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“We used to call them Super Chickens. Now they are once again Super Eagles,” said another supporter in the capital, Abuja, dressed from head to toe in his team’s colours of green and white. Fireworks flickered across the sky as celebrations continued into the night. “We are champions,” said David Oji, another follower, tears streaming down his face, “For once we are the best at something good.” (via African football: Nigerian heroes | The Economist)

Manchester United v Fulham by toksuede on Flickr.

offside!

p.s. Ryu Voelkel takes the best soccer pictures!

Inter Milan v AC Milan by toksuede on Flickr.

farewell Cordoba


"If everyone is doing something you need to do it as well." (via BBC Sport - Robin van Persie calls for new signings at Arsenal)

Hmm, not sure about this line of argument. No question, they’ve got to do something, spend some money - but following the crowd is not always the right approach..

"If everyone is doing something you need to do it as well." (via BBC Sport - Robin van Persie calls for new signings at Arsenal)

Hmm, not sure about this line of argument. No question, they’ve got to do something, spend some money - but following the crowd is not always the right approach..