Watch: Philadelphia Union open 2024 campaign with the most Concacaf own goal ever

A Philadelphia Union own goal during their 3-2 Concacaf Champions Cup victory vs. Costa Rica’s Deportivo Saprissa marked the return of Concacaf club play in all its glory.

One reason often given for MLS teams’ poor performances in Concacaf competitions is that the teams are still in preseason mode in February and aren’t in full form.

That couldn’t have been more the case for Jakob Glesnes and Andre Blake as they combined — or failed to combine — for a hilarious blooper on Tuesday.

Philadelphia Union own goal vs. Deportivo Saprissa

Watch: Sheffield United’s Mason Holgate gets sent off after the worst challenge you’ll see this year

Last-placed Sheffield United took a tough Premier League loss in their match hosting Brighton this Sunday. Despite having the opportunity to overpass relegation-rivals Burnley with a win or draw, another 5-0 loss (the second one in February) sent the Blades to yet another match day as the worst team in England’s top-flight.

Watch: Lionel Messi almost scores Olimpico goal vs. boyhood club Newell’s Old Boys

Lionel Messi has scored pretty much every goal in the book… besides one he keeps attempting with Inter Miami.

Inter Miami faced off against Lionel Messi’s boyhood Argentinian club, Newell’s Old Boys, in the MLS team’s last preseason match held at DRV Pink Stadium this Thursday. Miami coach Gerardo Martino also played and managed Newell’s in the past.

The match, with a handful of highlights, ended in a 1-1 draw, sending Inter Miami off into the 2024 MLS Season for their debut against Real Salt Lake at home on Feb. 21.

Australian A-League player now holds honor of worst miss in soccer history

It’s official. We’ve seen one of the worst open goal misses in the history of professional soccer. The A-League miss heard round the world.

On Saturday Sydney FC’s Patrick Wood inexplicably wasted a golden opportunity in the 29th minute.

Wood robbed the opposing goalkeeper of possession and was only two yards away from a wide-open goal. He managed to fire his shot wide to the relief of the goalkeeper.

Shocking A-League miss

Cristiano Ronaldo throws temper tantrum and wipes his privates with Al Hilal fan’s jersey

Soccer’s two biggest stars are in the media for all the wrong reasons this week. Lionel Messi is facing backlash from the entirety of China with the country canceling Argentina’s friendly next month, and Cristiano Ronaldo is in the news after a classic temper tantrum.

Kevin Mac Allister shows he’s in NFL Playoffs spirit with exceptional open-field tackle

With the AFC and NFC Championships on the horizon the football spirit is at an all-time high. The feeling is apparently contagious with one case of football fever spotted in Belgium after a great Kevin Mac Allister tackle.

Argentine defender Mac Allister received a straight red card for a tackle during a Belgian Cup game between powerhouses Union Saint-Gilloise and Anderlecht.

Mac Allister’s teammate gave a half-hearted effort to bring down an opponent in on goal so the 26-year-old showed everyone how it’s done.

Kevin Mac Allister tackle

Former Manchester United prospect Bebé scores 40-yard free kick rocket for Cape Verde in AFCON

Former Manchester United youngster, Bebé, just scored one of the longest free kicks you’ll ever see for Cape Verde in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Cape Verde faced off against Mozambique in their second match of the AFCON group stage, looking to increase their lead as first place of Group B after defeating Ghana 2-1 in the first match day of the tournament.

Sparta kicking an opponent in the face is apparently legal in AFC Asian Cup

Before reading this article, you must mentally prepare yourself to watch a brutal foul that doesn’t even get called.

This isn’t some gruesome tackle where a player’s leg gets snapped in half, but it’s still one that will have you wincing just watching it.

The painful sparta kick took place during Wednesday’s AFC Asian Cup match between Lebanon and China.

In the second half Lebanon’s Khalil Khamis cleared a ball with a high boot and China’s Dai Wai Tsun was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Lebanon kick to the face vs. China

Saudi Arabia fans slammed on social media for whistling during Franz Beckenbauer’s moment of silence

Real Madrid and Átletico Madrid faced off in the Spanish Super Cup semi-final this Wednesday in what would turn out to be one of the most entertaining matches of the season held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Antonio Rüdiger utilizes the dark arts and gives Alvaro Morata’s nipple the squeeze ‘n twist

Real Madrid center back Antonio Rüdiger isn’t just one of the best defenders in the world, he’s also one of the most entertaining.

Rüdiger engaged in some hilarious nonsense during Real Madrid’s thrilling 5-3 victory vs. Atlético Madrid in the Supercopa de España on Wednesday.

Perhaps to get into Atlético striker Álvaro Morata’s head, Rüdiger was caught on camera grabbing the Spaniard’s nipple and giving it a twist.