Goalkeepers

Hope Solo Really Doesn’t Want The USA To Host The 2026 World Cup

Hope Solo has often been a figure of division throughout her playing career, and she has only added to that with her latest remarks. Solo believes that the joint bid consisting of the United States, Mexico and Canada should not win the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup. 

Doctors Confirm Loris Karius Concussion During UCL Final

After a “comprehensive examination” in Massachusetts General Hospital, it turns out Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius did indeed suffer a concussion during the May 26 Champions League final against Real Madrid. This report, however, isn’t going to clear our conscience on tearing Karius apart as a bad keeper, is it?

You Won’t Be Able To Look Away From This Compilation Of Crap Goals

We here at The18 love great goals. We do our best to bring you, our dear readers, the best goals as they happen throughout the world. But we also know the appeal of watching some of the worst soccer goals in the world.

The beautiful game is at its best when the world’s finest athletes use skills honed over decades to score goals that make you leap out of your seat with glee (or sink into it in despair). But not every goal can be a Cristiano Ronaldo bicycle kick

The End Is Nigh For Gianluigi Donnarumma At Milan, Opening The Door To A Liverpool Move

With Serie A coming to a close this past weekend, the name on everyone’s lips was that of Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon. Buffon played his last match for Juve on Saturday and is set join a new club this offseason. The latest speculation has him linked with a switch to Paris Saint-Germain, although it was not too long ago that another Italian keeper named Gianluigi was being linked with a move to Paris.

You Can’t Miss Gianluigi Buffon’s Tear-Inducing Final Moments With Juventus

Gianluigi Buffon played his final match for Juventus on Saturday after 656 appearances with the Old Lady. The legendary goalkeeper, among the greatest to ever play the position, said farewell to the Bianconeri fans at Allianz Stadium in Turin, and the tears were flowing from fans, the players and, of course, Buffon himself.

What’s The Record For The Longest Drop Kick In Football?

Kicking a ball hard can be a useful skill in soccer. Instead of tiki-takaing your way down a field, you can simply hoof the ball to the other side of the pitch with one strong-legged kick. With that in mind, a goalkeeper being able to kick the ball farther than anyone would be valuable, just like hitting a home run or shooting a 3-pointer. So what’s the Guinness World Record for the longest drop kick? The answer may surprise you.

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