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NWSL Players Fought Hard For In-Season Vacation — They’re Vacationing Even Harder

When the NWSL players and league agreed to a landmark first-ever Collective Bargaining Agreement in February, most of the focus was on guaranteeing players a living wage, and for good reason. But among the other benefits NWSL players carved out for themselves was a mandatory seven-day break in the middle of the season — an NWSL summer vacation. 

Maalique Foster Scored A Panenka Penalty, Did A Backflip And Then Hit The Steph Curry Sleep Celly

Sacramento Republic FC might have the coldest soccer player in the world on its team. Ice runs through this man’s veins and he fears nothing. If you don’t believe me then one look at this Maalique Foster penalty kick vs. Sporting KC in the U.S. Open Cup semifinal might change your mind.

Maalique Foster Penalty Kick vs. Sporting KC

Let’s set the stage really quick.

Sydney Leroux Just Destroyed Every Former Boys High School Soccer Player With One IG Post

Sydney Leroux’s Instagram page is a marvel. Posts typically come in three types: showing off her adorable kids, trying to sell you something and, my personal favorite, her being a badass.

We’ll file this latest post under that final category. 

Lacazette Has Clearly Harnessed The Power Of The Bee After Quick Recovery From Stings

The prognosis for Alexandre Lacazette was bleak. After suffering 10 wasp stings in a Dutch forest ahead of Lyon's friendly against Feyenoord on Sunday, the former Arsenal striker was sure to miss the match as he iced, applied hydrocortisone cream and took some Tylenol.

Haaland Only Needed 12 Minutes To Score His First Manchester City Goal

The first Erling Haaland Manchester City goal came in 12 minutes. The Norwegian superstar made his debut for his new club during a friendly at Lambeau Field vs. Bayern Munich.

The crowd would make plenty of extra noise anytime he was on the ball and the over 81,000 fans in attendance collectively lost it when he scored the opener.

First Erling Haaland Manchester City Goal

For Some Reason, Man Proposes To Girlfriend In Front Of José Mourinho

On today’s episode of “Fans Do The Darndest Things,” an AS Roma supporter has included José Mourinho in his marriage proposal. 

No, we’re not sure why, but you can watch for yourself as Mourinho has no clue what’s going on before the fan gets on one knee. 

The18’s Premier League Predictions For 2022-23 Season

Opening Day in the Premier League — it doesn’t get much better than this. Besides being the only time of the year Arsenal sits atop the table, before a ball is kicked in EPL play, every team has high hopes for a new campaign. The18’s Premier League predictions 2022-23 show there remains a strong consensus of the top two or three teams, but after that it’s wide open how the season goes.

Below are the responses of The18 staffers on how we think the 2022-23 Premier League season plays out. Let us know how you feel about our Premier League predictions 2022-23.

Minnesota United Thrashes Everton In Preseason Friendly

Wednesday night, Minnesota United welcomed Everton for a friendly match at Allianz Field in St. Paul. The English side was getting ready to begin its season while taking on a Minnesota team halfway through its MLS campaign. 

Jordan Pickford, Dominick Calvert-Lewin and Tom Davies featured for Everton along with a host of other traditional starters. Minnesota only made one change from its weekend lineup against DC United — signalling an attempt to make a statement as they took on a side that finished just four points from relegation last year. 

Real Life Jamie Tartt — Footballer Leaves Club To Join ‘Love Island’

A month after signing a new contract, Jamie Allen is quitting on his soccer team to pursue his dream of appearing on the raunchy reality TV show “Love Island.” I’d say you can’t make this stuff up, but the “Ted Lasso” creators literally wrote it into Season 2.

Folks, we have a real-life Jamie Tartt.

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