￼Here’s the honest truth: Soccer can be really boring for a newcomer. We’ll try to make it interesting for you.
Football is beautiful, dramatic, technical and poetic. Learn how this great game is played.
- Wikipedia’s soccer page gives you the basics. FYI: You can call it soccer or football…and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
- Inverting the Pyramid is the official tactical history of everything. You get the “why” behind what’s happening on the pitch and how strategies have changed over the years.
Football is a lot like chess. Except every piece costs millions of dollars.
- Soccernomics explains the financials behind the beautiful game. A must read.
- How a Transfer Works is a fun little interactive infographic from the folks at ESPN FC.
- TransferMarkt.com gives a complete breakdown of current clubs, players along with interesting technical facts.
Drama on the field, drama off the field. And hairstyles. Lots and lots of hairstyles.
- The Ronaldo movie is coming to theaters on November 9th. I hope it’s a cross between Beyonce’s documentary and Kobe Doin’ Work.
- Soccer Men is a compilation of interviews delving into the personalities of players past and present.
- If you don’t feel like doing all that reading, you can enjoy this video of the perfection that is Xabi Alsonso and Nagore Aramburu. More fun stuff to come soon!