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As we’ve more than learned by now, Spain (and Europe) really cares about fútbol. It was completely awesome then, that our last night in Spain was the final match of the European Champions League between the best clubs in the continent. … Continue reading
Wednesday, March 26, was a pretty busy day. Beyond registering that morning for the first semester of my senior year (ahh!), I had my normal three classes, a paseo, and a soccer game with my class — and we were … Continue reading
We went on another field trip with our soccer class this past Monday. This time we went to the headquarters of AS, a Spanish daily newspaper focused completely on sports. As I’ve said before, Spain really loves their sports. The country … Continue reading
Like the 111.5 million other people in the United States, some friends and I stayed up late on Sunday night to watch the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. Kick-off was scheduled for 6:30pm… but that’s east coast … Continue reading
On Tuesday night, Christy, Hyunjin, and I finally had the chance to see the Real Madrid stadium filled with real people. It was a totally different experience to see the venue lit up at night with tons of people in … Continue reading
Though American University didn’t have classes on Monday because of Martin Luther King Day, Jr. Day (and actually had classes cancelled today as well because of snow!), Spain does not have such a holiday, so we still had to attend school.
Last night we had the opportunity to attend our first Spanish partido de fútbol, or soccer game, with the match between Atlético de Madrid (“Madrid Athletics”) and Sevilla. It was definitely an experience to say the least.