Manuel Daza

Colombian student, soccer lover. FIFA office Champion; Social Media trainee during daylight, blogger in nighttime. Usually a quiet guy. América de Cali fan. Learning a lot and loving Charlotte so far.

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Ballon D’Or 2015 Recap: Messi and Lloyd Named Best Players

Another FIFA Ballon D’Or ceremony has taken place in Zurich to celebrate the best soccer players and moments of 2015. Fans around the world enjoyed TV and Internet coverage of the event (400,000 fans watched the official YouTube broadcast) and more than 1 million cast their votes to choose the winner of the Puskas award, the only one that acknowledges the fans’ saying. Here’s a recap of the Ballon D’Or 2015 awards:
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Soccer Insights – October Vol. 2

End of the MLS regular season, Aubameyang in top form, Cup upsets in England and more. The latest news in the soccer world in our brand new edition of Soccer Insights:
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Soccer Insights – October Vol. 1

Mexico are CONCACAF champions, Netherlands out of France 2016 and South American World Cup Qualifiers begin. This is what has happened since our last edition of Soccer Insights:
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Soccer Insights – September Vol. 4

Lewandowski on fire, Barcelona shocked and mixed feelings for Arsenal. This is what a new week left behind for our Soccer Insights:
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Soccer Insights – September Vol. 3

Derby weekend, Cristiano Ronaldo unstoppable and upcoming UEFA Champions League games. This week’s Soccer Insights:
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Soccer Insights – September Vol. 2

International friendlies, UEFA Euro Qualifiers and some MLS action. This is what a new soccer week left behind for Soccer Insights.
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Soccer Insights – September Vol. 1

Deadline transfers, UEFA Europa League group stage draw and all the action from the most important soccer leagues. A new edition of Soccer Insights for you:
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Soccer Insights – August Vol. 1

UEFA Champions League group stage draw, Manchester City unbeaten, unexpected first place in La Liga, and more. These are the highlights of this week’s soccer.
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Soccer Insights – June Vol. 4

Serbia wins U-20 World Cup, Copa America runs towards the semifinals and the USWNT progresses in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Let’s take a look to the soccer world:
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Soccer Insights – June Vol. 3

Exciting games in Copa America, Women’s World Cup into the knockout stage and U-20 World Cup finalists decided. This is what a new week of summer soccer left us:
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Soccer Insights – June Vol. 2

June arrived with Barcelona’s victory in the UEFA Champions League final. U-20 World Cup is in the quarterfinals stage, while Women’s World Cup and Copa America Kicked-off this past week. Let’s review a new week full of soccer.
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Soccer Insights – June Vol. 1

European Cups are settled, Santos Laguna win Liga MX, Sevilla wins the Europa League and the U-20 World Cup kicks-off. Here’s all the action from another exciting week of soccer.
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Soccer Insights – May Vol. 3

European leagues come to an end, some legends say goodbye and Liga MX gets two unexpected finalists. These are the highlights of this week’s soccer.
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Soccer Insights – May Vol. 2

UEFA Champions League finalists defined, end of regular season in Mexico, Real Madrid slips in La Liga and the first New York derby takes place. Let’s take a look on what soccer left us this past week.
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Soccer Insights – May Vol. 1

Chelsea and Juventus secure league titles, America wins CONCACAF Champions League and UEFA Champions League Semifinals kick-off. These were this week’s highlights in soccer.
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Soccer Insights – April Vol. 3

Bayern Munich win their third consecutive Bundesliga title, Chelsea are two wins away from being champions, Torino defeats Juventus after 20 years and Chivas and America tie in Mexico. Let’s take a look on what happened in the soccer world this week.
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Soccer Insights – April Vol. 2

Chelsea top United and step forward the title, Milan derby dissapoints and an era comes to an end at Borussia Dortmund. Time to review what soccer left us this past week.
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Why Sharing Is More Complex Than We Think

Today’s world is being hailed as the “culture of oversharing”. When we see something interesting on the web, our knee-jerk reaction is to share it on social media. However, have you ever wondered what drives you to share something?
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What Consumers Actually Want on Social Media

With so much connectivity to these platforms, it’s easy to understand a brand’s need to establish a strong, positive, presence on social media. So while it’s no secret that social media is a powerful tool for outreach in today’s world, how exactly does that translate to brands?
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Why Customer Service Needs Social Media

What does it mean to provide social media customer service, and why is it important for brands? Well, pleasing your Facebook fans may prove to be more important than you think.
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