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Players With The Most Champions League Titles

There are few better ways to determine the quality of a footballer than by the trophies he and his teams have won. Being crowned the best club in Europe is one of the top honors for a footballer and dozens of players have won the European Cup or Champions League trophies three or more times. The question is, who are the players with the most Champions League titles?

Where Soccer Ranks In The Most Attended U.S. Sporting Events

In his pre-Super Bowl interview with CBS this past week, Donald Trump said he would prefer his 12-year-old son Barron to not play American football, despite the NFL and college football’s status as a leader in highest sports attendance in the United States. 

It’s too dangerous, the U.S. president said, referring to the concussion rate as well as the prevalence of other types of injuries. 

Instead, Trump said he’s happy with Barron continuing to play soccer (he’s currently on a D.C. United youth team).

How Do The Minimum MLS And NWSL Salaries Compare To Other U.S. Sports?

Having you ever sat there, lost in a reverie while the Netflix menu stands idle, thinking: "I’m not very athletic, all things considered, but I don’t need to be the star. Maybe I could be like Jürgen Klopp ('As a player I had fifth division skills and a first division brain') or better yet, Carlos Kaiser and earn a spot as the backup’s backup.

Which Professional Sports Leagues Draw The Biggest Crowds? Here’s The Breakdown

Fresh off the MLS Cup drawing a larger crowd than the Super Bowl at the same stadium, it’s the perfect time to dive into the largest sports attendance records around the planet. So, what is the most attended sport in the world? 

January Camp Aside, This Was Actually A Really Great Month For The USMNT

For the casual fan watching Europe, the 2019 January transfer window was by no means the most exciting in recent memory. In terms of what it meant for U.S. soccer, it was massive. 

More and more young Americans are heeding the words of one-time USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann and heading to Europe. More and more European clubs are welcoming young Americans into the fold. 

Athletic Bilbao Sets Spanish Attendance Record For Women’s Soccer, Here's Where it Ranks In The World

Atletico Madrid visited Athletic Bilbao for a Copa de la Reina quarterfinal match on Wednesday, pulling out a 2-0 victory despite going down to 10 women early in the second half. But the story of the day wasn’t the Madrid side’s resolve but the Bilbao fans in the stands. A record 48,121 fans turned out for the match at the San Mamés, a the highest attendance in women's soccer in Spain.

So Just Who Is Frenkie De Jong, Barcelona’s New $85.5 Million Signing?

Christian Pulisic has been usurped. But just who is Frenkie de Jong anyway?

Prior to Wednesday, Pulisic was the most expensive signing of the January transfer window, Chelsea paying $73 million for the services of the Borussia Dortmund 20-year-old. 

Now Pulisic must sit in the back seat for Barcelona’s new 21-year-old midfielder, Frenkie de Jong.

A Guide To The Wide Variety Of Footballs Used Across The Planet

I hope you can kick these balls with some of the world's best players. Here's a brief guide to the balls used in some of the world's most popular leagues and how much they cost.

What Soccer Ball Should I Get? Here's What The World's Biggest Leagues Use

English Premier League: The Nike Merlin, at a cool $160. Looks and feels like a classic professional ball.

Copa Libertadores Just Got A Lot Easier To Watch In The U.S.

The Copa Libertadores is one of the greatest footballing competitions in the world, trailing only the UEFA Champions League for grandest club tournament. For Americans who have been unable to watch it for years, how to watch Copa Libertadores just got a lot simpler.

Nani Takes You Through His Gym Recovery Session Following A Match

Although Nani never lived up to his billing as “The Next Cristiano Ronaldo,” take nothing away from the man who currently has 112 Portugal caps to his name and is still going strong in his 14th year as a professional.

The 32-year-old made his name with Manchester United — where he won four Premier League titles and the 2007-08 Champions League — but he’s gone on to have successful stints in Turkey (Fenerbahce), Spain (Valencia) and Italy (Lazio) before returning home to boyhood club Sporting. 

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