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Match Review: Levante vs Barcelona

Match Review: Levante vs Barcelona

Matchday 16 – Levante vs Barcelona Venue: Ciutat de Valencia Attendance: 23736 Referee: Jose Luis Gonzalez Gonzalez Last season it was Levante who put an end to our unbeaten run in the league in the penultimate game, killing all our hopes of finishing the season as invincible, as they put five past us in the…

The Genius of El Guaje

The Genius of El Guaje

The modest mining village of Tuilla was just like any other in Spain when it came it football: dozens of kids out on the streets every single day. They’d be chasing a ball, and a dream to play for La Roja, from dusk till the time their mothers would drag them home. David Villa Sánchez was…

Cosmos, football and emotion.

Cosmos, football and emotion.

Imagine walking across the street, looking through your glasses. The dark blue sky, the unwavering clouds and the sheer satisfaction of watching the birds circle around in wild patterns. Sometimes, such serenity is the only thing one needs in his life. A poor day at work, a bad day at college, whatever it be. A…

Frenkie de Jong, the Story of a Young Prodigy

Frenkie de Jong, the Story of a Young Prodigy

Ever since the young and rising star, Frenkie de Jong, joined Ajax from his former club Willem II back in 2015, he procured serendipitous sight to the spectators at the newly-named Johan Cruijff Arena, and although the Dutch league, Eredivisie, is not a very popular one, he still managed to arouse whispers from the footballing…

So, why beautiful football?

So, why beautiful football?

We’ll get to that eventually, but first, allow me to indulge you on a little cosmic ride. I’m quite sure you might have heard facts and figures concerning the gargantuan grandeur of our Universe at some point. Trivia like our cosmos is over 13 billion years old and that the diameter of the part of…

Una Esperanza Para El Futuro

Una Esperanza Para El Futuro

Hace alrededor de unos dos meses realice una encuesta en la página de Facebook, con el fin de saber si la fanaticada estuviera contenta de que el equipo llegase a terminar la temporada sin levantar un trofeo. De casi cuatro mil votos, el 80% voto que “No”, algunos hasta recurrieron a los comentarios indicando lo…

Of Football and Time – a tale of two geniuses

Of Football and Time – a tale of two geniuses

It was late 2012. My Dad had just returned from a three-month-long service away from home as an Inspector in the police department. His job often required him to be months away from us, and every time he returned, I used to longingly wait for him. This particular instance, however, he returned with a gift. It…

The Summit.

The Summit.

Lionel Messi holds several records to his name, be it Ballon d’ors, titles, goals and assists. Very recently of course, he surpassed Gerd Muller’s record of 365 goals for a single team in a European league. It’s remarkable how Messi keeps scaling greater heights every single day, performing astounding feets time and time again. It…

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