Tag Archives: Spain

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/12/12 — Kevin Durant

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/12/12 — Kevin Durant

    The USA men’s basketball team entered the final day of the 2012 Olympic Games with a perfect 7-0 record, but despite their dominating performance up to that point, a loss to Spain in Sunday’s final would still make their visit to London an epic failure.  With all of that pressure staring them in the face, […]

  • The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    With their resounding 4-0 win over Italy yesterday in the finals of the 2012 UEFA European Championship—aka Euro 2012—Spain wrote itself into the history books as one of the greatest national soccer squads of all time. Or at least, that’s what all the soccer experts are saying. Personally, I don’t take the hyperbole of pundits […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 7/1/12 — Spain

    Stat Line Of The Night — 7/1/12 — Spain

    We rarely award “Stat Line of the Night” honors to an entire team.  Then again, we rarely see an entire team put forth a performance as great as the one we witnessed from the Spanish men’s national soccer team during their 2012 Euro final against Italy at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine yesterday. Anyone […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 29th) – Spain Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (June 29th) – Spain Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2008 that the finals for the UEFA Euro 2008 tournament took place at Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna, Austria.  Spain would defeat Germany 1-0 to earn their second European Championship. Spain cruised through the group stage, winning all three games and outscoring their opponents by an 8-3 margin.  They […]

  • Real Madrid’s El Clasico Victory Celebration Is A Must-See (GIF)

    Real Madrid’s El Clasico Victory Celebration Is A Must-See (GIF)

    Like I mentioned in an earlier post, Real Madrid’s El Clasico victory on Saturday was their first league win against Barcelona since May 7, 2008.  And while that outcome was enough to make the Barcelona fans want to punch someone, it was also enough to entice a Real Mardid dance party, starring the likes of […]

  • Watch The Backheel Golazo Of All Backheel Golazos (Video)

    Watch The Backheel Golazo Of All Backheel Golazos (Video)

    We have showed you some incredible backheel goals in the past, but none may be better than the one we were treated to via Spain’s fourth tier Tercera Division earlier this week, as Espanyol B’s Bubacar Njie Kambi, a.k.a. Bakary, somehow got his left boot on the ball and flicked it over the opposing keeper for […]

  • Watch All 50 Goals By Lionel Messi This Season In 3 Minutes (Video)

    Watch All 50 Goals By Lionel Messi This Season In 3 Minutes (Video)

    Lionel Messi has had himself quite the season thus far, as the Barcelona striker’s seven goals in two matches last week helped him reached the 50-goal mark for the second time in his career, and he needed just 43 games to get there. Out of Messi’s 50 goals during the 2011-12 season, 30 have come […]

  • Rudy Fernandez Hits An Incredible Off-Balance 3-Point Shot (Video)

    Rudy Fernandez Hits An Incredible Off-Balance 3-Point Shot (Video)

    The NBA lockout has provided many international players with the opportunity to travel overseas and showcase their talents while playing in their home country.  Rudy Fernandez is among the many players who have opted to head home for the lockout, as the newest member of the Dallas Mavericks has been practicing his no-look, off-balanced three-pointers […]