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Para Pasar Las Penas: El Tri Sub-20 Le Ganó A Brasil Con Gol De Marcelo Flores

Fue en un torneo amistoso, fue en categoría Sub-20, pero al final del día fue una victoria en un fin de semana gris. México venció a Brasil por 2-1 en la Revelations Cup y lavó un poquito las heridas que dejó entre los aficionados la derrota de la selección adulta ante Estados Unidos.

En plan optimista, además, el partido sirvió para tener una dosis de ilusión en torno al futuro, si es que ese futuro alguna vez llega.

Defender In Romania Fails To Make Goal Line Clearance That Your 5-Year-Old Could Have Kept Out

A defender playing in the Romanian Cup had a day to forget after he pulled off one the most spectacular failed clearances the sport has seen. 

The poor defender in question is 21-year-old Marius Leca. His team, Dunarea Calarasi, was down two goals with 11 minutes left to play. The second-tier Romanian club wasn’t out of the fight just yet, but Leca pretty much sealed the win for his opponents with a brutal mistake.

Bosnian Player Has Career Ended After Getting Nutmegged TWICE By A Dog Mid-Game

A player in Bosnia and Herzegovina probably went to sleep contemplating life on Tuesday after he was nutmegged twice by a dog during a Bosnian Premier League game. Watch as the dog nutmegs soccer player, does some extra gnawing and then goes back for seconds on the poor guy.

Concacaf Just Hit New Weirdness Level With 60-Year-Old Vice President Of Suriname Starting Himself

You read that headline correctly. The Suriname Vice President, Ronnie Brunswijk, played for 54 minutes against Honduran club giant Olimpia on Tuesday night. The club he owns and captained that night, Inter Moengotapoe, lost 6-0.

Brunswijk is officially the oldest player in the world to play in an international club competition at the spry young age of 60. Inter and Olimpia were playing in the Concacaf League, which is essentially the UEFA Europa League equivalent. 

Guns, Drones And UFOs: The Craziest Reasons Football Matches Have Been Postponed

Over the years, soccer matches have been temporarily suspended for a variety of bizarre reasons, whether it be canine pitch invasions, tennis ball protests or a pig head on the pitch, but it takes a heck of a lot for an event to end a match.

Ireland Announces Equal Pay For Its Men's And Women's Teams

As the fight for equal pay continues, more and more countries are pledging to give their female footballers the wages they deserve. And on Monday, the Republic of Ireland became the latest footballing association to implement equal pay for its men's and women's senior national sides.

Super Sub Morgan Weaver Wins International Champions Cup For Portland With Last-Minute Strike

Morgan Weaver hadn’t made an appearance for the Portland Thorns in over a month after getting injured against the Orlando Pride on July 18. The 23-year-old made her return in fashion and in the form of an 87th minute winner against Lyon.

Weaver was substituted into the game in the 82nd minute and nearly scored with her first touch of the game. She was in on goal against Lyon’s Christiane Endler but ended up hitting her shot over the bar.

Houston Dash Took The Champions Of Europe Barcelona To The Wire In Heroic Performance

The Houston Dash was the oddball inclusion the 2021 Women’s International Champions Cup. 

Teams like the Portland Thorns, French powerhouse Lyon and perhaps the most dominant team on the planet, Barcelona, all looked like giants compared to the Dash. 

The 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup champions were heavy underdogs against Barcelona for the third-place match, but holy hell did the Dash give the defending UEFA Champions League winners a run for their money, losing 3-2.

Land Of The Midnight Sun: The Story Behind The Golden Age Of Women’s Football In Sweden

If you had to name the current Galácticos of women's club football, the answer is pretty easy: Olympique Lyon. The French side won a record 14 consecutive Ligue 1 titles and five Champions League titles in a row before both streaks were ended by PSG this year. 

But 20 years ago, there was an unexpected forerunner in women's soccer, a team full of Galácticos that spawned at a time when the original Galácticos side at Real Madrid was still in its infancy.

Seguro Lo Extrañan Un Montón: ¿Por Qué Kylian Mbappé No Está En Los Juegos Olímpicos?

Francia salió destrozada de su debut en los Juegos Olímpicos. México la goleó por 4-1 y seguro muchos que veían el partidos se preguntaban dónde estaban las estrellas de este equipo. Todos sabemos de la potencia de los galos, actuales campeones del mundo, sin embargo, muchas de las figuras Sub-23 que tiene se quedaron en casa y no viajaron a Tokio. ¿El ausente más célebre? Kylian Mbappé.