About Me

A UK citizen by birth, Doron Has been travelling the world since he could afford it, and has been following languages, sport and the sun around the globe permanently since 2000.


UNAM Pumas, Mexico, 2013

Having arrived in France for a teaching job a month after the FIFA World Cup began in 1998, and again in Japan in 2002, he decided to get to Germany early in 2006, becoming a tour guide, sushi waiter and ticket seller and attending five of the six matches in Berlin.


England fans, Berlin, 2006


Germany vs Ecuador, Berlin, 2006


Ukraine vs Tunisia, Berlin, 2006








England vs Slovenia, Port Elizabeth, 2010

South Africa was next in 2010, where he attended nine matches including Portugal’s 7-0 rout of North Korea, and for the second World Cup running Germany eliminating Argentina in the quarter finals.


England fans, Port Elizabeth, 2010









World Cup Stadium, Cape Town, 2010









My addiction: Panini stickers, 2010 edition







2012 saw him volunteer at the London Olympics and Paralympics in an amazing summer of sport where he had the opportunity to attend dozens of different events, from blind football to Usain Bolt’s 200m victory. In his spare time, he helped things run smoothly at the volleyball tournament in Earl’s Court and the wheelchair basketball and rugby events in the Olympic Park.


Olympic Torch, Olympic Stadium, London, 2012

He is passionate about every sport you have ever heard of (apart from cricket), has an impressive collection of sports jerseys, and will be blogging about his attempts to see matches in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, and to understand the country and its people through sport this summer.


Brazil fans on Table Mountain, Cape Town, 2010

A book charting his 2014 adventures will be available shortly.

He would love you to FOLLOW his blog, (by clicking the FOLLOW ME button at the top left corner of this page), and to share it with any lovers of sports, travel, culture and good writing you may know.

73701_451408333836_3373076_n    7726_125824008836_6868095_n    4728_90491708836_2597118_n  33928_432812858836_6399087_n        197711_4209568836_9028_n


Some football celebrities who were lucky enough to meet Doron – Spurs and Argentina legend Ricky Villa; Japan superstar Hidetoshi Nakata; Japanese national goalkeeper Seigo Narazaki; Tottenham and England goalkeeper Ray Clemence; Cameroon captain Patrick M’boma; and former England manager Fabio Capello. Click the links on the names for some world class goals!


10 thoughts on “About Me

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s