Opening Day

This is it! the day we’ve all been waiting for. Opening Day is finally here and we’re all watching or getting ready to watch our favorite teams and players tear the field up.

EPL:

Well right now the British Premier League is a power house for both transfer drama, managerial sagas, and rivalries. It only makes sense to start with the UK.

Team To Watch: Chelsea FC

Chelsea has been building recently, a classically strong sided, now with the addition of Jose Mourinho, is a strong favorite to win the entire league this season. Strong showings by David Luiz, Juan Mata, and Oscar in this past summer’s FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil only cement the public’s opinion of Chelsea this season. If Jose Mourinho manages to land Wayne Rooney from Manchester United, then the Blues will be hard pressed to not be major contenders for the EPL Crown.

Players to Watch This Season:

Robin Van Persie-Manchester United

Craig Bellamy-Liverpool

Emmanuele Giaccherini-Sunderland

Eden Hazard- Chelsea

Bundesliga:

Currently home to some of the world’s most valuable players and managers, many experts agree that there is a general shift in Soccer power from Spain to Germany. With the UEFA domination of Spanish sides by German clubs, many begin to wonder if the reign of Barcelona as the supreme club side in the world is over. Germany’s Bayern Munich in the southern German province of Bavaria is showing some world class prospects and class. With the signing of Pep Guardiola as the new manager, many have high expectations for the Bavarians which they will be hard pressed to uphold. Munich isn’t alone however, Borussia Dortmund has a glut of young and talented players that help comprise the German national team. Whatever happens this season will keep everyone on their toes.

Team To Watch-Bayern Munich

Players to Watch:

Mario Gotze-Bayern Munich

Robert Lewandowski-Borussia Dortmund

Raul-Schalke

Kevin Volland- Hoffenheim

Nils Peterson-Werder Bremen

Julian Draxler-Schalke

Thiago-Bayern Munich

La Liga:

Spanish season has started as well, and will anyone deny that the classic rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be the main talking point between anyone who cares about soccer?

Team To Watch: FC Barcelona

Players to watch:

Neymar Jr-Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo-Real Madrid

Lionel Messi-Barcelona

Giovanni Dos Santos- Villareal

Inigo Martinez- Real Sociedad

Helder Postiga- Valencia

Isco- Real Madrid

David Villa- Atletico Madrid

The upcoming season will be something of marvel as the stars align and bring some of the best players in the world against each other. We can only sit back and enjoy as fireworks erupt on the pitch and stun the world.