Category Archives: World Cup

David Beckham’s Right Foot And Zinedine Zidane’s Artistry

    Both England and France have advanced into the quarterfinals of the 2006 World Cup on the backs of their respective captains and aging stars. While the young stars of world soccer continue to shine at this year’s World … Continue reading

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The Touch

    Holland just defeated Serbia Montenego 1-0 in a hard fought game. Arjen Robben was the most dangerous man on the field as he followed up his wonderful goal with a magnificent display of attacking football. In Robben’s honor, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Goal

    The 2006 World Cup begins tomorrow in Germany. The first game will be between hosts Germany and Costa Rica. Thanks to the resourcefulness of a fellow soccer fan, I will have the distinct pleasure of being able to watch the … Continue reading

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Jogo Bonito

[Hat tip to the Bengali Fob] Soccer, the Beautiful Game, will be celebrated all over the world when the 2006 World Cup starts on June 9th in Germany. Nike is putting together a chain ad, called Joga Bonito, from 15-second … Continue reading

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The Million Faces Stadium

    Take your seat at the World Cup and join the fight against the International Arms Trade at the same time. What better way to combine a passion for sports and a commitment to Human Rights than to join … Continue reading

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