Ajax Just Drove the Final Stake into the Heart of Real Madrid, Bringing Peace And Happiness to the World of Football

Ajax Just Drove the Final Stake into the Heart of Real Madrid, Bringing Peace And Happiness to the World of Football

Ajax just completed a double resurrection – something Jesus couldn’t even pull off. Their first resurrection comes in the form of an extensive process of returning to the apex of European football – a realm they dominated in the early ‘70s and mid-‘90s. By putting their faith back into the very thing that set them on top of the world twice in their history, their youth, Ajax has put together a squad worthy of Europe’s highest tier. Their second resurrection came just last night as they beat Real Madrid 4-1 – yes FOUR TO ONE – at the Santiago Bernabeu in Spain’s capital. No, their comeback doesn’t compare with Barca’s 6-1 thriller against PSG from a couple season’s ago, but it’s just as important and possibly even more satisfying.

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Atletico Madrid’s Crotch Thrusting Tour of Vengeance Might Just Win Them the Champions League

Atletico Madrid’s Crotch Thrusting Tour of Vengeance Might Just Win Them the Champions League

From top to bottom, Atletico Madrid are a squad hell-bent on proving the critics wrong. Whether it is the old regime of Godin and Luis revealing they’ve still got Champions League quality at 33 or it is Morata ferociously attacking the net, desperate to prove his caliber, Madrid are angry. Much of this team suffered the catastrophic last-minute collapse against rivals Real in the 2016 Champions League final. They remember the anguish of defeat that left their successful season that included winning La Liga in tatters. This Atletico Madrid side, therefore, are out for revenge. Yes, Manchester City look unbeatable, Juventus aren’t dead yet, and Barcelona still have the greatest player of all time, but if Atletico continues to perform as solid defensively and as lethal offensively as they proved capable of playing last night, they might just go all the way.

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Honoring a Legend: Petr Cech's Best Moment in Blue

Honoring a Legend: Petr Cech's Best Moment in Blue

“Drogbaaaaaaaaa!”

“They’ve pulled the rabbit out of the hat again! Can you believe it! Chelsea will just not let go in the Champions League.”

On May 19th, 2012, Chelsea won their first and only Champions League victory in the stadium of their opponent, Bayern Munich. Although both Drogba’s bullet header and emotional final kick will go down in the record books as the defining moments of the match, it was the man between the sticks, Petr Cech, who won the match for Chelsea.

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The UCL Round of 16 Draw is Tasty

The UCL Round of 16 Draw is Tasty

The Champions League draw for the Round of 16 was held earlier Monday morning and, for the four premier league teams in the knockout rounds, three of them are going to have a difficult road through to the next round. Liverpool face European giants and Rekordmeisters Bayern Munich. This matchup will see Klopp return to Germany to face a team he previously faced while managing his upstart Dortmund squad from five years ago.

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