Youth Soccer

El Talento Corre Por La Familia: Tatiana Flores Hace Un Póquer Para El Chelsea Sub-16

Los aficionados mexicanos sueñan con ver a Marcelo Flores más seguido con el jersey del Tri. El jugador del Arsenal de 18 años ha mostrado un talento fuera de clase y que ilusiona a millones. Sin embargo, Marcelo no es el único miembro de su familia que promete alegrías para el fútbol azteca. También lo hacen sus hermanas Silvana y Tatiana.

Silvana, de 19 años, lleva un tiempo en el plantel del Tottenham; Tatiana, mientras tanto, comienza a brillar en la Sub-16 del Chelsea.

Freddy Adu’s Record As Youngest MLS Signing Broken By Real Salt Lake Phenom

On Monday, Real Salt Lake set a club record by signing its youngest-ever first-team player, 15-year-old Jude Wellings. That record didn’t even last the week. RSL announced on Friday it had signed 14-year-old forward Axel Kei, who broke Freddy Adu’s record for youngest MLS player ever signed to a first-team contract.

El Sabroso Gol Que Marcelo Flores Le Hizo Al Chelsea En La Papa John's Trophy

Marcelo Flores es oficialmente un jugador de la Sub-18 del Arsenal. Sin embargo, los Gunners poco a poco comienzan a foguear al mediocampista mexicano en divisiones mayores del club y hasta lo han invitado a entrenamientos con el primer equipo.

Esta semana en particular, Flores debutó en la categoría Sub-23 y hace unas horas sumó minutos en la Sub-21. En esta última, además, se dio el lujo de convertirle un bello gol al Chelsea en la EFL Papa John's Trophy.

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.

School Kids Absolutely Lose It With The Appearance Of Riyad Mahrez At AFCON

The reigning Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria began its title defense Tuesday with a match against Sierra Leone in Douala, meaning it was also time to get a first glimpse of three-time Premier League winner and 2016 African Footballer of the Year Riyad Mahrez.

Sydney Leroux Has Perfectly Reasonable Response To Son Wearing Tottenham Kit

It’s not easy being a single mother. It’s even harder when you’re a professional athlete. But Sydney Leroux sure makes it look easy, or at least fun.

Preseason NWSL camps are less than a month away. With that in mind, Sydney Leroux was in the backyard getting in some training this week with her 5-year-old son, Cassius, who was sporting a full Tottenham kit. Leroux, a 31-year-old Orlando Pride forward and prime Mom of the Year candidate, did what any self-respecting parent would do upon seeing their offspring wearing Spurs colors: kick a ball straight at the kid’s head.

A Child Is Born: Griezmann Mbappé Is Chilean Hospital's First Baby Of 2022

Big news out of Copiapó, Chile today where the illegitimate love child of French football superstars Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé was found after being born on New Year's Day at 9:09 p.m. local time. Three Wise Men followed a star to his birthplace, bearing gifts of a large buyout clause, CR7 fragrance and baby-sized adidas Copa Mundials.

Why Do Soccer Players Wear Shin Guards, And Do They Really Help?

One of the greatest aspects of soccer is the ability for anyone to play anywhere, at any time — all you need is a ball and love for the game. There is but one piece of mandatory protection in official matches. So why do soccer players wear shin guards and nothing else, and are they effective?

I'm No Expert, But I'm Pretty Sure This Goal Should've Ended The Game

The annual All Japan High School Soccer Tournament is a big deal. It's like, well, you don't really need a metaphor, do you? It's not that hard to imagine another country also enjoying youth sports. It attracts large viewership at the stadiums and on television, and I have a sneaking suspicion that among those watching are all the set-piece coaches at Europe's major clubs.

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