Central & South America
It’s been almost four years since the LaMia Flight 2933 disaster which claimed the lives of 77 people, including 19 Chapecoense players. Of the three surviving players, two are still directly involved with the club.
Barcelona forward Luis Suárez is due to sit a language test on Monday in a bid to obtain Italian citizenship that would enable him to move to Serie A champions Juventus, Italian and Uruguayan media said Sunday.
There have been widespread reports that Juventus are chasing the 33-year-old Uruguayan who, if the moves go through, would line up alongside defender Giorgio Chiellini, the Italy defender he famously bit in a World Cup match in 2014.
In 2019, Concacaf held the largest-ever Gold Cup, with 16 teams creating an event that was actually pretty exciting. For the 2021 Gold Cup format, Concacaf is doubling down on the 16-team field but adding some weird new spice to the tournament — and for some reason an odd choice for its first guest participant in over a decade.
Own goals are the most cringeworthy moments in football. A player inadvertently turns the ball into his or her own net and gifts the opposing team a goal. Sometimes they’re down to the attacking team putting too much pressure on the defense; sometimes they’re down to horrible back-passes or lapses in concentration. Rarely do we see an own goal from the halfway line, which is exactly what happened on Saturday in Uruguay. Was it the worst own goal ever?
EA Sports released a new trailer on Monday detailing the latest Ultimate Team developments for FIFA 21, which is slated for release on October 6.
FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) is the wildly popular game mode that combines collectible card game elements (used to build your own squad) with the traditional FIFA gameplay, and EA Sports traditionally spends a large portion of its time between released working on this cash cow.
Fortunately for FUT fans, there’s a lot to like about what’s promised in FIFA 21.
Former World Cup winner Ronaldinho moved a step closer to ending his Paraguayan ordeal on Friday when prosecutors said they would not oppose a "conditional suspension" of the case that would allow him to return to Brazil.
The twice World Player of the Year was arrested on March 6 along with his brother and business manager Roberto Assis after they tried to enter Paraguay with adulterated Paraguayan passports.