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Weston McKennie’s Teammates Can’t Keep Their Hands Off His Hair After Latest Goal

Heading into what could be one of the biggest years of his career, Weston McKennie is playing superbly right now. The Juventus midfielder has played every second for the club in 2022, including all 120 minutes in the Supercoppa Italia on Wednesday at the San Siro. Though Inter Milan pulled off a 2-1 comeback to take the trophy, McKennie scored a great goal, after which we saw how much his teammates love him — or at least how much they really want an excuse to touch his gorgeous hair. 

Serie A Match Of The Season: Juventus Produces Stunning Comeback To Beat Roma In 7-Goal Thriller

ROME - Juventus scored three goals in seven second-half minutes to complete an astonishing comeback and beat AS Roma 4-3 on Sunday after goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny saved a late penalty to keep them in front at the Stadio Olimpico.

Tammy Abraham put José Mourinho's side in front and Paulo Dybala made it 1-1 going into the break, but goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Lorenzo Pellegrini put Roma in charge early in the second half.

Zlatan Ibrahimović Scores For The 24th Consecutive Calendar Year

VENICE - AC Milan went top of Serie A with a 3-0 win over struggling Venezia on Sunday, as defender Theo Hernández struck twice in the second half to help his side clinch their third consecutive league victory.

Zlatan Ibrahimović tapped in after two minutes, making the Venetians the 80th team the Swede has scored against in Europe’s top five leagues, a record only Cristiano Ronaldo has matched since 2000.

Lorenzo Insigne Is About To Become The 11th Highest Paid Team In MLS

Back on Dec. 28, news broke that Napoli captain and Italian international Lorenzo Insigne was seriously considering joining Toronto FC in the summer following the completion of the 2021-22 European season. The rumor had a lot of clout, especially the bit about Toronto making him Major League Soccer's highest-ever paid player.

Romelu Lukaku Dropped From Squad After Striker Admits To Being Unhappy At Chelsea

LONDON - Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku was left out of the squad to face Liverpool at home on Sunday after saying he was dissatisfied with his role at Stamford Bridge.

The 28-year-old, who signed from Inter Milan in the close season for a club-record $132 million, told Sky Italy recently that he was unhappy with manager Thomas Tuchel's system. Lukaku also said he would like to return to Italy at some point in his career.

Asked about the Belgian international's comments ahead of the Liverpool game, Tuchel said they were "not helpful."

Lorenzo Insigne Joining MLS In Deal That Makes Him League's Highest-Paid Ever

According to multiple sources, Napoli and Italy international Lorenzo Insigne has agreed to join Toronto FC in the summer after finishing out the 2021-22 season in Italy. It's an incredible coup for both Bob Bradley's Reds and MLS as the 30-year-old winger arrives at the height of his power.

Hirving Lozano Termina Su Accidentado Año Encerrado En Su Casa Por Culpa Del Covid-19

Los argumentos para proponer un purificador sahumerio o un exorcismo que espante los malos espíritus alrededor de Hirving Lozano comienzan a apilarse luego de que el Napoli informara que el jugador diera positivo a una prueba de Covid-19.

El diagnóstico, de hecho, no hace más que cerrar un accidentado 2021 para el jugador. Si bien el año tuvo un inicio prometedor, la cantidad de infortunios que vivió el mexicano dan como para abrir un expediente digno de análisis para investigadores de lo paranormal.

Al Chucky Lozano Le Perdonamos El Gol Que Se Perdió Ante Spezia, Porque Quiere Salvar El Planeta

Napoli cayó sorpresivamente ante Spezia, uno de los sotaneros de la Serie A, y perdió terreno importante en la lucha por el título en Italia. Hirving Lozano jugó todo el partido y no hizo más que aportar al desastre navideño que sufrió su club.

Dicho de otro modo, no fue el día del Chucky. De hecho, le anularon un gol por posición fuera de juego y se perdió otro con la portería descubierta.

Is This The Year? Napoli Goes Second After Huge Win Over Milan At San Siro

This weekend's marquee match in Serie A saw fourth-place Napoli travel to the San Siro to play second-place AC Milan on Sunday with both teams trying to keep pace with Inter at the top of the table. 

After Atalanta was hammered 4-1 by Roma on Saturday, a Napoli victory would see Gli Azzurri leapfrog both La Dea and Milan into second, while a win for the Rossoneri would keep them within one point of Inter at the top. 

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