Sunday, March 29, 2009

Maradona

Diego has come a long way. Some great pictures of the legend from the past.

And the story:

Many of the Argentine players, however, seem thrilled to be playing under a legend.

"He was the greatest in the world," Javier Zanetti, a veteran national team player, said at the practice facility Thursday. "And today for him to be coach, it's a very beautiful thing for us."

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Dempsey's Development

By way of Soccer By Ives:

I've morphed into a more of a complete footballer and someone who can get forward and back and is not a liability defensively,” he explained. “That was something that some thought was a weakness in my game but this year I've shown it's one of my strengths. I feel I'm more of a complete player, my passing and the tempo of my play has got better by taking less touches and being smarter.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Beckham Pays to Play in Milan

No exact figure has been said but Beckham is paying to stay with AC Milan:

"A lot of players show their affection just with words. David Beckham is one of the very few who has shown it with deeds," Galliani told Italian television.

"I won't cite any numbers, but I can say that the player has made an incredible economic commitment, paying a lot of money from his own pocket."

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Beckham Cements AC Milan Deal

Beckham will come back to LA, but only for half the season and then make his stay at Milan more permanent. Read story at LA Times.