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  1. Euro 2012 draw -- Favorites, underdogs and long

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    We take a look at the early favorites, underdogs and long shots of Euro 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  2. Champions League -- Ajax's diminished expectations in Europe - so...

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Ajax might not be the European powerhouse it once was, but this writer still loves to pull for the Dutch team's beautifully attacking football.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  3. Lionel Messi, Xavi and the best players of the Champions League

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Here are our picks for the best players in the Champions League this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  4. Soccer: Mesut Ozil is a key cog in Real Madrid's success

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Yes, Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning goal in the Copa del Rey final, but Mesut Ozil was Real Madrid's best weapon against Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  5. Soccer: Real Madrid scores a moral victory against Barcelona

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    The first of four Clasicos ended in a 1-1 tie, adding even more intrigue for the games to come.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  6. Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo's baby magic

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    What can you say about Cristiano Ronaldo? The man believes he has the power to get his 8-month-old baby to fall sleep by (wait for it) scoring goals.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2011
  7. Soccer: It could have been worse for Real Madrid

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Real Madrid lost to Barcelona 5-0, but that score line doesn't even begin to tell of the total domination by Barca, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  8. Soccer: Is European football eating itself

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    There's serious cause for concern about the financial state of most European soccer clubs. Huge debt, cash crunches, mismanagement -- all the warning signs are there for an economic collapse. Soccer is eating itself, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2010
  9. Soccer: Champions League offers highs and lows

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    The battle for European supremacy has begun. And while it's too early to predict a winner, it's difficult to bet against Barcelona, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2010
  10. 2010 World Cup: Spain-Portugal preview

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Bragging rights between neighboring rivals is up for grabs when Spain and Portugal meet in Cape Town for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2010
  11. 2010 World Cup: Stage is set for exciting games

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    With many of the top teams struggling to find their form, the stage is set for some exciting matches at the World Cup, Leander Schaerlaeckens writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  12. 2010 World Cup: Portugal team preview

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Portugal's hopes ride heavily on Cristiano Ronaldo, who must finally prove himself on the biggest stage.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  13. World Cup: Four guys who must carry their teams

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o and Steven Pienaar: Four players who must carry their teams.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010
  14. The virtues of Champions League elimination

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    With the World Cup on the horizon, an abbreviated club season can be tremendously useful to anyone representing his country in South Africa.

    Blog | Conversation | April 08, 2010
  15. World Cup: Wayne Rooney arrives at long last

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Will the real Wayne Rooney -- international superstar -- please stand up? On Tuesday, when Manchester United needed him most, the moment arrived.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  16. World Cup: Portugal's fate might hinge on Cristiano Ronaldo's ank...

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Portugal will face an extremely dangerous Bosnia-Herzegovina in the playoffs. Compounding its problem is that star Cristiano Ronaldo is doubtful with an injured ankle.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2009