FOOTBALL - Mario Gómez is 27 years old today. Gomez is considered one of Europe’s top strikers today and was among Euro 2012’s top scorers on three goals. With Bayern Munich he is a two-time runner-up in the UEFA Champions League (2009/2010 and 2011/2012). In 2011, he was Bundesliga’s Golden Boot winner on 28 goals. He has won the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich and VfB Stuttgart.
Shares birthday with: Nikola Tesla, Marcel Proust, Jessica Simpson
Europe’s goalscoring elite gave another masterclass today. Check out what the goals of Messi, Ibracadabra, The Hunter and SuperMario implied.
FOOTBALL - Outdoing your boss usually causes awkward moments and embarrassment and it is a good thing that Mario Gomez stopped at four. Since he was the first German to score four in a Champions League match, we started looking at the competition’s predecessor - the Champions Cup.
FOOTBALL - Yawn. Another seven goal performance. If, like myself, you have worked during rush hour in the last week, you wil have seen FC Barcelona score seven against Bayer Leverkusen (Messi just two goals short of seven), Bayern München scoring seven goals in successive matches and their striker Mario Gomez needing only four days to produce seven goals. There is something in the air. Spring is coming.
FOOTBALL - Bayern München stole the German headlines on Saturday, 10 March, as Mario Gomez became only the third player to reach 11 career Bundesliga hat-tricks. Click below for a recap of Saturday’s Bundesliga matches.