Word on the wind is that former Barcelona president Joan Laporta, now a member of the Catalan
parliament, is angling for re-election after being succeeded by Sandro Rosell a couple of years ago
and one woman is doing her damnedest to make it happen, that woman being Spanish porn star Maria
Andres Iniesta got married to his long-term partner Xavi Anna Ortiz in a big ol' castle over the
weekend and an endless slew of footballing talent turned out for the occasion; with European and
World champions, Barca teammates past and present and even club president Sandro RosellÂ
congregating in Tarragona for the wee fella's big day.
There's something about saying goodbye in football they're a lot more bittersweet than one could
ever expect.Â On Saturday night, when it was all said and done, Pep Guardiola
stayed behind with his entire family to take in the incredible atmosphere of the Nou
Camp as Barca coach for the last time.
This is not the first time Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is defending himself against claims of
forcing out players he dislikes. After taking over from Frank Rijkaard in 2008,Â Guardiola made it
very clear that Ronaldinho, Eto'o and Deco would no longer be part of his plans as coach of the
Every summer, there seem to be more and more quality players offloaded from the big spending
clubs. As these big money clubs are constantly trying to make a splash in the transfer market, some
really good players are often pushed out the door. I think this is happening more often now than
ever, due to clubs like Man City, Chelsea, and the Spanish giants.
Zambia's fairy tale run in the African Cup of Nations ended with them sensationally beating hot
favourites Ivory Coast 8-7 on post match penalties to win their maiden AFCON trophy.
In a match attended by football legends Pele, Michel Platini amongst other and beamed to
millions across the continent and the world, there was doubt that the Chipolopolo were the better
side on the night.
Today I am prostituting myself and as the title would suggest, I am appealing to the Asian
Market for my "Hits".Â Now that I am a record breaking AA Poster, I would like to move swiftly on
to today's topic. Total Football and The Wenger Way. At this point, I am about to drop a bomb on
some heads, and would therefore urge the likes of TA to "Tin Hat Up".
Over the last day or two, I have been alluding to the latest of my brilliant ideas. The beauty
about this one is that I have unearthed not only the cause of our troubles but also the solution.
The other day Mike talked about Eto on RA's excellent post about Wengerball, and between them, I
thought they were going to steal my thunder.
The Eto'o mega deal has put Anzhi Makhachkala on the map, but what sort of reception
will he get?
For the new season, MirrorFootball is teaming up with some of the blogosphere's best new writers
to bring you even more great football reads every single day. Here's Russian football expert Eliot
Rothwell on the mega money deal that's shocked world football.
Wesley Sneijder has today confirmed that he was close to joining Manchester United this
"I had felt that a move was close, yes," Sneijder said to Dutch newspaper AD. "There were talks
on several occasions. The situation was that Inter had to sell a player Eto'o or me. There was
interest, but due to a combination of things, it didn't happen.
L'anno scorso, in un post del 19 aprile dal titolo "L'Inter ha l'antidoto contro il BarÃ§a",
scrissi che la squadra guidata da Mou, avrebbe potuto avere la meglio contro i blaugrana in
champions league. L'Inter superÃ² le semifinali e poi contro un Bayern Monaco chirurgicamente
privato di Ribery, ebbe vita facile per alzare il trofeo piÃ¹ importante che mancava sulla sponda
nerazzurra da 45 anni.
Gazzetta dello Sport Inter Market There is Maicon for Tevez Eto'o negotiates Casemiro gets closer
Milan on Aquilani and Cassano to Genoa can bring in Kucka Vucinic is in Turin Perotti or Vargas for
the left Di Natale: "I'll reach 150 goals then I'll look for a new Sanchez" Tuttosport The plan for
Nani Alex takes on Lugano Balotelli beats Inter.
Sky Italia has nailed the preseason advertising market with some holy commercials designed to
highlight the miracle that is calcio. Or miracle that it, despite the constant shitstorm, still
stands as a structure.
Ambrosini, Mauri, Eto'o and a Totti statue in one, while Andrea Pirlo dons stripes (or trades a
red for a white) for the first time in the other.
Observations from last night's Italian advertising awards ceremony: way to work the grey, Mr.
Eto'o! And isn't award winner Filippo looking a little rough around the facial fold edges these
days? Image Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Europe.
Schalke completed a memorable victory at Inter Milan, twice coming from behind en route to a
comprehensive win that leaves them on the verge of a place in the Champions League semi-finals for
the first time.
An end to end match got off to a remarkable start as Milito raced on to a fine through ball by
Esteban Cambiasso only to be denied by Manuel Neuer, who showed great presence of mind to race out
of his area and head away.
Inter Milan vs Schalke 2011 San Siro, Milan- Champions League QF First Leg- 5/4/11- 5 April 2011
Final score:- Inter Milan vs Schalke 2-5 ( Stankovic, Milito/ Matip, Edu*2, Raul Gonzalez,
Ranocchia own goal) Dejan Stankovic's brilliant opening goal for Inter goes in vain as Schalke
stage a great triumph under new coach Ralf Rangnick [.
Gazzetta dello Sport Inter, you're unique Epic game at Munich: comeback and triumph. The Nerazzurri
are through to the Quarter-Finals Mou calls Moratti to congratulate him. Editorial: Samuel, Lion of
Italy Kaka to Milan: Here's why it's possible Abidal shock: Liver tumour will be operated on
Corriere dello Sport Fairytale Inter Eto'o.
After Milan's and Roma's eliminations from Europe's top flight competition, the peninsula looks
solely to the nerazzurri to fly the Italian flag. The club finds itself in the same position as its
crosstown rivals did against the Spurs, going into the second leg with a 1-0 home loss to
Bayern Munich will not be an easy opponent if this past weekend is any indication, as they
thumped Hamburger SV 6-0 at home.
Adesso non ci sono piÃ¹ dubbi: Giampaolo Pazzini Ã¨ dell'Inter. L'ex attaccante di Sampdoria e
Fiorentina Ã¨ il nuovo grande colpo di mercato del patron Moratti e la nuova freccia all'arco giÃ
decisamente fornito (Milito, Eto'o, Pandev) del tecnico brasiliano Leonardo. Il "Pazzo" arriva in
cambio di 12 milioni, versati nelle casse del club blucerchiato, [.
18.12.2010 - Con goles de Pandev (Â´12), EtoÂ´o (Â´17) y Biabiany
(Â´85), Inter (Milan) venciÃ³ (3-0) a TP Mazembe en Abu Dhabi y se consagrÃ³ campeÃ³n del Mundial
de Clubes 2010.
En la previa, Inter (Porto Alegre) venciÃ³ (4-2) a Seongnam y se clasificÃ³ tercero en la
despedida de Roberto Abbondanzieri de la actividad profesional.
Inter Milan striker Samuel Eto'o has been handed a three game suspension for
his Zidane like head-butt on Chievo defender Cesar last month.
However he has escaped the 30,000 euro fine originally given to him by the Italian FA.
Eto'o resta a secco ma l'Anzhi riesce, anche se soffrendo, a piegare l'Honved (decisivo il sigillo
dell'ex Corinthians Jucilei) nel 2Â° turno preliminare di Europa League che Ã¨ andato in scena ieri
sera (ben 80 squadre impegnate in questo secondo round). Ma se la compagine russa ha faticato e non
poco per battere l'undici magiaro,Continua a leggere .
Here are some of the caricatures of famous players that I liked from different sites
Ronalidinho vs. Beckham in the El-Clasico
Messi vs. Ronaldo
Ronaldo goal in the WC 2002 finalArgentina 1986 Golden Teamlol i liked about the previous picture
Carlos Bilardo who was a doctor himself
Brazil 1982 dream team
and this is me (Waleed) lol together with Majed Abdullah, the Saudi legend.