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Here’s What It Cost Haaland To Gift All His Dortmund Teammates Rolexes

Erling Haaland is the man. The Norwegian striker is leaving Borussia Dortmund after 2.5 seasons, heading for the riches of Manchester City this summer. But before he leaves Germany, he bought every one of his teammates and coaches wristwatches worth more than most people’s cars. The numbers behind the Haaland Rolexes gifts are staggering.

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.

Chicharito Is No Longer The Highest Paid MLS Player — Here Are The 18 Biggest Salaries

As (unfounded) rumors of Lionel Messi joining Major League Soccer in 2023 circulate, the MLS Players Association released its annual report on MLS salaries. Instead of the opaque compensation we see in Europe, the men’s top flight in the U.S.

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.

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

Maradona's ‘Hand Of God’ Jersey Becomes Most Expensive Sports Memorabilia Item Ever

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored two of the most famous goals in soccer history was sold for $8.93 million on Wednesday, marking a new auction record for an item of sports memorabilia.

Maradona wore Argentina's No. 10 shirt in the 1986 World Cup quarterfinal against England in Mexico. Six minutes into the second half he put his team ahead by punching the ball into the net for what became known as the "Hand of God" goal.

Four minutes later Maradona dribbled from his own half to score a goal widely considered one of the greatest in World Cup history.

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.

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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