Tag Archives: Joel Campbell

The Daily Drool – Champions League Group D – Arsenal: Joel Campbell

8 Oct

Joel CampbellForward/winger Joel signed to Arsenal in 2011, but has spent all of that time out on loan stints (Lorient, Real Betis & Olympiacos) mainly due to work permit issues. After a stand out performance at the 2014 World Cup, Arsene Wenger decided to include Joel in his plans for the upcoming season. He has represented Costa Rica at the U17, U20 and senior levels.

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World Cup 2014 – Group D: A Costa Rican Birthday

26 Jun

Campbell-Photo 1Costa Rica and Arsenal forward Joel Campbell turned the wonderful age of 22 today. 22! Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Group D: I’ve Got 500 Problems and My Sticker is One

24 Jun

Back in April, Costa Rican forward Joel Campbell went out and bought 100 packages of the Panini World Cup stickers. After opening up all 100 packets in a “fever”, he managed to amass…not one of himself. None. Nada. 500 player stickers. No Joel Campbell.

So he did what any sane person would do. Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Group D: Don’t Put Costa Rica in a Corner

14 Jun

La Sele or Los Ticos may not have a star on their jersey but by no means should Costa Rica be counted out. They are the wildcard in Group D and, in a very real scary way, are in control of how the group plays out. If they throw in an exuberant performance and catch one of the ‘big guns’ sleeping, there just could be two previous winners going home. Say it with me now: “oooooohhhhhhh.” Continue reading