May 14

Chimy Ávila: “My representative was talking to Barça”

first_imgBarcelona interest: “They did not contact me, but I know that my representative spoke with them. It is nice to know that people loved me in Barcelona.”The hardness of its beginnings: “At Empalme Graneros I was hungry, sad, happy, I learned to walk, to kick the ball. Every time I take a breath, I reflect and remember it.” Sharing costumes with Messi: “In the national team or at Barça? Where God forbid. But if I grab the captain’s armband, it’s going to be screwed up for me to take it off (laughs).”Soccer in your area: “It has happened to me many times to be shooting penalties and at four in the morning to start running because two started shooting themselves. He who forgets where he comes from, does not know where he is going.”Chimy Ávila, a soccer worker: “I collected cardboard, I worked in a demolition plant, I cut the grass of the neighbors … I did everything before dedicating myself to soccer.”Recovery support: “Ramos encouraged me, his brother called my agent to get interested. It will be because of the hosts that he hit me and I never complained. Felipe, from Atlético, also kicked me, I got up and said ‘what’s wrong, you’re Crazy? ‘But nothing happens, I’m used to shooting penalties to a goalkeeper with a gun to my waist. “ Enjoy your passion: “If I have been through so many risks in the neighborhood, why shouldn’t I be happy here? I don’t feel pressure. There is pressure from those who have to feed their children, get up at night to work on a farm. Soccer it’s not pressure for me. “last_img read more

November 26

Feeling Blue: Kate Middleton finds a way to rock the colour, thrice over

first_imgFor anyone who’s been following Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s style, it’s an open secret that blue is one hue that always works in her favour.Also read:What Kate wore: The sartorial style of the future queen of Britain on her India tourNot only did the gorgeous Princess wear a blue Issa dress during the announcement of her engagement to Prince William, within the past week itself, we have seen the Princess wear three blue dresses during her various appearances.And we cannot seem to pick a favourite among them!Also read:Kate Middleton goes from ravishing in red in Bhutan to wow in white at the Taj MahalIt all started with the Royal wearing a stunning gown from Roland Mouret–featuring cutouts on the shoulders–for SportAid’s 40th anniversary dinner at Kensington Palace. Since the colour really brought out her beauty, the Duchess kept the finishing touches simple, sticking to a pair of Cartier earrings, a Prada clutch and a pair of heels by Gianvito Rossi. The look’s actually very simple, but it has such a strong impact. Definitely the most eye-catching among the three.She looks radiant! Picture courtesy: Instagram/@hrhduchessofcambridge_With the weekend, rolled in the celebrations for Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday, so the next we saw of Kate was at a thanksgiving service in celebration of the Queen’s milestone year at the St Paul’s Cathedral. Switching to a baby blue, the Duchess cut an elegant picture in a custom Catherine Walker wool crepe coat dress paired with a Jane Taylor hat, an LK Bennett clutch, drop earrings and a G Collins and Sons necklace. That hat’s the same Kate had worn during Princess Charlotte’s christening and it looks so graceful on her.advertisementThe Catherine Walker coat dress was the perfect choice for the Duchess. Picture courtesy: Instagram/@hrhduchessofcambridge_Attending the Patron’s Lunch to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday, the Duchess again opted for a blue dress, this time taking a casual route. Her Roksanda Ilincic wool crepe dress was finished with a pendant set from Mappin and Webb and her favourite LK Bennett clutch and shoes. The colour-blocked dress is a really fun addition to the Princess’ closet and we would love to see it on her again!The Duchess sports a Roksanda Ilincic dress. Picture courtesy: Instagram/@charlottes.royal.familySo, have you finally managed to decide a look you are veering towards?last_img read more