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Flop Of The Year Candidate Includes A Dance Routine, Nine Rolls And Endless Screaming

The Ballon d’Or will be announced in October this year, however the Fallon d’Floor award may as well be handed out now. A player in Malaysia’s Premier League by the name of Sunday Afolabi put on one of the most magnificent flop performances the soccer world has ever seen. Is this the worst soccer flop ever?

Sunday Afolabi’s Submission For Worst Soccer Flop Ever

Afolabi’s team Perak FC had a 2-1 lead over league leader Kelantan on Wednesday with little time left in the game.

Source: Qatar Wants World Cup To Begin A Day Early

The World Cup in Qatar will kick off a day earlier than scheduled if FIFA's ruling bureau agrees to a plan to hold the opening ceremony and the host nation's first match on Sunday, Nov. 20, a source close to the discussions told Reuters.

The original plan was for the opening ceremony to be held before Qatar's game on Nov. 21 against Ecuador — which created the unusual situation of two matches being held before the ceremony.

Normally the ceremony is conducted before the kickoff of the first game of the tournament.

England Surges Up Latest FIFA Rankings, But WTF Is North Korea Still Doing In The Top 10?

The latest women’s FIFA rankings were released on Friday and, to no one’s surprise, the USWNT remains No. 1. The last time the Americans fell out of the top spot was for a few months in 2017. England and Germany surged up the Top 10, but coming in at No. 10 is yet another baffling appearance from a team that hasn’t played in three years.

The Top 9 of the women’s FIFA rankings include all the usual suspects: USA, Germany, Sweden, England, France, Netherlands, Canada, Spain and Brazil, respectively. 

What Countries Have Qualified For The Women’s World Cup? Complete And Updated List

The 2023 Women’s World Cup is quickly approaching. Co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, the tournament will feature 32 teams for the first time, eight more than the previous high. Let’s take a closer look at what countries have qualified for the Women's World Cup.

Lionel Messi Scores His First Of Preseason With A Right-Footed Effort

The first match of PSG's preseason tour of Japan ended in victory for Christophe Galtier's side with Lionel Messi and 20-year-old Arnaud Kalimuendo (a Leeds and Everton transfer target) on the scoresheet in a 2-1 victory over Kawasaki Frontale at the National Stadium in Tokyo. 

Brazilian Wizard Toys Around With Opponent, Destroys Him With A Nutmeg And Scores A Golazo

You probably didn't get up today thinking about the Cambodian League 2, but a ludicrous goal from Brazilian forward Bruno Wellington Krenkel will make you spare it a few seconds. 

Spectacular Bruno Krenkel goal in Cambodia

A 23-year-old globetrotter, Bruno landed last February in the Cambodian side Next Step FC after short stints in Malta and Thailand. Although the team is not doing fantastic, the talented Brazilian has started to show the magic that lives on his feet. 

Man United Electric Again But Australians Mercilessly Boo Harry Maguire

Manchester United's impressive preseason form continued Tuesday with a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. United's front three of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho scored the goals, but captain Harry Maguire was constantly jeered and booed by sections of the 76,000-strong crowd. 

Sam Kerr And Kylian Mbappé Grace The Cover Of FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition

FIFA 23 news has been slow-moving after EA decided not to host its annual Play Live event in June, which traditionally served as our first look at the new technologies and features that'll grace this year's iteration. However, on Monday we got our first look at the FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition cover, featuring PSG's Kylian Mbappé and Chelsea's Sam Kerr.

After Firing Coach 6 Days Ago, Iran Makes Dramatic U-Turn And Reinstates Him... For Now

DUBAI - Dragan Skočić has been reinstated as head coach of Iran after a meeting between the board of directors of the Iranian Football Federation and its technical committee, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Skočić's dismissal had been reported on Monday, prompting widespread criticism among the public just four months ahead of the World Cup finals in Qatar.

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