Tag Archives: Mateo Navas

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

The FInal Final Pre-Sevilla Session & Happy Papi’s Day

19 Mar

Satellite (7)Okay, the mothership was full of shit yesterday. Today was the final training session. Sigh. Continue reading

More New Year’s Eve Pix

31 Dec

The NYE pictures are starting to roll in. None from Sergio…yet. But here are some fun ones. Jese saw Karim’s WTF-ness and raised the bar even higher. Continue reading

Mazel Tov: Keylor & Andrea’s Wedding

22 Jun

tumblr_nqa7ptHBQy1s40wrbo1_r1_1280Keylor Navas and Andrea Salas decided that even though they had previously wed in a civil ceremony, they wanted a big church wedding. Keylor’s career commitments from doing it sooner, but they finally took the plunge on June 20 in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. Continue reading

Match Recap: Real Madrid Vs. U.D. Almeria

16 Dec

Almeria stadiumMy apologies for the lateness of this post. I had finals and final papers to complete last week/this weekend. I had to focus my VERY short attention span there instead of our last La Liga match before the Club World Cup, which we begin competing in today against Cruz Azul.

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G-Money Returns, Halloweeny & Color Me Shocked! (NOT)

2 Nov
"Oh shiz! Gareth is back. What are you going to do with James?!"

“Oh shiz! Gareth is back. How are you going to break it to James?!”

It’s been quite a weekend! We handily won our match and now sit atop the table. Huzzah!  And Gareth rejoined the group today, which is great news. The 6 outfield players who didn’t start worked out with Gareth while Marcelo & Cris trained on their own. We have a Champions League match against Liverpool on Tuesday. Continue reading

Keylor’s Big Day

5 Aug
A plaid shirt wearing goalkeeper? He'll fit in just fine.

A plaid shirt wearing goalkeeper? He’ll fit in just fine.

Keylor was put through his presentation day paces: medical, signing, on pitch antics, posin’ with the ‘Peez, etc. Continue reading