Archive for the Football Legends Category

Football Legends: Steven Gerrard

Posted in Football Legends, Soccer with tags , , , on December 26, 2007 by Patrick

While I staunchly disagree, I understand Americans resistance to soccer. All the domestic teams are rubbish and the game itself is seldom mentioned on our media outlets. Without exposure to quality footballers there will be no interest. Thus, I present Football Legends, a weekly series introducing you to phenomenal international footballers.

As a Man U supporter, it is difficult to enjoy the performances of Liverpool players. But one would have to be blind to miss the quality of Liverpool captain and savior Steven Gerrard.

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Football Legends: Lionel Messi

Posted in Football Legends, Soccer with tags , , , , on December 18, 2007 by Patrick

While I staunchly disagree, I understand Americans resistance to soccer. All the domestic teams are rubbish and the game itself is seldom mentioned on our media outlets. Without exposure to quality footballers there will be no interest. Thus, I present Football Legends, a weekly series introducing you to phenomenal international footballers.

20-year old wonder, Argentinian International Lionel Messi plays for FC Barcelona and was named to the FIFPro World XI. Proclaimed the predecessor to Maradona by Maradona himself, Messi is an unmeasurable talent.