By Mikko Mabanag; Student correspondent; Ateneo de Manila University
In school, I am constantly reminded that being open-minded and exploring new things would help me grow and become a well-rounded person. So, aside from my passion for football, I have also ventured into music.
By Aaron Tom T. Silvestre and Jose Romeo Luis B. Almario; Student correspondents; San Beda Alabang
In the Philippines, it is undeniable that football has become more popular over the past decade. But we’re a long way from the burning passion that most of the world harbors for the beautiful game and the World Cup.
It was an odd place to find three international footballers on the eve of a crucial World Cup game, inside a small hair salon located on the forecourt of a gas station on the outskirts of a remote Brazilian city.
World Cup fans are expressing their love of the game in wild ways, wearing patriotic nail polish, dressing up dogs with jerseys and showing their passion under the sheets with Brazil-inspired condoms.
By Paul Vincent Balois and Vaughn Alviar
Thunderous cheers greeted a goal scored at the 72nd minute—and this was not in Brazil.