Found November 07, 2012 on Soccerlens:
Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow – Footballers with great hair, all the time - originally posted on Soccerlens.comHair is something we can almost universally live without, and yet it is a very important part of a person’s life, from start to end. From your mother admonishing you to comb your hair to growing up in a world that takes extra notice of you because of your appearance – your hair plays an important part in your life (especially when you start losing hair). Footballers are young men with a lot of time on their hands and a lot of time spent in the public spotlight. The combination – and fast exposure to celebrity status – means that taking care of their appearance becomes an important part of their daily routine, and that means proper hair care, or at the very least, hair loss treatment. We can laugh at David Beckham’s array of haircuts over the years or Cristiano Ronaldo’s change of hairstyles during a match, but keep in mind that this condescending attitude to hair styling isn’t ...

Cristiano Ronaldo Sings and Beat-Boxes, Pepe Actually Smiles, As Real Madrid Stars Make Music (Video)

Maybe Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe get bored waiting for El (next) Clasico to come around. That’s the only way we can explain their recent visit to a music studio. Nike Soccer cameras watched the two Real Madrid stars as they tried their hands at making music. Ronaldo spoke of spending so much time and energy focusing on soccer that he needs to take an occasional break. Apparently...

Cristiano Ronaldo to Star in Documentary Television Show, Hopes It Will Improve His Image

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will have his own television show, according to Spanish sports daily Marca. The Portuguese star will have a documentary of his life as a part of a campaign to improve his image.  According to Marca, Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes and PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi would have come to an agreement to shoot the special that would be broadcast on...

Cristiano Ronaldo defends image problem

Cristiano Ronaldo concedes he has a "bad image" but remains hopeful of being voted as this year's Ballon d'Or winner. The Real Madrid and Portugal star is on the 23-man shortlist for the prestigious award and is widely thought to be in a two-man battle with Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who has won each of the last three years. Ronaldo finished second behind the...

Cristiano Ronaldo Would Vote for Himself for Golden Ball Award, If Only He Could

During an interview with France Football magazine, Cristiano Ronaldo said that “if I could, I would vote for myself for the Golden Ball,” when asked about his candidates for the award given jointly by FIFA and France Football. The rules don’t allow players to vote for themselves, but Ronaldo’s personality comes to light when giving his opinion about the award, his rivalry...

Beckham: La Mindset Doesn’t Change

David Beckham says reigning champions Los Angeles Galaxy will not change their approach to Wednesday’s Major League Soccer play-off match at San Jose just because a loss will end their season.

Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo Endorse Barack Obama in 2012 Presidential Election

Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo have got the President’s back … way back. The two soccer stars publicly backed Barack Obama in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, according to CNN. The incumbent Obama faces a stiff challenge from Mitt Romney as he seeks to retain the highest office in the land for four more years. Rooney, a citizen of the U.K., was the first to pledge...

Nationality, Unpredictability & A Family Freak

A startling similarity between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo features in’s latest stats review, alongside an all-Croatian starting XI, commiseration for Juventus and celebration for Central Coast Mariners and Elfsborg.

Nationality, A Family Freak & Unpredictability

A startling similarity between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo features in’s latest stats review, alongside an all-Croatian starting XI, commiseration for Juventus and celebration for Central Coast Mariners and Elfsborg.

Nike Mercurial Vapor VIII CR: Explosive speed, striking graphics

Nike Mercurial Vapor VIII CR: Explosive speed, striking graphics - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe American sports goods manufacturer Nike have revealed the latest installment in their Nike Mercurial Vapor series: Nike Mercurial Vapor VIII CR. The Mercurial Vapor VIII CR combines innovation and style with a track spike-inspired fir for explosive speed on pitch. The new design...

LA Galaxy advance with 3-1 win over San Jose Earthquakes

Galaxy v. Earthquakes (2012) / By Tri Le Santa Clara, Calif. – It wasn’t looking good for the Los Angeles Galaxy going into the second leg of their Western Conference Semifinal matchup against the San Jose Earthquakes. The Earthquakes, winners of the Supporters’ Shield, had already gone one game up in the home-and-home playoff series thanks to a stoppage time free kick goal...

LA Galaxy drop Game 1 to San Jose Earthquakes, 1-0

Carson, CA -- Before a sold out Home Depot Center Sunday night, the Los Angeles Galaxy and the San Jose Earthquakes clashed in Game 1 of their two-game Western Conference Semi-Finals playoff series.  The Galaxy earned the right to face San Jose when they won a thrilling playoff Wild Card game, 2-1, Thursday night at home against Vancouver. San Jose had the game's first scoring...
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