Saturday, December 10, 2011

Carlos Bocanegra


Carlos Bocanegra is the captain of the Unites States national soccer team. He currently plays for the Scottish team Rangers, after previously playing for Chicago Fire (2000-04), Fulham (2004-08), Rennes (2008-10), and Saint-√Čtienne (2010-11).


Born: May 25, 1979 in Upland, CA
Height: 6'0"




Career Highlights:


  • played for the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) soccer team
  • MLS Rookie of the Year Award, 2000 
  • twice won the MLS Defender of the Year award, 2002 and 2003
  • captained the USA team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
  • achieved his 100th international cap on November 15, 2011 in a friendly vs Slovenia


Friday, December 9, 2011

Sportsmanship


Rafael Nadal - comforting Juan Martin del Potro right after winning his match and clinching Spain its fifth Davis Cup title - epitomizes sportsmanship. Nadal won the 4-hour match 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 against the Argentine to put Spain ahead 3-1 in best of five singles and doubles matches.  


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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Ryan Lochte Rope Drills



A sample of Ryan training with a boat rope. Great for finishing a race

Monday, December 5, 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Jack Wilshere




Jack Wilshere is the youngest ever English Premier League debutante, making the Arsenal team in 2008 at age 16, playing as a midfielder. He was voted as Arsenal Player of the Season in 2010-11 season.


Born: January 1, 1992 in Stevenage, UK
Height: 5'7"


Career Highlights:

  • PFA Young Player of the Year 2010-11
  • Arsenal Player of the Season 2010-11
  • PFA Team of the Year 2010-11
  • 10th youngest player to play for England national team, as a substitute during a friendly against Hungary on August 11, 2010
 

 Jack Wilshere tweeted this pic this weekend: the 19-year-old footballer's pic with singer Rihanna.