Everything you need to know about the Bundesliga
May25

Everything you need to know about the Bundesliga

The top league in Germany, the Bundesliga was the envy of the soccer world. Here are some interesting facts: The fan experience in the Bundesliga is like no other. The ticket prices are cheap and some clubs even provide assistance for fans for away games. In addition, you are allowed to grab a beer during a game. However, what makes the Bundesliga great is the standard of soccer. For action on the pitch, Germany’s top league is one of...

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Three greats whose Jersey numbers should be retired
Jan29

Three greats whose Jersey numbers should be retired

One of, if not the best ways to honor a player is to permanently retire that player’s jersey number at their club. When you retire that number, you honor his contribution to the club, and to the game. When a club retires a number, you will never see that number of the field again, unless there is a request from the player himself. Here are some of the top players in the world who should have the honor of taking their number with them...

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Three soccer dribbling drills to improve ball control
Nov02

Three soccer dribbling drills to improve ball control

The hallmark of some of the best soccer players in the world are their dribbling skills. The ball control when at full speed or when avoiding defenders is amazing. The ball is almost an extension of their feet and it is that level of control that makes them some of the top players in the world. Fortunately, this level of control can be achieved with sufficient practice. Here are some drills that will improve ball control: Closed-space...

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Is women’s soccer in Italy finally on the move, or just more talk?
Feb09

Is women’s soccer in Italy finally on the move, or just more talk?

An important press conference regarding women and sports took place last week on the outskirts of Rome at the conclusion of a three-day national team training camp organized by head coach Carolina Morace. The central theme of the conference, which was presented by officials of the Italian Ministry for Equal Opportunity and the Italian Female Soccer Division, was how to give more attention to women’s sports in Italy. The conference...

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