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History Of Mexico Women's National Team: Why Does It Lag Behind The USWNT?

The 2019 Gold Cup is in full motion and the group stages are wrapping up with the protagonists you would expect to make it to the next phase making it into the knockout stages. The tournament is Concacaf's premier regional tournament that comes every two years and almost always features the same two in the final: the United States and Mexico, with Mexico often coming out on top. That wasn’t the case in the last edition of the Copa Oro, with the U.S. taking home the cup, beating Jamaica 2-1 in the final. Jamaica definitely had an unexpected run to the final and Mexico disappointed.

Fernando Torres Is Retiring; Let’s Remember When He Was Unstoppable

Fernando Torres is retiring. 

El Niño began his pro career 18 years ago with Atlético Madrid and he was at one time the most-feared striker in the world while scoring 81 goals in 142 matches for Liverpool from 2007-2011. 

The Players With The Most Women’s World Cup Goals Of All Time

On June 7, the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off in Paris, France. The USWNT entered the tournament as the defending champion and the world’s No. 1 ranked side, and the team can still rely on Carli Lloyd, who finished joint-top scorer in 2015 with six goals. However, when it comes to the most Women’s World Cup goals of all time, the 36-year-old remains just outside the top 10 with eight total goals.

Jürgen Klinsmann Did Not Want To Start Tim Howard Vs. Belgium At 2014 World Cup

We’re 68 minutes into last night’s MLS meeting between the New York Red Bulls and Real Salt Lake at Red Bull Arena with the home side leading 3-0. It’s a fairly innocuous time in the grand scheme of things, but MSG Network broadcaster Shep Messing — who covered the ’86, ’02 and ’06 World Cups for ESPN — is about to drop an absolute bombshell on viewers with regards to the USMNT at the 2014 World Cup.

Complete Champions League List Of Winners

The Champions League — formerly the European Cup — is the premier club soccer competition in the world, annually anointing a new champion to the team in Europe able to navigate a gauntlet of matches to reign supreme. The Champions League list of winners is a history of club football at its best — the teams that defined eras as much as any World Cup winner. 

Google Unable To Complete A Women’s Soccer History Museum On Its Own, Needs Your Help

Google is the largest aggregator of information on the planet. From its ubiquitous search engine to its Arts & Culture website, Google’s goal is to make information easily accessible and instantly useful. 

But when Google decided to accumulate information for a women's soccer history museum, even the tech giant couldn’t find the data it desired.

So Google is doing what any clever company does these days when it hits a road block: outsource the work to the public. 

David Beckham Drops A Defender And Scores During Man United Legends Game

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Manchester United’s historic treble-winning season, a Man United Legends vs. Bayern Munich Legends (a rematch of the 1999 Champions League Final) friendly was held at Old Trafford today, featuring the likes of David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Lothar Matthaus, Ze Roberto and Ivica Olic. 

United hammered the visitors 5-0 thanks to goals from Solskjaer, Dwight Yorke, Nicky Butt, Louis Saha and Beckham. 

Here’s the opener from Solskjaer — the current manager of United — after some great wing play from Beckham.  

Diego Maradona Documentary Praised By Critics Following Cannes Film Fest Debut

Everyone knows who Diego Maradona is. If you don't, there’s an opportunity for you to get an in-depth look at the legendary Argentinian — the scorer of the infamous "Hand of God" goal against England in the quarterfinals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup — in the new documentary Diego Maradona

He would go on to win that World Cup with Argentina, besting West Germany in the final. He is considered one of the best players of his generation, alongside Pelé.

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