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We Turned Footballers Into Museum Portraits And The Results Are Horrifying

Google’s Arts & Culture app allows you to take a selfie and realize your fine art doppelgänger after it goes about analyzing your biometric data, and according to The Guardian’s Arwa Mahdawi “the science behind it is scary” and “supports the rise of the surveillance state,” but whatever, you'll die soon and it’s good to have a laugh. 

10 Legendary Footballers We Lost To Retirement In 2017

2017 was a pronounced year with regards to the retirement of a legion of decorated footballers. In the list below, we have an assortment of winners of the World Cup, European Championship, Copa America, Champions League and pretty much every domestic title out there. 

Sadly, we’ve seen the last of this group on the professional pitch and on our gaming consoles via FIFA. Here are 10 footballers (along with a few honorable mentions) that hung up their boots this year.

18 Reasons Why 2018 Will Suck For Soccer

As we near the end of 2017, few American soccer fans will look back on the year with any sort of fondness after the USMNT failed to qualify for the World Cup. Same for Dutch, Italian and Chilean fans, plus anyone who as ever rooted for Sunderland. So instead of focusing on 2017, let’s turn our attention to how much 2018 will suck. Here are 18 horrible 2018 soccer predictions.

18 Side-by-Sides Of Footballers In '07 And '17 That Say It All

Time is a flat circle (shout out Rust Cohle). 

These 18 photos will show you footballers 10 years ago in 2007 and today in 2017. Some of growth might shock you. Some might not. All we know is:

  • David Luiz is not the same person. 
  • David De Gea went from a weenie to a G
  • Kaka hasn’t really aged

Enjoy!

The Players With The Most Career Goals In Soccer History

This list for the players with the most career goals in the history of soccer stretches from players who played in the early 1900s to the present day. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi score at an unprecedented rate in today’s game, but there are those from history whose rate of scoring was even more impressive.

The Guinness World Record for the most goals scored in a specified period is 1,281 by the Brazilian great Pele, born Edson Arantes do Nascimento.

The 18 Best Soccer Gifts For Coaches

Everyone loves getting gifts, and soccer coaches are no exception. Sure, they coach for the love of the game, but everybody likes to be appreciated. Whether it's the holidays, a birthday or the end of a long season, show your coach you care with one of the best soccer gifts for coaches. There's something on this list for every coach at every level, from the most recreational of recreational teams to the most competitive of competitive teams.

The Best Soccer Gifts For Premier League Fans In 2017-2018

The holiday season is one of the busiest times in the Premier League season. Therefore, it's the perfect time to get a Premier League-themed gift for the soccer fan in your life. We at The18 love the Premier League, so we compiled a list of the best Premier League gifts you can buy. There's something for everyone here, from the casual onlooker to the die-hard ultra. 

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