Italian Clubs

Watch: USWNT’s Catarina Macario Abuses Italian Defender To Clinch Spot In UWCL Semis

Last week, Juventus sent shockwaves through Europe with a stunning upset of Lyon in the first leg of their Women’s Champions League quarterfinal. On Thursday, order was restored in the WoSo world thanks to Catarina Macario turning her Italian defender inside out. 

The Wink That Shook Europe’s Goliath — Juve Manager Reacts To His Sub Scoring In Massive Upset

Lyon has utterly dominated women’s soccer in Europe over the last decade, winning seven Women’s Champions League titles since 2011. On Wednesday, that dynasty looked shaken to its core by a wry wink and a stunning comeback. 

Juventus Suffers Humiliating 3-0 UCL Elimination To Ultra Defensive Villarreal

After a promising first half at Allianz Stadium in which Juventus should've taken the lead against Villarreal in their Champions League Round of 16 second leg, Juve suffered an embarrassing second half collapse that saw the Spanish side score three unanswered while strolling into the quarterfinals.   

Inter Milan Had Liverpool On The Ropes, But Then Alexis Sánchez Ruined All Our Fun

There's the scoreline and then there's reality. 

After Liverpool's 2-0 first leg victory at the San Siro back on Feb. 16, the refrain you constantly heard in the buildup and throughout the opening hour at Anfield on Tuesday was that Inter was still precariously alive in this one — just get the first goal and Anfield would be theirs for the taking!

Weston McKennie Injury Update: USMNT Star Done For Season, Hanging Out In LA

Juventus eked out a 1-0 win over Spezia on Sunday, maintaining its grip on a top-four place in Serie A. After the match, Bianconeri coach Massimiliano Allegri broke some bad news to Juve and USMNT fans with a Weston McKennie injury update: The Texan is done for the season.

The Most Important Figure In The Serie A Title Race Continues To Be Olivier Giroud

With 10 Serie A matches remaining, AC Milan is top of the table following Sunday's nervy 1-0 victory over Napoli at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Inter is two points back of Milan and maintains a game in hand, but the Rossoneri are one step closer to a first Scudetto since 2011 while Napoli, which entered the match level on points with Milan, likely now sees its wait for a first league title since 1990 extended. 

The moment of the match was provided by Olivier Giroud in the 49th minute. 

Guinean Refugee Goes From Eighth Tier To Atalanta, Scores Twice In First Youth Team Start

Eighteen-year-old Moustapha Cissé scored his first two Atalanta goals with the composure of a veteran striker.

The first came from a looping through ball, which Cissé took one touch to control before providing a steady low finish inside the far post. The second came on a well-placed, one-touch shot after some strong interplay with a teammate on the edge of the penalty area.

Andriy Shevchenko Says 'Football Doesn't Exist For Me' As He Contemplates Returning To Ukraine

Ex-Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko called on Thursday for more aid and other measures in support of victims of the Russian invasion of his homeland.

Widely regarded as his country's greatest ever player, Shevchenko said global soccer authorities had done the right thing in banning Russia from international competitions, though the sport was currently the last thing on his mind.

Vlahović Consoles Former Teammate After Heartbreaking Last-Minute Own Goal

Juventus escaped with a 1-0 win over Fiorentina in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinals on Wednesday. Dušan Vlahović, who joined the Bianconeri from Fiorentina for up to $90 million in January, played the full 90, but it was one of his (former) teammates who scored the late winner.

Buffon Signs Contract Extension To Play Until He’s 46

Despite approaching 27 years as a senior professional, Gianluigi Buffon has no plans to retire yet after signing a new deal at Parma that will see the goalkeeper continue playing until the ripe old age of 46.

Buffon re-joined Serie B side Parma — the team he made his debut for as a 17-year-old in November 1995 — last year, with the club announcing on Monday that he has signed a contract extension until 2024.

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