Sydney Leroux is a proven, talented goal scorer for both club and country. The Orlando Pride and USWNT star is feared by defenders and revered by teammates. But more than that, she’s got one of the most fun Instagram pages in the world — primarily because of all the crazy costumes she’s worn over the years, from video game characters to ’90s icons.
The 2019-20 UEFA Champions League technical report was released online Monday, and the 108-page report contains a wealth of information including emerging trends, tactical innovations and a review of the competition that was ultimately won by a sensational Bayern Munich squad.
Ajax’s 13-0 thrashing of VVV Venlo on Saturday was the big story from the Eredivisie over the weekend, but the demolition wasn’t the only incredible bit of action to take place in the Dutch league.
La temporada 2020/2021 de la Liga Premier ha arrancado con muchos, demasiados goles. El promedio por partido está siendo de 3 goles y la liga está más entretenida que nunca. En las primeras jornadas, hay un equipo que ha estado destacándose y que es una sorpresa, y es el Everton de Carlo Ancelotti. Los Toffees son los líderes de la tabla en la 5ta jornada de la liga más difícil del mundo, dejando boquiabiertos a todos.
Rangers isn’t playing around in this edition of the Europa League. After getting bounced out last season in the Round of 16, the Scottish giants returned to the tournament on Thursday with a bang.
Rangers opened up Europa League group stage play against Belgium’s Standard Liége. After converting a penalty kick in the 19th minute of the game, one would assume that the Scottish club would hold on to the 1-0 lead. The score line seemed all but certain until Rangers’ Kemar Roofe made everyone’s jaw drop with a terrific goal to double the lead in extra time.
Manchester United produced its fair share of footballing legends during Sir Alex Ferguson's tenure in the north west of England, but few can lay claim to Ryan Giggs' idyllic exit in 2014.
(Paul Scholes did lift the Premier League trophy after his final United match, but after he was subbed on, United allowed West Brom to overcome a three-goal deficit and salvage a draw — not exactly flawless).
There are so many subtle, rarely magnified ways in which professional footballers are infinitely better than the rest of us.
There’s the level of physical fitness that comes with being a professional athlete, amounting to Herculean feats of stamina and mental wherewithal that allow for essentially the same level of play in the first minute as in the 90th, and then there’s the freakish ability to complete a task in one touch whereas it’d take the rest of us five.
With all due respect to FIFA and PES, the most fun soccer video game is Rocket League. As fun as it is to play as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in more traditional soccer sims, playing soccer with a rocket-powered car is so much better.