Posts by Pete L'Official

  • David De Gea

    We Went There: Real Madrid–Manchester United at the Santiago Bernabeu

    “No hay mas que hablar.” This was the cabdriver’s response to my friend, who upon entering the taxi had given our destination simply as, “Al estadio, por favor.” I laughed to myself as we settled in for the ride, partly because I had spent most of the past two days looking for exactly “this” person […]

  • Lyon

    Megan Rapinoe Might Make Lyon the Best Soccer Team in the World (If They Aren’t Already)

    It was all good just a year ago. 2012 was the first year in 13 that Olympique Lyonnais failed to qualify for the Champions League, missing out on the money and spotlight that European competition brings. In truth, the rot had already set in. Lyon hasn’t won the league since 2008, its finances — including […]