Wednesday Jul 30
The Globe and Mail
Van Gaal says United need time to learn his methods
Manchester United defenseman Luke Shaw kicks the ball over Inter Milan defenseman Andrea Ranocchia in the second half at FedEx Field.
Brazil Beat: Born in Brazil, Motta feels Italian
The mother of an American serving a prison sentence in Cuba for covertly setting up internet access there has died, and it seems doubtful her son will be allowed to return for her funeral despite the urging of U.S.... The mother of an American serving a prison sentence in Cuba for covertly setting up internet access there has died, and it seems ... (more)
The Washington Post
Brazil Beat: Pros playing pickup game on the beach
If you are in Brazil for the World Cup, the next time you take a stroll on the beach and see one of the traditional football matches played on the sand, you might want to take a closer look.
Brazil Beat: Born in Brazil, Motta Feels Italian
Thiago Motta got a taste of what he was in for when he was jeered every time he touched the ball during a World Cup warmup match with Brazilian club Fluminense.
Historic treble: Today in history: Sulley Muntari wins Champions League with Inter
On 22nd May, 2010 Sulley Muntari's Inter Milan won the European soccer title for the first time in 45 years, beating Bayern Munich 2-0 Saturday night on a pair of goals by Diego Milito in the first Champions League final played on a weekend.