It's looking to be an exciting Eurpean Champions League final, and more
The Barcelona squad is already in London, having traveled a couple days early for fear that the ash cloud from the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland will shut down air travel in Europe later this week.
Good timing for me: Austin Co-ed Soccer Association (www.acsasoccer.org) finished play last weekend, so my Saturdays are suddenly sadly empty. If that's you, too, you might try emailing email@example.com; they're listing pickup games around town four or five days a week.
The world's second-biggest club competition, the Copa Libertadores, features four different nations in the semifinals stating this week: Penarol of Uruguay meets Argentina's Velez Sarsfield, and Paraguay's Cerro Porteno faces Santos of Brazil, May 25-26 and June 1-2. The two-legged final will be June 15 and 22.
UNAM Pumas earned its seventh Mexican championship Sunday, with a 3-2 aggregate victory over Morelia.