Tag Archives: Arjen Robben

2015 WWC: I Don’t Play Like Men Do

14 Jun

Miedema_giIt is inevitable male-female comparisons are going to happen when a female player gains a certain level of success. I’m guilty of it at times. Our frame of reference for football is largely dominated by the male game. Continue reading

Ballon d’Or Winners: In Case You’ve Lived Under A Rock

13 Jan
See how the lion gazes at his prey...

See how the lion gazes at his prey…

The Ballon d’Or snooze fest has come and gone and I have a quick recap of all of the winners after the jump. Continue reading

Armani Made to Measure for Bayern München

25 Sep

Armani announced a clothing partnership with Bayern München last May. And yesterday, Armani released a short behind-the-scenes video of the team photo shoot completed on August 25.

Lots of enjoyable, quick shots. Lewandowski offering a wink. Reina with his aviators. Robben looking nervous. Götze stroking Lahm’s tie. No Xabi though, as this was pre-transfer. The good ol’ days.

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2013-14 UEFA Best Player in Europe Shortlist Announced

14 Aug

2132189_w2As a surprise to NO ONE, Cris has made the 3-player shortlist for the 2013/14 UEFA Best Player in Europe award. This is Cris’ fourth successive appearance on this list since the award was implemented for the 2010-11 season. James and Ángel made the top ten as well, finishing 7 and 9 in the voting respectively. Continue reading

2014 World Cup Dream Team and Castrol Index Rankings

24 Jul

2407562_full-lndDuring the World Cup FIFA.com Club members had the opportunity to vote on the players they thought should be part of the 2014 World Cup Dream Team. FIFA announced the voting results yesterday, and here is the selected team: Continue reading

UEFA Best Player in Europe Shortlist

22 Jul

Well done Cris, Ángel, and James! All three players have been short-listed for the 2014 UEFA Best Player in Europe award. Continue reading

World Cup 2014: Butt Hurt, For Reals

10 Jul

622_675942e3-b9e0-31f0-ad15-04184416f20dWe all know that Javier Mascherano went in low  to deny Arjen Robben, but at what cost? Continue reading

World Cup 2014- Group B- Match Report: Spain 1 – Netherlands 5

13 Jun


Oh, the joy and the agony of covering the group in which my favorite team plays. Right now it’s mostly the agony, but on I go… Continue reading

Hello Dollies

23 Aug

Manuel Neuer

How many times have you seen a player so adorable that you wish you had a big ol’ plush doll of them to snuggle with? Marcelo springs immediately to mind. Well, Bayern Munich went ahead and made that wish a realityContinue reading