Black Players

LaLiga Needs To Punish Mallorca And Its Fans After The Vile, Racist Abuse Against Vinícius Jr.

Vinícius Jr. is lighting up LaLiga 2021-22. The talented 21-year-old is becoming a crucial resource for Real Madrid, and he is also demonstrating why he's the best Brazilian forward in Europe. His recent performance against Mallorca was one to watch, scoring and breaking some rivals' hips

Sadly, the visit to Son Moix was far from being perfect. All because of a group of racist idiots who decided to attack him.

MLS Launches Historic Partnership With Black Banks; Here’s Why It Matters

Black Players for Change formed in response to nationwide protests following the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in 2020. An independent organization of more than 170 players, coaches and staff in Major League Soccer, the BPC aims to “bridge the racial equality gap” in American society. 

On Thursday, MLS announced one of the organization’s biggest wins yet, a $25 million loan from a syndicate of Black banks. The landmark deal will help bridge that racial economic gap in ways never done before in American professional sports. 

Weston McKennie Injury Update: USMNT Star Done For Season, Hanging Out In LA

Juventus eked out a 1-0 win over Spezia on Sunday, maintaining its grip on a top-four place in Serie A. After the match, Bianconeri coach Massimiliano Allegri broke some bad news to Juve and USMNT fans with a Weston McKennie injury update: The Texan is done for the season.

Guinean Refugee Goes From Eighth Tier To Atalanta, Scores Twice In First Youth Team Start

Eighteen-year-old Moustapha Cissé scored his first two Atalanta goals with the composure of a veteran striker.

The first came from a looping through ball, which Cissé took one touch to control before providing a steady low finish inside the far post. The second came on a well-placed, one-touch shot after some strong interplay with a teammate on the edge of the penalty area.

Weston McKennie Breaks Foot A Month Out From Final World Cup Qualifiers

Americans tuning in to Juventus’ 1-1 draw with Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday watched in horror as the Old Lady’s young American limped off injured in the 81st minute. The Weston McKennie injury is a broken foot, according to reports, putting into doubt his ability to participate in vital World Cup qualifiers for the USMNT next month.

Aubameyang Admits His Signature Somersault Celebration Is Inspired By Mexican And Real Madrid Legend

Last weekend, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bagged his first goals in Barcelona's jersey. The Gabonese international scored a glittering hat trick over Valencia and brought to the culé universe his signature somersault celebration. 

Michael Antonio Questions Swift Response To Zouma Cat Video When Nothing's Ever Done About Racism

West Ham United's Michail Antonio questioned the logic of people asking for teammate Kurt Zouma to be "sacked" after a video emerged of Zouma abusing his cats, with the striker asking if what the Frenchman did was worse than those guilty of racism.

Arsenal Letting Aubameyang Leave For Free, Signs American CB As Replacement

When Arsenal returns from a 2.5-week break on Feb. 10, Mikel Arteta’s side will focus solely on finishing in the Top 4 in the Premier League. Out of every other competition this season, the Gunners’ only goal now is returning to the Champions League for the first time since 2016-17, or at the very least making it back into the Europa League. 

Big Man Goal! Akinfenwa’s Audacious 20-Yard Chip Shot Wins Goal Of The Month

Regardless of the sport, everyone loves a “Big Man” play. There’s nothing better than a player defying expectations and assumptions people have on them based on their size. Wycombe’s Adebayo Akinfenwa did just that in December with a perfect chip shot that earned him League’s One’s goal of the month.

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