It would appear that Al Pacino has been seriously getting into the Copa America these past few weeks, with the veteran actor even feeling compelled to record a special video message for the Argentina squad going into their semi-final against Paraguay.
First of all, apologies are due as this was originally intendedto go out as an'On This Day' piece yesterday but yours truly completely bungled it. May the good Lord strike me asunder as penance for my sins.
Anyway, July 2nd not 3rd markedthe fifth anniversary of the dark and stormy day that Luis Suarez truly ascended to the upper echelon of global sporting pantomime villainy.
Just over five hours from now, the USWNT will take on top-ranked Germany for a place in the World Cup 2015 final. As usual, the team website has all the pertinent match facts ahead of this monster showdown. Except this one: while the US ladies trail Ze Germince 2-1 in World Cup clashes, they are also unbeaten in the last seven meetings between the two sides dating back to 2004.
Like many of their Premier League peers, West Brom have decided to roll out their new home kit for next season with the help of a flashy Youtube trailer.
Unlike many of their Premier League peers,however,West Brom have eschewed the usual 'look at this shiny new stuff' templateand instead opted to hype their 2015/16 strip by posting a minute-long clip of Gareth McAuley being wrongly sent off instead of Craig Dawson against Man City last season.
To help bolster the re-launch of the Speciali Eternal, Umbro have roped in Real Madrid's (seemingly reformed) hatchet man Pepe to regale us with the story of his first ever pair of football boots a pair of trusty Specialis.
In the following video, Pepe chats with his father about the struggles and hardships he went through to support his son's dream of making it as a pro.
Being the jolly decentfolks they are, the good people over at PSG are willing to sell you their old, disused penalty spot for the low, low price of just several thousand Euros.
The Ligue 1 champions are in the process of opening a brand new club megastore in Paris city centre and as such have put a very special item of memorabilia on sale to help rope the new punters in the old penalty spot from the Parc des Princes.
Having watched their side run well and truly wild onFC Dallasin theUS Open Cup on Thursday evening, Sporting KC's media team gleefully set about cobbling together a highlights package of the 6-2 slobberknocker.
Feeling that the highlights needed just that extra sprinkling of pizzaz to truly do theperformance justice, Sporting KC dubbed Good Ol' Jim Ross and Jerry 'The King' Lawler in to provide the commentary.
Held out of the start due to jet lag, FC Pyunik ace Cesar Romero wasted little time after being subbed in at the break before bagging the 2-1 winner over Folgore for his first Champions League goal. Will he still be on the team when they head to San Marino for the second leg of first round qualifying?