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Mbbapé, Real Madrid slam French football president for ‘disrespecting’ Zinedine Zidane

France Football Federation (FFF) president Noël Le Graët apologized to Zinedine Zidane on Monday after his comments on the former Real Madrid coach drew the ire of players, politicians and even the Spanish club.

Zidane was one of the favorites to take charge of the national team if Didier Deschamps had stepped down but his contract was extended after he led France to the World Cup final, where they lost to Argentina in Qatar last month.

5-time Champions League winner Gareth Bale announces his retirement

Wales and Los Angeles FC winger Gareth Bale said on Monday he had decided to end his playing career at the age of 33, having reached exceptional milestones in both club and international football.

Bale played a Wales record of 111 games for his country and was a five-time Champions League winner with Real Madrid. He helped the Welsh reach the 2016 and 2020 Euros before leading them in their first World Cup since 1958 at Qatar 2022.

El Tri player in hot water after throwing narco-themed party for son's 12th birthday

Mexican international and Cruz Azul defender Julio César Domínguez ("Cata") has gone viral after several photos of his 12-year-old son came to light. What's the fuss about the images? They show he threw the kid a narco-themed birthday celebration.

Yikes!

People were quick to criticize Domínguez online, calling him out for trying to glorify and praise criminal organizations that are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths around Mexico every year. 

Taylor Twellman leaves ESPN after nearly 13 years giving us an excuse to show his iconic Trinidad rant

Taylor Twellman is leaving ESPN. An iconic and sometimes polarizing figure in the U.S. Soccer sphere, Twellman has been on TV screens for ESPN since Nov. 2011 providing us with his commentary and occasional rant.

Love him or hate him, the former USMNT player has played a big part in growing the game in the country with his work at ESPN.

Lionel Messi's record-breaking photo was with a fake World Cup trophy

After getting more than 74 million "hearts" and becoming the most-liked post in the history of Instagram, the iconic photo of Lionel Messi lifting the World Cup trophy is again in the news. 

This time for a very different and weird reason: Two Argentina supporters claim the trophy Messi was holding is a fake. 

Violencia doméstica y chantaje: El escándalo que rodea al último técnico de Estados Unidos

Una tormenta llena de drama azota al fútbol estadounidense. El protagonista es nada más y nada menos que Gregg Berhalter, técnico de Estados Unidos en el reciente Mundial de Catar 2022, y el guión incluye un viejo caso de violencia doméstica cometido en contra de su esposa, así como acusaciones de chantaje a la familia del futbolista Giovanni Reyna.

USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter was blackmailed during the World Cup

An attempt to blackmail USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter during the World Cup was revealed by Berhalter himself on Tuesday with the 49-year-old coach issuing a statement on Twitter from what was later confirmed as his personal account.

In it, Berhalter describes an incident from 31 years ago when, as an 18-year-old, he had a violent incident with his wife Rosalind. The two have now been married for 25 years but the actions occurred after they'd been together for four months.

The best part of Gerard Piqué's Kings League is the extreme kick-off procedure

After finishing his professional career on Nov. 8 with a red card and the infamous last words of "I s**t on your prostitute mother!" aimed at the referee, Gerard Piqué has returned to the limelight with his latest business venture, serving as the president of the Kings League in Barcelona.

El mundo del fútbol se despide de Pelé

Una vez que la muerte de Pelé fuera confirmada por una de sus hijas, el mundo del fútbol se volcó a las redes sociales para rendir tributo a O Rei, para muchos el mejor futbolista de todos los tiempos.

Reacciones a la muerte de Pelé

La selección brasileña fue uno de los entes que lideró los homenajes, tiñiendo de negro – en señal de luto – sus colores institucionales y un mensaje con tres coronas, en honor a los tres títulos del mundo que consiguió de la mano de Pelé.

People say this holiday photo of Messi and his wife predicted Argentina's World Cup title

Euphoria levels are still high in Argentina after the World Cup title. People are not tired of celebrating and talking about Messi's masterstrokes, Dibu Martínez's antics in the penalty shootouts vs. the Netherlands and France, or Enzo Fernández's bright future.

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