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“You can’t be serious!” — Jude Bellingham has hilarious reaction to EAFC 24 rating reveal

While Jude Bellingham continues to show out with Real Madrid in LaLiga, EA Sports have made it their personal objective to humble the Englishman, along with other stars of the game, with their new game ratings.

Jude Bellingham’s hilarious reaction to finding out his pace in EAFC 24

“What goes up, must come down” — the person in charge of deciding Bellingham’s rating on EAFC must have said.

Two-time World Cup champion Julie Ertz retires from professional soccer

Two-time World Cup champion Julie Ertz retired from professional soccer with an announcement on social media on Thursday.

"With immense emotion and processing, I've decided it is time to hang up the boots," the U.S. women's national team icon and longtime NWSL defender posted on social media.

Megan Rapinoe reveals why she smiled after penalty kick miss in World Cup loss

Megan Rapinoe did not get the Women's World Cup farewell she wanted on Sunday, a penalty that sailed over the crossbar the last international play by one of the United States' most decorated players.

American soccer's charismatic figurehead was sent on as a substitute in extra time but the last-16 game against old foes Sweden ended 0-0 before the Swedes won the penalty shootout 5-4.

Rapinoe was one of three American players to miss her spot-kick.

Chivas se frota las manos con Yael Padilla, su niño maravilla: "Es un diamante en bruto"

El arranque de Chivas en el Apertura 2023 es perfecto: dos partidos y dos triunfos. Sin embargo, la gran historia que entusiasma al Rebaño es la irrupción de Yael Padilla, un extremo por derecha de 17 años que ha sorprendido por su desparpajo y su efectividad, esta última reflejada en los dos goles que acumula durante el torneo.

Ante la lesión de Alexis Vega y la participación de Roberto Alvarado en la Copa Oro con la Selección Mexicana, el técnico Veljko Paunovic decidió darle una chance a varios jugadores y Padilla sí que ha aprovechado su oportunidad.

Megan Rapinoe says she'll retire after this season

SAN JOSE, Calif. - United States forward Megan Rapinoe will retire after this season, the 38-year-old said on Saturday, days before she leaves for the Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The charismatic veteran will compete in her fourth World Cup when the tournament kicks off on July 20, and said she will hang up her cleats after completing her National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season.

Rose Lavelle embraces the pressure of leadership ahead of second World Cup

Rose Lavelle said she is more comfortable taking on the responsibilities of leadership and is ready to step up as a senior member of the U.S. squad when she heads to her second Women's World Cup, even as questions remain around her fitness.

The 28-year-old midfielder, who scored in the 2019 final as the Americans won their fourth title, has been nursing a knee injury and last played on April 8 in a friendly against Ireland.

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.

The hero in 2019, Megan Rapinoe handed new role in fourth World Cup

NEW YORK - The USWNT's Megan Rapinoe will take on a different role in her fourth Women's World Cup appearance, coach Vlatko Andonovski said on Wednesday, as he named his 23-player squad for the quadrennial tournament.

The pink-haired forward's heroics led the U.S. to a fourth title in 2019, as her larger-than-life persona helped cement her as the biggest celebrity in American soccer, drawing legions of fans and the ire of former U.S. President Donald Trump.

From youth soccer to the World Cup in 9 months: USWNT phenom Alyssa Thompson takes the spotlight

NEW YORK - Nine months ago, Alyssa Thompson was playing youth soccer. In July, the 18-year-old forward will test herself against the best after being named in the four-time champions United States' squad for the Women's World Cup.

It has been a dizzying rise for Thompson, the second-youngest ever named in a U.S. World Cup squad.

Meet the Herons — Messi's ragtag crew of teammates at Inter Miami

Have you ever wanted to watch the story of Space Jam play out in real life? You know, Michael Jordan getting recruited to elevate the play of a motley assembled group of enthusiastic but extremely limited characters?

That's the narrative viewers worldwide are about to experience on Apple TV's MLS Season Pass as Lionel Messi joins Inter Miami — 27th-place in a 29-team league — at the halfway stage of the campaign. 

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