England’stalismanic striker Wayne Rooneywill carry on fighting and will refuse to take his foot off the pedal in an attempt to protect himself for the World Cup. The 24-year-old was hindered by ankle and groin injuries for the majority of the domestic run-in with Manchester United, and he also injured his neck during the latter stages of Monday nights victory over Mexico – though the England boss Fabio Capello was quick to allay fears of the incident. The earlier knocks severely dented Uniteds hopes of clinching Premier League and Champions League honours, while Rooneys own form has suffered since, scoring… Continue reading
Bayern Munich’s marauding attack takes on Inter Milan’s fortress defense in the “Master vs. Pupil” Champions League final on Saturday when coach Louis van Gaal could teach Inter’s Jose Mourinho a football lesson.
Saturday’s Champions League final should be the only show in town but the build up to the game in Madrid is offering a host of distractions.
That’s what this adidas commercial for their new F50 boot featuring Leo Messi and David Villa seems to be suggesting. Or at least that Zidane is one of many football gods. Though I wouldn’t necessarily have him figured as the god of anything involving pace, would you? Anyway, on to the links…
A quick question for all you readers out there on this fine Saturday. A week from today, Inter and Bayern Munich face off in the Champions League final in Madrid. Each team has a Netherlands international who has had a very strong year. The question is, which one (Wesley Sneijder or Arjen Robben) will make more of an impact at the World Cup? We have a few videos to make the case for each.
Sneijder can do this:
Robben watches this and says “Oh yes? Very nice. But I can do this.”:
Don’t ask me why Robben speaks with a… Continue reading