Unfortunately for us footie fans, there is no soccer at the Winter Olympics; we’ll have to wait a while before eisfußball becomes an Olympic sport. But there was one professional soccer player, Håkon Lorentzen, who was fully in the spirit of the games on Monday and his reaction to his brother’s performance in PyeongChang was priceless.
Cape Verdean defender Fernando Varela joined Greek club PAOK FC in July of 2016, and the club’s website says that the move was predominantly made for family reasons. Varela, age 30, married his wife Andreia at 18, and the transfer allowed them to settle in Thessaloniki with their sons Gustavo, Tomas and Lourenço.
FIFA is an addictive game. After every match of digital football you want to play just one more. If you lose, you don’t want to end on a sour note. If you win, you want to keep that hot streak going. It’s a testament to how fun the game is that you want to keep playing. But, as one Redditor recently highlighted, there’s another aspect of FIFA that is dangerously addictive: the FIFA microtransactions.
These Carlos Tevez career highlights are wild. He is just too strong, too potent, too accurate. In one word: uncontainable.
The Argentine turned 34 on Monday and we thought it was worth remembering some of his best goals and plays.
El Apache started his professional career playing for Boca Juniors in 2001. He was only 16 years old.
It’s called the beautiful game for a reason. It has the power to unite millions of people with 90-plus minutes of magic.
At its highest level, the practitioners of this magic are superstars like Messi, Ronaldo, Ramos, Iniesta and many more – household names, heroes to many and icons to the world. But football runs much deeper than this, into the lives of anyone with a ball and a dream. And, thanks to La Liga, today we have new heroes who are living their dreams in La Liga Genuine.