Midfield

Goalscoring Christian Eriksen Enjoys ‘Perfect’ Denmark Return After Heart Attack At Euros

Christian Eriksen said he made his return to international football in the "perfect way" by scoring two minutes after coming on for Denmark on Saturday following a near-fatal heart attack last year.

Denmark lost 4-2 to the Netherlands in the international friendly, with Eriksen producing a stunning finish into the top corner in the 47th minute after he came on as a half-time substitute.

Dudosa Falta De Edson Álvarez Generó El Gol Con Que El Benfica Eliminó Al Ajax De La Champions

Benfica visitó Ámsterdam y con apenas un tiro al arco eliminó al Ajax de la Champions League. El gol del triunfo de los portugueses vino a través de un cabezazo de Darwin Núñez, tras una dudosa falta cobrada al mexicano Edson Álvarez.

Machín volvía a la titularidad del equipo neerlandés, luego de perderse un juego de la Eredivisie por una enfermedad que no fue especificada por los servicios médicos del Ajax.

Houston Dynamo Makes Biggest Signing In Club History With Mexico Captain Héctor Herrera

Mexico co-captain and Atlético Madrid midfielder Héctor Herrera will be joining the Houston Dynamo in July as his contract expires with the LaLiga giants at the end of the 2021-22 season. The Herrera Houston Dynamo move will be a free transfer with his contract running until 2025 and without a doubt the biggest in club history.

Marco Reus Scores Two, Creates Three In Dortmund's 6-0 Demolition Of Gladbach

DORTMUND - Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus played a part in five goals as his side hammered his former club Borussia Mönchengladbach 6-0 in the Bundesliga on Sunday to stay in touch with leaders Bayern Munich.

Reus, who switched from Gladbach to Dortmund just over a decade ago for $19 million, scored two goals and provided three assists. But he opted not to take a penalty his side were awarded in added time, with Emre Can stepping up and converting to complete the drubbing.

Christian Eriksen Celebrates 30th Birthday By Playing In First Game Since Collapse

Christian Eriksen's inspiring return to the pitch took a massive step forward Monday as the midfielder made his first appearance since suffering an on-field cardiac arrest and recorded an assist in Brentford's friendly victory over fifth-tier club Southend United. To make things even better, Eriksen was celebrating his 30th birthday.

After being fitted with a heart-starting device known as an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD), Eriksen terminated his contract with Inter Milan back in December while continuing to work on his fitness with former club Ajax.

Christian Eriksen Could Be Club's "Greatest Signing Ever," Says Brentford Manager

Brentford manager Thomas Frank said on Thursday Christian Eriksen could be the club's "greatest signing" ever and he hoped the Danish midfielder would be able to make his Premier League debut within a few weeks.

The 29-year-old player joined Brentford as a free agent on Monday, seven months after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch during a European Championship match.

Eriksen's former club Inter Milan ended his contract in December because he is not permitted to play in Serie A due to the presence of a heart starter device (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator).

Luka Modrić Scores World-Class Goal As Real Madrid Claims Spanish Super Cup

RIYADH - Real Madrid were crowned Spanish Super Cup champions after goals from Luka Modrić and Karim Benzema earned them a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

Real took the lead in the 38th minute after Rodrygo sprinted past two defenders before passing to Modrić, who rifled a shot into the back of the net.

RSL Signs Its Youngest-Ever First-Team Player, 15-Year-Old USYNT Midfielder Jude Wellings

Tuesday marks MLS SuperDraft day, and while it's always fun to see who your team adds and to pore over their college bio page, you ultimately want your club moving in the direction of producing and signing more Homegrown Players through its academy. Real Salt Lake did just that Monday with the addition of 15-year-old midfielder Jude Wellings — who becomes the club's youngest-ever first-team signing.

Tottenham's Tanguy Ndombele Booed Off By His Own Fans After Forgettable FA Cup Performance

LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur's record signing Tanguy Ndombele was booed off the pitch by his own fans after being substituted in his team's unconvincing 3-1 FA Cup third round win against League One strugglers Morecambe on Sunday.

The midfielder, who has struggled to live up to his $73 million fee after signing from Lyon in 2019, was one of three Tottenham players to be hauled off by manager Antonio Conte in the 69th minute.

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