Champions League Anthem Lineup Falls Apart When The Kids See Messi

Paris Saint-Germain traveled to Sammy Ofer Stadium in Israel on Wednesday to play an entirely overmatched Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League, giving locals a chance to gaze upon a PSG starting XI that included Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and Sergio Ramos.

But as the teams lined up for the traditional prematch playing of the Champions League anthem, it was clear that all the children who'd accompanied the players out onto the pitch were there for one man and one man only: Messi.

Behold: The N64 GoldenEye 007 Characters As Footballers

Released in 1997 on Nintendo 64, GoldenEye 007 brought countless hours of joy to crowded living rooms across the land as friends crowded around the TV to get their turn at dual-wielding Klobbs in four-player split-screen battles. 

On Tuesday, Rare Limited, the brilliant video game developer behind the original title, broke the internet by confirming a long-rumored recreation of the game for Xbox consoles.

Xavi Laughs Off Idea That Playing At Bayern Is Like Barça Entering ‘House Of Horrors’

MUNICH - Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández laughed off the notion that playing at Bayern Munich is like visiting the "house of horrors" ahead of Tuesday's mouthwatering Champions League Group C clash.

They met in last season's group stage, with the Germans twice winning 3-0, although Barça are now a very different side and spearheaded by striker Robert Lewandowski, who moved to the Nou Camp from the Bavarians in the close season.

Guess Who's Back In The English Premier League?

Newcastle United have signed goalkeeper Loris Karius on a short-term contract until January with an option to extend the deal until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Monday.

The 29-year-old has been signed as a replacement for Karl Darlow, who is sidelined with an ankle injury.

"We are pleased to add Loris to our goalkeeping group. He is a very good goalkeeper with Premier League and European experience and he will provide competition and support over an important part of the season," manager Eddie Howe said.

Liga MX Manager Pleads For Mercy Mid-Game: ‘Please Stop Scoring Against Us!’

Sunday night's Liga MX game between Pachuca and Tijuana at Estadio Hidalgo brought us 90 minutes full of goals, though mostly by the home team.

The Hidalguenses blew Xolos out of the water with a one-sided 6-1 victory — showing that Pachuca is a strong contender for the Liga MX title and that Tijuana is bound to miss out on the playoffs once again.

Diego Costa Admits To Being ‘Scared To Death’ During Wolves Announcement Video

Diego Costa's reputation as "The Beast" precedes him as he makes his return to the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers but even the imposing striker admitted he was "scared to death" holding wolves on a leash in the club's announcement video.

The 33-year-old, a force to reckon with during his time with Chelsea where he was the club's top scorer every season and won two Premier League titles, signed a one-year deal with Wolves after the club lost their strikers to injuries.

Goalkeeper Sent Off For Peeing In A Bush During FA Cup Match

Goalkeeper Connor Maseko was sent off for urinating in a hedge during an English FA Cup first-round qualifying match on Saturday.

Maseko, playing for ninth-tier Blackfield & Langley, was shown a red card in the 76th minute of the goalless draw with Shepton Mallet.

After the ball went out for a goal kick, Maseko needed to use the toilet and decided to go up against a hedge. He was seen by Shepton Mallet players who drew the incident to the attention of the referee.

PSA: Please Respect Youth Soccer Referees This Season, They Don’t Get Paid Enough For Your Nonsense

Fall is rapidly approaching, and youth soccer is already underway this season. The18 unfortunately reports on far too many instances of enraged parents going after youth soccer referees. We’re looking to change the narrative on those poor officials in yellow and give them some more respect.