European football from an American woman's perspective.

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Player Directory

The goal of this directory is to answer the ever important question: “Who is THAT?!” It’s funny to think these men can be mobbed on the streets in their own countries, yet most American sports fans have no idea who they are.

Casting Call

If soccer were a film, these gentlemen (and a few ladies) would play the leading actors. Suggestions welcome.


Most of you will not be waking up at 6:00am to watch soccer just yet. So here are some fun games and quizzes for your amusement pleasure in the meantime.

Starter Kit

Here’s the truth: Soccer can be really boring for a newcomer. We’ll try to make it interesting for you.

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Much has been made about trying to get the US engaged in world football, yet no one seems to be stating the obvious when it comes to women: it’s very easy for us to watch beautiful men run around for 45 minute intervals without commercial interruption.

However, we cannot be expected to have a die hard passion for a game which, until very recently, has been associated with small children and track suit wearing moms carting their kids around in mini-vans.

As we learn more about the players, we come to appreciate the game more. At some point, we go from “Wow, he’s hot!” to “Why would he use a 4-4-2 against that side?” I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how much I love this game.

So this is a fun introduction to the wonderful world of soccer (aka football, fußball, fútbol, fotbal, voetbal, il calcio).


ps: Clever banter is welcome. Trolling is not. Remember, everyone is somebody’s child…and women don’t like people talking smack about their kids.