David Beckham gives brazuca a makeover for the #WorldCup Final. #allin or nothing.
Have to love and respect this man, even though i never really got to watch him play while growing up. Just looking at clips from the past made me realise how much he brought into the game of football.
Dissecting Paulino - Barça’s first and the Philippines’ last goalscoring machine
He is, alongside Hidetoshi Nakata and Ji-Sung Park, one of the finest footballers the Far East has given to the world. Chronicles of that time describe him as a skilful forward; thin, but strong-legged. Paulino Alcántara, product of the marriage between a Spanish soldier and a Filipina, was born in Iloilo City, the Philippines, on 1896; two years prior to the independence of the archipelago from Spain and subsequent occupation by the U.S.
Although registers from the era don’t give away a precise date, Alcántara moved to Barcelona alongside his family at the beginning of the 20th century; being that same city where he started and ended his footballing career. But what’s so remarkable about him?