After captaining the 2009 Harvard Football team, Carl Ehrlich played professional football for the Valencia Firebats of Spain. Since hanging up his cleats, he has been filling up his passport doing humanitarian work in Southeast Asia. In addition to his travel notebooks, he has previously written for ESPNBoston.com and the New York Times.
Carl Ehrlich recounts his Tour de France viewing experience.
Soccer used to be a no-no in the Ehrlich home. But as a resident of Spain, Carl -- and his parents -- have jumped on the World Cup bandwagon.
Carl Ehrlich's search for his Mojo got some help from Landon Donovan.
Carl Ehrlich and the Valencia Firebats are preparing for the title game.
Teaching football to Spanish children takes thought -- and patience.
In this week's diary, Carl Ehrlich finds something to celebrate, but does his celebration measure up?
In this week's diary, Carl Ehrlich talks about the Firebats' interesting accommodations on their road trip to face the Bergamo Lions.
In this week's diary, Carl Ehrlich talks about Valencia's president coming out of retirement.
In this week's diary, Carl Ehlrich describes how you can still get a workout during the festival of Las Fallas.
Carl Ehrlich had never heard of football practice being canceled until he experienced the Valencian festival of Las Fallas.
In Barcelona, Carl Ehrlich learns the dangers of trash talking.
Carl Ehrlich puts friendship aside (sort of) with first place on the line.
Harvard University's Carl Ehrlich doesn't earn his stripes as makeshift referee.
Awards ceremony shows the importance of sport in Valencia, Spain.
Ex-Harvard lineman plays his first game in Spain
Ex-Harvard captain Carl Ehrlich tells of his decision to play pro football in Spain.