Mi Amor, Boca Juniors

Remembering The Words For Love While working on my newest story, I found myself having issues putting into words my love for the most beautiful sport in the world: el fútbol. I was mostly having issues expressing what football means to me—the feeling of being on the pitch, of having the ball at my feet, orContinue reading “Mi Amor, Boca Juniors”

My Cultural Identity Look

Be culture, love your culture, keep your culture. Culture. History. Identity. Heritage. Blood. Lineage. Ancestry. Roots. Birthright… I could keep going on-and-on-and-on with different names for the same concept. I could go on-and-on-and-on about what it means to me and how I show mine… well, actually, I will. Because it took too many years forContinue reading “My Cultural Identity Look”

The Hand of Maradona

Maradona was an idol, now he is a monster. Growing up there were few people I idolized: Paul McCartney, Michelangelo — the Ninja Turtle, not the artist — and none other than the greatest football player in history, the national hero, El Diez, Diego Armando Maradona. Like Paul was a musical god to me, DiegoContinue reading “The Hand of Maradona”

Ibrahimovic Loves Ronaldo

Why admiring the best is a good thing and why falling in love with the greats puts you in the right path to become a great. I think this so interesting; the looking up to a hero, admiring the best in the world, having someone to set the bar for you throughout your career. All these can either hinderContinue reading “Ibrahimovic Loves Ronaldo”

Argentina vs. Brazil: History, Goals, and Upcoming Match

Rivalries keep us on our toes, through pleasure and pain, rivalries keep our hearts racing and our jerseys sweaty. In my little footballer world, October is filled with rivalry match-ups that have me up all night loosing sleep. It began last weekend with the Superclásico, when my one-and-only, the greatest team in the world, Boca Jrs. took onContinue reading “Argentina vs. Brazil: History, Goals, and Upcoming Match”