Fernando Rodriguez-Vila

Costa Rica and Colombia Never Really Had a Chance: A Theory of World Cup Upsets
July 07, 2014

The four teams left in the World Cup have played in a combined 21 finals. This is not a coincidence. 

In Defense of Cristiano Ronaldo
June 27, 2014

He's the player everyone loves to hate. But his arrogance and narcissism are part of what makes him great. 

A Tale of Two Argentinas: What the Bosnia Game Taught Us About the Team's Conflicting Approaches
June 16, 2014

A sloppy win shows the bitter divisions within Argentinian football

Spain-Holland Preview: Can a Band of Hungover Dutchmen Defeat Tiki-Taka's Trotsky?

Nando Vila and Joseph O’Neill on the Epic Rematch...That No One's Talking About 

All You Tiki-Taka Haters Are Just Jealous
June 11, 2014

Like it or not, possession still gets results.