FIFA 19 | The Best Parts — GeekRockTV.com — Travel Nerds at Comic Cons, Theme Parks, Movies Premiers & Live Events.

Offering active touch for more interactive ball control and more directly factoring in player statistics on loose balls, the new FIFA allows you to further personalize the way you control your players; this means there are ways to be good without being that guy who spends ten minutes choosing a formation before kick-off.

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Mental Illness: Let’s Extend Compassion and Remove the Stigma

Mental illness carries so much stigma. Too much stigma. While there is no shame taking time off work after a bout of pneumonia, sharing that you have a mental illness is an act of profound courage for the risk of rejection, judgment and discrimination people are afraid they’ll face.  Just imagine if people felt as comfortable talking about their anxiety, bipolar disorder or PTSD as they do talking about their tendinitis or high cholesterol. Not only would removing the stigma markedly reduce the suffering of those who are dealing with mental health, but it will help those who are caring for them to respond with greater courage, compassion and resilience.

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Messi made his Barcelona debut 15 years ago — ProSoccerTalk

Messi, who was just 16-years old at the time and began the season five levels below the first team in Juveniles B, had impressed in a rare chance to play against the first team players and was brought along in the traveling squad. In the 75th minute, Rijkaard brought on Messi to play as a forward, and he created a pair of chances, nearly scoring on a sloppy pitch.

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