YG World Cup Blog: Being a small part of the big event

One of the most frequent questions people ask me is, “Why did you apply to become a volunteer for the FIFA WWC 2011?” The customary answer for each of us is simple, “Because football is my passion”. From this then, we’re all in agreement with several more phrases that could also be added: [...]

By |July 11th, 2011|Football, General, Soccer, Sports in Germany, WWC2011|9 Comments

YG World Cup Blog: Matildas Brazil Review

Australia's Tameka Butt vies for the ball with Brazil's Fabiana (L) during the preliminary round of the FIFA Women's soccer world cup match between Brazil and Australia in Moenchengladbach, Germany, 29 June 2011. Photo: Revierfoto, picture alliance / (c) dpa by Matthew Rossleigh Just over five years ago, a brave Australian men’s team [...]

By |July 3rd, 2011|Football, General, Soccer, WWC2011|Comments Off on YG World Cup Blog: Matildas Brazil Review

YG World Cup Blog: But how do they look?

We're now one game into the World Cup for the United States and already the conversation has drifted from the team's play on the field to how they look while playing on the field.  Specifically I'm speaking of the uniforms team U.S.A. is sporting and how they look a lot like nurse's uniforms. [...]

By |June 29th, 2011|Football, General, Soccer, Sports in Germany, WWC2011|Comments Off on YG World Cup Blog: But how do they look?

YG World Cup Blog: A Young Squad Eager for the World Stage

The Matildas' captain and goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri, here in action during the Australia vs. Germany match in Wolfsburg October 28, 2010, Photo: (c) picture-alliance / Annegret Hilse by Matthew Rossleigh Australia goes into the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup full of confidence, following their victory at last year’s AFC Asian Cup in China. [...]

By |June 27th, 2011|Football, General, Soccer, Sports in Germany, WWC2011|Comments Off on YG World Cup Blog: A Young Squad Eager for the World Stage