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Suspicious Scenes As Club Wins Cup Final And Celebrates With Referee In Private Room

A strange scene took place after the Final of the Kuwait Crown Prince Cup when the winning team, Kuwait SC, was filmed celebrating with the referee in a private room. In a video the team celebrates with referee by throwing him up in the air, giving hugs and even kisses.

This totally isn’t suspect.

Watch This Defense Leave Its Goalkeeper For Dead To Face 5 Attackers At Once In Mad Scramble

A goalkeeper from the Indian Super League won’t be thanking his teammates anytime soon after they practically left him to the wolves during Friday’s league game. This funny soccer goal is akin to what parents would expect to see when their 8-year-olds play.

Hyderabad goalkeeper Laxmikant Kattimani tried everything in his power to ensure his side went into halftime with the lead. In the final moments of the half, Kattimani’s side led 2-1 when all hell broke loose in his box.

Son’s Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Run Against Burnley Wins Puskás Award

Son Heung-min was awarded the 2020 FIFA Puskás award on Thursday after it was deemed his incredible solo run against Burnley was the best goal of the year. Ironically, Son’s goal wasn’t scored in the calendar year as he torched Burnley’s entire team back in December of 2019.

Iniesta Sends Another Chinese Super Club Packing In Magical Champions League Run

In the history of the game, no player has captured both the UEFA Champions League and AFC Champions League in their career. Wouldn’t it be fitting if Andrés Iniesta — a four-time UCL winner and the most decorated Spanish footballer of all time — became the first?

Ochoa, Jiménez And Chucky Guide Mexico Through The Fog And Over Japan

As the rain and mist rolled into Liebenauer Stadium in Graz, Austria on Tuesday, it was Mexico that moved like the onryō ("vengeful spirits") that originated in their opponent’s homeland before being proliferated around the world through the J-Horror genre.

An opening 20 minutes of Japan superiority was beat back single-handedly by Guillermo Ochoa, but the rhythm of the game slowly changed in Mexico’s favor and by the time Raúl Jiménez opened the scoring in the 63rd minute, you felt as though it’d been coming for El Tri.

But first, Ochoa.

FIFA Finalizes Dates For Next Club World Cup In Qatar

The FIFA Club World Cup, originally planned for December, will now be held from Feb. 1 to Feb. 11 in Doha, Qatar, organizers FIFA said on Tuesday.

The tournament brings together the six continental champions from across the world, with European Champions League winners Bayern Munich the first to have qualified. Last season's tournament ended with Liverpool beating Brazilian club Flamengo in the final.

The Man With The Most International Goals Ever Has A Message For Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Iran striker Ali Daei has said he would be honored to see Cristiano Ronaldo break his record for the most goals in international soccer as the Portugal forward moves closer to his tally of 109.

Ronaldo, the only other centurion in the men's international arena, has scored 102 goals in 168 appearances since his debut in 2003.

Alex Teixeira Puts On A Show In Chinese Super League Final

Alex Teixeira scored and put on a stellar performance to earn Jiangsu Suning their first-ever Chinese Super League title with a 2-1 win over defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande in their championship playoff second leg on Thursday.

Brazilian winger Teixeira was instrumental in Eder Martins’ opening goal before scoring his side’s second as Jiangsu saw off the eight-time champions, who were reduced to 10 men in the first half, with a second-leg victory after the teams had played out a goalless draw on Sunday.

Stunning Long-Range Goal In Extra-Time Puts Jiangsu In CSL Final

Ten-man Jiangsu Suning saw off former champions Shanghai SIPG 2-1 after extra time in their Chinese Super League playoff semifinal on Monday to set up a title decider with defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande next week.

Luo Jing’s stunning long-range strike two minutes into the second period of extra time earned Cosmin Olaroiu’s side victory on the night and a 3-2 aggregate win to take Jiangsu into the showpiece against Guangzhou over two legs on Nov. 8 and 12.

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