Watch "The Phenomenon" Ronaldo's Top Five Goals For Barcelona

Ronaldo confirmed his status as the best young player in the world after scoring 54 goals in 57 games across all competitions for PSV Eindhoven. “The Phenomenon” wasn’t even 20 years old yet when Barcelona became interested in signing the Brazilian.

Barcelona finally landed Ronaldo by paying a then world record fee of $19.5 million, with the striker set to join the side for the 1996-97 season.

The 10 Worst Soccer Flops Of All-Time

Here at The18, we’re starting a movement. Lasting change has only ever been achieved when like-minded people come together to advocate or protest. In solidarity, we’re going to stop the flop.

18 Bold Premier League Predictions

18 Bold Premier League Predictions:

The Premier League mercifully came back this Saturday. Players ran around and played in games that actually mattered and it was glorious. You know what else will be glorious? When all 18 of our bold Premier League predictions come true.

Here’s How To Watch Soccer All Weekend Long

The big kick off is here, and, wouldn’t you know it, the stars have aligned in the perfect manner for fans wanting to do nothing but watch football all weekend.

It’s as if Premier League, Liga MX, MLS, Olympic, Bundesliga and La Liga representatives all got together and did this for us. Head to the store tonight, grab all the sustenance you need to survive Saturday and Sunday, and bunker down.

Football is back.


What Ties The Three People With 100,000,000 Facebook Fans Together? Soccer

Getting 100 milion followers on Facebook is a feat of popularity so insane that only three people thus far have managed it. Cristiano Ronaldo, Shakira and Vin Diesel are so popular if their Facebook followings were countries they would each be one of the most populous on Earth. When we discovered this information, we couldn't help but notice one commonality among the trio: the beautiful game. We'll explain.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Who’s The Best Manager In The World? The Results Are In

As FourFourTwo set about compiling a list of the top 50 managers in world football, one of their resident experts, former Dutch international Pierre van Hooijdonk, revealed the difficulty in ranking such a role: “If you changed all the managers in the league for cats, there would still be a champion.

They Were Lost, But Returning Home Allowed These Footballers To Be Found

The Parable of the Prodigal Son who abandoned his roots and wasted his inheritance only to later return is one of the oldest tropes used in books, movies, and television. Guess what, soccer has had more than its fair share of prodigal sons, and here are two of the best examples in the world’s game. 

#1: Fernando Torres | Atletico Madrid

How To Watch On TV And Online: France vs. Portugal UEFA Euro 2016 Final

The stage is set for the final of UEFA Euro 2016, and it’s France vs. Portugal at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. Here's how to watch on TV, online and streaming the UEFA Euro 2016 Final between France and Portugal.

Over 80,000 spectators will watch Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann take on Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani and Renato Sanches. The match kicks off on Sunday, July 10 at 3 p.m. ET.

Soccer Leagues, Teams, Players and Personalities To Follow On Twitter

This is the list of soccer Twitter accounts that you should follow to keep up to date on what's going on in the world of soccer. As new players and personalites emerge, we;ll keep updating this list of soccer Twitter accounts. If you have recommendations of Twitter accounts that we should add to our list, email us at or comment on this article!

For the list of soccer Twitter accounts below, click on the hyperlinks to get to the Twitter pages! Here we go, the top soccer Twitter accounts to follow! Enjoy!

In A World Cup Without Messi, Who Could Become The Next World Star?

The Russia 2018 World Cup may be a somewhat sad and empty affair. Lionel Messi announced his retirement from the Argentina National Team (whether he means it or not remains to be seen), Zlatan Ibrahimovic has officially retired from Sweden, Cristiano Ronaldo will be 33 and Wayne Rooney will be 32. The traditional stars of the world's game are fading away, and Russia will probably be the first tournament where that truly sinks in.