American Players Abroad

Ronaldo Breaks All-Time Goalscoring Record With Game-Winner In Supercoppa

It’s been decreed by content creators across the land: Cristiano Ronaldo, with his 760th career goal, is now the top scoring player in soccer history, and there’s nothing Pelé can do now except bow to B/R Football’s use of the goat emoji. 

It’s A Day Of Hoppe: An American Is Europe’s Highest Scorer In 2021

Wednesday was unforgettable for America as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the new U.S. President and Vice President. It was a hopeful day for Americans who want the divisive Trump era to be a thing of the past. It was a Hoppeful day for Americans abroad, as a 19-year-old Californian added to his impressive goal haul in 2021. 

Pulisic’s GQ Shoot Was Steamy, But Lampard’s Hot Seat Is Now En Fuego

If you believe The Athletic — and not just their 15,000-word oral histories about that time when something slightly, comparatively odd happened — then Frank Lampard is finished as manager of Chelsea following Tuesday’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City.

American Matthew Hoppe’s Heroics Denied By Luka Jović Remembering He’s Good At This Sport

A second dose of Matthew Hoppe heroics was thwarted by a Luka Jović brace in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 3-1 Bundesliga victory against Schalke on Sunday. The Frankfurt-Schalke highlights depict the emergence of the American teenager and the resurgence of a written off star.

Chelsea’s Fran Kirby Brings Manchester United Back Down To Earth

Manchester United’s surprise run at the top of the FA WSL was halted by Chelsea on Sunday with the Blues handing the Red Devils their first defeat of the season and taking their spot at the summit in the process.

The rise of United and legitimacy of its title challenge was highlighted this week by Tobin Heath’s decision to decline a call-up for the USWNT’s January camp in order to stay in Manchester for a couple crucial games, including today’s top-of-the-table clash.  

American Antonee Robinson Sees Red In Battle Against Pulisic’s Chelsea

What could have been a showcase battle between two Americans on Saturday turned into a horror show for one of them as Chelsea defeated 10-man Fulham 1-0 at Craven Cottage. Neither American had a particularly good day at the park, but the Antonee Robinson red card vs Chelsea proved killer for Fulham.

Manchester City Is Going All-In On USWNT Stars With Yet Another American Signing

Manchester City’s transfer policy it quite transparent, but honestly it might be the smartest thing any club has ever done.

There is little doubt the two-time defending world champion USWNT is the best soccer team in the world, so it makes sense for Manchester City to throw all its money at World Cup-winning players. The Citizens signed their third American of the season on Saturday, making Abby Dahlkemper’s move official.

USWNT’s Top Prospect Snubs NWSL To Join World’s Best Club

Catarina Macario, arguably the greatest college soccer player in a generation, will not stick around in the States to become the top overall pick in Wednesday’s NWSL draft. Instead, the Stanford standout — who announced her intentions to forgo her senior season and go pro last week — signed a free-agent contract with Lyon, the European powerhouse that has won seven Champions League titles since 2011. 

American Teen Yunus Musah Turns Into Gareth Bale Only For Teammate To Turn Into Timo Werner

Want to feel old? Gareth Bale’s iconic sprint vs. Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final was seven years ago. An incredible Yunus Musah sprint against Real Valladolid on Sunday brought a wave of nostalgia of Bale's brilliance and showcased the young American’s incredible speed.

In case a refresher is needed of Bale torching Marc Bartra, here is the moment the Welsh man immortalized himself in YouTube “Best Last-Minute Goals Compilations”.

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