Lionel Messi torches Walker Zimmerman to score golazo — Inter Miami win Leagues Cup in shootout

Lionel Messi did it again Saturday night with a spectacular goal vs. Nashville SC in the Leagues Cup final as Inter Miami won 10-9 on penalty kicks after drawing 1-1 after 90 minutes.

United States men’s national team fans could only watch on in horror as our beautiful defensive prince Walker Zimmerman was torn to shreds along with the rest of the Nashville defense in the 23rd minute.

Up until that point Nashville had nullified the Messi effect. The Argentine had touched the ball only a handful of times and had no impact on the game yet.

Inter Miami hired bodyguard for Lionel Messi that always follows him even during games

The best defender in Major League Soccer isn’t one of the players, it’s the Lionel Messi bodyguard. If you want to see some of the best defense in your life, then you got to see this guy in action.

Messi is the biggest and most famous athlete playing in the United States and has already had a massive impact on MLS numbers and ticket prices. Inter Miami wisely hired a personal bodyguard for Messi.

Harry Maguire nearing $38 million move to West Ham United

LONDON — West Ham United have agreed a deal in principle with Premier League rivals Manchester United for England defender Harry Maguire, media reported on Wednesday.

Sky Sports television and the BBC said the deal was worth around $38 million and personal terms were not expected to be a problem.

Maguire West Ham transfer

The World Cup battle between Lindsey Horan and Daniëlle van de Donk was an all-timer

The USWNT vs. Netherlands World Cup group stage match on Wednesday night was a fascinating midfield battle that epitomized the old cliché of it being "a game of two halves."

In the opening 45, the Dutch diced the Americans apart with a precision so masterful that it resembled ease. In reality, it's very difficult to turn the USWNT's finely tuned press against themselves, but the Netherlands were a Clockwork Oranje with clever movement, one-touch play and numerical superiority.

Carli Lloyd tips Naomi Girma to be cornerstone of USWNT defense for years to come

NEW YORK - United States defender Naomi Girma completes her meteoric rise from national team debutant to the Women's World Cup stage next month and many are predicting she will be a key player for the four-times champions for many years.

The 23-year-old center back first played for the senior U.S. team last year and quickly settled in to earn a place in Vlatko Andonovski's World Cup squad.

City win first UCL title thanks to key Romelu Lukaku goal-saving clearance… against his own team

Manchester City are UEFA Champions League winners for the first time in club history after defeating Inter Milan 1-0 on Saturday in the final in Istanbul, Turkey. The victory sees City complete the treble of winning the Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup all in the same season.

Critics and pundits heavily favored City to win, however it was anything but easy for the EPL giants. Pep Guardiola’s City side came out flat while Inter were fantastic defensively to frustrate and push City to their limits.

Marcos Acuña's horrible tackle almost breaks Dani Ceballos in half

Marcos Acuña was sent off in Sevilla’s 2-1 LaLiga home defeat against Real Madrid this Saturday, and although not much was at stake, the Argentinian could’ve easily left Spaniard Dani Ceballos without playing for a long, long time.

Marcos Acuna’s horrible tackle against Dani Ceballos

In the 83rd minute of the match held at the Sánchez Pizjuán, with Sevilla trailing 2-1, a very late tackle made by Acuña against Ceballos sent the 2022 World Cup champion out for an early shower.

Las razones que explican el susto que vivió América ante Atlético de San Luis

América está entre los cuatro mejores equipos del Clausura 2023. Las Águilas se deshicieron de Atlético de San Luis, en una serie que parecía superada sin contratiempos, pero que acabó siendo más espinuda de lo presupuestado.

Luego de conseguir un cómodo 3-1 en la ida, América solo necesitaba timbrar los papeles de su clasificación en el Azteca. Sin embargo, el equipo potosino los hizo pasar un buen susto. 

Real Madrid rely on mental edge ahead of Tuesday's visit from ‘unstoppable’ Man City

MADRID - Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes that gaining a mental advantage over Manchester City will be as important as the result when the two teams meet at Santiago Bernabéu in their Champions League semifinal first leg on Tuesday.

Ancelotti said that beating Osasuna 2-1 to clinch the Copa del Rey title on Saturday had given his side a much needed confidence boost after a run of poor results as they prepare to host Pep Guardiola's team who are in superb form.

Tim Ream breaks arm against Manchester City

Fulham captain Tim Ream's season ended prematurely on Sunday as he suffered a broken arm in the 2-1 home defeat by Manchester City in the Premier League.

The American defender, who conceded a penalty to allow City's Erling Haaland to score early on, fell awkwardly after slipping and went off with his arm in a makeshift sling.

"It looked clear Tim Ream will not play for us this season, broken his arm," Fulham manager Marco Silva said.