What did you miss in the football world yesterday? Shame on you if you did miss any of these things, but I’m here to catch you up in case you did.
Wednesday was the 20th anniversary of one of, if not the worst, days in the history of football, and many around the world (including Steven Gerrard) no doubt reflected on where they were that fateful day when 96 Liverpool fans died at Hillsborough.
An amazing comeback victory would’ve been the perfect tribute to the 20th anniversary of Hillsborough, but even though Liverpool fell short at Chelsea, they showed a lot in defeat.
Thanks to a wonder goal by Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United booked a tasty semifinal tie with Arsenal by becoming the first English team to win at Porto.
UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals Second Leg: Arsenal (4) 3-0 Villarreal (1)
It was three and easy for Arsenal at the Emirates yesterday, as the Gunners kept up their hot run of form to dispose of Villarreal and move on to the last four.
Discussing the Clash of the Titans
As said above, Manchester United and Arsenal will be facing off in an epic clash in the Champions League semis, and Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger have already weighed in with a little perspective on the upcoming showdown.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Arsenal’s Theo Walcott both scored brilliant goals to help lead their sides to victory on Wednesday, but whose strike was better?
Babe of the Day: Ariane Gonzalez
Just as Brazil rolls out talented footballers by the ton, they also produce beautiful women just as easily. Today’s Brazilian import is Ariane Gonzalez, who loves her Palmeiras.