Tag Archives: Messi

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 »

Barcelona v Real Madrid: a classic encounter

While it’s never just another fixture on the calendar, a few weeks ago, this Saturday’s El Clasico seemed nothing more than another temperamental derby between two colossi, and a precursor to a potential encounter in the Champions League final. However, now that Real Madrid’s one-time ten-point league lead has shrunk to a measly four points,… Read More »