When you sign your kid up for youth soccer, you should know that you're signing yourself up as well. Your nights will now include driving to and from practice and your weekends will be booked with various games and tournaments. You may be confused at the beginning of the season, but after a few weeks, you'll quickly understand why the sacrifices you have to make are worth it.
Dirk Kuyt's five-year-old son is about as good as you would expect the progeny of a very good attacker formerly of Liverpool and the Dutch National Team to be.
Which is to say Dirk Kuyt's kid is very good.
Legendary Italian women’s international Patrizia Panico is set to make history as the first woman to coach an Italian men's national team. Panico will take charge of two friendlies for Italy’s under-16 side against Germany.
Eryk Williamson, a sophomore at the University of Maryland and a potential DC United Homegrown player, smashed a half-volley from almost 25 yards out that crashed in off the inside of the left post to send the United States U-20 team to the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Championship. The victory also clinched the American's spot at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
17-year-old Uruguayan striker Owen Falconis has showcased the talent to be the next in a long line of Uruguayan attacking legends. Once he gets those braces off and people stop calling him braceface, the sky is the limit.
In recent times, Diego Forlan, Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez have all come to symbolize Uruguay’s attacking threat, and Falconis has made his own mark at the 2017 South American U-17 Championship in Chile with this goal from the half-way line.
This my friends is the nutmeg to end all nutmegs. Instagram account @jay172009 posted this gem a couple days ago. It not only incapsulates the definition of a nutmeg, but it also perfectly shows how savage a sibling rivalry can be.
Stay woke out there, folks. You never know when a nutmeg is a couple steps away.
The United States U-20 team defeated a Mexican U-20 side that hadn’t lost a match since 2009 on Monday in the classification stage of the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
The loss for Mexico means that they’ll need a result against El Salvador on March 1 to qualify for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea. If Mexico were to lose or draw that match, the US would clinch their spot before even playing their final classification match against El Salvador on March 3.