10
Oct

#TBT: Clarence Seedorf’s thunderous strike at the Bernabeu

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Widely regarded as one of the most underrated Dutch footballers of all-time, Clarence Seedorf’s days with Real Madrid will always be remembered in a positive light, helping Los Blancos claim La Liga and Champions League crowns during his first three seasons with the club.

Yet for all of his time with the Santiago Bernabeu outfit, the former Ajax and Netherlands standout can always fallback to his jaw-dropping golazo against Real rival Atletico Madrid during the 1997-98 campaign:

27
Sep

EA Sports’ FIFA franchise through the years

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If you have ten minutes to spare today — it’s Friday, let’s be real, you do — we invite you to take a trip down memory lane with this gem of a video chronicling the history of the FIFA video game franchise.

From its 1993/94 inception with FIFA International Soccer to the present, EA Sports’ best-selling franchise has sucked us in to committing countless of hours on our Gameboys, PCs, Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64s, Playstations and Xbox 360s, and as the platforms changed, so too did the quality of the game.

Check it out:

And how’s this for a bonus video? A young man apparently found the voice of the famous EA Sports intro!

H/T 101 Great Goals

5
Sep

#TBT: Dennis Bergkamp’s most famous touch

Many have described Arsenal’s stunning capture of Mesut Ozil as the most exciting acquisition since Dennis Bergkamp’s move to North London back in 1995. Bergkamp, of course, went on to cement himself into an Arsenal legend, scoring 120 goals in 11 seasons with the Gunners.

The most famous of his goals? This one against Newcastle in 2002, which is consistently named among the best goals in soccer history. Clearly, these were not the days of HDTV, but you can enjoy this throwback nonetheless: