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Mexican Defender Kenti Robles Part Of Real Madrid’s First Women’s Team

It’s been a long time coming but the Real Madrid Femenino team has finally arrived, and there’s some North American representation in the form of Mexican defender Kenti Robles.

Previously known as Club Deportivo Tacón, Real Madrid officially announced the absorption of the team back in June of 2019 following its promotion to the Primera División. The club spent the 2019-20 season as Tacón, finishing in 10th with a record of six wins, five draws and 10 defeats in a season that was brought to a premature end by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Brother Of Tottenham's Serge Aurier Shot Dead In France

The brother of Tottenham Hotspur's Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier has been shot dead in France, the Premier League club said on Monday.

The brother, Christopher Aurier, was shot at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning in the southern French city of Toulouse, according to La Depeche, a French media outlet.

The suspected gunman fled the scene and is being sought by police, according to a French police source.

Serge Aurier, who is 27, joined Spurs in 2017 from French club Paris St-Germain.

Kieran Tierney And The Famous Tesco Bag

Arsenal’s left back Kieran Tierney is all the buzz right now. Is it because of his play? Is it because he did something terrific off the pitch? 

No. It's because he carried a Tesco bag. 

Tierney showed up to Sunday's match against Sheffield United with his gear packed into a plastic Tesco bag. And fans are absolutely loving it.

David Luiz Is Enjoying The Finest Season In The History Of Memes

The Premier League returned Wednesday after a 100-day hiatus like it had just left its keys, wallet and cell phone. Nothing has changed: Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United featured a heinously controversial abuse of technology, and Manchester City vs. Arsenal continued the ballad of David Luiz. 

Héctor Bellerín Pledges 3,000 New Amazon Rainforest Trees For Every Arsenal Win

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has said he will ensure 3,000 trees are planted for every victory by his team over the rest of the season to highlight the need to tackle climate change.

"For every game we win this season I will plant 3,000 trees to help combat the carbon emissions issues we have," the Spain international said on Twitter.

The 10 Best Goals Scored By Defenders

The life of a defender can be a brutal one. Your strikers and midfielders score the glorious goals and get the attention while your goalkeeper makes the amazing saves. Unless your name is Virgil van Dijk, the majority of the players in the back line don’t typically bask in too much glory. In honor of those in defense, here is a list of the 10 best goals by defenders.

10 Best Goals By Defenders

10. Pique Turn vs. Inter Milan

Kyle Walker Faces Punishment For Hosting Sex Party Shortly Before Urging Others To Practice Social Distancing

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker faces disciplinary action from the Premier League champions after tabloid the Sun said he breached Britain's lockdown rules by hosting a party during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Italy And Roma Star Elisa Bartoli Talks Past, Present And Future Of Women’s Game

After appearing at its first Women’s World Cup in 20 years and advancing to the quarterfinals, Italy has further established itself as a growing power in the women’s game by winning its first six qualifiers on the road to Euro 2021 (likely becoming Euro 2022). 

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