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Nike new Ad – A visit to Andres Iniesta’s Village Fuentealbilla

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New ad for Nike takes us on a little sentimental journey showing Andres’s different side of the world.

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‘Joga Bonito’ and the Beautiful Game: Hooliganism Is Here To Stay

Firms, football hooliganism and middle-aged flab a dying art? Think again!

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Football hooliganism has no specific legal definition. The term was created by the media, the tabloid press in particular, in the mid-1960s. Since then, they have been extremely flexible and indeterminate in ascribing the “hooligan” label to different incidents. The perpetuation of football hooliganism can be linked to the high level of drama, aggression and petit mal that overcomes players in the 90 minutes of rigid warfare on the football field.

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Caption iT Special!

Caption iT!

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Caption of the Week

This picture is taken from a training session of La Selección in Zurich. It looks like Villa has to drag Pique to practice. What do you think is going on here?

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A little smile for Batista: Puyol will not play against Argentina

Sergio Batista has a star less to worry about.  Spanish defender Carles Puyol suffered a strain in his left calf, and will therefore miss out on playing a friendly against Argentina next Wednesday. The contracture in the calf of his left leg, grade two, happened during a training session of Spain and gravely concerned coach Vicente Del Bosque, who now must find a replacement on the defense.

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On Tuesday 7 September, “The Fury” will face Argentina, who seemed to have solved their internal problems with the support of the players to “Checho” Batista in his post as coach.

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5 min Recap of the World Cup 2010 (Video)

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Football Realm shares with you one of the most touching after-event (World Cup 2010) compilations. The ups and downs, the highs and lows, the video says it all . . .

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Oranje and La Roja fined by FIFA

FIFA has fined both Spain and Netherlands for poor discipline during the World Cup Final. The FIFA World Cup 2010 Final had many records but mostly were for misconduct, which included the record for most cards in a match in this year’s World Cup and the most cards in a World Cup Final, 14. FIFA has decided to take actions against the anti-footballing tactics of both Spain and Holland in the Final by fining each.

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No Messi without Xavi?

We all know about the amazing season that the Spanish club Barcelona had in 2008 and 2009. They won six trophies and that means that they took all the gold away from their opponents. They entered six competitions and were able to win all six of them, and that marked the end of a world record run. They won the Spanish League- La Liga, Copa Del Rey, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Champion’s League, Super Copa de Espana and the Club World Cup.

Messi & Xavi

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Could Torres be the next Gerrard ?

Every rumour dries up after a certain period of time but one rumour that refuse to die is Torres’. Chelsea is in a much better condition than Liverpool. Chelsea is fighting for every trophy where as Liverpool are still looking to stabilize themselves from their horrible showing in the last season and will look to come back to their winning ways. Torres, who has shown his desire to win trophies will be looking to play for a more stable squad and that is Chelsea. But if he shows his loyalty to Liverpool fans and stays than he could soon be following the footsteps of Steven Gerrard.

Torres and Gerrard

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David Silva seals City move (video)

Spain’s World Cup winger David Silva has sealed his move to Manchester City from Valencia after undergoing a medical on Wednesday before putting pen to paper on four-year deal.

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The KISS of the World Cup

Iker Casillas and Sara Carbonero

Spain’s World Cup triumph couldn’t be more perfect especially for the skipper, Iker Casillas, who lead Spain to World Cup Glory for the first time in History. Iker proved to be Spain’s savior in the World Cup final as he made some terrific saves and consequently gifted with the man-of-the-match award for his performance.

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Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas wears Barcelona shirt as Spain celebrate World Cup 2010 triumph (Video)

The Catalan star was forced into donning the shirt by international team-mates Gerard Pique and Carles Puyol, who grabbed the midfielder and managed to pull the jersey over his head in front of a huge crowd of fans.

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Paul’s Predictions – Recapped

Paul the eight-legged oracle is a genius or not???? Lets find out.

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Spanish tennis star Nadal in tears after World Cup triumph

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal admits Spain’s World Cup triumph left him in tears. Nadal, who has just become a shareholder in Real Mallorca, attended the final last night.

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Silva opts for Premier League, Yaya to follow?

Though World Cup is the only thing being concentrated by all the football fans around the globe this summer, but side by side European Clubs have started to spend their money in this summer Transfer Window that has already started to gain everyone’s attention.

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