Brazilian midfielder Edmar has played for Metalist Kharkiv since 2007. He became a naturalized Ukranian citizen to play for the senior national team and to his surprise, he was drafted into the army in July of 2014 during Ukraine’s conflict with Russia. He is married to a Ukranian woman and chose to remain in the country during the unrest.
The team seemed in good spirits at the last training session of the week. I guess they must be just as ready as we are to see the back of this season. Continue reading
The absolute fuckery around the FIFA “elections” continues. Two of the three challengers to Sepp Blatter’s stranglehold, whoops, I mean presidency dropped out yesterday leaving only Jordan’s Prince Ali bin al-Hussein to battle the venal out of touch old coot. They may have left the race, but they had plenty to say about it. Continue reading
Karim melted my heart yesterday with this sweet picture of him cuddling with his little girl. What a change she seems to have made in his life – look at all that furniture! Bless.
I think I need to do a massive baby pic spam. There’s so many cute woobinses and I haven’t had time to do one is so long. Hopefully I can fit that in this weekend.
Martin Odegaard joined training today as the team continued preparation for the last match of the La Liga season. Continue reading