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Lambeau To Welcome City And Bayern — What Other Summer Friendlies Are In USA?

When it comes to the biggest of soccer teams coming to USA 2022 and the resulting schedule of summer friendlies, it doesn't get much better than Manchester City versus Bayern Munich at 81,441-seat Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Saturday, July 23.

USWNT, USMNT Strike Equal Pay Deal, Including Split Of World Cup Bonuses

U.S soccer men's and women's national team players will receive equal pay and prize money, including at World Cups, after they came together to agree on landmark collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with the U.S Soccer Federation on Wednesday.

U.S. Soccer becomes the first federation in the world to equalize FIFA World Cup prize money awarded to both women's and men's teams for participation in their respective World Cups.

The Best (Worst?) MLS Stadium Food For The 2022 Season

We're almost three months into the 2022 MLS season, affording us enough time to showcase some of the most exciting new stadium food options after collecting them from the Bible of arena grub, @FootyScran.

It's the best account around to make you both incredibly hungry and excited for Saturday, although the reaction to MLS food usually justifiably ranges from "that looks delicious" to "why the hell are they paying $25 for chicken over there?" 

What is scran? 

How Much Do NWSL Players Really Make? An In-Depth Look At NWSL Salaries

For the first time ever, 2022 NWSL salaries guarantee players a living wage. The NWSL and its players signed the league’s first Collective Bargaining Agreement on Feb. 1, 2022, increasing women’s soccer salaries across the board. So just how much do women’s soccer players make? The CBA, recently made public, tells us everything we need to know about NWSL salaries.

EA Sports Loses FIFA Licensing — Here’s What It Means For You

For decades, the word “FIFA” more often than not referred to the video game franchise as opposed to the eponymous soccer governing body. 

No more. FIFA and EA Sports are ending their nearly three-decade relationship, effective in 2023. 

In short: The game will change its name to EA Sports FC (I know, yuck) but not much else. As for the why: As usual, it’s greed (from both parties).

NWSL Challenge Cup Prize Money Increasing Tenfold, Will Achieve Pay Equity With Men By 2023

When the Houston Dash won the 2020 Challenge Cup, it was a landmark moment for the National Women’s Soccer League. As the first professional team sport to return to play in the U.S. after Covid-19 shut the sports world down, the NWSL set the example for how leagues like MLS and the NBA could resume during a pandemic. For the players, however, there wasn’t much incentive to win beyond a bunch of Budweiser

Rodolfo Pizarro And Teófimo López Star In Bud Light's ‘Brewed In Texas’ Campaign

Open up your weather app, look at the week ahead and its easy to forecast a weekend with friends, family, barbecue and summer soccer. Tying it all together is Bud Light's latest campaign — "Brewed in Texas" — which celebrates good times and drinking occasions with family and friends by tapping into Texan passions and the beer's Texas roots.

Remember Lille's Title-Winning Squad From Less Than A Year Ago? They've All Jumped Ship

The cycle of an underdog team capturing an unbelievable title and then providing one of the worst title defenses ever seen is a tale as old as time. After all, winning back-to-back championships is classified as one of the most difficult exercises across sports, even when you're strapped to the teeth with finances, resources and world-class depth like Manchester City.

Müller Has Been With Bayern Longer Than College Students Have Been Alive — He’s Staying For 2 More Years

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Müller has extended his contract until 2024 which will keep the Germany international at his boyhood club until the age of 34, the Bundesliga champions announced on Tuesday.

Müller, a product of Bayern's youth system, has been with the club since he was 10. He has scored 226 goals and won the Bundesliga title for the 11th time this season — a record for the German top flight.

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