El Tano Ortiz es historia – Los nombres que suenan para dirigir al Club América

Consumada la derrota ante Chivas y la eliminación del Clausura 2023, Fernando Ortiz se paró frente a los micrófonos y no le puso azúcar a lo que debía decir y anunció que renunciaba a su cargo como entrenador del América.

How can you get these dashing adidas x Prada cleats in your hands? Here's everything you should know

Did you see them? They look nice, right?

I'm not into luxury fashion – it's dumb – but kudos to adidas and Prada for joining forces and creating the first desirable high-end, high-couture cleats that are truly desirable. Sorry, Balenciaga.

Again. These boots are gorgeous, and I'm sure many of you guys are wondering, "Where can I get them?" And well, here you will find answers.

But first, let's talk about the cleats.

La Concacaf estrena ránking de clubes: ¿Cómo funciona? ¿Quién está en el Top 10?

El ránking FIFA dejó de estar solo a la hora de ganarse el odio de los aficionados del fútbol. Yay! Nuestra amada Concacaf anunció esta semana que tendrá su propio ránking de clubes masculinos para así determinar sembrados en futuras competencias regionales.

¿Cómo funciona el ránking de clubes de la Concacaf?

A la hora de crear el nuevo ránking, la Concacaf consideró como punto de partida los resultados a nivel de clubes en distintas competencias a nivel doméstico e internacional desde 2017 a la fecha. A saber:

4K video of Pelé assisting Carlos Alberto at 1970 World Cup has people asking if Brazil were that good

One of the more iconic goals in World Cup history came during the final between Brazil and Italy in 1970. In the 86th minute Pelé assisted Carlos Alberto who lasered the ball into the bottom corner to put the cherry on top of a triumphant 4-1 victory.

As someone who wouldn’t be born until over two decades later, I had only ever seen this goal in shoddy quality on YouTube.

US Open Cup Round of 16 features a record 14 MLS teams: Should other teams be given more opportunities to compete?

The culmination of this week’s midweek U.S. Open Cup matches ensured that 14 of the teams in the tournament’s Round of 16 will be from Major League Soccer, equalling a record set in 2015, 2016 and 2019 for the most MLS representatives at this stage of the competition. The two non-MLS representatives are USL Championship sides Birmingham Legion FC, who beat fellow USLC side Memphis 901 FC 3-0, and Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, who pulled off the round’s only “cupset” as they knocked off Bruce Arena’s New England Revolution 1-0.

These tiny shin guards are ‘the smallest pads on the market’

Here at The18, we don't condone small shin guards (the tibia is more exposed than Leeds United's backline), but we certainly enjoy the roguish wild cards who risk it all in the name of comfort.

Done deal or not really? Here is what we know about Lionel Messi's potential move to Saudi Arabia

Lionel Messi's future is the biggest telenovela coming from the transfer rumor machinery these days, with several sources claiming the Argentine star has secured a gargantuan contract with Saudi side Al-Hilal. I mean, you can go out there on that thing called the internet and you'll be swarmed with "done deal" headlines.

But is it really done?

¿Qué necesitan Santi Giménez y el Feyenoord para ser campeones de la Eredivisie este fin de semana?

Con la resaca que significó el histórico título del Napoli del Chucky Lozano aún viva, el fútbol mexicano podría ver a otro de los suyos coronándose campeón este fin de semana. 

Y ese otro no es más que Santiago Giménez.

Gareth Bale sends response to Wrexham offer and it's not the one you were hoping for

If you are on the Wrexham bandwagon, you surely know that owners Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds have proposed that Welsh legend Gareth Bale come out from retirement and join their Hollywood tale in a series of funny golf jokes on Twitter – I mean, as funny as golf can be. 

Chelsea want to get rid of eight players this summer, Pulisic among those on the chopping block

Chelsea spent some serious cash in the latest transfer windows and it seems they will continue this summer. But in order to comply with financial fair-play rules, the team needs to cut a few players from their current squad. 

Reports from England say the club already has a list of eight men ready to be offered in some sort of "summer fire sale."

Is Chelsea selling Christian Pulisic?

Officially, the club hasn't mentioned the players' names, but insiders have some guesses as to who is on the chopping block. And USMNT star Christian Pulisic is among them.