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Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling

Jul 25, 2014

Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling

"From MRI images we discovered Neymar's brain activity to be less than 10 percent of an amateur player," researcher Eiichi Naito told AFP on Friday. #World Cup #Barcelona #Brazil #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #FIFA World Cup #Neymar #WC2014 #WC 2014 News #Neymar injury #Neurologists
World Cup win caps decade-long project for Germany and Loew

Jul 15, 2014

World Cup win caps decade-long project for Germany and Loew

The 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana that gave Germany its fourth World Cup completed a circle for Loew that began in 2004. #Sports #Brazil #football #Lionel Messi #Germany #Argentina #Joachim Loew #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Mario Goetze #WC 2014 Features
Argentina's gutsy World Cup team welcomed home by thousands of fans

Jul 15, 2014

Argentina's gutsy World Cup team welcomed home by thousands of fans

The team arrived in Buenos Aires on a plane painted with images of the players and a large sign reading: "Thank you Argentina." #Sports #Brazil #football #Lionel Messi #Germany #Argentina #Alejandro Sabella #FIFA World Cup 2014 #2014 WC News
'German Messi' no longer: How Mario Goetze carved out his niche

Jul 15, 2014

'German Messi' no longer: How Mario Goetze carved out his niche

Goetze's ability to slip through clusters of defenders, shoot with both feet, play across the forward line and be comfortable in a passing team like Dortmund gave rise to the Messi comparison. #Sports #Brazil #football #Lionel Messi #Germany #Argentina #Mario Gotze #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 Features
Messi winning Golden Ball nothing but a marketing gimmick: Maradona

Jul 15, 2014

Messi winning Golden Ball nothing but a marketing gimmick: Maradona

Was Lionel Messi the best player at the World Cup? It is a question that has been asked by many but now Diego Maradona has decided to weigh in on the debate. #Sports #World Cup #Lionel Messi #FIFA #Diego Maradona #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News

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Messi's singularity and how Barcelona have evolved after Guardiola

Jun 10, 2013

Messi's singularity and how Barcelona have evolved after Guardiola

For all we know, Guardiola knew what an overdependence on Messi would cost Barcelona. #Sports #Barcelona #football #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Bayern Munich #Pep Guardiola
Is a selfish Messi good for Barcelona?

Oct 01, 2012

Is a selfish Messi good for Barcelona?

Barcelona cannot depend on Messi forever. What if they need to dip into the market to buy another striker? Edinson Cavani or Radamel Falcao won't want to play out wide, or warm the bench while 'El Mesias' is ploughing a lone furrow in attack. #Sports #Barcelona #football #Lionel Messi #KickingAround

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Is a selfish Messi good for Barcelona?

Jul 13, 2014

Brooklyn soccer whiz, 14, moves to Spain for competitive youth academy, coach says he can play in World Cup

The next Lionel Messi just might be from Brooklyn. The family of 14-year-old Noah Leeds will soon move out of Park Slope for Spain, where the teen expects to play with some of the world’s premiere soccer prospects at F.C. Sevilla’s youth academy... #Lionel Messi #Sevilla FC #Brooklyn, NY #Park Slope, NY
Is a selfish Messi good for Barcelona?

Jul 12, 2014

Bondy: Magical Lionel Messi vs. Germany's golden boys could be epic

The Germans are rock solid and explosive, front to back, a golden generation ripe on the vine. The Argentines are strong defensively, they have a remarkable holding midfielder in Javier Mascherano, and they have one of the five greatest players ever ... #Lionel Messi #Sevilla FC #Brooklyn, NY #Park Slope, NY
Is a selfish Messi good for Barcelona?

Jul 12, 2014

Bondy: Magical Lionel Messi vs. Germany's golden boys could be epic

The Germans are rock solid and explosive, front to back, a golden generation ripe on the vine. The Argentines are strong defensively, they have a remarkable holding midfielder in Javier Mascherano, and they have one of the five greatest players ever ... #Lionel Messi #Sevilla FC #Brooklyn, NY #Park Slope, NY
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