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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.

Lionel Messi: “The goalkeeper was phenomenal.”

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According to the Milan sports daily, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Argentina had 20 shots on goal, 65 percent of possession, and completed 87% of...

“If the same spirit we had in Germany returns, we can do something important”...

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Fabio Cannavaro Closes a Great Azzurri Career He may be 37 years of age and perhaps past his prime, but with 133 caps for the...

Maradona: “Watching Tevez play gives me goosebumps”

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Argentina boss, Diego Maradona, discussed four of his jewels: Carlos Tevez, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Juan Sebastian Veron from the training ground in...

Marcello Lippi: “My favorites are Brazil and Spain”

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Italy boss, Marcello Lippi, had his first press conference from Irene, South Africa. He spoke to journalists about his adamant refusal to provide his...

“Today my career ends because after you, I can’t have another manager” – Materazzi...

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While the rest of the footballing world prepares for the month-long festival in South Africa, José Mourinho of Real Madrid CF needs to assemble...

Adidas JABULANI Field Test: Epic football or epic fail?

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Adidas creates a new ball for each global competition. The word Jabulani means "to rejoice or celebrate" in Zulu, one of the eleven official...

Field Testing the Adidas Jabulani – Official World Cup Ball

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Adidas creates a new ball for each global competition. The word Jabulani means "to rejoice or celebrate" in Zulu, one of the eleven official...

Maradona to strip for Argentina?

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In Argentina, there is one psychologist or psychiatrist for every 1000 people. Most Argentineans think it would take a doctor to understand the team...

Review: World Cup 2010 Indispensable Geopolitics

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Buy: "World Cup 2010: The Indispensable Guide to Soccer and Geopolitics" by Steven D. Stark and Harrison Stark ISBN: 978-0-9819289-4-4 "It's been said that Americans...

Review: Food Guide for Soccer

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Buy: "Food Guide for Soccer: Tips & Recipes from the Pros" by Gloria Averbuch and Nancy Clark, MS, RD ISBN: 978-1-84126-288-8 "You are about to embark...

Carlo Ancelotti on winning the league, Mourinho, Milan and the FA Cup final

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In an interview with SkySport 24 that was republished in the Milan sports daily, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Carlo Ancelotti discussed winning the Premiership,...

Buffon: “If I leave Juventus, I see myself in the Premiership”

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Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon was interviewed by Sky Sport Italia, and his remarks were published by the Milan sports daily, La Gazzetta dello Sport. Buffon...