7 Nutritional Tips For Soccer Players

Train — EAT — Rest. 

That’s the foundational triangle of sports performance, and the best athletes in the world know it very well. 

You can watch Rocky I, II, III, IV, V, VI and its spin offs 16 million times and love that eternal training and think that you have the eye of the tiger, so training more and more makes your preparation better and better, but it doesn’t. If you want to perform, you need to learn what, when and how much you should rest and EAT. 

MLS Loses Another Coach To Mexico; Oscar Pareja Reportedly Leaving FC Dallas For Club Tijuana

Major League Soccer is losing another of its best coaches to Mexico. 

Earlier this week, Atlanta United’s Tata Martino reportedly agreed to a four-year contract to coach the Mexico national team. Now, FC Dallas’ Óscar Pareja is leaving the states for Liga MX side Club Tijuana, according to reports from Ives Galarcep. 

400 Days Of Winter — What USMNT’s Long Stint Without A Coach Has Done To The Program

In the rom-com/drama “500 Days Of Summer,” Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character is convinced he’s found The One in Summer, played by Zooey Deschanel. They date for nearly a year before she breaks up with him, sending him into a spiral of depression. It’s not until 500 days after they started dating that JGL’s character really gets over Summer when he meets a new gal, Autumn. 

The U.S. men’s national team sure could use a Spring.

Diego Cam Catches Maradona Taking Phone Call During A Match

There was, admittedly, very little footballing action on Wednesday. Qatar shocked Switzerland 1-0 in an international friendly and the U-17 Women’s World Cup continued in Uruguay (the U.S. beat nine-woman Cameroon 3-0), but that was about it. 

Oh, and there were a couple of matches in Ascenso MX, Mexico’s second division — namely one involving Diego Cam.

Gerardo Martino Reportedly Agrees To Four-Year, $8.8 Million Contract With Mexico

According to Univision, Gerardo “Tata” Martino is set to become Mexico’s manager on a four-year, $8.8 million contract directly following Atlanta United’s playoff run.

Frank Lampard’s Return To Stamford Bridge (As Coach) Was Pure Madness

Frank Lampard spent 13 spectacularly productive seasons as a midfielder for Chelsea. He returned to Stamford Bridge as coach of Derby County and watched as his team suffered a heartening 3-2 defeat in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. The Chelsea vs Derby County highlights absolutely lived up to the hype with one of the wildest League Cup matches we’ve seen since the 7-5 thriller between Arsenal and Reading in 2012. 

Atlanta Confirms Tata Martino’s Departure, Opening The Door For Mexico Job

Atlanta United has announced that after cooperative negotiations between the club and manager Gerardo “Tata” Martino concerning a contract extension beyond the 2018 season, the 55-year-old Argentine coach has elected to decline the offer and move on following the 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs.