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Real Madrid Legend With Most Champions League Titles Dies At 88

Francisco "Paco" Gento, one of Read Madrid's greatest players and a European champion with Spain, has died at the age of 88, the club said on Tuesday.

Luka Modrić Scores World-Class Goal As Real Madrid Claims Spanish Super Cup

RIYADH - Real Madrid were crowned Spanish Super Cup champions after goals from Luka Modrić and Karim Benzema earned them a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

Real took the lead in the 38th minute after Rodrygo sprinted past two defenders before passing to Modrić, who rifled a shot into the back of the net.

Unstoppable Lewandowski Bags Hat Trick And Becomes Second Player To Hit 300 Bundesliga Goals

COLOGNE — Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski got a hat trick to make it 300 Bundesliga career goals as he steered them to a 4-0 win at Cologne on Saturday that restored a six-point lead at the top.

The Bavarians, chasing a record-extending 10th consecutive league title, bounced back from last week's loss to Borussia Moenchengladbach and have 46 points from 19 games with Dortmund in second place on 40.

Barcelona Women’s Team Has Shot At Breaking USWNT’s 1999 World Cup Attendance Record

The official record for highest attendance at a professional women’s soccer game is held by the 1999 World Cup Final at the Rose Bowl between the USWNT and China with 90,185. Unofficially the 1971 World Cup Final between Denmark and Mexico had 110,000 in attendance.

A new candidate for the record is lurking in the shadows to take down the USWNT’s record. On March 30, Barcelona’s women’s team will host Real Madrid in the second leg of the UEFA Women's Champions League quarterfinals at Camp Nou.

Best Player In The World Right Now? Lieke Martens Makes Case With Must-See Hat Trick

Barcelona Femení's remarkable 2021-22 season continued Wednesday with a 5-0 victory over Sporting Huelva at Johan Cruyff Stadium. Dutch winger Lieke Martens has been the star of the show recently, and she went top of the Primera División scoring chart with a hat trick after 73 minutes before also assisting on an Alexia Putellas goal.

The first Martens goal was a right-footed volley in the 34th-minute that was hit with too much power for goalkeeper Chelsea Ashurst to deal with.

38-Year-Old Dani Alves Earns Brazil Recall For Upcoming World Cup Qualifiers

Brazil coach Tite has left out Renan Lodi for their World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Paraguay because the Atlético Madrid full back has not had a full course of COVID-19 vaccines.

"Renan Lodi was excluded from the possibility of being called up due to his non-vaccination," Tite, who recalled Dani Alves and Philippe Coutinho, told reporters on Thursday. "He missed the chance to compete (for a place)."

RSL Signs Its Youngest-Ever First-Team Player, 15-Year-Old USYNT Midfielder Jude Wellings

Tuesday marks MLS SuperDraft day, and while it's always fun to see who your team adds and to pore over their college bio page, you ultimately want your club moving in the direction of producing and signing more Homegrown Players through its academy. Real Salt Lake did just that Monday with the addition of 15-year-old midfielder Jude Wellings — who becomes the club's youngest-ever first-team signing.

The One Stat That Defined Maradona’s Genius At The 1986 World Cup

In 1986, Diego Armando Maradona was on top of the world. With five goals and five assists, El Pibe de Oro led Argentina to an impressive World Cup victory. The stat that really shows how great Maradona was that summer in Mexico wasn’t his goals, assists or record number of dribbles — it was the record he set for most fouls suffered in a men’s World Cup. 

Dicen Que No Descansa: Andrés Guardado Superó Un Impresionante Récord De Hugo Sánchez

Andrés Guardado no es un jugador que destaque por hacer trucos dentro del campo, pero nadie puede negar su constancia y regularidad. El mexicano es lo que llaman un metrónomo. Y si bien eso puedo sonar aburrido, sobre todo para la gente que quiere fuegos artificiales, en el sabor vainilla de su carrera, Guardado igual se las arregló hoy para conseguir algo increíble: superar a Hugo Sánchez como el mexicano con más partidos en Europa.

Este domingo 9 de enero, Guardado alcanzó su partido número 496 al otro lado del Atlántico.

Zlatan Ibrahimović Scores For The 24th Consecutive Calendar Year

VENICE - AC Milan went top of Serie A with a 3-0 win over struggling Venezia on Sunday, as defender Theo Hernández struck twice in the second half to help his side clinch their third consecutive league victory.

Zlatan Ibrahimović tapped in after two minutes, making the Venetians the 80th team the Swede has scored against in Europe’s top five leagues, a record only Cristiano Ronaldo has matched since 2000.

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