Tommy Tombridge Faces Leo Messi Tonight at 6pm

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Tommy Tombridge, Northwestern 2013/Kickapoo 2009, will be in goal tonight representing “the rest of the world” in the live broadcast of Leo Messi and Friends from Soldier Field in Chicago. Game time is 6:00 pm and it will be broadcast live on ESPN Via the Chicago Business Journal – The list of international soccer stars […]

It’s Messi and Wambach plus Pia

Lionel Messi signs autographs FIFA.com

The celebration complete, here is the list of winners at the annual Ballon d’Or presentations: FIFA Ballon d’Or: LIONEL MESSI FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Award 2012: ABBY WAMBACH FIFA Puskas Award: MIROSLAV STOCH FIFA Coach of the Year: VICENTE DEL BOSQUE FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year: PIA SUNDHAGE FIFA / FIFPro […]

Lionel Messi Sets Scoring Record

Lionel Messi celebrating record, by Julio Munoz/EPA

UPDATED – Via The Guardian – Lionel Messi reached another milestone in his phenomenal career on Sunday when he set a record for goals scored in a calendar year of 86 with a double strike at Real Betis, eclipsing Gerd Müller’s 40-year-old tally of 85. Check out Bundesliga Fanatic (run out of St Louis) look […]

Soccer – America’s 2nd Most Popular Sport!

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Via ESPN – The future of American soccer will be determined by one man. And, perhaps surprisingly, he is neither Jurgen Klinsmann, Clint Dempsey nor Ian Darke. Rich Luker, a 59-year-old baseball-loving social scientist based in North Carolina, is the brains behind the ESPN Sports Poll, the complex database that recently pronounced soccer as America’s […]