Category Archives: Euro2012

Euro 2012: Bigsoccerhead 1st XI

Line-up based on a 4-3-3 formation   Iker Casillas: While certainly not overlooked as the leader of the Spanish team, Saint Iker’s contribution to the team’s success is often overlooked. All the plaudits have been directed at Spain’s brilliant ball possession and exhaustive defensive pressure; yet, Casillas’ timely saves were integral to the team’s march… Read More »

The Vilification of Cristiano Ronaldo

When asked why he is the victim of incessant taunting after a Champions League game against Dynamo Zagreb last September, Cristiano Ronaldo responded, “It’s because I’m rich, good looking, and a great footballer.” Those words hardly endeared Ronaldo to the millions who already take great pains to voice their distaste for the Portuguese phenom, but… Read More »

Euro 2012 Previews & Predictions: Group B

The ‘group of death’ could completely overshadow the remainder of the tournament. Germany and Holland will start off as favorites, but Portugal may prove to be the tournament’s dark horse, and Denmark could be the perfect foil. Group B Germany Perhaps no team is more poised to win Euro 2012 than Germany. Since taking over… Read More »