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Godly Gareth Bale Performance Puts Wales On Cusp Of First World Cup Since 1958

Gareth Bale's 2021-22 Real Madrid season was summed up by last Sunday's Clásico, when rumors of a surprise start in replace of the injured Karim Benzema led to nothing more than the Welshman missing out on the matchday squad entirely.

Bale's played a total of just 270 minutes in five appearances across all competitions, including only 77 minutes this calendar year, and his only goal of the campaign came way back in August.

But as we all know, Bale's an entirely different animal when representing his national team: Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order.

¡Despertó El América! 20 Minutos Bastaron Para Que Las Águilas Trituraran Al Toluca

América ganó y es noticia. Las Águilas lograron su segunda victoria tras 11 jornadas en el Clausura 2022, luego de vencer al Toluca por 3-0.

Casi tan increíble como el triunfo en sí – el primero bajo las órdenes del entrenador interino Fernando Ortiz – fue la forma. De hecho, el trece veces campeón apenas necesitó 18 minutos para destrozar a los Diablos Rojos. 

La goleada comenzó con una gota de polémica: el colombiano Roger Martínez recibió un pase de Richard Sánchez en fuera de lugar para vencer a Gustavo Gutiérrez y marcar el primero.

Watch: You Must Stay Until The End To See This Unreal Free Kick Routine From Brazil

Some incredible scenes took place in Brazil’s second tier on Wednesday when Chapecoense faced Concórdia. A unique free kick routine was used during the game that will blow you away. Watch as Concórdia executes this bizarre free kick.

You must stay until the end. I’m sure you at least have 31 seconds to spare to witness this genius play.

Concórdia Free Kick Routine

Morocco Overcomes 40-Yard Malawi Blast To Advance To AFCON Quarterfinals

YAOUNDE — Achraf Hakimi curled in a long-range free kick as Morocco came from behind to beat Malawi 2-1 in the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday and stay on course for their first African title in over 45 years.

Comoros Left-Back Goes In Goal At AFCON And Reinvents The Keeper Position

It would've been an incredible story by itself: The Comoro Islands, ranked 132nd in the world and with a population under 900,000, making its first-ever Africa Cup of Nations appearance and advancing to the last 16 to play the host and five-time champion Cameroon, but the stage at Paul Biya Stadium in Olembé became a global spectacle Monday when it was confirmed that Comoros' backup left-back, Chaker Alhadhur, would play as a makeshift goalkeeper because of injuries and C

Alexis Vega Es El Nuevo Rey De Los Tiros Libres En La Liga MX

¡Ufff! El gol de Alexis Vega vs Querétaro, ¡ufff!

La estrella de Chivas convirtió un tiro libre de antología ante los Gallos Blancos y poco a poco comienza a construir fama como un maestro del balón detenido. Cierto, no da para compararlo con Juninho Pernambucano o Leo Messi, pero la clase de su pierna derecha ilusiona a los Chivahermanos, quienes empiezan a verlo como un digno sucesor de Benjamín Galindo y Ramón Morales.

You Can Sign Roberto Carlos To Your Sunday League Team For £5 On eBay (Yes, It’s Real)

Sick of showing up for your Sunday League match with half your team hungover and the other half 15 minutes late? Tired of getting your ass handed to you by organized opposition in your local amateur league? Are you just over teammates who take free kicks with all the power and accuracy of a plastic bag blowing in the wind? Well, if you’ve got £5, you can change all of that — at least for one game.

Indian Super League Free Kick From Way Out Arrives Like A Bolt From The Blue

While you've been up to god knows what sort of merrymaking over the past 10 days, the Indian Super League has been providing us with the best goals of the New Year. If you haven't seen either yet, prepare to fall in love with the sweet feet of Jamshedpur's Greg Stewart and Kerala Blasters' Adrián Luna.

Game-Changer In A Can: The Foamy Backstory Of Soccer’s Vanishing Spray

"What is that white spray?" many fans wondered while watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Millions watched as referees used cans of aerosol foam to mark off 10 yards of space for free kicks, forcing defending players to stay behind the newly formed white line.

The spray disappeared from the turf within minutes, leading many to call it "vanishing spray." 

Since its invention more than 20 years ago, the foaming serum is now ubiquitous across major soccer leagues. But how did vanishing spray come to be?

Zlatan Scores His 400th League Goal With Bullet Free Kick

ROME — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 150th Serie A goal as AC Milan inflicted Jose Mourinho's first home defeat in the Italian top flight with a 2-1 win over AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to keep pace with Serie A leaders Napoli.

The 40-year-old striker rifled a low free kick into the bottom corner in the 25th minute to put the visitors ahead after a lively start, his 400th total goal in domestic leagues.