Bayern Munich

Alphonso Davies In Line For Bayern Action After Impressing Teammates And Coach In Doha

Bayern Munich has only just returned from winter break training in Doha, Qatar, where 18-year-old Alphonso Davies got his first taste of action with the Bavarian giants. The $22 million Canadian international had a breakthrough 2018 with the Vancouver Whitecaps — scoring eight goals, being named to the MLS All-Star Game and receiving Vancouver’s Player of the Year award — and his immense talent has already impressed the likes of Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, Niklas Sule and, most importantly, boss Niko Kovac.

7 Talented Players Bayern Munich Has Recently Poached From Bundesliga Rivals

Bayern Munich is by far the most successful club in Germany and one of the richest. Its power in the transfer market is hard to contend with, evidenced by its constant trophy haul every year.

Munich’s big club (sorry 1860 Munich fans) doesn’t seem to be letting up in its chase for trophies, although this season the club has struggled under new manager Niko Kovac.

The 10 Most Expensive Jersey Sponsorship Deals In World Football

The values of the biggest clubs in soccer have skyrocketed over the last five years, thanks in large part to revenue growth. A large portion of this revenue comes from the most expensive shirt sponsorship deals in all of sports, and it should come as no surprise that the three clubs with the largest jersey sponsorship deals also constitute the three most valuable soccer teams in the world.

The list is largely dominated by English Premier League sides and the Dubai-based airline Emirates, both obvious signs of the time. 

How Much Is Too Much For A Meal? Don’t Ask Franck Ribery

How much is too much for a meal? 

It’s a question making the rounds recently after Kiyoshi Kimura dropped $3 million on a giant Bluefin tuna — about $4,900 per pound.

The 2-7-2 Formation: Why It Isn't As Crazy As You Think

When looking at some of the world’s best teams, football’s future looks very bright. Manchester City for example is a testament to modern progressive football: back-to-front play in quick succession and starting attacks from the goalkeeper. Many European sides have adopted the tactic, as it encourages more open play.

It begs the question: Where is football heading in the next decade?

Champions League Round Of 16 Draw Matchups, Ranked By Order Of Tastiness

The Champions League Round of 16 draw results are in, and although we have to wait until mid-February to get started, some things are too tasty to be left on the back-burner for that long. Here’s a look at all eight matchups, and an incredibly scientific ranking of which ties get us all hot and bothered.

Champions League Round of 16 Draw Results 2019, Ranked

Because He’s A Nice Guy, Thomas Müller Will Forever Be Apologizing For Flying Kick To Face

Thomas Müller was all apologies Wednesday and Thursday.

He started apologizing before Nicolás Tagliafico hit the ground. He kept apologizing as he was shown red. He tried to apologize in person after the match. And he kept apologizing the next day.

Müller’s red card against Ajax on Wednesday was one of the worst you’ll see in the Champions League — a flying kick to the head. But Müller responded exactly how you’d hope a professional footballer would after such a vicious attack.

Adidas Drops Line Of Incredible, FIFA-Inspired Fourth Kits For Your Wish List

If you’re a supporter of Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus or Bayern Munich and you’re looking to distinguish yourself in 2019, look no further than this collaboration between adidas and EA Sports. These “Digital 4th Kits” are inspired by FIFA, and although they’ll be available for use in FIFA Ultimate Team, you can also cop the actual limited-edition jerseys from online club stores (retailing for $98). 

Arjen Robben Cuts Around 4 Defenders Before Smashing Another Arjen Robben Special

Arjen Robben went some way toward saving the job of Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovač (for now) while simultaneously getting Benfica manager Rui Vitória sacked after giving his side an early lead in the Champions League on Tuesday.

With both sides struggling mightily domestically (Bayern’s fifth in the Bundesliga; Benfica’s fourth in the Primeira Liga), the scrutiny on both managers this week had been intense.