In case you don’t feel old: “Pokemon” turns 25 – Games

The “Pokémon” games have been around in February 2021 for 25 years. The developers publish a nostalgic teaser and call for celebration.

The “Pokémon” franchise is the most popular and most successful Franchise at all. Even more than “Star Wars”, “Marvel” and “Mickey Mouse”. No wonder, because not only the video games are among the best-selling Nintendo games, merchandise such as plush figures and TV series still inspire young and old today.

For its 25th birthday, the “Pokémon Company” now has big plans. In a new teaser trailer, the past highlights of recent years are shown in a nostalgic journey. Pokéballs roll through hand-built constructs that are inspired by different “Pokémon” generations.

Katy Perry is a “Pokémon” fan

According to the developers, we can look forward to “special surprises” this year. Starting in March, new events, promotions and other announcements will be presented regularly throughout the year as part of the celebration. One can follow this here. It is still unclear whether this refers to new games. However, it can be assumed that something new will certainly be shown there for the 25th anniversary.

As part of this big party, “Pokémon” works with “the greatest stars of the music industry”. The first one announced was a collaboration with pop singer Katy Perry. She will support the event musically. During the year, more details and stars will gradually become known.

Katy Perry in a Pikachu look. She supports the anniversary musically.Businesswire

Perry had already been spotted with her husband and son in the “Pokémon” café in Japan in the past and, according to the announcement, comes out as a big fan:

“Pokémon has always been a constant in my life, from the video games on the Game Boy to the trading cards. It’s an honor to be part of the celebration of this franchise that I’ve enjoyed so much over the past 25 years.”

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Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers, with the history and the climate in their favor against Rams

The right arm of Aaron Rodgers It is a lethal weapon with which he is able to write an epic at the level reached by John Snow with his sword in the Battle of the Bastards. The quarterback of the Packers He is a brave warrior whose commanding gaze seems to always be one step ahead of his enemies, to the degree that he can subdue them no matter how great they are, especially if he is in their natural habitat of the Lambeau Field tundra.

Rodgers is a hero of mythology and his epic battles can be told with the same attitude as a script from Game of Thrones. At 37 years of age, the Californian is about to wage a new war in search of a second ring to wear on his hand, and what better way to start the road to glory than at home, where in six games of Playoffs who has played since taking the reins of the Green Bay attack holds a 4-2 record, because contrary to his Californian DNA, he has managed to build an empire between ice castles.

Historically, the Packers have been able to take advantage of Wisconsin conditions in their favor, to such an extent that in the postseason they have a career record of 19-5 (17-5 at Green Bay and 2-0 at Milwaukee). That’s why this Saturday against the Rams, the Packers will look to capitalize on the home factor in the Divisional Round game at Lambeau Field, that although it will not have hostile pressure on the rival due to the pandemic, you will have the weather conditions in your favor.

In addition, the Cheeseheads led the NFL in offensive production averaging 31.8 points per game, while Los Angeles allowed the fewest points per game with 18.5 units on average during the 2020 regular season. The game will mark the eighth postseason game among the highest-scoring offense. and the highest-scoring defense since 1990.

The last time they met in the Playoffs occurred 19 years ago, on January 20, 2002 but at the Dome at America’s Center, where the bulls attacked the Packers by a humiliating score of 17-45, however, the only occasion that was They saw each other in the Postseason in packer territory, it happened on December 23, 1967, when Green Bay won 7-28 in what was one of their only two victories in Milwaukee in defining instances.

Gren Bay’s last three home games in the postseason were well capitalized with three wins. Before Seahawks a year ago, against the Giants in January 2017 and against Cowboys in 2015; While to find the last loss of the Packers at home during a Playoffs you have to go back to January 5, 2014, when they succumbed to their black beast, the 49ers, so that the locality will have its specific weight in this crossing.

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NBA: 2020-21 season, with option to suspend up to two weeks due to Covid-19

The NBA canceled two more games due to problems related to the Covid-19 and the Miami Heat was preparing to run out of eight players, including the All-Stars Jimmy Butler y Bam Adebayo, for several days due to possible exposure to the coronavirus.

The game in Dallas between the Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans was postponed by the league as well as Tuesday’s showdown at Chicago between the Bulls and the Boston Celtics.

The league’s general managers met Monday to discuss the virus situation, with the participation of the National Basketball Players Association. The board of governors of the NBA It will meet on Tuesday to decide on a new health protocol or make a two-week break.

The last postponements came a day after the game of Miami en Boston was canceled due to contact tracing issues within the Heat. The Celtics would have been without seven players due to virus-related problems in that game.

Avery Bradley of Miami, who did not play in the bubble of reboots of the NBA last season out of concern about exposure to the virus, he was also ruled out of that game due to protocols.

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Doncic celebrates against the Clippers

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Barcelona: Sergio Busquets reached 600 games as culé

Sergio Busquets, a history of Barcelona, has arrived this Saturday to the 600 parties like culé.

The Spanish midfielder fulfilled them in the Blaugrana visit to Granada in LaLiga, which also makes him the fourth player to reach that number.

Xavi Hernandez continues to be the player with the most matches on el Barcelona, with 767; they follow him Messi with 752 (I already count the match vs the Granada), Iniesta with 674 and Busquets which reaches 600.

Spark plugs‘He debuted in 2007, and since that year he has been an indisputable in the eleven culé, where he has won 31 titles, including the famous Sextete.

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FA Cup: Manchester United fell far from shining, but advanced to Round of 32

The Scottish goal Scott McTominay it was enough to Manchester United to achieve victory against him Watford (1-0) and seal the classification for the Round of 32 of the FA Cup.

The set of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did not shine on Old Trafford, but he did enough against a rival who plays in the Championship, second category of English football.

The clash was resolved after five minutes, when a ball sent by Alex Such was taken advantage of by McTominay, who finished the action and put his team ahead.

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He Manchester United He maintained control of the duel and achieved access to the Round of 32 of the English Cup.

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The January sales begin today in a weather frozen by the cold and the covid

Everything is prepared in the department stores to open their doors today, after the Kings, to a very cold January sales, although many small businesses have been selling products with 50% and even 70% discounts for days to attract the consumer who may have lost due to the pandemic. The social distancing and security measures, which the virus forces, will make it impossible this year for the image of numerous Spaniards pushing in and running through the corridors of large centers, such as El Corte Inglés, to find the best offers. first.

However, at ten in the morning the doors will open, but how will consumers react? Will there be people queuing, with their safety distance, waiting to enter? Will many attend this traditional appointment or will they continue to buy mainly online?

A mystery that will be solved today, but everything indicates that the typical image that we see every January 7 “will be less this year”, according to some consumer organizations such as FUCI. Its president, Gustavo Samayoa, maintains that users “have become more forward-thinking” and that “they are afraid to spend because there is a lot of uncertainty with the pandemic.” The trade, according to this association, is proposing “real discounts, which come from the stock that they have not sold,” but this year has a consumer “more reluctant to spend.”

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Brexit: British players will compete as foreigners in European leagues

He UK made his exit from the European Union with the call Brexi, but its impact has also been transferred to the world of soccer.

And it is that from this 2021, British players will be affected in European competitions, since they will begin to compete as non-EU or foreign.

One of the first leagues where they will begin to have complications is in LaLiga de España, where all the players born in the England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and that are registered as of January 1, 2021, they will occupy a foreign position.

This measure will not affect footballers who are currently enrolled in the Spanish competition at the start of the 2020-21 campaign or who have a current contract with their clubs.

Items like Kieran Trippier of Atlético de Madrid or own Gareth Bale, who was loaned to Tottenham, but who maintains a contract with Real Madrid until 2022, will not be affected by the new guidelines.

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Arsenal and Gary Lineker ‘save’ young man from suicide in England

The beginning of the year had a turbulent history in UK which had a not so bitter ending thanks to the historic English striker Gary Linekeras well as the London team Arsenal.

Jake Coare, adolescent fan of Arsenal who lives with Asperger syndrome, a disorder within the autism spectrum shared a series of tweets in which he warned about his desire to commit suicide after falling into depression due to the pandemic by Coronavirus.

“If you are reading this, it means that hopefully I have taken enough of these to end my life,” the young man began to narrate in a tweet next to the photo of a pack of pills. “I am sick of being alone living with Asperger Syndrome and I am sick of living with depression and anxiety and I see no reason to move on.

“This outbreak of COVID-19 It has made me realize that I am useless and I have no reason to live, so this is a farewell ”, he pointed out so that immediately hundreds of people began to spread the information in search of help to Jake, replying to messages from the same social network Gary Lineker and even Arsenal, who immediately with their good wishes and promises managed to neutralize Coare’s intentions so that he was later reported as stable after being treated in a specialized aclinic.

The former forward of Barcelona and from the English team offered him an invitation to speak about the Arsenal at the BBC, where he is a sports analyst; Gunners, for their part, followed the case until they reported that the young man was already safe after being understood by local authorities.

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Kolasinac leaves Arsenal to return to Schalke 04

Sead Kolasinac will return to a Schalke 04 at the bottom of the Bundesliga, coming from Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season.

The defender rejoins the club where he arrived as a youth and where he matured to become a starting player before moving to the north of London in 2017.

Schalke are in last place in the German tournament, without a league win since last season in January.

“In the coming weeks and months I would like to make my contribution so that we score as many points as possible. Together we can achieve going up, I am 100 percent convinced of that, ”said the 27-year-old Bosnian.

The defender played 113 games for Arsenal, helping the English team reach the Final of the Europa League of 2019 against Chelsea.

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Barcelona: Ronald Koeman will not be sanctioned after criticizing the VAR in El Clásico

He Competition Committee of the Spanish Soccer Federation decided not to sanction the coach of the Barcelona, The dutch Ronald Koeman, for criticizing the referee and the WHERE after the match before him Real Madrid, at Camp Nou, of the seventh day of LaLiga Santander.

He Competition Committee has decided “the dismissal and corresponding file of the extraordinary file to Ronald Koeman“for criticism of WHERE at the end of Classic disputed on October 24.

“I don’t understand the referee’s decision. Only the WHERE when they are decisions against him Barcelona. We have five days and the decisions have always been against Barcelona, ​​”he said Koeman at the end of the game against him Real Madrid for the penalty indicated by Clement Lenglet on Sergio Ramos.

From a sports disciplinary point of view, article 100 bis of the Disciplinary Code from RFEF classifies as a serious offense the statements made by any person subject to sports discipline of any medium that question the honesty and impartiality of any member of the arbitration group as well as statements that imply a disapproval of the activity of any member of the groups mentioned when are made with contempt or use offensive, insulting, humiliating or profane language.

In this sense, the instructor “concludes that this infraction has not been committed in this case and interprets that the statements made constitute a legitimate exercise of the constitutional right to free expression, by not questioning the honesty or impartiality of the arbitrator, nor constituting a disapproval of the arbitration action using language that can be described as offensive, insulting, humiliating or rude “.

It adds in its resolution that “the statements must be interpreted in the context in which they are made and that the set of criticisms made shows that they took place in a polite and correct tone without using towards the members of the WHERE language that could be described as offensive, insulting, humiliating or rude. “

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