Informational/Did You Know

What Happened To Norwegian Wonderboy Martin Ødegaard?

Remember Martin Ødegaard? We forgive you if you'd forgotten all about the guy. Here’s a quick refresher for you: Ødegaard was the youngest player ever to play in the Norwegian Tippeligaen at the ripe age of 15 years and 118 days. Not only that, but he also was the youngest player ever to play for the Norway national team at the age of 15 years and 253 days. 

How To Watch The Champions League In The U.S. (And Every Other Major League)

Maybe the 2018 World Cup got you hooked. Maybe you’ve been a fan for decades. Regardless of your fandom status, if you’re American, you need to know one thing ahead of the 2018-19 season: How to watch soccer on TV and, in particular, how to watch the Champions League in the U.S. (plus all the other major leagues). 

2018-19 Fantasy Premier League Guide

To Salah or not to Salah? Can Alexis get back to being the cash cow that he was at Arsenal? Is Harry Kane in for a down year? Fantasy Premier League is back! And the questions are soaring. Throughout the season, we'll be posting our takes for the 38-week FPL season. 

The Curious Case Of An Ecuadorian Phenom Who’s The Namesake Of A French World Cup Hero

Mbappé. Pogba. Griezmann. Giroud.

These are just some of the players who starred for France during its most recent World Cup victory, and they are now household names around the globe.

How Fast Is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang? FIFA’s Top-Rated Speedster Has Pace For Days

How fast is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang? The FIFA video game ratings aren’t infallible, but when the fine folks at EA Sports say that Aubameyang is the fastest footballer on the planet with a pace rating of 96, well, they’re trying to tell us something — namely that he’s an excellent option to send a through ball towards and pray.

How Fast Is Mohamed Salah? The Numbers Behind The Pharaoh’s Pace

How fast is Mohamed Salah? The breakthrough player of the 2017-18 European club season combined his speed and dribbling skills with a newfound confidence in front of goal to devastating effect last year, scoring 44 goals and adding 14 assists in 52 matches. Deployed on the right-hand side of Liverpool’s feared front three, Salah and teammate Sadio Mane are two of the quickest footballers on the planet.

The Record For The Longest Penalty Shootout Is The Definition Of Insanity

Penalty kick shootouts are a part of soccer that people love to hate. Rightfully so, most believe that a series of pressure-filled spot kicks to settle a game after 120 minutes of deadlocked, hard-fought play is both cruel and unusual. The drama of a penalty kick shootout is undeniable no matter the circumstance. However, tensions reached a mind-boggling level during a playoff between two Southern California high schools in February of 2012. 

How Religion Influences Paul Pogba On And Off The Pitch

Paul Pogba is one of the most famous footballers on the planet. He plays at perhaps the biggest club in the world and just won the World Cup with France. But Paul Pogba’s religion might be his most defining characteristic.

Pogba stands out on a pitch. Whether it’s unique hairstyles, uncommon flair on the ball or endless dabbing, the 6-3 midfielder is one of the most recognizable players in the world. He set the all-time transfer fee record in 2016 when he joined Manchester United, where he plays in front of tens of thousands in person and millions worldwide.