Wednesday late night with Movsisyan, Donovan & More

Catching up on the day:

*Pasadena College product Yura Movsisyan, the former Real Salt Lake striker, scored twice today for Danish team Randers in their 3-1 victory over Silkeborg.

Here’s the description of the two goals courtesy of Google translation from Danish to English from the club’s Web site:

“Again, it is energetic Yura Movsisyan (in the 35th minute), who brings kronjyderne the lead. A long presentation ends up in feet Movsisyan, who dribbles around Lasse Heintze and sends the ball into the net.

Randers FC was clearly better off after the break. After 49 minutes exit Morten Karlsen determined from the distance, and three minutes later, Yura Movsisyan again at work – even in two stages. Both times, beautiful frispilninger from a well-playing Alexander Fischer.

It’s just like being there isn’t it?

*The Galaxy’s Landon Donovan proves you can go home again when he shoots the ESPN show “Homecoming” in Redlands.

*Lastly, check out the latest in the slew of World Cup ads. Frankly, this song is so good you can use it as a soundtrack to virtually anything.

But here’s how the press release describes the ad:

“As if you weren’t excited enough for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa to begin, PUMA has just released the latest component of their Love = Football Campaign. The “Journey of Football” TV spot is sure to get any football fan’s blood pumping in anticipation. A celebration of true football, PUMA brings the game back to its roots, having shot the video on location in Angola, Ghana and the Ivory Coast, and features some of the world’s favorite PUMA players, Samuel Eto’o, Emmanuel Ebou and Mohamed Zidan. The video is sure to remind any true fan that Love = Football.”

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  • One fo the better World Cup ads, that’s for sure. Still, I’d love the world cup anyway. With or without the flashy commercialism.