#TBT Sports Blog: Former FIFA & MLS Star Thierry Henry

Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls the lauded former MLS All-Star and once FIFA great and French World Cup champion Thierry Henry Thierry Henry’s breakaway speed, splendid soccer skill and passion for life (popularized by Renault Clio television commercials in Europe) … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: English National Team’s David “Calamity” James

Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers former English National Team soccer goalie ignominiously named David “Calamity” James. Though David James may have not possessed the most flattering nickname in sports, this good natured goalie easily laughed off the unwarranted title of … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: French FIFA Star Franck “Scarface” Ribery

Today’s #TBT sports blog focuses on FIFA star Franck Ribery. The former French National Team striker earned his nickname Scarface from the noticeable facial scars he suffered in a car accident as a child. For years, Ribery has displayed frightening … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Clever Quote From FIFA Footballer George Best

“Maradona good. Pele better. George Best.” ~ painted on a mural in Belfast, Northern Ireland This funny, but clever quote is written on a wall to memorialize George Best, Northern Ireland’s flamboyant FIFA international footballer. George Best was also known … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Ref Swallowed His Whistle

Today’s Friday Sports Funny pokes fun at the old sports cliche – the ref swallowed his whistle. It’s easy to see in this blog’s comic that the screaming coach and the agitated players are incredulous that the ref hasn’t blown … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: England’s Giraffe: Jack Charlton

This British athlete carried a distinct advantage every time he ran onto the soccer pitch. He easily heads his way into today’s #TBT sports blog. The leg up Jack Charlton easily enjoyed over the competition was actually his neck. The … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: ESPN’s FIFA Commentator Ian Darke

Today’s #TBT Sports Blog recognizes one of the sports world’s greatest commentators – global soccer’s Ian Darke. ESPN recently signed Darke to a well earned contract extension to cover FIFA, EPL and international football matches for the network. This velvet … Continue reading

Brazil’s Marta: Greatest FIFA Women’s Player Ever

The soccer crazed country of Brazil has generously exported its Beautiful Game around the globe. The world adores the deft touches, brilliant runs and spectacular finishes of Brazil’s iconic players. For decades celestial soccer talents like Pele, Garrincha, Ronaldo, Kaka … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: FIFA’s Scarface Franck Ribery

Franck Ribery earned his nickname Scarface from noticeable facial scars he suffered in a car accident as a child.

Franck Ribery’s frightening speed, chilling patience and punishing style scare his opposition on the soccer pitch. Plus, the scars on his face have made many compare Ribery to actor Al Pacino’s horrifying character Tony Montana from the movie Scarface.

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