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Con el socio todo, sin el socio nada.
With the fan everything, without the fan nothing.


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Party begins 2PM CET (1PM GMT)
at Sepp Blatter's Den

In the Program:

14.00 CET

women's press conference: involving nominees for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year and the FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football awards

15.00
CET
men’s press conference: candidates for the FIFA Ballon d’Or and the FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men’s Football award have their say.

16.30 - 18.00 CET
red carpet

18.00 - 19.00 CET
Gala Dinner

19.00 CET
the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala

I'm not sure if they'll live stream everything but they'll definitely broadcast the main event.
Feel free to spam / abuse / converse / make love to this post :)
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I SERIOUSLY CAN'T WAIT FOR MONDAY. MODS WILL WE HAVE A POST SO WE CAN HAVE A COMMUNITY VIEWING TOGETHER? :D

this is a sad post #prayercircle

APART FROM YET ANOTHER DRAW, SOMETHING ELSE HAPPENED IN LAS PALMAS YESTERDAY.

This afternoon the club has confirmed that:

 

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Another Football+ article! \o/
According to the introduction of this feature, Our 10 Men of 2010, they cornered got 9 acclaimed football writers to choose "the player who captivated them the most over the past year". And then they fanboyed over them.
Of the 10, there were Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba, Brett Holman (don't you give me that "Who's Holman?", missy, he is our flawless Aussie son ok :< ♥), Honda Keisuke, Neymar, and, of course, our very own Iniesta and Messi.

So here is Iniesta's article, AKA Sid Lowe fanboying (a lot) over Iniesta, and proof I was not joking about the Star Wars thing. For many of you, there's probably not a lot that is Brand New Information, but I think it is still worth a read. :')
When I finish copying down Messi's article, I'll post that one up, because my back is killing me atm.


MAN OF THE MOMENT

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Source: Football+ magazine
Words: Sid Lowe
Disclaimer: Spelling mistakes are probably my typos, and I apologise. Any grammar mistakes, however, I am confident are not mine, I just followed whatever Lowe piffed down. Any factual mistakes are also not mine, so if you have a bone to pick, Lowe is your man. XD

Further reading: From Little Things, Big Things Grow (btw I went back and edited a few [embarrassing] typos that I made when typing out that article. Please let me know if I've missed anything. :) )


TYFYT! \o/
Over the weekend, I picked up Football+ magazine (Australian-based, thus all the hubbub about Australian football):


There was an article about Barcelona football's influence [on Spain's World Cup win] (AKA Sid Lowe fanboying over Barça) and a fair bit about La Masia, and I thought I'd share it here. Basically it's a whole lot of fanboying, which I'm sure we can all relate to. It's fabulous. :')
Here is the article!

FROM LITTLE THINGS BIG THINGS GROW
How Barcelona’s youth academy won the World Cup, and produced the greatest player on the planet.
Sid Lowe reports.


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[And here is a bit more about La Masia, belonging with the same article. Crybaby Iniesta! Awwww! :')]

FROM COUNTRY HOUSE TO DREAM ACADEMY
Matthew Hall charts the history of La Masia


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Source: Football+ magazine
Words: first article, Sid Lowe; second article, Matthew Hall.
Disclaimer: Any spelling/grammar mistakes are probably mine, and I apologise. Any factual mistakes, however, are not, so please write to Lowe or Hall if you have a bone to pick. XD
Edit: Fixed a few of said [embarrassing] spelling errors, although I might've still missed a few. Please let me know if you see anything! :)


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There are also two articles as part of Football+'s "Our 10 Men of 2010" feature, which, among others, covers Iniesta and Messi separately. For Iniesta, they fanboy (it's Sid Lowe again, jsyk) and talk about his humbleness and his hero-status, and they somehow incorporate Star Wars into it, idek, it's both hilarious and a bit confusing. For Messi, they talk about... well, they just fanboy over him. They take ten achievements of his and talk about Why He Is So Fabulous. :')
Would you guys be interested in reading about them? If not, that's cool. :) If so, should I smush them into the one entry, or separate them? (they are rather long articles, ftr)


TYFYT!
Visca! \o/





I know most of you are asleep / wasted / getting laid but I'm going to post this anyways.
Feel free to add any gifs, macros, and images from last night (this morning) El Clasico.
I'd love to have a great collection of them and save it in my ~memory.
I'm sure there are loads of them :)


 
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It will be on 3AM Tuesday my time and I have an important lecture at 8 :(

Anyways, here's a picspam from yesterday's/this morning's match.



That's not from yesterday's match but look how happy he looks..
 
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an introduction to the youth players

So we saw quite a few new faces during the games in Wembley, and I thought compiling a short guide to the most prominent/promising members of Barca Atletic and the lower age division teams might be helpful. As always, all opinions are my own, your mileage may vary and all that.

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