The Daily Drool: Wilmar Barrios

18 Jul

Defensive midfielder Wilmar currently plays for Boca Juniors but is expected to make a move to the EPL in January (Chelsea and Tottenham are fighting over him).  He has represented Colombia at the Olympic and senior levels.


The Daily Drool: Danijel Subašić

17 Jul

Don’t know about you but I loved watching goalkeeper Danijel at the World Cup. Amazeballs. He has played for AS Monaco since and has represented Croatia at the U21 and senior levels.

The Daily Drool: Steven Nzonzi

16 Jul

Super tall (6’6″!!) defensive midfielder Steven currently plays for Sevilla (but at this writing is rumored to be joining Arsenal after the World Cup). He has represented France at the U21 and senior level.

The Daily Drool: Lovre Kalinić

15 Jul

Goalkeeper Lovre currently plays for Gent. He has represented Croatia at the U15, U16, U17, U21 and senior levels.

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

The Daily Drool: Mohammad Rashid Mazaheri

14 Jul

Goalkeeper Mohammad currently plays for Zob Ahan. He has represented Iran at the U20, U23 and senior levels.

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