Rafael Nadal - The God of Clay

Rafael Nadal – The God of Clay

As a Roger Federer fan, it was customary to dislike Nadal or at least see him as a bitter rival over the years. But my heart has warmed to him as both players have gotten older. Not many expected Nadal’s dominance on clay to continue after two consecutive years without winning, in 2015 and 2016 […]

radamel falcao and james rodriguez

My All-Time French/Spanish/Portuguese XI

I recently clocked 100 consecutive days on Duolingo, where I’m learning French, Spanish, and Portuguese. I did French at school until I was 13, Spanish at GCSE, and initially picked up Portuguese to prepare myself for a holiday in Lisbon last year. This isn’t the first time I’ve done this many in a row but […]

ENGLAND v NIGERIA

England vs. Nigeria (1994)

England and Nigeria had contrasting summers in 1994. Here’s what happened when they met for a friendly after USA ’94.