Just before the new year, Puebla announced the signing of 26-year-old Bolivia international Alejandro Chumacero from La Paz club The Strongest. At 5-4, Chumacero is as diminutive as they come in the midfield/wide areas, but his talent was enough to earn a short-lived spell at Brazilian club Sport Recife at the age of 22.
Here’s a tip for all you defenders out there: If you are called for a foul just outside your box and want to fall to the ground holding your face in disbelief, at least do it in front of the ball so the opponents can’t punish you like in this Radamel Falcao goal vs Nice on Tuesday.
In September, the impossibly talented French attacker Dimitri Payet proudly confirmed that he is, in fact, a massive "dickhead:" “It’s one of my specialties,” he said. “It’s a little game. When I want to piss everyone off, I do it.”
I have no context to give you for this video, but I believe no context is necessary. There is no context that could possibly add anything to how great this video already is, is what I'm saying. OK, I'll shut up. Watch the video.
Dejan Lovren's boots! Great skills pic.twitter.com/wm2PG4XcPP— Grass Root Goals (@GrassRootGoals_) January 15, 2018
This move, which SB Nation's Zito Madu has dubbed the "Weeping Jesus," is just all of the sauce.
Nutmegs are awesome, but what about this pic.twitter.com/vhtFa8svkp— Andre Landgraf (@deh_landgraf) January 11, 2018
Back on November 24, 2017, Guadalajara completed a three-goal comeback in the Apertura championship to shock Pachuca in the inaugural season of Liga MX Femenil, the top-flight women’s league in Mexico. Key to Chivas’ triumph was midfield captain Tania Morales, a 31-year-old native of Guadalajara who scored five goals and two assists in the 14-match regular season to lead her club into the playoffs.
PSV midfielder Bart Ramselaar must have some kind of skin condition that makes a soccer ball stick to his leg but still allows the ball to move around. There is no other plausible explanation for the skill Ramselaar pulled off at a PSV training session in Florida, where they are spending their winter break taking part in the Florida Cup.