Tag Archives: Alvaro Arbeloa

The Only Constant Is Change

20 Jul


First off, I must thank the ever amazing hopechaser for single-handedly covering the World Cup and doing such a brilliant job at it. She is a true star and the best watishista correspondent that a girl could ask for. She’s been holding down the fort at a time where I’m just not capable of doing so and I am very grateful.

I’m not good with change and that’s an understatement. I’ve been going through massive change in my personal life which is why I haven’t been around this summer. While I feel that all the upheaval will ultimately be beneficial, it doesn’t make the process any easier. So when my team has been going through similar changes, it has been very difficult for me to write about. Continue reading

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Ready For The Final

25 May

Ready or not, it’s time for the Champions League final! Continue reading

Arbie Calls Time On His Career

26 Jun

Saturday saw another former Blanco hanging up his boots. Alvaro Arbeloa called time on his 15 year career.  Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day!

19 Mar

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It’s Father’s Day in Europe and here’s how a few of the ballers acknowledged it. First up, The Baby and his baby (we still don’t know his name).

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New Year & Holiday Fun

1 Jan

2017Hope everyone had a lovely New Year’s Eve and have been enjoying the day today. As promised, a bumper crop of what various ‘ballers have been doing on their holidays. There have been engagements, baby announcements, singing in the mirror while dressed in a towel (Cristiano), blue gradient shoes (Sergio), celebrating on a camel (Mateo & Lukita) and a rather ungracious joke about a rival (Toni Kroos, being a bit rude, IMHO).  Let’s dig in! (It’s long so be prepared!) Continue reading

Back To Madrid, Accolades & Families

5 Aug


The team returned to Madrid after Wednesday’s win over Bayern Munich arriving home on Thursday. The game was fun but exhausted (the trip back seemed to take forever). Mygypsyspirit and I spent the following day recovering and hanging out. She left today so I’m getting back to work on things with a very quick catch up.  Continue reading

Tuesday Training & Interviewapalooza

24 May

Satellite (7)The team continued preparing for Saturday’s final. Lordy, it’s only 4 days away! Continue reading