Carlos Ruiz Retires As The Greatest World Cup Qualifying Player Of All-Time

Carlos Ruiz played his final match for Guatemala on Tuesday night, the 36-year-old striker hitting St. Vincent and the Grenadines for five goals in Los Chapines 9-3 victory. Unfortunately for Ruiz and Guatemala, it still wasn't enough as they were eliminated from 2018 World Cup contention, resulting in Ruiz's international retirement.

The Roller Coaster Story Of Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers are a club who have been through it all in their 139-year history. From the highs of titles and victory to the lows of failure and defeat, fans of the club have been to hell and back and yet they continue to stick by their side through thick and thin. This is the story of how a small Midlands-based club truly went from rags to riches, journeying from the edge of extinction to becoming one of the most famous teams throughout English football. 

Bastian Schweinsteiger's Germany Farewell Will Stir Emotions You Didn't Even know You Could Feel

We are not going to waste words rehashing Bastian Schweinsteiger's accomplishments with the Germany National Team. Y'all already know them.

Schweinsteiger played his last game for Germany Wednesday, a friendly against Finland. He will be remembered as the central nervous system of one of the best international teams ever, the midfield general in charge of, like, three other midfield generals.

The Historic Run Of Ireland's Greatest Ever Club Side Is Cause For Celebration

In a country that traditionally favors Gaelic football, hurling and supporting the English Premier League, Ireland’s own Premier Division has hardly captured the national sporting conscious. The league’s UEFA coefficient currently puts them at 41st, behind countries like Latvia, Albania and Georgia.

Clubs that have traditionally dominated the League of Ireland, such as Dundalk, Bohemians and Shelbourne FC have all also flirted with financial disaster — putting their very existence in jeopardy whilst barely treading water.

Honduras Respond To Alleged Racism By Embarking On Historic Olympic Run

The Honduran under-23 side has achieved the previously unthinkable in advancing from Olympic group play over favorites Argentina and Algeria. On Wednesday, Honduras overcame alleged racism by Argentina to claim a vital draw against the South American giants.

Honduran striker Anthony Lozano gave his side the lead with a 75th minute penalty and celebrated by holding his finger to his lips.

After the match, he explained his actions: “I went to shut up an Argentine who made racist comments and I didn’t like it. That’s why I made the ‘silence’ [gesture] after the goal.

This Little Kid Seeing Hillsborough For The First Time Will Melt Your Heart

Ever had a bad day? Well, if and when you have one in the near future, make sure to watch this video of a father showing his young son Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium for the first time. You'll feel a little better.

The first time you see the stadium of the team you will support for the rest of your life is a special one. Hopefully this kid is old enough to remember how he felt at this moment.

Sheffield Wednesday have likely gained a fan for life, which is what the beautiful game is all about.