Luis Ulloa

  • Giovani Dos Santos

    Giovani Dos Santos: So much unfulfilled potential

    Once upon a time, in the land of the Inca culture, a talented young man was disputing a U-17 World Cup. Born in Mexico but with Brazilian blood in his veins, Giovani Dos Santos impressed the soccer world with his speed, dribbling and the educated touch he possessed. His...
  • Sepa

    Opinion: Kepa shows he has balls but only ends up being a dick

    “No, no, no!” Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga yelled to the bench at the dawn of the Carabao Cup extra time. His hands and gestures denoted frustration when Chelsea’s manager Maurizio Sarri ordered the substitution. When the local sound announced that Willy Caballero was taking Kepa’s place, the Spaniard goalkeeper...
  • Camp Nou

    How can Suarez end drought away from Camp Nou?

    You could see it in his face, in his gestures. Luis Suarez showed enormous frustration after the match that Barcelona played against Lyon. A 0-0 result expanded his drought to more than 1,400 minutes without scoring in away games. He feels it, and the sentiment is getting heavier. It’s...
  • Nasser Al-Khelaifi

    Nasser Al-Khelaifi, PSG undermine Financial Fair Play

    I have a fear. It’s a sentiment that few can acknowledge, but I’m carefully looking into it. I’m afraid that the game that I love will consume forever. However, its apocalypse won’t be on a football pitch, and everything will occur in the commodity of an office by people...
  • Pity Martinez

    Pity Martinez ideal replacement for Miguel Almiron

    Atlanta United had one of the best seasons that MLS fans ever witnessed in 2018: a team full of surprises, enjoyable football, broken records and a deserved championship. Tata Martino exploited the talent of Venezuelan striker Josef Martinez; however, part of Martinez’s success came from his associate, Paraguayan attacking...
  • tax fraud

    Clubs should help footballers avoid tax fraud

    On Dec. 3, 2016, the website Football Leaks revealed that then-Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo generated €50 million in marketing. The report stated that Ronaldo paid 4 percent of his total income to Hacienda -Spanish Treasury Department. According to Spanish law, every foreign footballer who makes more than €600,000...
  • Tata Martino

    Opinion: Mexico got it right with Tata Martino hire

    Gerardo “Tata” Martino was presented as the new coach of the Mexican national team. Martino, 56, arrives in Mexico City after a glorious 2018 MLS season with Atlanta United. During his two years in Atlanta, Martino achieved the MLS Cup and generated a 1.82 points per game average in...
  • Copa Libertadores

    River Plate lifts Copa Libertadores trophy

    The most extended Copa Libertadores final edition has a new champion. After four dramatic weeks, the second leg between River Plate and Boca Juniors concluded in the heart of the Santiago Bernabeu. Los Millonarios conquered their fourth Libertadores trophy after defeating Boca 3-1. CONMEBOL gained criticism when the decision...
  • Atlantic

    Boca vs. River headed across Atlantic

    After the suspension of the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final due to the altercation conducted by River Plate fans against Boca Juniors’ bus and players while traveling to the Estadio Monumental, CONMEBOL reached an agreement with the RFEF, the Royal Spanish Football Federation, to send the match...
  • Superclasico

    Opinion: Nothing like Superclasico

    Flags, flares, chopped paper, balloons, fireworks, trumpets, bass drums, smoke bombs and a variety of jerseys with plenty of different names on the back are some of the ingredients of a unique derby. I use the word “unique” because there is not a match in the sports world that...
  • Cesar Luis Menotti

    Remembering Cesar Luis Menotti on his 80th birthday

    During the military regime of Jorge Videla in Argentina, after the Peron dictatorship, there was a character that stood above in one of the most challenging times of the South American country. He was a hard critique of the regime, even when his job was inside a football pitch....
  • El Pelado

    ‘El Pelado’ hoping to right ship in San Jose

    The San Jose Earthquakes ended the speculation that surrounded the future of Argentinian coach Matias Almeyda. After a three-year relation with Mexican club Chivas, several media outlets placed Almeyda as a candidate to take the principal seat of Club Leon (Mexico), San Lorenzo (Argentina) or the national teams of...