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Which nation will reign supreme? Football experts debate in a Skype group video call

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Who would win in a fútbol match between Brazil and Argentina? Which player will have the most goals this tournament? Which are the up-and-coming teams to watch over the next years? These are just a few of the topics debated among global football (soccer, for the Americans and Aussies out there) experts on a recent … Read more

Will Brazil win the World Cup? Of course, says a Brazilian.

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Tiago Mello was ecstatic when it was announced back in 2007 that Brazil would host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Living in San Francisco and studying tourism, Tiago was one of some 1.5 million Brazilians living around the world as part of the “Brazilian Diaspora.” Upon seeing the news on TV, he used Skype to … Read more

Football Legends Predict Super Bowl Winners

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Being a sports buff, I was excited when Skype and Microsoft invited me to interview an elite group of football legends at Sports Illustrated’s MVP night. Football superstar Lynn Swann hosted an extraordinary evening featuring three of the all-time greatest big game players — including Joe Montana, Joe Namath and Marcus Allen — along with … Read more

Jason Zone Fisher Gives You the Backstage Pass You’ve Always Wanted

Guest Blogger Jason Zone Fisher is Skype’s new Correspondent. I am fired up to be Skype’s new Pop Culture Correspondent. It’s a dream job, and the best part: I’ll bring you with me everywhere I go – from Hollywood premieres to Comic-Con to the sidelines of a football game. If I have a backstage pass, … Read more

Beckham's first coach in disbelief as David misses out on the Olympics

During the run-up to the Olympics, Skype will be airing a number of exclusive interviews with friends and family of top Olympic athletes. Today, David Beckham’s first coach, Stuart Underwood, expresses his disbelief that Beckham wasn’t selected for GB’s football… Read more

Beckham's first coach in disbelief as David misses out on the Olympics

During the run-up to the Olympics, Skype will be airing a number of exclusive interviews with friends and family of top Olympic athletes. Today, David Beckham's first coach, Stuart Underwood, expresses his disbelief that Beckham wasn't selected for GB's football… Read more

Attention Football Fans: There's a New Skype Emoticon for You

With the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in full swing, many football (that's soccer for you Americans, a term that also works) fans across the globe have been glued to their seats rooting for their favorite team! Whether you're at… Read more

Attention Football Fans: There's a New Skype Emoticon for You

With the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in full swing, many football (that’s soccer for you Americans, a term that also works) fans across the globe have been glued to their seats rooting for their favorite team! Whether you’re at… Read more

Super Bowl Parties From Afar Via Skype

This Sunday marks a huge annual event in the United States – the Super Bowl. Culminating the entire football season, the New York Giants will take on the New England Patriots to determine who will be the National Football League… Read more