1. Brazilian Selecão Coach Mano Menezes Is a Hopelessly Lost Coward

    When down a goal with 10 minutes to go, any coach will usually bring on another striker. Unless, of course, that coach is Mano Menezes...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 3 years ago 1,909 reads 39 comments

  2. The Golden Age of Brazilian Football from Romario to Neymar

    It is indeed hard to see history when one is actually living it. We all know the stories of the great legends like Garrincha and Pele...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 3 years ago 539 reads 21 comments

  3. Brazil Outclass the Scottish on All Levels as Neymar and Liverpool Lucas Shine

    A packed Emirates Stadium on Sunday was treated to a rare display of top-level football as a renewed Brazilian squad took to the field...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 3 years ago 754 reads 70 comments

  4. The Top 10 Brazilian Footballers in the Game Today

    Brazilian superstars have graced the beautiful game pretty much since it actually became beautiful. As we all know Brazil is the largest supplier of talent worldwide...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 3 years ago 15,377 reads 22 comments

  5. World Football: A Tale Of Two Suitcases

    Once upon a time in the land of football…. The scene is a five star hotel of a Brazilian capital on the eve of the penultimate round of the Brazilian Championship of 2009. The elevator door opens...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about almost 4 years ago 330 reads 3 comments

  6. World Cup 2010: Den-Mark, Den-Cross...Boys From J.League Play Ball and Den-Lost

    The impressive Keisuke Honda took his time sizing up a free kick from the right after 17 minutes. From at least 30 yards out, he scored a fantastic strike, which left Denmark's Thomas Sorensen without a clue...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 280 reads 6 comments

  7. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Paulo Henrique Ganso Has Got Me Singing the Blues

    Football is a passionate sport. Every emotion from joy and anger to jealousy and hatred can be experienced once that ball gets rolling, on and off the field...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 6,310 reads 4 comments

  8. FIFA World Cup Myth Busters: Brazil-Ghana 2006

    Throughout football history there has always been controversy. However thanks to modern technology nowadays almost any novice football fan can easily acquire relatively low tech means of identifying the fact from the fiction...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 869 reads 60 comments

  9. Brazilian Presidential Candidate Joins the Chorus for Ganso and Neymar

    Brazilian presidential candidate Jose Serra has officially joined the chorus for Ganso and Neymar to be called to the 23 man squad to represent Brazil in South Africa...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 875 reads 0 comments

  10. Paulo Henrique Ganso: Simply the Best Midfileder In the World

    He hails from the Amazon rainforests of northern Brazil. He plies his trade in the bustling metropolis of São Paulo...

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  11. World Cup 2010: The 10 Most Inglorious World Cup Conspiracies Ever

    It is the world's biggest sporting event moving billions of dollars, shown throughout the world to billions of viewers, with national interests at stake, political interests and just ...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 7,134 reads 19 comments

  12. Santos Win the São Paulo Championship: Cheers for Ganso and Neymar

    Santos lifted their 18th São Paulo state championship on Sunday after beating Santo Andre 3-2 in the return leg of the state finals Santos won the final with an aggregate ...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 500 reads 8 comments

  13. Lionel Messi Just Doesn't Have the Balls To Win on the Greatest Stage

    Lionel Messi came from humble beginnings, hailing from a small village in Argentina where he started playing football at the age of 5...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 1,429 reads 31 comments

  14. Dunga, Wake Up: Call the Boys From the Vila...The World Demands It

    Paulo Hernrique Ganso and Neymar, if you haven't heard of them before, remember their names. These two represent the present and future of Brazil and world football. In the beginning of this season they were seen as promises...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 599 reads 5 comments

  15. And Then There Were None: England's Premier League Not So 'Premier'

    Arjen Robben produced a spectacular second-half strike to put Bayern Munich through to the Champions League semifinals, booting out the last English hope Manchester United...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about over 4 years ago 120 reads 11 comments

  16. FIFA: A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words

    Who are the people in this picture taken this Saturday? Well, even more important is how they know each other. Let`s deal with the who first...

    Sammy Bal Written by Sammy Bal about 6 years ago 288 reads 0 comments