China’s Evolution into a Soccer Powerhouse

As the January transfer window comes to a close, the biggest eye-opener for soccer fans has been the number of big-name signings by Chinese clubs. A period usually characterized by big-name signings or buying sprees by European clubs has been overshadowed by the unavoidable truth that Chinese soccer is on the rise domestically and internationally – and it is good […]

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Young Talent of the Week: Lee Seung-Woo

January 24, 2016: Already being called the “Korean Messi,” Lee Seung-Woo is an attacking midfielder (sometimes playing in a forward position) for FC Barcelona’s reserve team, FC Barcelona B. He was lured to the Spanish giant at the age of 12, reportedly hoping to play with Messi. Seung-Woo immediately put together a string of impressive performances for the U-13s that […]

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That Wasn’t Friendly

A preseason friendly between Boca Juniors and River Plate was once again a violent affair in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires. It was a not-so-friendly friendly. 5 players were sent off, 3 on Boca Juniors and 2 on River Plate, in a match marred by fouls and ugly play that ended Boca Juniors 0-1 River Plate after a penalty conceded by a Carlos […]

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