Section 1: Seven Italy players picked to World Cup All-Star Team
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 7, 2:18 p.m.
Seven Italians and four Frenchmen head the 23-man MasterCard All-Star Team, as selected by FIFA's Technical Study Group.
World Cup semifinalists Germany and Portugal also had four players apiece on the all-star game. Argentina had two, and Brazil and England one apiece.
The MasterCard All-Star Team:
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon (Italy), Jens Lehmann (Germany), Ricardo (Portugal).
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WOITALLA: A Tabloid Trip
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 7, 1:34 a.m.
By Mike Woitalla
Even the Germans who would never admit to reading the Bild newspaper can't escape its giant headlines. They jump out from the newsstands and can be easily spotted if someone's reading the tabloid at the far end of a subway car.
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