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The making of Weston McKennie: How America's most unique talent reached the top — and the team behind the scenes who helped him along the way

Weston McKennie is one of soccer's most unique talents. Even on the world's biggest stage, the 24-year-old American stands out in the middle of the pitch with his all-action style, covering every blade of grass, arriving first to every contested ball and occasionally looking like a one-man midfield out there.

But Weston would be the first to admit that his meteoric rise to playing for Italy's biggest club and representing his country on the world’s stage is grounded in the help, commitment and sacrifice of teammates, family, friends, and coaches.

Socios hoy, enemigos mañana: Chucky Lozano asiste a Zieliński en nuevo triunfo del Napoli

La Spallettineta no se detiene. Napoli, líder de la Serie A, venció 3-2 a Udinese y registró su undécima victoria consecutiva en el torneo. El mexicano Hirving Lozano fue titular y aportó con una asistencia que permitió el lucimiento del polaco Piotr Zieliński, hoy compañero de equipo, pero desde mañana enemigo mundialista.

Asistencia de Chucky Lozano vs. Udinese

La conexión Lozano - Zieliński se produjo en el 2-0 parcial, sobre la media hora de juego.

Al Chucky Lozano lo dejaron tirar un penal y asistió al "amigo y rival" Zieliński en victoria del Napoli

Napoli consiguió su décima victoria consecutiva en la Serie A y se consolidó en el liderato de la Serie A con el mexicano Hirving Lozano como gran protagonista. I Partenopei venció al Empoli 2-0, con el Chucky convirtiendo la apertura de la cuenta y asistiendo al polaco Piotr Zieliński en el segundo.

Gol de Chucky Lozano vs. Empoli

Lozano ingresó desde la banca al 64' con el partido 0-0- y cinco minutos después dejó su huella en el marcador, convirtiendo desde el punto penal.

Liverpool draws Real Madrid and PSG lands Bayern Munich in Champions League last 16

NYON - Holders Real Madrid will face English Premier League side Liverpool once again in the Champions League last 16 — a repeat of last season's final — while Paris St Germain will take on German champions Bayern Munich.

Madrid edged Liverpool in a tense final in May thanks to a Vinícius Júnior strike.

Champions League round of 16 odds: Who's most likely to meet in the knockout stage?

It was another memorable UEFA Champions League group stage with England, Germany and Portugal flexing their collective might while Spain suffered some historically bad performances. The Champions League last 16 draw date is now set for Monday, Nov.

Paul Pogba to miss World Cup after failing to recover from knee surgery

France midfielder Paul Pogba will miss their World Cup title defense after failing to recover from knee surgery in time for next month's tournament in Qatar, his agent said on Monday.

Pogba had an operation on a damaged meniscus in September but his agent said that, following a medical review, he would not be able to return to the Juventus squad or join up with France before the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 World Cup.

Another American goes down: USMNT dealt Weston McKennie injury blow

There's more unfortunate news for the USMNT midfield with just 22 days to go until lining up against Wales: Weston McKennie, after coming off injured at the start of the second half during Juventus' 1-0 win over Lecce on Saturday, has been diagnosed with a thigh injury that'll keep him out for over two weeks.

David Luiz se suma a la exclusiva lista de futbolistas campeones en Champions League y Copa Libertadores

Dentro de la lista de cosas que hacer antes de morir de cualquier futbolista sudamericano, seguro que hay una línea en que dice ser "campeón de una Copa Libertadores y campeón de una Champions League". Sin embargo, en la historia son pocos los jugadores que pueden presumir haber ganado los trofeos de los torneos continentales más importantes del planeta.

Pero de vez en cuando pasa y el central brasileño David Luiz es testimonio vivo de que ese deseo puede ser realidad.

Arsenal loanee Pablo Mari was stabbed in his back while doing grocery shopping

Monza soccer player Pablo Mari has been stabbed along with at least four other people in a shopping mall in the town of Assago outside Milan, news agency ANSA reported on Thursday.

The BBC said a 46-year-old suspect has been detained and the motive for the attack in a supermarket was not clear. Italian police said one person had died, a Bolivian national.