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Steve Amoia

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Steve is a freelance writer, editor and translator from Washington, D.C. He was the founder of World Football Commentaries in 2006. He has written for AC Cugini Scuola Calcio (Soccer School), Football Media, Italian Soccer Serie A, International Herald Tribune 2006 World Cup Fan Blog, Keeper Skool and Soccerlens. Steve has also created three football-related sites: World Football, Italian Calcio and History of the Azzurri, and The Amoias of the Americas. Steve translated player and manager quotes from Italian and Spanish to English for Soccerlens during the FIFA 2010 World Cup.

Immortalised Ibrahimovic ready to say goodbye MLS, hello Italy?

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Sky Sports' interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic by Alessandro Alciato on October 8, 2019. Translated from the Italian by Steve Amoia for Sportslens. The importance that...

Cristiano Ronaldo: “Juventus? As a group, it is better than Real Madrid”

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La Gazzetta dello Sport Interview with Cristiano Ronaldo by Luca Bianchin on 10 December 2018. Translated from the Italian by Steve Amoia for Sportslens. Luca...

Maradona: “Julio Grondona lied to me. Carlos Bilardo betrayed me.”

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The almost two-year management reign of Diego Armando Maradona ended swiftly on Tuesday night in Buenos Aires. Despite providing fans and enemies alike with...

Andres Iniesta: “It was an incredible job by everyone.”

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The last man to lift the World Cup trophy, Fabio Cannavaro, carried the sculpted golden figure into Soccer City. The Netherlands was on a...

David Villa: “We aren’t going to leave a drop of sweat.”

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The Netherlands will try to win the World Cup final on their third attempt. Czechoslovakia (1934 and 1962) and Hungary (1938 and 1954) are...

Sneijder: “We will take special care not to lose the ball.”

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The Dutch are known for expressing strong opinions about football or anything else. Whether it be in their native Dutch, English or in this...

Vicente Del Bosque: “The players were superb in defense and in attack.”

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La Furia Roja of Spain booked their first appearance in the World Cup final after decades of disappointment. They will face the Netherlands who...

Forlan: “What I feel more than anything is impotence.”

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Diego Forlan has been one of the brightest stars at the World Cup. The former Manchester United and Villarreal man, who now plays for...

Frank Lampard’s Denied Goal – Linesman explains his position

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Mauricio Espinosa, the referee's assistant during the England vs Germany quarterfinal match, gave an interview to Ovacion, an online portal of the El Pais...

Diego Lugano: “Uruguay is going to play one of the most important games in...

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Uruguay has arrived at the semi-final stage of the World Cup for the first time since 1970. They are the last hope of South...

Maradona: “I don’t believe that anybody is happy with this in a country that...

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The road ended abruptly for Diego Maradona and Argentina at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town. The roadblock was called Germany. For the second...

Dunga: “I consider myself the first person to blame for this elimination.”

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Brazil manager, Carlos Dunga, who played for many years in the Italian Serie A, responded directly after the elimination by the Netherlands to the...