Ready or not, here we go! It’s time for Napoli! Continue reading
The team got back into action and began prepping for Napoli on Wednesday. Continue reading
Hope 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
Little Aria finally made her appearance on December 1st in Napoli! Congratulations to Calleti, Marta and big sisters Paula & India.
La Undecima wasn’t the only good thing that happened on Saturday – Nacho & Maria’s new baby arrived! They’ve only called him (I think it’s a him!) Mini Nacho so I’m guessing that they named him after his daddy – that would make him José Ignacio Fernández Cortes. Big sister Alejandra will now have a playmate. Congrats to the happy family.
But then there were two more surprises. First off, guess who got married? Continue reading
Okay, the mothership was full of shit yesterday. Today was the final training session. Sigh. Continue reading
Three out of four members of the legendary Booty CAAll (Albiol, Arbeloa, Pipita, Calleti) posed for a shot on the Napoli Instagram. I miss these guys! But I know that they are well loved and that Napoli fan extraordinaire Maria Rosario is taking very good care of them, which is comforting.