Category Archives: World Cup

Tragedy in Berlin

    Zinedine Zidane ended his legendary career with a red card in Berlin. Italy beat France in penalty kicks to win the 2006 World Cup. However, the story of the day is once again Zinedine Zidane. After scoring on … Continue reading

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Allez Les Bleus!

    Allez Les Blues! France are through to the 2006 World Cup Final after a fiercely contested semifinal against Portugal. Zinedine Zidane converted a penalty kick after Thierry Henry was fouled inside the box by Portugal’s Ricardo Carvalho. The … Continue reading

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How To Ruin A World Cup

Today the German soccer team plays Italy for a berth in the World Cup final. However, Germany will be playing without Torsten Frings. Frings was suspended after FIFA reviewed video of the disgraceful brawl that took place after Germany defeated … Continue reading

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Bend It Like…Hagi

Tomorrow brings the first of the two semifinal matches of the 2006 World Cup. My money is on Germany tomorrow and France the next day. In the meantime, here is another classic moment from a previous World Cup featuring another … Continue reading

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A Masterful Performance

Zinedine Zidane played today like it might be his last game. With Zidane retiring after this World Cup, if Les Bleus had lost against Brazil it would indeed have been Zidane’s last game. Instead Zidane produced a masterful display of soccer to … Continue reading

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