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Sócrates Remembered

Posted December 5, 2011 by BG

By now you’ve probably heard that the Brazilian legend Sócrates passed away on Sunday at the age of 57. Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, understandably better known simply as Sócrates, was the captain of the Brazilian national team during the 1980s, and one of the stars of the 1982 World Cup in Spain. [...]

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GBWTF: Maradona Wears a Lot of Shirts

Posted December 2, 2011 by BG

I’ve been thinking about doing this post for several months now, but have been putting it off or rethinking it instead of just letting it fly. Ever since I started trawling the webernets for GBWTF images, I discovered a rather shocking number of photos of Diego Armando Maradona wearing soccer jerseys (and other shirts) from [...]

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Boca Juniors Puts the Champagne on Ice

Posted December 1, 2011 by BG

There’s some noteworthy soccer going down in Argentina this weekend, including some ironic matchups. With three matches left in this Apertura season, Boca Juniors only needs a draw on Sunday to secure their first title since 2008. Julio César “El Emperador” Falcioni has led Los Xeneizes on a remarkable campaign, with 10 wins and 6 [...]

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Neymar Fined for Tweet

Posted November 30, 2011 by BG

Here’s another case of celebrities being punished for expressing themselves through Twitter. The Brazilian king of faux hawks has been fined 15,000 Reals (~$8200 USD) by a state court in Sao Paulo for a post on his Twitter account in which he called a referee a thief. The incident dates back to August of last [...]

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SASIC: Verón vs the World

Posted November 22, 2011 by BG

Last night’s Primera match between Estudiantes de La Plata and Banfield became the scene of violent incidents, all too common in Argentine soccer, as we well know. This time though, there was an interesting wrinkle in the script as Juan Sebastián “La Brujita” Verón, undisputed legend at Estudiantes, confronted his own fans and employed verbal [...]

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