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Diego Maradona Trashes Lionel Messi In Tone-Deaf TV Interview

Unless Lionel Messi returns to the national team and wins the 2022 World Cup, the Maradona vs Messi debate is unlikely to ever be resolved. 

But Diego Maradona has his own opinions, and they aren’t very nice to the man who might be the greatest player of his generation.

Cristiano Ronaldo Again Not Chosen For Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal’s all-time leader in caps and goals, was again not chosen to represent his country in international fixtures this fall, with Portugal set to face Poland and Scotland later this month.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos confirmed the selection on Thursday in the wake of rape allegations against Ronaldo. 

USWNT Kicks Off World Cup Qualifying Against Mexico — Here’s What You Need To Know

The 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship schedule kicks off Thursday in Cary, North Carolina, with the USWNT facing off against Mexico. The tournament doubles as qualifying for the 2019 World Cup. It’s kind of a big deal, with two of the world’s top five teams involved, fighting for three and a half World Cup berths. 

Here’s everything you need to know, from the Concacaf Women's Championship schedule and preview to why it matters and how to watch it.

USL Sets Itself Up For Promotion/Relegation With Restructuring, Rebranding

Over the last fear years, the United Soccer League has asserted itself as the clear No. 2 soccer league in the United States. The league is hoping to further cement that status with a recent rebranding, including a new USL structure featuring three full leagues and the possibility of promotion/relegation amongst them.

Whatever Happened To Martin Ødegaard? The Former Phenom Has A New Club

Remember Ødegaard? Martin Ødegaard, the 16-year-old Norwegian wonderkid Real Madrid signed back in January 2015. He was all anyone in the soccer world could talk about for a brief moment. Everyone kept talking about how he was going to be the new Messi. Both lefties. Both on the right wing. Both showcasing a similar playing style of cutting in with their left.