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‘Sozinho’ – Ronaldinho Releases First Self-Penned Solo Single On His 37th Birthday (Video)

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Having not made a professional competitive appearance since 2015, Ronaldinho is certainly doing a fine impression of a retired footballer despite having never formerly announced his decision to call it quits.

Over the past few years, the ex-Barcelona starhas involved himself in a number of musical projects, appearing as a guest artiste on several lively Brazilian numbers.

I Was Dressed For Success (But Success It Never Comes) By James...

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I Was Dressed For Success (But Success It Never Comes)

By James Young, writing from Belo Horizonte

Editor's Note: Before you start reading, put this on.

There's not much corn in Belo Horizonte. But there are a lot of bars.

The UnOfficial Ronaldinho Tribute | Impossible to Forget

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For the Ronaldinho fans, an awesome compilation of clips, tricks, skills and highlights of the great Ronaldinho entitled "Impossible to Forget". The music is by Pendulum The Island and fits the theme just right.

The video is the work of YouTuber Fernando Wallaf, you can check some more of his football videos here

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Videos

Retro Football: The Who, Lou Reed And Friends Play To 75,000 Fans At Charlton Athletic, 1974 (Photos & Video)

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The East Terrace at Charlton's The Valley stadium, circa early 1970s

On May 18th, 1974, Lou Reed played a gig at Charlton Athletic's The Valley ground in front of 75,000 people (well, that was the number of tickets sold, but add in the fakes and the people who jumped the turnstiles and the crowd was surely far higher).

Splat! Sao Paulo’s Rafael Toloi scores 40-yard free-kick clocked at 80mph

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a ferocious free-kick that makes Roberto Carlos strikes look like apologetic scuffs. Playing mid-week against Universidad de Chile, Sao Paolo's Rafael Toloi ran-up to the ball and smacked it as if he had caught it in bed with his wife. The ensuing abuse of physics [.

Video: Newcastle’s Nile Ranger hosts in-street dance party

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While looking for a video to accompany our post on Nile Ranger being banned from Newcastle's first-team until he turns up on time for six weeks we came across this and thought it deserved a post of its own. Alan Pardew might be questioning Ranger's commitment to being a footballer, but there's no questioning his [.

Galaxy's Willy Whacks Rapids on Debut

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Galaxy 2 Colorado Rapids 0 There was a lovely opening goal with excellent interplay between Robbie Keane, Landon Donovan and Marcelo Sarvas. An encouraging debut from "Little Willy" Christian Wilhelmsson -- nickname "Willy" apparently -- improvising his way to a debut goal. But the uninvolving Rapids never really posed a

History

A Short History of Football and Music: 2000 to the Present

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[W]ith football cock of the walk as the new millennium dawned, the extended love-in with music and other elements of popular culture continued to drag on through the early years of the decade. Soccer AM remained as popular as ever, Doves' anthem Pounding soundtracked Saturday lunchtime's On The Ball presented by Gabby Yorath, Sham 69 enlisted Blur guitarist Graham Coxon on a reworking of one of their most famous hits, producing the subtle Hurry Up England, and those chancers Kasabian took the stage for a gig in Paris sporting the national team's new replica shirt.

A Short History of Football and Music: 2000 to the Present

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[W]ith football cock of the walk as the new millennium dawned, the extended love-in with music and other elements of popular culture continued to drag on through the early years of the decade. Soccer AM remained as popular as ever, Doves' anthem Pounding soundtracked Saturday lunchtime's On The Ball presented by Gabby Yorath, Sham 69 enlisted Blur guitarist Graham Coxon on a reworking of one of their most famous hits, producing the subtle Hurry Up England, and those chancers Kasabian took the stage for a gig in Paris sporting the national team's new replica shirt.

A Short History of Football and Music: the 1990s

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[I]f football and music were starting to find common ground as the Nineties dawned, this was still very much at the underground level. The homespun productions of the fanzine movement cut across both disciplines and the offbeat haircut-chronicling and socially conscious When Saturday Comes reader identified more with fans of quintessentially indie jokers Half Man Half Biscuit, purveyors of such memorable ditties as All I want for Christmas is a Dukla Prague Away Kit, Dickie Davies Eyes and I was a Teenage Armchair Honved Fan.

A Short History of Football and Music: the 1990s

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[I]f football and music were starting to find common ground as the Nineties dawned, this was still very much at the underground level. The homespun productions of the fanzine movement cut across both disciplines and the offbeat haircut-chronicling and socially conscious When Saturday Comes reader identified more with fans of quintessentially indie jokers Half Man Half Biscuit, purveyors of such memorable ditties as All I want for Christmas is a Dukla Prague Away Kit, Dickie Davies Eyes and I was a Teenage Armchair Honved Fan.

A Short History of Football and Music: the 1980s

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[F]or all out tendency to view the past through rose tinted spectacles, the 1980s were abysmal. If we had just had the haircuts to suffer (and this already balding teenager resented any obligation to mimic Nick Rhodes or a A Flock of Seagulls), those years would have perhaps been tolerable, but the malaise they brought with them impacted upon all aspects of our lives, often in a vicious and violent way.

A Short History of Football and Music: the 1980s

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[F]or all out tendency to view the past through rose tinted spectacles, the 1980s were abysmal. If we had just had the haircuts to suffer (and this already balding teenager resented any obligation to mimic Nick Rhodes or a A Flock of Seagulls), those years would have perhaps been tolerable, but the malaise they brought with them impacted upon all aspects of our lives, often in a vicious and violent way.

A Short History of Football and Music: the 1970s

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[O]ver the space of four posts this week, I am going to attempt to pen abrief history of how football and music have interacted over the past four and a half decades. Firstly though, you're probably asking why football and music? Why not football and gardening or football and the re-enactment of civil war battles?

A Short History of Football and Music: the 1970s

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[O]ver the space of four posts this week, I am going to attempt to pen abrief history of how football and music have interacted over the past four and a half decades. Firstly though, you're probably asking why football and music? Why not football and gardening or football and the re-enactment of civil war battles?

Pretty Entertaining

Holiday Guide – Best Gifts for Sporty Girls

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We've done all the work so you don't have to!

NMercer: How Overcoming Body Image Issues Helped My Career

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(Ed. Note: Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. This guest post by singer, rapper, and songwriterNMERCERillustrates how body image is in the eye of the beholder.)

I moved to Los Angeles from Seattle ten years ago with a so-so body image. If I was exercising and eating right I felt better, and like my body looked the way it wanted, so I should rock it.

Is Katy Perry Tough Enough for Football?

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There's been a big uproar against Katy Perry's single "Roar" in Cincinnati. The Bengals will no longer enter the field to Perry's tiger-themed hit after complaints from fans on social media, team representatives said.

The pop star's"Roar" blared over the Paul Brown Stadium PA during introductions last week and the lyrics seemed to fit right in with pumping up a football team.

Playlist: What Do the World’s Best Female Soccer Players Listen To?

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If you've wondered what Alex Morgan has playing on her iPod or what music Megan Rapinoe dances to in the locker room, wonder no more. How about what Swedish National Team Captain, Caroline Seger, is blasting in her headphones? Or what five-time FIFA world player of the year, Marta, sings along to in the car [.

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Americans Abroad Spotlight: Chandler still open to USMNT despite club focus

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Photo courtesy of FC Nurnberg

By FRANCO PANIZO

It has been almost a year since Timmy Chandler last played for the U.S. men's national team and although he has turned down a number of recent call-ups due to injuries or fatigue, the talented youngster insists he is still open to representing the United States in the near future.

"I'LL PLAY ANYWHERE" - OSCAR TELLS RDM.

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Chelsea's new Brazilian signing Oscar has spoken ahead of his new challenge at Chelsea and has been keen to re-iterate that is willing to play wherever Roberto Di Matteo wants him to and he is happy to adapt.

He said:
After the Olympics I am going to talk to the manager and I am ready to do whatever the manager wants me to do.

RANDOM GOOD STUFF

FIFA 13 TV Ad “Join The Club” Features Some Great Music

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Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam take you on a rollicking ride through the FIFA 13 "clubhouse," where real soccer players and their gamer fans connect. A new FIFA player enters the club for the first time, and then goes on a mad dash around the place. The ad has cameos of Lionel Messi, Cahill, Hart, Benzema, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Harry Redknapp, FIFA 13′s club is a place where all of your football and gaming fantasies come to life.

Epic Stadium Light Show | Midnight Lights Dubstep

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There's nothing like a soccer pitch full of excited fans watching their favorite team on a beautiful Saturday or Sunday afternoon. But what happens in those stadiums and fields at night? Well, they have fun within itself, just like the Century Link Stadium in Seattle Washington. This awesome light show was created by Jimmy Diebold and is entitled "Midnight Lights" featuring a Dubstep music remix by Patrick Reza, "Midnight City" and some really nice lighting effects that brings the stadium to life after everyone is gone.

Fulham

JOHNJOE SHELVEY'S GREAT CONTRIBUTION AGAINST ROMA

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Liverpool's Johnjoe Shelvey has really taken to new boss Brendan Rodgers philosophy.

The 21- year-old was at the heart of everything good about Liverpool's performance against AS Roma at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.

Tackling well, defending well and being involved in many attacks, including a few shots on goal, the youngster impressed everyone at FSG.

Summer Listening: Beach House

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This is the third in a series where we take off our Fulham hats, put on music-blogging hats, and suggest a band to check out this summer. Minor apologies if you think our selections suck.

I'm going to keep this short and simple: go listen to the latest album from this Baltimore-based group.

Summer Listening: Beach House

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This is the third in a series where we take off our Fulham hats, put on music-blogging hats, and suggest a band to check out this summer. Minor apologies if you think our selections suck.

I'm going to keep this short and simple: go listen to the latest album from this Baltimore-based group.

The Rest

WATCH Martin Garrix Music Video For ‘Animals’; DJ to Perform At ICC Final [VIDEO]

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Martin Garrix will perform during halftime of tonight's final of the 2014 International Champions Cup between Manchester United and Liverpool in Miami. The game, which kicks off at 8pm ET, will be played at Sun Life Stadium.

The Guinness International Champions Cup Finals will feature DJ Martin Garrix as the halftime entertainment.

The LPFC Project by James Taylor Every player has a different...

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The LPFC Project by James Taylor

Every player has a different style, and graphic designer James Taylor decided to draw up those styles in the context of music.

LP stands for Long Play (i.

The five best Danish football songs of all time

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England's World Cup song for the 2014 World Cup is terrible. I don't think I'm being controversial when I say that.

Another uncontroversial statement is this: These are the best five Danish football songs you will ever hear.

1. En for alle, alle for en (1988)

En for alle, alle for en is "One for all and all for one" in Danish.

A Soccer Field Carved from a Mountain

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I wanted to share this short video clip I came across in the New York Times. While we have been talking a lot about the astronomical political and economic effects of the 2014 World Cup on Brazil, I think this video highlights a more personalized perspective on the passion Brazilians have towards the sport.

John Terry’s dad charged with racially-aggravated assault, Anton Ferdinand has a field day

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Don't u just love it when ur music is on shuffle #nowplaying pic.twitter.com/cr3lrkCYTL Anton Ferdinand (@anton_ferdinand) July 9, 2013 John Terry's dad, Ted Terry, has been charged with racially aggravated assault. The allegations against 59-year-old follow an incident in Fenchurch Street, London, at around 8pm on March 22.

“I Dreamed A Dream” - an ode to Real Madrid’s season One of our...

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"I Dreamed A Dream" - an ode to Real Madrid's season

One of our favorite Real Madrid Tumblrs,marcelovieira, has left us with a bit of a masterpiece that will resonate with any Real Madrid fan after Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 win in the Champions League. Today, Real Madrid fans wander as Les Miserables.

The Weekly Shuffle: My Lack of a Mathematical Mind and Other Tales

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Everybody has a moment, at least those who have blogs, when they say why the fuck don't I actually use it more?

I had that moment today so I came up with something. Each week, just because it's fun, I'm gonna hit shuffle on my iPod and write about the first five songs that play. If there's a story surrounding the song, that connects with my life, I'll tell it.

Ginge Picks His Favorite Albums of 2012

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Greetings friends.

I'll preface this post with a quick note, it has nothing to do with football. If that bothers you, I understand, just click away. If it doesn't, allow me to endulge myself a moment by offering up my favorite albums of 2012.

Why am I doing this? I like music and I have a blog, so I might as well use it to talk about music from time to time.

DTotD: Off the post, off the young goalkeeper’s face and in

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No, this isn't an old home video sent in by Pepe Reina's parents, but it is evidence that bad days for goalkeepers start at a young age.

A shot that bounces off the post, hits the keeper in the face and then back into the goal, giving the grey team's No. 10 a reason to celebrate and the keeper in red a sore nose.

Captain Morgan Party Like a Champion Advert

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The Captain, Captain Morgan gets footy/soccer fans from all over the world to Party Like A Champion in this brilliant advert for the Captain's Whiskey which features a the music and should very well be a popular anthem around the world.

When it comes to legendary partying, Captain Morgan always leads from the front.

Nos Audietis, Episode 62: It's So Silly

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Hey, we made it back. Hope you missed us. That was pretty excruciating, wasn't it? Not knowing if you had the right opinions about the Chelsea friendly or the All-Star Game? Good thing we're back to tell you how you should feel about all the Transfer Window Madness and Saturday's win over the Colorado Rapids.

Maradona Warming Up Before Napoli Match

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Here's a video I always find myself compelled to watch every now and then, its simply some footage of Maradona in his pre-match warm up back in his Napoli days. The music in the background is Opus Life is live.

Nos Audietis, Episode 61: We're Going To Kansas City

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Sorry for this coming out a little later than we would have liked, but, let's be honest, there wasn't anything really pressing this week. The Seattle Sounders qualified for another U.S. Open Cup final and continued their non-suckiness in league play. While not quite perfect, the sense of panic has subsided.

Report: Clint Dempsey Liverpool-bound?

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From Sky Sports to TalkSport, from worthy rags to questionable ones....

The current smoldering word is Clint Dempsey is Liverpool Reds-bound this evening. A cursory thought here is as follows.

It is better than Dempsey moves early in the transfer window (before the proverbial music stops and the chairs are gone) than later.