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Carli Lloyd Scores 4 Goals On First 12 Touches As USWNT Takes Out Olympic Frustrations On Paraguay

After a disappointing third-place finish at the Olympics, the USWNT set out on what was supposed to be a victory tour of sorts with a pair of friendlies against Paraguay in September and two more against South Korea in October. With the U.S. only “celebrating” an unsatisfactory bronze medal, the four-time world champions took out their frustrations on a Paraguay squad that may have wished it had just stayed home.

El Jovencito Que Tiene El Corazón Dividido Entre Estados Unidos Y México Le Da El Juego De Estrellas A La MLS

El fútbol estadounidense no le da respiro al fútbol mexicano en 2021. A las finales que el USMNT consiguió ante el Tri en la Nations League y la Copa Oro, esta noche se sumó el triunfo de la MLS sobre la Liga MX en el Juego de Estrellas.

La batalla entre ambas competencias se definió desde el punto penal y la MLS triunfó gracias a las atajadas del portero Matt Turner y el disparo final de Ricardo Pepi, un adolescente de 18 años del Dallas FC y que por estos días trata de decidir si quiere defender a la selección estadounidense o la selección mexicana.

Finally, An MFing MLS All-Star Game Worth Watching

For anyone who’s been paying attention, the MLS All-Stars vs. European club format of the last decade has grown depressingly stale. It was kinda cool for a while but reached a nadir with a sad loss to Atlético Madrid in 2019. This year, MLS finally switched to a format people actually care at least a little about, and it was fun to enjoy the MLS All-Star Game once again.

Los 5 Grandes Momentos Del Desafío De Habilidades Entre La Liga MX Y La MLS

En medio de las actividades relacionadas con el Juego de Estrellas, la Liga MX y la MLS se enfrentaron en el tradicional desafío de habilidades. El triunfo quedó en manos de la Liga MX, no solo en lo técnico, sino que también a la hora de dar espectáculo.

De hecho, los jugadores de la Liga MX fueron protagonistas de la mayoría de los momentos más comentados de la jornada, los cuales compilamos aquí:

Opening Weekend Highlights Unmatched Connection Between Football And Its Fans

The most powerful sporting moments aren't always during gameplay or even on the field at all — there are moments that are bigger than the sport itself.

Soccer has always been larger than the physical game played on the pitch; it's a way of life, an escape for supporters all over the world to come together and be a part of something bigger than themselves. If you aren't a part of it you wouldn't understand, but being a hardcore fan comes with elevating highs and deep lows. Your daily emotions rely heavily on how it's all going. 

Barça Beats Ronaldo’s Juve In First Match Of Post-Messi Era As Fans Try To Say Goodbye

After all the tearful farewells to Lionel Messi in the morning, Barcelona still had a match to play on Sunday evening. And in the 10th minute, the limited fans in attendance gave a preview of how they’ll honor the club legend throughout the upcoming campaign.

Leicester’s Wesley Fofana Suffers Broken Leg From Horrendous Scissor Tackle In Friendly

LONDON - Leicester City will be seeking a center back after French defender Wesley Fofana broke his leg in a friendly against Europa League winners Villarreal, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday.

Rodgers told reporters the injury, after a 'horrendous' challenge, was a major blow for the club only 10 days before the start of the Premier League season.

"He fractured his fibula and we are devastated for him," said Rodgers. "He's a top-class player so he's going to be a huge loss for us.”

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This Bicycle Kick Assist From Norwich City’s Todd Cantwell Is Art

With one swift kick and a mighty finish, Norwich City has us ready for the Premier League to kick off already. Even though fans have had plenty of international soccer to enjoy recently, the August 13 start date of the EPL could not come any sooner. 

This incredible Todd Cantwell assist was set up after the midfielder received a pass shortly after making his way into the 18 (eyy). With a defender pressing him from behind, in two quick taps and a moment of sheer brilliance, he launched the ball over his body with a bicycle kick and across the goal for a near-perfect one-timer. 

43-Year-Old Buffon Turns Back The Clock With Incredible Save

At 43 years old most people aren’t playing professional soccer. At any age, most people aren’t stopping this goal. But at the ripe age of 43, Gianluigi Buffon, like aged wine, shows he can still move around with this incredible save against Sassuolo. 

The 2017 Italian Footballer of the year winner showed his vintage self with an amazing save in a friendly match against Sassuolo on Sunday.

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