potters and the Twilights – a better hero exists. Twenty-two year old Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scored three goals on Sunday against Real Zarazoga, bringing his total for the past week to eight. It was the second straight league hat trick for the wizard, and he has leaped […]

Thierry Henry Non-handball Story!
Barcelona / La Liga / MLS

Thierry Henry Non-handball Story!

On Soccernet.com yesterday, Didac Peyret had an article about the rough year Thierry Henry has endured at Barcelona. The story is speculative, draws specious conclusions, and contradicts itself (paragraph 3 questions Henry’s spirit while paragraph 7 is a quote from the Frenchman in which he asserts his willingness to ride […]

The old onion bag: Barcelona baby boom
Barcelona / Daily news roundups / La Liga / UEFA Champions League

The old onion bag: Barcelona baby boom

Barcelona fans had much to celebrate the first week of May in 2009. First, on May 2nd, they kicked the bejesus out of Real Madrid 6-2, effectively ending any questions as to who would be La Liga champs. Then, on May 6th, Andres Iniesta scored a screamer of a goal […]

Barcelona wins, but South Americans shine
Argentina / Barcelona / FIFA / La Liga / South America

Barcelona wins, but South Americans shine

Soccer and snow – not so good together. So I’m stuck indoors today, watching a brilliant display by Barcelona as it comes from behind to defeat Estudiantes de la Plata in the FIFA Club World Cup. It was one thing to see Pedro score the equalizer in the 89th minute […]

Barcelona / La Liga

Messi Wins Ballon d'Or

via news.bbc.co.uk I’m telling you, the trophy is this big! Barcelona winger/striker/wunderkind/noted mullet Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or on Tuesday. Messi is the best of the Argentinian young guns who will be stumbling into South Africa under the cocaine-residue-fueled guidance of national hero/mess Diego Maradona. Behind Messi’s emergence as […]