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Landon Donovan discusses Jurgen Klinsmann and the 2014 World Cup

Landon Donovan

Here’s an interview with Landon Donovan from August 2012 where he discusses Team USA, Jurgen Klinsmann and the 2014 World Cup. It’s interesting hearing his take on the aggressive he expected from Klinsmann and how this preceded the winning streak that led the United States to the 2014 World Cup.

Donovan is a class act, but more importantly he’s the kind of player that can help Team USA do some damage on the world stage.

Wild Jimenez bicycle kick saves Mexico

Mexico was staring World Cup qualifying elimination in the face as Panama scored in the 80th minute to tie their match 1-1, but then Raul Jimenez unleashed a spectacular bicycle kick that will be remembered forever by Mexican soccer fans.

Predicting soccer results

This could be interesting. A Polish startup has an engine that can predict the outcome of the match with over 90% accuracy for certain matches.

Bicycle kick from the ground

This is awesome.

Racism persists in soccer

Here’s a sad article that addresses many topics regarding Italian society, including the problem of racist taunts aimed at Mario Balotelli.