About Pierpaolo Filomeno

Pierpaolo Filomeno is an Italian student of foreign languages. An aspiring journalist, he’s been paying his dues in the hopes of moving up in the competitive media industry. Not even twenty years old, he’s already working his way up the ranks as a freelance contributor for webzines and academic journals, including the pan-European magazine cafebabel.com, the first multilingual European current affairs magazine offering daily coverage.

THE REVENGE?

One thing is certain: This year at least one team will have its revenge against the proverbial bad luck. Many teams have this, but Spain, Holland and Germany most represent the classic teams that play “the beautiful game”, that merit the title, but yet don’t win it. But don’t forget - there is [...]

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The raft of the Médusa. A French wreck.

France finished its World Cup ambitions. This fact, and especially the way it happened, was received – especially by my countrymen – with happiness and derision. But as a Francophile, I couldn’t do this. Indeed, this provoked me to want to restore dignity to the national team of the country which will host [...]

Italy, what is going on?

Did you know that the Italian national football team is viewed more positively abroad than at home this year? This is evident in the earlier post by fellow Young Germany World Cup Blogger Philip, an enthusiastic and confident believer in an Italy "double-double". But after the 1-1 draw in their debut with Paraguay, the [...]

Meet the World Cup bloggers: Pierpaolo Filomeno

Pierpaolo Filomeno is an Italian student of foreign languages. An aspiring journalist, he’s been paying his dues in the hopes of moving up in the competitive media industry. Not even twenty years old, he’s already working his way up the ranks as a freelance contributor for webzines and academic journals, including the pan-European [...]