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The Most Dangerous Dribbler Isn’t Messi, It’s A Fed-Up Chelsea Center Back With Nothing To Lose

Chelsea defeated Zenit 1-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday, but one of the most exciting moments of the match came from center back Antonio Rudiger. With nothing working in the final third, Rudiger decided he’ll do what Kurt Zouma did against Ajax. Let’s compare the Rudiger and Zouma runs.

First, let’s start with the original Chelsea center back dash. During Chelsea’s Champions League clash against Ajax in 2019 Zouma dribbled through the entire team before launching his shot into orbit.

I’ll Pay Anyone $10 If They Can Name All 22 Americans Set To Play In UEFA Competitions

For the first time in history, Americans will play in all three of UEFA’s European tournaments. This season is also the first time there have been three tournaments, but minor details. There are tons of Americans playing in Europe, but only 22 have made it to the group stages across the three competitions.

Here are the numbers for Americans playing in European tournaments.

  • Champions League: 11 Americans
  • Europa League: 9 Americans
  • Europa Conference League: 2 Americans

First, let’s look at the 11 in the Champions League.

It’s Only Taken 3 Games For Memphis Depay To Look Better Than Antoine Griezmann

Since arriving in 2019, there's been an unreasonable amount of matches in which Antoine Griezmann’s most memorable contribution is a piece of tracking back and putting in defensive work. He’s basically like a $142 million Blaise Matuidi. 

Inconceivable Ings Bicycle Kick Highlights Villa's Victory Against Newcastle

BIRMINGHAM — A brilliant volley by Danny Ings and an Anwar El Ghazi penalty gave Aston Villa an easy 2-0 victory over a poor Newcastle United side in the Birmingham club's first home game of the Premier League season on Saturday.

A record of 12 goals in 29 Premier League games for Southampton last term prompted Villa to recruit the 29-year-old Ings for a reported 25 million pounds, and with two goals in his first two league games, the investment is already paying off.

Eriksen Melts Hearts With Video Assuring Young Girl Set To Undergo Same Procedure That Everything Will Be OK

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has recorded a touching video to reassure a nine-year-old girl who is due to undergo the same operation he had after collapsing while playing at Euro 2020.

The Inter Milan player suffered a cardiac arrest during his country’s opening game of the tournament, against Finland, and received life-saving treatment on the pitch.

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.

I, And Many Others, Owe A Formal Apology To The USMNT For Doubting Their Efforts

The USMNT put in a legendary performance on Sunday night to firmly stamp themselves as the kings of Concacaf with a 1-0 victory against Mexico to win the Gold Cup. I along with many critics doubted that this squad could get the job done. I have never been happier to be wrong.

Soccer Trading Cards 101: How To Start Your Collection And Make Money

Collecting cards can be one of the most intriguing hobbies on offer for hardcore sports fans. The market for soccer cards has exploded since 2020, and it's projected to rise over the coming years. With the hobby growing fast, now is a good time to start your own soccer card collection. 

Manchester United Reunites With Ronaldo And Now Has The Beefiest Potential XI In EPL

Manchester United isn’t playing around this summer and has had arguably the best transfer window out of all Premier League teams. Other than PSG, the potential Manchester United starting XI 2021 looks like the best in Europe.

The last time Manchester United was Premier League champion, 2013, I was finishing up middle school. Could this group of players be the ones to end its league-title drought?