"Brasil, tell me how it feels to have your decime qué se siente tener en casa a tu papá.
Te juro que aunque pasen los años, nunca nos vamos a olvidar…
Que el Diego te gambeteó, que Cani te vacunó, que estás llorando desde Italia hasta hoy.
A Messi lo vas a ver, la Copa nos va a traer, Maradona es más grande que Pelé”.
"The British type of football never suited me as a player. It was very much smash it up the pitch and play the percentages. The only percentage I was interested in was possession."
Brendan Rodgers, Manager, Swansea City A.F.C.
Our shared language and the visibility of the Barclay’s Premier League helped create an appearance for many in the U.S. that the football played in the Premier League represents the cutting edge of progress in the game. Since 2005, the MLS has essentially formalized this perception by establishing the annual All Star Game format where the progress of the MLS is measured against a visiting Premier League team. Further, the most popular destinations for high profile U.S. players like Landon Donavan, Clint Dempsey, and Tim Howard have been English clubs.
The underlying assumption and conclusion was fairly clear: England does it better than us; we should be more like England and send our best players to England.
Paolo Montero on his foul against Francesco Totti in an interview on CONMEBOL.com