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World Cup 2018: Allez Les Bleus!

18 Jul
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This is what USD$38 million looks like. How does it look to you? It looks like SUCCESS to me. Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Belgium Take Third Place

14 Jul
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And so the Golden Generation is bronzed with an easy victory over England to nab third place. Congratulations Belgium! Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Semi-finals Recap

13 Jul


Croatia. What? Croatia. What? Croatia! The team the European Union (re)built. Up against France. The team Africa built. I don’t recall anyone predicting this match-up for the final. I don’t recall anyone predicting France beyond the semi-finals or Croatia beyond the Group Stage. Not that I read them all, because, umm, why?! Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Ronaldo vs Ronaldon’t

9 Jul


As part of its World Cup ‘Believe’ campaign, Nike sat down with a few different players including Cristiano for a video series on various success topics. Of these videos, Cris’ are the best because, well, just watch: Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Quarter-finals Recap

9 Jul

We’ve hit the quarter-finals in the World Cup and while there are plenty of candidates for which country has the best fans, I’d say there’s only one for the most obnoxious and eye-rolling inducing. It’s England. Of course it is. Try to tell me I’m wrong. Continue reading

World Cup 2018: The Not-So-Beautiful Game

9 Jul

Back in 2014, the English anti-violence organization Tender ran the #StandUpWorldCup campaign to draw attention to the issue of increased domestic violence when England play. Continue reading

The Daily Drool – World Cup 2018 Group H – Japan: Yoshinori Mutō

3 Jul

A lovely note to end on! Forward Yoshinori currently plays for 1. FSV Mainz 05. He has represented Japan at the senior level.