Mexico’s best and brightest often leave Liga MX to test themselves in the best leagues around the world. Here are 10 players that stand above the rest.
Dmitry Rybolovlev, owner of AS Monaco, has $70 million riding on the form of Radamel Falcao. He needs his most expensive acquisition to start proving his worth.
Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson – a.k.a. Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira – was substituted after just 36 minutes of Internacional’s midweek Copa Libertadores 3-1 loss to Bolivia’s The Strongest, requiring oxygen as he gasped for air on the substitutes’ bench high in the mountains of La Paz. It was his second appearance for his new club: he missed a penalty in the first.
The Real Madrid star has been plagued by mediocre play and accused of not fitting in at Real Madrid. Frank Lampard has even come out and said he thinks Bale is too nice. But they all have it wrong, and here's why.
Matt Le Tissier scored 100 Premier League goals for Southampton from midfield, converted 47 of the 48 penalties he took and is one of Xavi's idols. Yet in 16 years as a professional footballer he never won a single piece of silverware.
Each week (or so), The18's Mike Smith takes a look at how football is portrayed and covered in the media and popular culture. This week, we review the documentary "The Class of '92."
21-year-old Englishman Harry Kane has been the breakout star of this English Premier League season. The18's Mike Smith takes a closer look at the young gentleman.
Javier Hernandez recently got the backing of coach Carlo Ancelotti, and that may be exactly what he needs in order become the player El Tri needs him to be.
The 2013-14 campaign for Lionel Messi was a disappointment for a player of his stature. He didn't win the World Cup, the Ballon d'Or, or the Champion's League - and even winning the Golden Ball as the best player of the World Cup left many Messi fans wanting for more. These, however, are the standards that Messi's past successes have set.