Tag Archives: soccer

Schalke 04 – Werder Bremen

To say goodbye to my good friend Jelle before leaving on my one-year trip, a little city trip had to be planned. Not a regular city trip, visiting a foreign soccer-match is the way we say goodbye. We’d already been to England, Spain and Italy, so a ‘Bundesliga spiel’ seems a logical choice!

River Plate – Argentinos Juniors in Buenos Aires

Pablo Aimar, Gabriel Batistuta, Claudio Caniggia, Hernan Crespo, Ariel Ortega and Javier Saviola all played for River Plate. Combine that fact with their beautiful home jersey and you’ll understand I had no choice but to see a game in Estadio Monumental.

El Superclásico in Chile: Universidad de Chile – Colo Colo

I was in Argentina when I suddenly was told about the big soccer match in Chile known as “El Superclásico”. Plans were changed immediately, a 6 hour busride to Mendoza followed by a 8 hour busride to Santiago de Chile, a taxi and the subway brought me to one of the biggest clashes in South American football…