Opinion

The 10 Loudest, Most Legendary Stands In World Football

For the uninitiated, there’s nothing more surreal than the conglomerates of fans that group together in unison to turn the world's footballing cathedrals into cauldrons of noise and song. In America, this sort of thing can be seen in college football and basketball, but the choreographed support largely dies at the professional level (save for a stadium wave here and a seventh-inning stretch there).

David De Gea Should Be Manchester United Captain

David de Gea is one of the few reasons Manchester United got anywhere after Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure. A brick wall between the sticks, De Gea’s heroics allowed United to win an FA Cup, a Europa League title and the League Cup in post-Ferguson years.

A Deeper Look Into Atlanta, The New MLS Hotbed

Atlanta, The New MLS Hotbed

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is home to a team that played its part in the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. The only problem is that the Atlanta Falcons were on the wrong end of that comeback. However, the stadium is also home to the hottest property in MLS, Atlanta United.

It's come as a bit of a surprise to most around the country that Atlanta and its community has taken so well to the new club, although it sure helps that the team is performing incredibly.

Is Zidane Wrong For Forcing Gareth Bale To Leave Real Madrid?

Ah, Gareth Bale: the Welsh Messi, the Cannon, and, as his Real Madrid teammates call him, the Golfer.

Bale is prodigiously talented with pace, dribbling ability, range of passing and a rocket of a left foot. It seems like forever ago when the Welshman transferred from Tottenham to Real Madrid for a then-record fee of $113 million, but now it seems that his time at the Bernabeu is coming to an end.

Juventus Has Now Signed Its Missing Piece To Champions League Glory

Finally, the Matthijs de Ligt Juventus Transfer is Complete

One of biggest transfer sagas of the summer has come to an end, with the 19-year-old Dutch phenom choosing the warm embrace of the Old Lady over many big clubs across Europe.

The 10 Most Jaw-Dropping Goal-Line Clearances Of All Time, Ranked

After watching LAFC's Mohamed El-Munir steal a goal from Alberth Elis on July 12, we were inspired to create a list of our favorite goal-line clearances (including that stop from El Munir). Here they are.

The Best Goal-Line Clearances Of All-Time, Ranked

#10. Meghan Klingenberg (USWNT vs. Sweden)

The Worst Contracts In All Of Soccer (AKA The Alexis Sánchez Awards)

We all know that money is changing things in the world of soccer, and it will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. It has changed the transfer fees for players and also the contracts those players are awarded. This can lead to some issues for clubs around the world. Here are some prime examples of contract mismanagement. 

The Worst Contracts In Soccer

Alexis Sanchez | Manchester United

Héctor Herrera Included In MLS All-Star Skills Challenge After Atlético Transfer

For Mexican midfielder Héctor Herrera, finalizing a transfer this summer was at the forefront of his mind. That announcement was finally reported during the Gold Cup, and it was a big reason why Herrera ignored Tata Martino’s call-up and didn’t make the trip to the United States for the tournament.  

The Worst Stadiums In MLS History

Before MLS, the NASL was a popular competition in the United States, pulling in players like Pele, George Best and Johan Cruyff. NASL clubs mainly played in American football and baseball stadiums, and after the league went broke and MLS succeeded the NASL in the next decade, MLS clubs did not have stadiums of their own starting out.

What's Next For Women's Soccer Following The World Cup?

The curtain has fallen on another edition of the World Cup; 52 games were played and 23 teams fell short. Only the United States emerged victorious following its 2-0 win over the Netherlands on Sunday.

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