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Congratulations to Spain for Winning the Uefa Euro 2008 Finals

in Group, Team & Standings/Spain/Tournaments

Spain is definitely celebrating right now as they have just won the 2008 Uefa Euro after 44 years on a goal by Torres. Congratulations Spain for bringing home the 2008 Uefa Euro Finals,

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Uefa Euro 2008 Quarterfinals LiveBlog: Germany vs Portugal

in Germany/Portugal/Tournaments

Uefa Euro 2008 Portugal Fan

Portugal (1) vs Germany (2)

– Petit fires wide open
– Deco freekick
– Cristiano crashes to the ground and seems to be injured
– Ball gien away to Cristiano Ronaldo who surges towards the goal
– Germany attacking the game
– Germany coach just looks on the box because of ban
– Game has started

Half-time

– Cristiano Ronaldo almost a brilliant effort on a counter from the left side but missed the net
– Podolski attacking from the left side and passing to Ballack who dribbles and gets a clear shot from the left side. Deflected by goalie
– Germany has possession but seems they are slacking a bit
– Nuno is all fired up and he has Portugal back on the game
– Portugal trying to score and tie the game after Germany scores two goals in a four minute span
– Interception by Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo almost a clear shot but misses
– Germany gets it back
– Portugal gets back after Podolski misses
– Germany with a throwin
– Germany now in posession
40 GOAL: Nuno Gomez scores after Cristiano right shot didn’t go in
– Germany attacking but Portugal now with counter on Deco, Simao, Cristiano Ronald and Gomez has…
– Germany gets posession but breakaway stopped by Portugal Pepe
– Portugal has possession
– Pepe with a forearm on the chest to Ballack
– Ballack down
– Germany now attacking
– Cristiano almost a breakaway but was saved
– Portugal Meirelles on a long shot but no luck
– Portugal now has posession
– Ballack setup for Germany
– Cristiano’s long bomb was saved
– Klose offside
– Portugal attacking, Cristiano looking for Gomez but Germany counters
– Germany now in posession, Podolski rushing but Portugal now gets posession
– Portugal regains posession and counters, Cristiano Ronaldo almost scores from the right side but was cleared by German defender
– Germany now in posession of the ball
– Simao almost gets a close shot but was cleared by Germany
– Podolski challenges and Portugal gets free kick
– Deco being challenged from just outside penalty
– Portugal now in posession as Cristiano Ronaldo dribbles from midfield
– Portugal making first half change
– Germany regains posession
– Simao with a corner kick but gets clear and now setting up again
26′ GOAL: Klose scores another Goal for Germany via a header from a free kick from Schweinsteiger
– Yellow card on Petit
– Moutinho hurt from a Ballack tackle. Major blow for Portugal
22′ GOAL: Schweinsteiger scores a GOAL from Podolski pass from the left side
– Germany in posession
– Ronaldo offside
– Portugal from the back setting up play
– Cristiano Ronaldo almost had a breakaway
– Ballack just missed on a header from a corner kick from the right side
– Germany still in posession and is settling for a corner kick
– Deco passing to Gomez
– Germany attacking the net of the left side
– Podolski is handling the ball and looking for teamates, Germany in possession
– Portugal is in possession attacking the net however Cristiano Ronaldo lost the ball
– Germany just lost possession following Simao’s attack on the goal
– Simao almost had a breakaway shooting on the right side of the net
– Ballack is attacking the net
– Portugal is now in control of the ball
– Klose was attacking the net but Portugal quickly got the ball

9′ The game has started with intense action with both teams exchanging shots towards the goal, however, both are still finding their net

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Uefa Euro 2008 Is Rocking Hot

in Group, Team & Standings

Uefa Euro 2008 Hot Babe

Uefa Euro 2008 is already in the quarterfinals and we have seen a lot of action and especially a lot of hot fans.

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FIFA and Their Capitalistic Stance

in FIFA/FIFA World Cup/News & Features/South Africa

FIFA wants to be the sole organization to have the right to say, utter, or print the words FIFA World Cup. They sent a letter to countless of small, mini blog sites who promoted their FIFA World Cup 2006 tournament for free.

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Copa America has Tricked the FIFA World Rankings Anew

in Argentina/Brazil/France/Germany/Italy/Tournaments

FIFA World Rankings has changed anew to reflect the results in the just concluded Copa America.

The FIFA ranking is in favor of Brazil and Argentina as their Copa America stint managed to trick the computations while Italy, France and Germany are drinking beers and chilling out awaiting their next game for the Uefa Euro 2008 qualifier.

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This Portrait of Brazil Winning Copa America 2007 is One for the Ages

in Argentina/Brazil/Tournaments

Brazil wins Copa America 2007

Just look at this happy portrait of Brazil winning Copa America 2007. It was a come from behind victory but nevertheless, they would only remembered as the winners in Venezuela.

Image source from ESPN

Brazil Wins Copa America 2007 Thru Well Planned Tactics

in Argentina/Brazil/FIFA World Cup/Group, Team & Standings/News & Features/Tournaments/Uruguay

Brazil wins Copa America 2007 Argentina lost to Brazil in 2004 via penalties. Argentina came to the finals with vengeance in their eyes looking to crush Brazil. People expected Argentina to win it all. In the end, Argentina went home getting beaten by Brazil.

Brazil was spectacular throughout the game finishing with 3 goals while Argentina never saw the ball behind the net.

Julio Baptisa came up with a back breaker by scoring very early in the game — 4th minute. Argentina captain Roberto Ayala helped Brazil extend the lead by scoring on his own goal before half-time and Brazilian Daniel Alves finishing off Argentina for good.

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Brazil Edged Out Another Epic Battle with Uruguay

in Brazil/FIFA/Matches & Results/Tournaments/Uruguay

Brazil Football Victory Copa America Brazil and Uruguay played another epic battle in the semi-final of Copa America 2007 Venezuela. It could be remembered that Brazil won against Uruguay in the same stage in the last Copa America going straight to winning the tournament.

It is a joy to watch two opposing philosophies slug it out in the game with Brazil playing beautiful football with grace dancing to Samba music; Uruguay on the other hand are the rugged boys using physical strength to outpower their opponents.

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Jamie Carragher Should Still Fight for His Place in England

in England/FIFA World Cup/News & Features/South Africa

It does not matter if Jamie thinks his skills cannot cope up with the young guys anymore. It does not matter if he thinks he cannot do it right now. Jamie Carragher plays very well with his team club and it is not his fault if England’s manager could find a place for him to shine.

He has the experience which could prove valuable for the team and as such, he should be hopeful and proud of carrying the England flag on his shoulders. Steve McLaren would still be talking to Jamie and hopefully they could mend their difference and find a suitable strategy to make the most of his capacity.

Jamie has this to say:

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No Surprise for Chile Coach Nelson Acosta’s Resignation

in Chile/FIFA World Cup/News & Features/Players/South Africa

It is fitting that coach Nelson Acosta of Chile resigns from the job. His team was a humiliation in Copa America at Venezuela capping it with a demolition loss from Brazil.

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