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Remember The Time Clint Dempsey Purposely Missed A Penalty Kick Against Mexico?

Scoring a goal against Mexico is a dream for every American soccer player. Clint Dempsey’s 57 goals for the USMNT is tied for the most in history, but none of those 57 came against America’s rival down south.

When Dempsey stepped up to take a penalty against El Tri in 2013, every fan expected him to bury it, right? This wasn’t the case, as one of the greatest players in U.S. history lasered his shot six yards wide of the goal. Why would Dempsey do this? We have a pretty good idea.

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Date: Sept. 10, 2013

Neuer: "En El Fútbol Mexicano No Están Acostumbrados A Nuestro Ritmo"

A pocas horas de disputar la final del Mundial de Clubes ante Tigres, el arquero y capitán del Bayern Münich, Manuel Neuer, habló sobre el rival de turno y aseguró que en el fútbol mexicano no están acostumbrados al ritmo de juego que tienen en la élite de Europa.

Los Botines Rosa De André-Pierre Gignac Llevan A Tigres A Las Semifinales Del Mundial De Clubes

Los historiadores del fútbol dicen que el danés Nicklas Bendtner, en el año 2008, fue el primer futbolista en usar botines rosa dentro de un campo de juego. Decenas lo siguieron: Franck Ribéry, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Jaime Vardy y Kylian Mbappé, por nombrar unos pocos. Hoy, en el Mundial de Clubes de la FIFA, André-Pierre Gignac siguió el testimonio y con rosa en los pies lideró a Tigres en la victoria por 2-1 sobre el Ulsan Hyundai de Corea del Sur.

Los Cinco Podios De La Concacaf En El Mundial De Clubes De La FIFA

Este 4 de febrero, Tigres debuta ante el Ulsan Hyundai en el Mundial de Clubes de la FIFA. En la previa, es momento de recordar las mejores actuaciones de los miembros de la Concacaf en el torneo que se disputa desde el año 2000.

Y con mejores nos referimos a aquellas veces en que los equipos de la región terminaron en el podio de la competencia. Específicamente, en el tercer puesto, porque hasta ahora ningún club de la región pudo jugar la final.

20-Year-Old Jesús Ferreira Drops 2 Goals, 3 Assists In USMNT Demolition Of Trinidad And Tobago

Jesús Ferreira made his second game for the U.S. men's national team memorable with two goals and three assists in a 7-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago in Orlando, on Sunday.

The Colombia-born Ferreira, 20, debuted on Feb. 1, 2020, vs. Costa Rica — two months after gaining American citizenship. The FC Dallas striker did not get on the scoreboard in that game but more than made up for it against the Trinidadians.

Dwayne De Rosario Put Canadian Soccer On The Map, But His Journey Isn’t Complete

Back on Dec. 9, Major League Soccer unveiled its list of the 25 best players in the league’s 25-year history. One no-brainer was the inclusion of attacking midfielder Dwayne De Rosario, who spent 14 hugely decorated seasons in the league. 

De Rosario was a four-time MLS Cup winner, six-time MLS Best XI selection and the 2011 MVP. His 104 career goals puts him ninth all time, and two of those strikes famously won MLS Goal of the Year Awards (2004 and 2005).  

The Greatest Underdog Sports Stories That Won’t Get The Disney Treatment

Occasionally sport coughs up the sort of matchup that you cannot tear your eyes from — not so much a David vs. Goliath battle as it is a 50-car pileup on the highway. We’re talking “how the hell did they find themselves here?” sort of situations. 

These were the games that stayed with you, the games that meant something, even if you were too small to understand why. 

The Best Underdog Stories In Sports History 

The Korea women’s ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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