Reasons Why Mano Menezes Was Fired from Brazil’s National Team

Mano Menezes Fired

It is no secret my contempt for Mano Menzes throughout his reign over the Brazilian National Team. I listed several issues I had with Mano in my article, “Brazil Booed The dark Ages of Brazilian Soccer.” Gratefully, Friday November 23rd Mano Menezes was dismissed as Brazil’s head coach, ”

A day which should be celebrated by all Brazilian’s,” Romario tweeted:

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Adidas Prime vs Nike Maxim Hi-Vis

Throughout the history of soccer we have seen a wide range of ball designs that have been used. The two giants in the industry who have been producing the balls that are used to play with are Nike and Adidas. These two companies have revolutionized the game with the products they generate. Adidas and Nike pay top athletes in many sports to use their products and promote and advertise their technology and design.

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Netherlands the Biggest Disappointment of Euro 2012

We are in the midst of a wonderful Euro 2012 tournament. Thus far I must say certain teams have surprised me, like Italy’s more offensive style. However, one team has surprised me for all the negative reasons possible, Netherlands. So what is up with the Netherlands?

Before the start of Euro 2012 I said my favorites to win were Germany and Netherlands. Spain is always the favorites, of course, but I always try to play the devil’s advocate and route for other teams I enjoy watching other than Spain.

So the question stands, am I an idiot for thinking Netherlands as a possible contender to win the Euro’s? I believe not. Netherlands still has some of the best players in the world, and most will agree with me on that notion. However, it seems their tactics, formation and inner team conflicts are to blame.

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