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And The Best Player In Europe Is.. (Not Ronaldo Or Messi)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

By Goal.com Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has scooped Uefa's award for the best player in Europe over the last season ahead of Barcelona team-mat...

My Tale of Two World Cup Cities: Madrid vs Amsterdam

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Barry Yourgrau

I flew to Amsterdam from New York a couple of days ago, connecting through Madrid with a long layover. So happenstance offered me a paired glimpse of the two capitals from the World Cup final: red winner, orange loser.

Spain of the Good Heart

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Barry Yourgrau

Spain won a final that turned from a sporting contest to a morality play. Spain were the good guys. Holland deserted its legacy of Total Football and went for a disgraceful program of thuggish fouling.