Inspiring

These Hospital Gowns Made From Famous Players’ Jerseys Are The Best Thing You’ll See This Week

No one likes to have to go to the hospital. Whether it’s illness, injury or visiting a loved one, hospitals can be scary places, especially for kids.

But thanks to a new initiative from the Spanish football magazine Panenka and the creative agency We Are Xuxa, children are being given new strength at hospitals across Spain. 

Called Las Batas Más Fuertas, the inspiring collaboration is converting soccer jerseys into hospital gowns for children.  

German National Team Puts Out Cheekily Defiant Ad To Promote Women’s World Cup

The USWNT isn’t the only France-bound team to put out an inspiring Women's World Cup ad this year.

About a week after FOX put out an inspiring and gritty Women's World Cup ad with USWNT stars Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn, the German women’s national team put out its own inspirational commercial ahead of this summer’s tournament in France. 

Alex Morgan Lands Solo Cover On 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Sports Illustrated just released its 2019 Swimsuit edition and USWNT superstar Alex Morgan continues to prove that she can in fact do it all.

For the second time in history, three stunning females take over the cover as they show off their hard work, dedication and confidence, including soccer star Alex Morgan. 

“Alex Morgan stands for feminine strength and power — using her voice to fight for gender discrimination and equal pay,” SI Swimsuit editor MJ Day said.

Vincent Kompany Had His Michael Scott Moment Yesterday

Everything and everyone contrived against Vincent Kompany scoring the winner with a 30-yard bomb against Leicester City on Monday night. First off, the man’s own muscles, which have contrived to deprive him of less than 20 league starts in each of the last four campaigns. Monday marked his 12th appearance in an EPL starting 11 this term.

18 Soccer Players Who Are UFC Fans And Aren’t Afraid To Show It

On the face of it, soccer and MMA have little in common. One relies on teamwork, creativity and knocking a ball around; the other relies on strength, power and endurance. But there are more soccer players who are UFC fans than you might think, despite their differences.

From Cristiano to Zlatan, footballers have been inspired by UFC fighters (and sometimes vice versa). 

Seattle Sounders Sign Two Academy And USYNT Standouts

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney may grab the headlines, but Major League Soccer is seeing noticeable growth from the other side of the career timeline. Efrain Alvarez, Paxton Pomykal and Gianluca Busio have already had tremendous starts to their 2019 campaigns and should continue to be regular contributors for the Galaxy, FC Dallas, and Sporting Kansas City, respectively.

In Her Own Words: Kristine Lilly On The Most Important Play In The History Of U.S. Soccer No One Remembers

There are moments in a match that can go unremembered by the final whistle. Sometimes these are simple misfired shots or dubious fouls, forgotten over the course of a long match. Other times, as it was on a sweltering day in Southern California in 1999, they are significant in the moment but largely overshadowed by events later in the game. 

How To Watch The 2019 Copa America: The Draw, Fixtures, Times, TV And Streaming Options

With the draw finished on Jan. 24, the hype surrounding the 2019 Copa América in Brazil can begin in earnest. The storylines are plentiful: Can Chile three-peat? Can Neymar inspire Brazil on home soil? Can Lionel Messi, freshly returned to the Albiceleste setup, finally achieve international glory? It’s can’t-miss viewing, so here’s how to watch the 2019 Copa America.

What Do 50,000 Used Beer Cups Look Like? A Beautiful White Football Pitch Thanks To Budweiser

Every four years, hundreds of thousands of fans descend upon a new country, laying waste to incomprehensible volumes of a pale, frothy liquid. The World Cup is a time to celebrate not just soccer, but humanity, and what better way than by consuming the same beverage many anthropologists believe to be impetus behind early mankind giving up its nomadic societies to create what we know today as civilization — beer. 

The Champions League Vs. Premier League: Money, Format And FAQs

If you’re an American who’s somewhat befuddled by the simultaneous competitions that seemingly rage endlessly in European soccer — particularly the difference in Champions League vs Premier League — here’s a quick primer to set you straight so that you can enjoy both struggles to the fullest. 

Champions League vs Premier League: Money, Teams And Qualification

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