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We've Got History: The Oldest Professional Soccer Teams In The US That Are Still Kicking

To look at the history of American soccer is to look at a series of poor investments, aging player, and over-ambitious owners. They all had a vision of what soccer could be in the states, but most ended up in the graveyard that we currently stand on.

First came the NASL. Founded in 1968, it spent like a major league, and attendances occasionally reflected that, but its ambitions were not sustainable compared to its actual growth.

The Los Angeles Football Scene Is Simply Built Different — Here Are The 5 Best Things About The Culture

Soccer — or fútbol/football as many of the locals prefer to call it — has decades of unmatched, rich history in Los Angeles. The sport’s steady growth in the City of Angels has cultivated a unique culture for the city and its fans. 

Two Americans Land In Annual Breakdown Of World's 100 Most Valuable Players

The latest CIES Football Observatory list of the top 100 estimated transfer values for players worldwide was released Monday, and on the strength of signing a three-year contract extension at PSG, Kylian Mbappé is once again the world's most valuable soccer player with it costing an estimated $220.3 million to take him away from the Parc des Princes. 

Chelsea's Record Breaking Sale Of $3.1B About To Be Smashed By NFL Team

According to a report from Forbes on Monday, the Denver Broncos will be sold to Rob Walton, an heir to the Walmart fortune, for $4.5 billion. This makes it the most expensive sports team purchase ever, following shortly after the sale of Chelsea Football Club to a consortium led by U.S. businessman Todd Boehly for $3.13 billion.

Gareth Bale Confirms Real Madrid Exit; Never Forget His 5 Best Goals

After an eight-year career with Real Madrid that included over 250 appearances, 100 goals and a preposterous haul of 16 trophies (including five Champions League crowns and three LaLiga titles), Gareth Bale has confirmed his departure from the Spanish capital following the expiration of his contract.

Five Bold Premier League Bets For 2022-23

With the entertaining 2021-22 Premier League season directly in the mirror, preparations for the 2022-23 season are already under way. As champion Manchester City celebrates and gets ready to defend its title, a slew of competitors will seek to dethrone it. Newly promoted Bournemouth, Fulham and Nottingham Forest will be finalizing their survival tactics, hoping to send down an established side instead. While the clubs prepare, as fans, we can be preparing too. With storylines abound, it is never too early to make predictions for the next season.

Clubs With The Most Champions League Final Losses

Is it better to have loved and lost than never loved at all? That’s the question for these clubs, which sadly have the records for most Champions League final losses.

Would it have been better to be knocked out in the quarterfinals and save the agony of losing to a rival in the final? Was the journey worth the heartbreak of losing a 3-0 halftime lead in Istanbul? Should Benfica have paid its manager a little more in the 1960s?

Complete Champions League List Of Winners

The Champions League — formerly the European Cup — is the premier club soccer competition in the world, annually anointing a new champion to the team in Europe able to navigate a gauntlet of matches to reign supreme. The Champions League list of winners is a history of club football at its best — the teams that defined eras as much as any World Cup winner. 

Atlanta United Has The Highest Payroll In MLS - Who Are The Club's Top Earners?

The 2022 Major League Soccer Season is in full swing, and teams have finalized their rosters following the closure of the primary transfer window earlier this month. While the disparity in player wages may not rival that of European clubs, a look at the 2022 Atlanta United player salaries show a select few MLS sides still manage to outspend the others.

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