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Alexandra Pinell Scores Ridiculous Goal At U-20 Women's World Cup

Alexandra Pinell has set the internet ablaze with one of the most incredible and mind-boggling goals in recent memory. 

Costa Rica is hosting the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, and the home side played its first match against a talented Australian team. Setting up a free-kick from some 40 yards out, no one in the stadium expected Pinell to shoot. And yet, filled with adrenaline and confidence, the Costa Rica captain stood over the ball and knew exactly what was about to happen. 

Un Puntín En Cámara Lenta Rescata A México En Su Debut En El Mundial Sub-20

La selección sub-20 femenil de México desperdició la chance de iniciar el Mundial de Costa Rica con un triunfo y debió conformarse con un amargo empate 1-1 ante Nueva Zelandia.

El Tri fue ampliamente superior a sus rivales, pero falló una oportunidad tras otra frente al pórtico defendido por Murphy Lyn Hunt-Sheaf. ¿Cifras? México tuvo 22 remates buscando el arco y que solo uno haya entrado habla de la farra vivida en el estadio Alejandro Morera Soto.

How To Watch The U.S. And México In The Women's U-20 World Cup?

We all know you can't wait until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, but while you wait, you should know that it is not the only FIFA WC being played this year. In fact, this Wednesday, Aug. 10, we will be witnesses to a new big-stage tournament: the Women's U-20 World Cup.

Yep. New stars, new dreams and all that is happening inside the Concacaf neighborhood. Costa Rica hosts the event, while another three teams from the region – Canada, Mexico and United States – are among the 16 countries seeking the glory.

Nike Kicks Off New Season With Air Zoom Mercurial And Tiempo Upgrades

We're entering the final bend before fall, that time of year synonymous with the start of the European season and the first cleat launches of the campaign. A lot is going to be happening over the next couple months with the World Cup fast approaching, but Nike is up first with the "Lucent Pack," which introduces new color ways for the Air Zoom Superfly, Air Zoom Vapor, Tiempo Legend IX and Phantom GT II.

México Anuncia Su Convocatoria Para El Mundial Sub-20 Femenil Sin Aylín Aviléz Ni Silvana Flores

Después de tormentosas semanas, que acabaron con el despido de la entrenadora Maribel Domínguez "por falta de liderazgo y conductas inapropiadas", la selección mexicana femenil entregó la lista de convocadas para el Mundial Sub-20 a jugarse en Costa Rica, a partir del próximo 10 de agosto. ¿Las grandes ausentes en la nómina? Silvana Flores – sí, hermana de Marcelo Flores – y Aylín Aviléz, la mejor jugadora joven de la Liga MX en la temporada 2021-22.

Getting Back In Shape For Soccer Season? An Expert Nutritionist Is Here To Help

Summer vacation is over. If you've been avoiding the heat by staying inside and relaxing on the couch in front of the TV with a selection of your favorite processed foods, the idea of whipping yourself into shape for the fall can certainly feel daunting.  

But whatever your soccer goals, fitness ambitions or workout plans are, your best intentions can be sabotaged by failing to recognize the importance of nutrition, hydration and recovery in your daily training regimen.

La FMF Saca A Maribel Domínguez De La Sub-20 Femenil Por Un Problema "Grave" – ¿Qué Pasa En El Tri?

En medio de los fracasos en cadena del fútbol mexicano, la selección Sub-20 femenil era una oasis de éxito y calma. Sin embargo, hoy todo se pudrió. A tres semanas de iniciar su participación en el Mundial de la categoría en Costa Rica, la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol decidió apartar de sus funciones al cuerpo técnico encabezado por Maribel Domínguez por un problema que varias fuentes describen como "grave".

Watch: The18's Teamwork Challenge Event Presented by National Peanut Board

Imagine kicking soccer balls at an 18-foot-tall dart board, dodging giant exercise balls while dribbling through a maze of cones, a catapult launching soccer balls from 40 yards away and shooting through seemingly peanut-sized targets. Daunting, sure, but add in a teammate and it becomes an exhilarating afternoon of cooperation. 

Romeo Beckham's First Inter Miami Goal Is A Bending Free Kick For Dad

Brace yourself for the sequel, Bend It Like Beckham 2: Going Bottom Bins On Orlando City B, because 19-year-old Romeo Beckham, son of Old Golden Balls himself, has curled home his first set-piece goal for Inter Miami CF II in MLS Next Pro.

Romeo's first foray into football was back in 2014 with Arsenal's Academy, but he was released and briefly pursued a fledgling tennis career while training alongside Andy Murray. However, he returned to the sport last year by joining Miami's reserve team and it looks like the correct decision. 

Spain Claims U-19 Euros Title With One Of The Slickest Team Goals Of The Year

While Women’s Euro 2022 has only just begun, the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship reached its climax on Saturday. Spain, a rising power in the women’s game, claimed the title thanks to a sparking Julia Bartel goal vs Norway in the 93rd minute, one of the best team goals you’ll see all year regardless of level.