“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
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
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
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
Today’s #TBT sports blog focuses on French FIFA star Franck Ribery who earned his nickname Scarface from the noticeable facial scars he suffered in a car accident as a child. At #3 in my book FIFA Favorites, Ribery displays frightening … Continue reading
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
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.Continue reading
FIFA Ballon d’Or winners Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo just aren’t valuable to their teams for putting the ball in the back of the net during La Liga and UEFA Champions League games. Ronaldo and Messi are not only the … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers the greatest band of all time along with one of FIFA’s most amazing, yet troubled players.
2014 celebrates 50 years since the iconic boy band The Beatles first appeared in America on the Ed Sullivan Show.
It was also 50 years ago that Northern Ireland’s George Best became known as the Fifth Beatle.Continue reading
American sports fans may revel in the histrionic antics of WWF, but the drama-queen dilettantes of 2014 World Cup soccer in Brazil are far too over-the-top for the American male.
Most American sports fans still can’t stomach soccer.
And, it’s because of the flopping that would make NBA stars LeBron James and Manu Ginobli beam with pride!Continue reading