Real Madrid Superfan Rafa Nadal Saves 4 Match Points And Cites Los Blancos As Inspiration

MADRID - Rafa Nadal saved four match points to beat Belgian David Goffin 6-3 5-7 7-6(9) in an absorbing match on Thursday and move into the Madrid Open quarterfinals.

Just as his beloved Real Madrid came back from the brink to reach the Champions League soccer final on Wednesday, 35-year-old Nadal found extra energy in reserve to win a lengthy tiebreak.

The victory was the 1,050th win of his career as he moved into a Masters 1000 quarterfinal for the 99th time and he was lifted by Real's dramatic 3-1 win over Manchester City achieved with the help of two last-gasp goals.

Rodolfo Pizarro And Teófimo López Star In Bud Light's ‘Brewed In Texas’ Campaign

Open up your weather app, look at the week ahead and its easy to forecast a weekend with friends, family, barbecue and summer soccer. Tying it all together is Bud Light's latest campaign — "Brewed in Texas" — which celebrates good times and drinking occasions with family and friends by tapping into Texan passions and the beer's Texas roots.

‘Because Ulla Wants To Stay’ — Who Is Jurgen Klopp’s Wife Who Convinced Him To Remain At Liverpool?

Jürgen Klopp signed a two-year extension to stay in Liverpool until 2026 on Thursday, April 28, 2022. While some German media speculated the former Dortmund manager would leave the club in 2024, it’s clear Klopp wanted to stay in Merseyside. And Jurgen Klopp wife Ulla Klopp is a big reason why.

Speaking to LFCTV about his decision, Klopp explained why he signed the contract extension.

What Has MLS Ever Done For U.S.? Look At The Incredible Depth Of The Latest U-20 Roster

We're under two months away from the all-important Concacaf U-20 Championship in Honduras, which serves as qualifying for both the 2023 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. 

It's going to be a wild tournament with 20 teams competing — the U.S. is in Group E alongside Canada, Cuba and Saint Kitts and Nevis — but only the semifinalists qualify for the World Cup while the Olympic spots are reserved for the two finalists. 

Classy Liverpool Fans Give Touching Gesture For Ronaldo After Loss Of His Newborn Son

Nearly the entire soccer world is behind Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodríguez after the couple announced the death of their newborn son on Monday. Ronaldo understandably missed United’s Tuesday game against Liverpool, but that didn’t stop the Liverpool fans clapping for Ronaldo.

The idea spread online to have a gesture for Ronaldo in this difficult time. When the clock hit seven minutes in the Liverpool vs. Manchester United game all the fans at Anfield had a heartwarming moment for CR7 and his family.

An American Great Looks Back: Landon Donovan Talks About Moments That Defined His Career

Landon Donovan is royalty in U.S. Soccer. His career is full of moments that inspired many to follow in his footsteps and keep writing history for the Stars and Stripes. 

When you sit next to him, you can feel the greatness he embodies, but you also can hear the voice of a man who chased his dreams until they were fulfilled. 

And how did it start?

Roma vs. Bodo/Glimt Is The Unexpected Contender To Become The Next Great European Rivalry

In European soccer, as with most sports, rivalries are usually established by proximity — two clubs, a few miles apart, battle for control of the city. Sometimes these teams come from competing cities or even rival regions. 

This season there is a rivalry that destroys every preconceived geographic boundary. Instead of coming from two sides of the same country, these clubs hail from opposite ends of the continent.

The Only Thing That Makes USWNT Players Happier Than Winning Is Cuddling Dogs

The USWNT is the most dominant force in women’s soccer history. The U.S. has never been ranked lower than second in the world and has won more World Cups and Olympics than it’s lost. But if there’s one thing the players love more than winning, it’s dogs. 

It’s National Pet Day, apparently, and I don’t know about you, but I can’t think of a better group of people to celebrate with than the USWNT. 

¿Por Qué Los Jugadores De La Liga MX Están Usando Calcetas De Colores Diferentes?

Si has visto más de algún partido de la Liga MX este fin de semana, seguro te habrás fijado de una situación bastante particular: los jugadores de casi todos los equipos de la competencia están usando calcetas de diferentes colores.

Pasó en el Puebla vs. Pumas,

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Kansas’ Title-Game Sportsmanship Moment Was Straight From Soccer Playbook

One of my first memories of watching soccer with a non-soccer fan involves a friend asking why one team just kicked the ball out of bounds for no reason. The answer, of course, was sportsmanship. For decades, players who saw an opponent injured would kick the ball out of bounds so they could receive treatment.