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Super Athletes – Cristiano Ronaldo: 192 Goals in 192 Games for Real Madrid!

Super Athletes – Cristiano Ronaldo: 192 Goals in 192 Games for Real Madrid!

There is little to say about Cristiano Ronaldo that Football Fans already don’t know. He was considered by FIFA the best player of the world in 2008, was second best in 2009, 2011 and 2012, and 3rd best in 2007. But maybe you don’t know that last Wednesday (Champions League Match against Galatasaray) he reached the amazing

Soccer – UEFA’s Country Ranking: How it works and what it serves for?

UEFA’s country  rankings are determined accordingly to the performance of teams in the Champions League and Europa League having as reference the last five years. Country rankings are important since they determine the number of teams that each country are entitled to elect to both Leagues, as well as their direct entry or not into group phases avoiding qualifying or play-off games. In each Champions League

Lionel Messi – 91 Goals World Record in 2012 and Much More! Don’t Miss the Video!

The winner of the last 3 Ballon d’Or Awards – Lionel Messi – reached an amazing record of 91 goals in 2012 (only official matches) beating German Gerd Muller that scored 85 in 1972. Twelve of Messi’s goals were scored in 9 appearances with his National Team Argentina. The other 79 were scored wearing Barcelona’s Jersey. From the 2008-2009 season till

Rogério Ceni – A Goalkeeper with more than 100 Goals? Believe it, it’s True!

It is not so uncommon to watch a goalkeeper taking a penalty shot as if he was a field player. That happens more often in penalty shootouts where there this no risk that a failed conversion endangers the goalkeeper’s own nets. Nonetheless, through football history some goalkeepers have taken the risk of trying to score

Champions League 2012/2013 Playoffs Draw – Facts and Figures

[wp_ad_camp_1]The Playoff stage of 2012/2013 Champions League was drawn last Thursday. Some interesting matches on the way (to be held next February 12, 13, 19 and 20th) and we try to have a look behind the team’s names and offer some relevant facts and figures. 7 teams out of the 16 qualified for this stage never won the

FIFA’s Club World Cup – Corinthians Crowned World Champion!

Corinthians was crowned Club World Champion for the 2nd time after beating Europe’s Champion League holders – Chelsea – by 1-0 in a match that came to an end just a few minutes ago. Guerrero scored for Corinthians at minute 69. Chelsea’s Tim Cahill was sent off in the game’s last minute. Blues’ new recent coach Rafa

FIFA’s Club World Cup – Chelsea Will Meet Corinthians in the Final (Controversy on Goal Line Technology?)

The last semi-final between Chelsea and CF Monterrey just came to an end a few moments ago, with the ‘Blues’ beating the Mexican team by 3-1 (Spaniards Juan Mata’s  and Fernando Torres goals, and own goal by Chávez scored for Chelsea) and ensuring a place in next december 16th (11:30 CET) final against Brazilian team Corinthians. Blues coach –

FIFA’s 2012 Ballon d’Or and Best Coach: Our Predictions

We are running two polls on our website to survey our readers sentiment about next January 7th FIFA awards for 2012 best world player (FIFA’s Ballon d’Or) and coach. FIFA’s Ballon d’Or 2012 – Who will win? Vote on our Poll! FIFA’s 2012 Best Coach – Who will win? Vote on our Poll! The current

FIFA’s Club World Cup – Corinthians Moves to the Final

The first semi-final of FIFA’s 2012 Club World Cup came to an end a few moments ago in Japan. Brazilian team Corinthians booked a place in next December 16th final after beating African Champions Al Ahly by 1-0. Corinthians will face the winner of the match between Chelsea and CF Monterrey that will be held tomorrow (11:30 CET).

FIFA’s Club World Cup 2012 – First Summary Results

The first games of FIFA’s Club World Cup already took place. Last December 6th the team that received  the host country wild card to enter in the competition – Sanfrecce Hiroshima – beat Auckland City FC by 1-0 nill (amazing goal you can see in the video below) thus gaining a spot in the first quarter-final against Al Ahly (African