Tag Archives: Messi

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 94 (03/06/17)

Eric Krakauer and Paul Farrell are back after a two week break to discuss Manchester United’s dependence on Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchester City’s defeat at Stamford Bridge, and the ongoing debate about foreign managers in the Premier League. Eric and Paul also analyze Jorge Sampaoli’s recent run of bad form in Sevilla, Simone Inzaghi’s quiet success… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 84 (12/19/16)

On the final podcast of 2016 Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and guest host, Sean Sedacca discuss the biggest soccer events of the year. From Leicester City’s unlikely Premier League title to the growing influence of the Chinese Super League, Bigsoccerhead explores the stories that mattered the most.   Follow Eric Krakauer on Twitter @bigsoccerheadny… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 72 (06/28/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell discuss Lionel Messi’s announced retirement from national team duty with Argentina, as well as Chile’s Copa America Centenario triumph. The boys also look forward to the Euro 2016 quarterfinals. Follow Eric Krakauer on Twitter @bigsoccerheadny

Messi’s retirement from national team overshadows Chile’s Copa America triumph

By Eric Krakauer East Rutherford, N.J – Chile won their second consecutive Copa America (a Centenario, no less) but it was Lionel Messi who inevitably became the story. It was always going to be about Messi. Had Argentina won the Copa, Messi would have been celebrated for ending a trophy drought that has lasted for over… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 62 (04/04/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell dissect El Clasico, after Real Madrid’s unlikely triumph in Barcelona. The boys also assess Antonio Conte’s confirmation as Chelsea manager, the Premier League title race, and discuss a very controversial weekend on the domestic front, with the US women’s national team filing a lawsuit against US Soccer,… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 61 El Clasico Preview (03/28/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell preview El Clasico, as Barcelona entertain Real Madrid shortly after the death of one of its greatest Blaugranas, Johan Cruyff. In the Leftovers Segment, Eric, Jason and Paul also discuss the US men’s national team loss to Guatemala, Wayne Rooney’s place with England, and Periscoping during Euro… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 52 (01/11/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell discuss Lionel Messi’s fifth Ballon d’Or, and why soccer fans are becoming ever more obsessed with the award. The boys also debate whether the FA Cup has lost most of its appeal in recent years, and analyze the first round of Serie A, as Napoli are crowned… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Season Finale / Episode 34 (06/08/15)

Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere welcome Andrew Jarell Jones (The Intercept/The Guardian/World Soccer Talk/MSNBC) to the podcast to analyze the Champions League final. Andrew and the boys also discuss the soccer week that was, predict next season’s biggest stories, and divulge their best elevens of the season.

Videos of the Week: Messi’s ‘goals,’ David Luiz’ return, and a Brazilian bicycle

We all know that Lionel Messi won’t let anything stand in the way of his goals; however, few of us realized that the Argentine’s determination extends beyond the field of play. Below, Messi shows everyone just how to get ‘around’ those pesky autograph seekers: ____ David Luiz has a way of working himself into the… Read More »