* I want to see lots of beautiful goals in this World Cup, but I'd trade several of them for just one Scorpion Kick.
* Going back to Steve Nash, according to this ESPN article, he put on a show at a recent NBA/celebrity soccer game, scoring one on one against an Inter Milan defender. Chris Bosh, on the other hand, just sucked.
* Have you ever wondered why Team USA doesn't have more Latin American players? Especially given the massive immigration over the past 20 years, and the growth of domestic soccer leagues? Sure, we have a guy named HERCULES GOMEZ this year, but as awesome as that is, he might not even start. Jesse Zwick at TNR has some knowledge for you.
* I will return before tomorrow morning's kickoff with the official Iron List of Bold Predictions for this year's Cup. You may begin holding your collective breath, starting now.