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Ronaldo-Messi: The Infinite Challenge

These 48 first World Cup matches have ended yesterday, and these matches brought us straight to the second round, which will start tomorrow. Matches that have led us to a series of historical statistical records; the oldest player ever to be on the pitch in the World Cup, the almost endless series of games without 0-0, and the first time a team qualified thanks to the number of yellow cards. We now move on to the second round, therefore, but in my opinion there are so many other beautiful things left to discuss about the groups. Surely, one of them is the Ronaldo-Messi rivalry.
They could challenge each other in the quarters and it would be, sort of, the peak of their sporting rivalry. In two weeks we have seen quite a lot. Ronaldo’s sensational hat-trick against Spain, the total failure of Messi during the first two matches, the goal-scoring header of CR7 against Morocco, the Argentine psychotic drama, the mistakes of the Portuguese against Iran, the resurrection of Messi and Argentin…

Top 7 Amazing Fountains in Europe

Among all the other architectural wonders that there are to admire, I got really interested in fountains. As an architecture newbie, I decided to make this collection of the most striking fountains from around Europe. 1. Water Boat Fountain, Valencia, Spain
The image above is a cleverly designed fountain sprinkling water out of its man-made pores. 
Located in Valencia; it is known simply as Water Boat Fountain by visitors and locals alike.
2. The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is located in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona.
The fountain was constructed in 1929, and it was designed by Carles Buïgas.
3. Swarovski Fountain, Wattens, Austria

It is quite surprising that more attention is not given to the breathtaking Swarovski Crystal Head Fountain in Austria. It is honestly one of the most intriguing and unusual displays in the world. 
The glass covered, giant outdoor water feature is built directly into a hillside.
4. Charybdis Vortex Fountain, Sea…