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An Open Letter To Our Captain

13 Jul

Iker bows

When hopechaser suggested that we post our testimonial to Iker on the blog, I recoiled for a moment. You see, I was stuck in traffic in the DC area (shocking) and had only just received the text confirming his departure. I have been avoiding transfer rumors and even confirmations as much as possible. This was a trying year for me as a footie fan and I need the break. Continue reading

The Best Thing I’ve Seen All Week

9 Apr

zlatanI burst out laughing when I woke up and saw this. Not one, but 2 watishistos sent me this. Zlatan now has his own Zlatan-centric search engine! Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Quarterfinals: Netherlands vs Costa Rica Match Report

8 Jul

Netherlands-Vs-Costa-Rica
*Loooooong exhale………..*

Everyone said this game would be a blowout. Experts all said Costa Rica had no chance of winning. 4-0 Netherlands. 3-0 Netherlands. Blah blah blah. Zero was the only number predicted for Costa Rica in every preview I read/listened to prior to kick-off. Costa Rica were given little to no chance of winning let alone even competing with the Dutch. Of course, these were all the same “experts” who wrote off Costa Rica in every previous game too. Of which, Costa Rica. Won. All. Continue reading

Updated: Suarez Apologizes…Until The Next Time

30 Jun

Yeah, I’d like to believe it won’t happen again but after 3 biting incidents in 4 years… Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Karim Benzema: Menace II Society

26 Jun

10401571_661821107244101_654793905_nI mean, it’s one thing if young ‘uns like Antoine Griezmann want to fangirl over Karim like he’s Harry Styles and emulate his poor hair choices. But it’s something completely different when Karim’s follicular tragedies unduly influence one of our best and brightest fully grown men.  Yes, someone else has fallen under the sway of the dead animal pelt coiffure. And it breaks my heart to tell you who. Continue reading

World Cup 2014: Does The Punishment Fit The Crime(s)?

26 Jun
***BESTPIX***  Italy v Uruguay:

Don’t worry, Luis, I’m sure your teeth are still working JUST fine. Ask Giorgio.

In this case? Hell to the nah, in my opinion. Chompers has gotten a ban, yes, but considering his history, I don’t think it’s enough. Continue reading

World Cup 2014: Disciplinary Proceedings Opened Against Chompers

25 Jun

2383645_full-lndFIFA has moved to open disciplinary proceedings against Luis Suarez, who once again, can’t keep his teeth to himself. Continue reading