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USMNT Striker Jordan Pefok Delivers Statement With Four-Goal Game For Young Boys

The debate over who should be the USMNT's starting striker will continue into 2022 despite Ricardo Pepi's recent heroics in front of goal. The 18-year-old was quiet on Saturday night in the national team's 1-0 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina (a match The18's David Moore likened to "cruel and unusual punishment"), and Gregg Berhalter will be closely monitoring the FC Dallas striker's competition abroad.

Campeón Sin Ascenso: Atlante Gana La Liga Expansión Con Goles De Costa Y El Hobbit Bermúdez

Si hay algo que caracterizó al 2021 del fútbol mexicano es la cadena de maldiciones que se rompieron durante la temporada. Cruz Azul ganó su primer título en 23 años y el Atlas dejó atrás una sequía de 70. 

A ellos, ahora también se suma el Atlante. Los Portros de Hierro vencieron 3-0 al Tampico Madero y se quedaron con la corona de la Liga Expansión. ¿El récord roto? Después de 75 años, el Atlante es el primer equipo que logra un trofeo haciendo de local en el Estadio de la Ciudad de los Deportes. OK, la estadística es rebuscada, pero calza con la narrativa de los maleficios.

Nike’s First Student-Athlete Sponsorship Deal Isn’t With Who You Might Expect

This summer, the NCAA abandoned its archaic rules prohibiting college athletes from making money off their name, image and likeness. On Tuesday, UCLA women’s soccer player Reilyn Turner was announced as the first Nike NIL deal, a sign the athletic apparel behemoth is interested in more than putting its products in front of the most eyes possible.

Naeher Or Nothing? Ranking The Best Goalkeepers In Women's Football

As a semi-active goalkeeper and current goalkeeper coach, I pride myself on being knowledgeable about all things goalkeeping. But early on into this project, I realized I was in over my head. My goalkeeper expertise was far outweighed by my previous lack of knowledge on women's soccer.

I couldn't rank the top ten women's goalkeepers because I couldn't even name ten of them. I was humbled and also disappointed in myself, but I set out to rectify the situation by producing the best damn rankings of women's goalkeepers I possibly could.

Unearthed Footage Of Carli Lloyd’s First College Goal Is A Must-Watch

Carli Lloyd’s playing career is over. Lloyd’s Gotham FC fell to Mal Pugh and the Chicago Red Stars in the 2021 NWSL quarterfinals, marking the start of a new phase in Lloyd’s life. We thought we’d look back to the Carli Lloyd first college goal, which you know was an absolute banger.

Tired Of Living A ‘Double Life,’ Cavallo Becomes First Active Openly Gay Player In Australia’s A-League

MELBOURNE — Adelaide United midfielder Josh Cavallo became the first active A-League player to come out as gay on Wednesday, saying he was done with feeling ashamed about his sexuality and the exhaustion of trying to live a "double-life."

"I'm a footballer and I'm gay," the 21-year-old said on a video posted on Adelaide's social media, drawing support from fellow professionals across the world.

"All I want to do is play football and be treated equally."

Women’s Stockholm Derby Breaks All-Time Attendance Record In Sweden’s Damallsvenskan

The Hammarby vs AIK attendance during Sunday’s Damallsvenskan set a record for the largest turnout during a women’s game in Sweden. A total of 18,537 fans packed into Tele2 Arena.

The Stockholm derby saw Hammarby jump to fifth in the league while AIK sits second from the bottom after a 4-1 victory for Hammarby.

There wasn’t any trophy on the line or battle for key spots, fans simply turned out for their women’s teams.

Daniel Sturridge Arrives In Australia “As A Humble Man” After 18 Months Without A Club

MELBOURNE - Daniel Sturridge will come to Perth Glory as a "humble man" seeking to fit into a team ethos, the former Liverpool and England striker said.

Sturridge has signed a one-year contract with the Western Australian outfit for the coming 2021/22 season, which kicks off on Nov. 20 when Perth face Adelaide United.

The 32-year-old's signing has raised hopes the Glory could win their maiden A-League title after several near-misses but Sturridge said he alone could not deliver the hardware fans have long craved.

Viral TikTok Highlights American Soccer Culture At Its Wackiest Best

To all the Euro snobs out there, to all the haters in the U.S. who think America must replicate every aspect of European football, allow me a counterargument: Whatever the fuck this is.

Wrexham’s Early Days Under Ryan Reynolds And Rob McElhenney Have Been Incredible

When actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney purchased fifth-tier Wrexham AFC back in February, they promised to turn the Welsh side into a global force, safeguard the club’s history (it’s the third oldest football team in the world), invest in the women’s squad and redevelop the 157-year-old Racecourse Stadium.