What’s the deal with Gio Reyna and will he play against England on Friday?

One of the biggest talking points from the USMNT’s 1-1 draw vs. Wales was the absence of wonderkid Giovanni Reyna. The controversy of him not playing has USA fans wondering will Reyna play vs. England?

Through the first 45 minutes of action against Wales it felt like USA head coach Gregg Berhalter could do no wrong. He made the tough call of starting Timothy Weah ahead of Reyna and it paid off in the form of the game’s opening goal. 

Cristiano Ronaldo officially leaves Man United — where's he headed next?

After Saudi Arabia's historic upset of Argentina at the World Cup on Tuesday morning, Lionel Messi became the trending topic around the world with everyone only interested in discussing his performance and team's future. Cristiano Ronaldo can't be having that.

Why has there been so much World Cup stoppage time?

Since the 2022 tournament kicked off, many viewers have found themselves wondering, “Why is the World Cup stoppage time so much higher than normal?” The United States was given eleven minutes of stoppage time against Wales, while England and Iran played an additional 15 minutes in the first half and then a further 14 minutes at the end of the full 90. 

England gets rowdy on a Monday afternoon after Three Lions put 6 past Iran

If winning Group B at the World Cup comes down to goal difference, England already has it in the bag after its extremely impressive 6-2 opening victory over an Iran side in disharmony

Kick-off at Khalifa International Stadium was scheduled for 1 p.m. in the UK, but obviously that didn't stop England supporters from getting rowdy as hell on a Monday afternoon.

Saka y Bellingham lideran la golapalooza de Inglaterra sobre Irán

Inglaterra no dejó espacio para las sorpresas. El equipo dirigido por Gareth Southgate inició su aventura en la Copa del Mundo demoliendo a Irán 6-2 y mostrando sus credenciales como candidato al título. 

Los Tres Leones – con una escuadra tasada en 1.300 millones de dólares – dominaron de principio a fin, estableciendo una posesión del balón del 70 por ciento y completando 733 pases, años luz de los escuálidos 156 que Irán logró hilvanar. 

Alex Scott wears 'One Love' armband during BBC broadcast

Tame would be an understatement when discussing the "One Love" campaign. A message that hopes to unite everyone, "One Love" promotes diversity of thought and acceptance, especially with regard to sexual orientation. Regardless, FIFA felt the need to threaten players with “sporting sanctions” if they were to make a statement on the world stage. While many European nations opted to abandon their message of inclusion, Alex Scott remained undeterred.

FIFA’s awful concussion protocol shown as Iran’s goalkeeper allowed to play with clear head injury

FIFA’s concussion protocol is still Medieval and that was on full display during the first half of England’s opener vs. Iran on Monday. Iran’s goalkeeper, Alireza Beiranvand, had a nasty clash of heads with teammate Majid Hosseini in the eighth minute.

Iran Goalkeeper Concussion Controversy

Here was the incident that took place.

Soccer on TV: Full schedule for the biggest games this weekend you won’t want to miss

Soccer On TV This Weekend (Nov. 18 - Nov. 20)

All Times ET

Friday, Nov. 18


Saturday, Nov. 19

FA Women's Super League

Everton vs. Manchester City, 10 a.m. (CBSSN)

Men's International Friendlies

Albania vs. Armenia, 11:30 a.m. (ESPN+)

Turkey vs. Czech Republic, noon (ESPN+)

Sweden vs. Algeria, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+)

Sunday, Nov. 20

FIFA World Cup

David Beckham and Peyton Manning end the ‘football or soccer’ debate in star-studded Lays commercial

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup set to begin the commercials are beginning to appear. The title for best 2022 World Cup commercial is up for grabs and right now Lays is a leading candidate. On Tuesday the chip (or crisp) giant released a two and a half minute Peyton Manning vs. David Beckham, soccer vs. football commercial.

There are so many cameos in this ad it’s hard to keep track.

Peyton Manning vs David Beckham Commercial