Monthly Archives: July 2012

At First Look, Capello Fits Well in Russia

Fabio Capello, known as a strict disciplinarian, is on the verge of being appointed new Russia manager following the Russians’ disappointing Euro 2012 campaign. The 66-year-old Italian, who quit as England boss in February, said he was happy to work…

Another Milan Rip-off. New Transfer Market Idiot: PSG

According to multiple reports, PSG is about to pay Berlusconi’s Milan 62 million euros for 30-year old Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 27-year old Thiago Silva in what constitutes a heist of laghable proportions. Paying 20 million euros for a declining star…

Corinthians Stifle Boca to Win First Copa Libertadores

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Corinthians finally won its first ever Copa Libertadores title on Wednesday, beating six-time champion Boca Juniors 2-0 to win the final 3-1 on aggregate. Corinthians won the title unbeaten over 14 matches of Latin…

Spain Makes History, Easily Beating Exhausted Italy

Reigning European and World champion Spain made history by winning its third consecutive international tournament, an unprecedented feat that will be hard to match. Spain’s golden generation led by Iniesta, Xavi and Sergio Ramos will probably have one more opportunity…

Balotelli Delivers All Mediterranean Final

The exciting Euro 2012 has greatly benefited from the economic crisis gripping the continent. Fans have enjoyed games between debtor and creditor countries as political competition rather than just sporting events. The culmination of political soccer was the Euro semifinal…

Ronaldo’s Costly Stardom Fixation

Portugal winger Nani has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo insisted on taking the last penalty in their Euro 2012 semi-final loss to Spain. Portugal went out of the tournament after a 4-2 loss to Spain in the shoot-out which bizarrely did…