Europe

Why Joe Hart's Torino Move Is Good For England

I have a theory as to one reason (of many) the England National Team tends to underperform in major tournaments: the players all play in the same league. Every England international plays in the Premier League. One might argue this breeds familiarity and is therefore good for the national team, but I think it leads to a lack of stylistic variety in the team and makes the payer pool stagnant. It's basically like inbreeding, is what I'm saying.

Ronald McDonald Overshadows Real Madrid vs. Manchester United

Fans flocked to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California to watch 12-time European champions Real Madrid play three-time winners Manchester United with talents like Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial on display. 

But the script was flipped when Ronald McDonald was seen leading the players from both squads onto the pitch, and the McDonald’s clown provided the summer’s best moment by staying alongside the referees and shakings hands with the players.

Neymar Might End Up At PSG, But For Now He's Still Banging In Goals For Barcelona

The current saucy transfer rumor in the soccer world is French giants Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly come knocking at Barcelona's door inquiring after Neymar, for a reported near quarter-billion dollar fee. Neymar is said to be interested in this offer, as the Parisiens have reportedly offered to double his wages.

This move might happen and it might not. For the moment, though, Neymar is still a Barcelona player, and what a player he is. The Brazilian forward scored one pretty good goal and one PRETTY GOOD goal against Juventus in the International Champions Cup Saturday.

See New Manchester United Striker Romelu Lukaku's Best Goals For Everton

Romelu Lukaku is slated to be the next big thing at Manchester United. The former Everton striker has been one of the most dominant players in the Premier League for the last few seasons, and he finally got his move to a mega club.

At Manchester United, Lukaku will be expected to score bucketfuls of goals, without much support. He has Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Juan Mata as his pipeline, but Manchester United's midfield really needs work.

Fortunately for United, Lukaku is really, really good:

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