No matter where Ravel Morrison goes or what he does with his career, there’ll always follow a quote from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson regarding his prodigious talents as a teenager: “Sadly, there are examples of players who have similar backgrounds to [Ryan] Giggs or Cristiano Ronaldo, who, despite enormous talent, just aren’t emotionally or mentally strong enough to overcome the hurts of their childhood and their inner demons.
Mexico international Rafa Marquez has been sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department due to alleged ties to Mexican drug traffickers. Specifically, Marquez is alleged to have ties to the "Flores DTO," a drug trafficking organization led by Raul Flores Hernandez.
OFAC Kingpin action targets 22 Mexican Nationals & 43 entities—the largest Kingpin designation against a Mexican drug network pic.twitter.com/RaGfecYahf
Last night’s match between Chivas U-20s and MLS Homegrowns was a stage for young players to strut their stuff. This Chivas defender certainly understood that. Watch him lay it all out in style with an incredible scorpion goal line save.
| The scorpion clearance from a Chivas u20 defender v the MLS homegrown team. pic.twitter.com/AK7qGyuTsI— Footy Scouted (@FootyScouted) August 2, 2017
Liga MX returns tonight. At 8:00 p.m. EST Morelia will play Monterrey, and at 10:00 p.m. EST Tijuana will play Cruz Azul. These matches will kick off the 2017 Apertura, and we could not be more excited.
Liga MX is consistently one of the most entertaining leagues in the world, and is underrated in terms of quality. It's fun, good soccer mixed with fights and foghorns and all manner of craziness soccer fans have come to expect fron other soccer fans. Liga MX is also the most-watched soccer league in the USA, surpassing MLS and even the English Premier League.
What the hell is Liga MX Femenil thinking?
Word trickled through the yet-to-start women’s soccer league on Thursday that the player requirements were stricter than anybody realized. Being a citizen of Mexico is not enough to play in Liga MX Femenil, players must have been born in Mexico.
Tigres defeated Chivas 1-0 Sunday in a battle between last season's Clausura and Apertura winners to become Campeon De Campeones, but Chivas goalkeeper Rodolfo Cota didn't make it easy. The 30-year-old, facing a breakaway from star Tigres striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, resorted to gamesmanship. And it worked.
Medio Tiempo 0-0. #CampeonDeCampeones2017
Miguel Herrera's second spell managing Club America is off to a rocky start, as Queretaro defeated Las Aguilas 2-0 in the Supercopa MX, which pits the winners of the Copa MX during the Apertura (Queretaro) and the Clausura (Club America). The game was played in California at the StubHub Center, home of the LA Galaxy.
Emanuel Villa struck first from the spot in the 12th minute.