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Valuable lessons from sports

By bitsandpieces - Monday, January 21, 2013

One of the many positive aspects of professional sports is the lessons it offers to all. What happens when you get people to compete at the highest levels for prizes… Read more…

Two roads to success

By bitsandpieces - Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The FIFA Ballon d’Or Footballer of the Year 2012, given to Lionel Messi for an unprecedented fourth year running, left me wondering about the roads to success of the three… Read more…

Carlos Tévez, a lesson in humility

By bitsandpieces - Wednesday, May 2, 2012

I have always had a great admiration for this player, coming from such a humble home and now rubbing elbows with the best and richest players in the world, succeeding… Read more…

Messy Messi

By bitsandpieces - Sunday, March 11, 2012

Once again, Lionel Messi has everyone talking, trying to be creative with their adjectives, asking how far this 24-year-old wonder will go. After his record-breaking 5 goal spree on Wednesday… Read more…

Football teams’ nicknames

By bitsandpieces - Monday, March 5, 2012

Nearly all top Argentina’s football teams have a nickname (some have more than one), with interesting stories behind them. Here are some: Argentinos Juniors – Red bugs (“bichitos colorados”), due… Read more…

Football lessons

By bitsandpieces - Sunday, February 19, 2012

Apart from enjoying watching football as a sport, I also get a kick of all the human aspects of this activity, both in individuals and in teams. I like to… Read more…

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