Marcus Berg: Hamburg to Beat Spurs, Everton & Villa to £10M Prolific Swede
Everton, Aston Villa and Tottenham look set to miss out on Swedish star Marcus Berg after his club declared his preferred destination is Hamburg. The Swede is hot property after an impressive European U21 Championships where the striker scored 7 goals in ...
'Lone Survivor' cast, director worked with Navy SEALs on set (video)
"Lone Survivor" writer-director Peter Berg is a man who values accuracy. In adapting former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction account of a disastrous military mission in Afghanistan, Berg enlisted a group of the elite force as technical advisors and granted them an uncommon degree of authority on set, even allowing them to call cut if the smallest detail felt wrong to them.
2009: Marcus Berg
The seven goals Sweden striker Marcus Berg scored at the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship set a finals record that is unlikely to be bettered for some time. Blessed with grace, pace and poise under pressure, Berg captured the host nation's ...
Transfers: Could Norwich City Target Marcus Berg Cut It in the EPL?
Just a few years ago it looked as though Marcus Berg had the world at his feet. The striker was one of the hottest properties in world football after his brilliant displays in the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championships which saw him claim the ...
Hamburg Order Out-of-favour Striker Marcus Berg Away from First Team Training
Hamburg have ousted striker Marcus Berg from their first team training sessions, less than a month after asking him to find a new club. Berg was one of three players told to find pastures new for next season, as the club’s new sporting director Oliver ...
Soccer-Late double by Karelis delights Panathinaikos
By Graham Wood ATHENS, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Panathinaikos's recent improvement continued on Sunday when two late goals from Nikos Karelis earned a 3-1 home win over mid-table PAS Giannina. Swedish striker Marcus Berg put fourth-placed Panathinaikos ahead after 32 minutes only to see Thomas De Vicenti level just after halftime. The home team's quality began to shine through towards the end and ...
'Lone Survivor': Peter Berg on bringing the book to the screen
Having acted in such films as "Collateral" and "Smokin' Aces" and directed movies including "The Kingdom" and "Battleship," Peter Berg is well-versed in the action genre. His latest film is the war drama "Lone Survivor," which he directed and adapted from former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction book of the same name, and it meant much more to the filmmaker than a chance to blow stuff up.
Marcus Luttrell: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell lived to tell the story of the failed mission in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of 19 of his fellow SEALs in 2005. At the time, it was the largest loss of SEALs in one day since World War II. In 2006, Luttrell was awarded the ...
Transfer News: Panathinaikos sign Marcus Berg from Hamburg
Panathinaikos have completed the signing of Marcus Berg and the striker could reportedly be followed out of Hamburg by Michael Mancienne, Slobodan Rajkovic and Paul Scharner. Berg has signed a four-year contract with Panathinaikos and has cost an ...
‘Lone Survivor’ Premiere Honors Marcus Luttrell and Navy SEALs
Universal’s “Lone Survivor,” based on the memoir by Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, held a premiere on Dec. 3 at New York’s Ziegfeld Theater that doubled as a tribute to the men who lost their lives in the ill-fated 2005 Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan.
Taylor Kitsch on Lone Survivor, The Normal Heart, and Why He’d Never Do the Friday Night Lights Movie
Based on the memoir by Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, the Peter Berg–directed Lone Survivor follows four Navy SEALs (Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch) trying to stay alive after their location is discovered during a covert mission in Afghanistan. Though Wahlberg is the face on the poster, it's ... More »
'Lone Survivor': Navy SEALs, stuntmen and a five-story jump (video)
What's the best way to film a five-story drop? That was one of the questions faced by director Peter Berg — twice — while making "Lone Survivor," a war drama based on former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction account of a mission gone horribly awry in the mountains of Afghanistan.
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