Monthly Archives: August 2013


UEFA Champions League play-offs delight

The splendid, stately singing of the UEFA Champions League Anthem on Tuesday means soccer’s grandest, most prestigious competition is officially back in full swing. With the song came the play-offs round of the UCL, during which 20 teams are paired and face each other in two-legged contests, home and away matches with aggregate scoring. The…


New shoe from adidas matches Messi’s brilliance

In a TV spot promoting Lionel Messi’s new, tailor-made F50 adizero in a stunning turbo/blast/purple/white colorway that screams FC Barcelona, the Argentine ace attacker is outfitted in an LED-bodysuit complete with mask, shoes and a soccer ball with glowing laces. Messi as a moving Light-Brite makes for spectacular footage to be sure, but the world’s…