Whatever time zone you’re in, it has to be officially the weekend! And what better way to celebrate than a late-night edition of the Daily Kick Around? We’ve got Champions League draw–with the potential for an EPIC final–Rangers have a few bids on the club and the LA Galaxy signed a record sponsorship deal. All that and more, here’s your Daily Kick Around!
UEFA Champions League
Did you miss the UCL draw earlier today? Here’s the full list of match ups. The coolest takeaway from it? There is the potential for a Barcelona – Real Madrid final. Now that would be a Clasico for the ages.
FIFA World Cup 2014
In case there was any doubt, Brazil reassured Sepp Blatter today that they will be ready for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Blatter said he is confident that Brazil will host the best World Cup ever. We’ll just have to wait and see.
Scottish Premier League
We all know the woes of the Glasgow Rangers by now. Since going into administration, their outlook has been dim. But, there is some positive news on the horizon. Apparently several indicative bids have been made for the club. Perhaps they will be saved after all!
Major League Soccer
The LA Galaxy signed a monumental deal today, continuing their partnership with Herbalife. They agreed to a 10 year, 44 million dollar contract extension. The best part of the deal? As part of the extension, 2.5 million dollars will go to helping support charitable efforts, both with the Galaxy’s foundation and the Herbalife Family Foundation. These programs helped underserved and vulnerable children. Great news all around.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know who David Beckham is, and that he currently plays for the LA Galaxy. But do you know how he ended up in LA, and the story of his time with the Galaxy so far? This fantastic 45 minute documentary gives you all you ever wanted to know about “The Beckham Experiment.”