Wednesday’s Copa Libertadores match between Brazil’s Chapecoense and Uruguay’s Nacional at the Arena Conda in Chapeco was marred by one of the most compelling arguments ever made for misanthropy.
We interrupt your regularly-scheduled workday to bring you an alarming development from Russian agriculture ministry crop farming department head Pyotr Chekmarev, who, at an agriculture event in Moscow, said the World Cup could be overrun by locusts this summer.
West Ham have suspended director of player recruitment Tony Henry following allegations of racism.
Per the Daily Mail, Henry is reported to have told agents West Ham were not interested in signing any African players during the January transfer window. When pressed, Henry is alleged to have admitted wanting to limit the number of African players on the team because "they have a bad attitude" and "cause mayhem" when not in the side.
Jurgen Damm is not having a good 2018. Just weeks after burning his face in a fireworks accident, the speedy Tigres winger was caught on video being escorted out of an El Pollo Loco in handcuffs.
El vídeo donde sacan a Damm del baño del Pollo Loco en Gonzalitos y Leones... pic.twitter.com/D4q3oxyWGs
Club America has issued a statement regarding the latest boneheaded actions of attacker Darwin Quintero after the Colombian international attempted to smash a football at the back of ESPN reporter Marcelino Fernandez’s head during training.
After scoring only three goals in his last 29 appearances for America, it should come as no surprise that the 30-year-old missed the target. Las Aguilas were actively shopping Quintero before the start of the Clausura season, and his latest piece of work isn’t going down well at the club.
Ligue 1 referee Tony Chapron has been suspended by the French Football Federation (FFF) “until further notice” following his insanely villanous actions at the end of Paris Saint-Germain’s 1-0 victory over Nantes on Sunday.
The fallout from Jonathan Gonzalez’s switch from the United States national team to Mexico has been expectedly fierce, especially so when coupled with the current state of U.S. Soccer. Here was a California native who’d progressed through the U.S. youth system, including run-outs at the U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels, who joined Mexican club side C.F. Monterrey in 2014 “bleeding red, white and blue.”