Not only he is the most gifted soccer player of his generation but Argentina and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has once again been recognized as such by his peers and journalists. But was he truly deserving of FIFA’s top award?
Note to FIFA: As you’re clearly happy to throw domestic soccer into chaos, why not double the size of the goal and allow everyone to use their hands while you’re at it?
If ever there was a time for soccer’s main man to keep the funnies to himself, it would be now.
One day on from the desperate disappointment of missing out on hosting a first World Cup since 1966, the anger has barely subsided in England over FIFA’s decision to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia.
Perhaps the referee gaffe in Sunday’s England-Germany group game was a good thing.
Has it really come to this? The world tunes in for an epic soccer match, the game is blown in the closing minutes by a highly controversial call, and the only official response is a tweet? (via World Cup Blog)