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Sounds of Soccer ASMR

Ahhh, the soothing sounds of soccer ASMR.

An empty field.

Just you and the ball. And some birds.

Put on some headphones and turn up that volume to hear the satisfying sounds of putting on boots, juggling, shooting, crossbar pings and more. 

Everton Defender Mykolenko Calls Out Russian Captain Dzyuba On Instagram In Fiery, Vulgar Tirade

Everton and Ukrainian defender Vitaliy Mykolenko didn’t hold anything back when he went after Zenit and Russian striker Artem Dzyuba over Instagram on Tuesday. The Mykolenko Instagram story tagged Dzyuba condemning him and the Russian national team for remaining silent on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Mykolenko Instagram Story Directed At Dzyuba

Mykolenko Instagram Story Directed At Dzyuba

Lewandowski And Polish National Team Say They Will Refuse To Play World Cup Qualifier Vs. Russia

WARSAW — Poland and Sweden said they would not play their soccer World Cup qualifiers against Russia in March, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the governing bodies of both national teams said on Saturday.

The playoff matches are set to be held in March to fill a slot for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and several Poland players including captain Robert Lewandowski backed the decision with statements on social media.

Hope Solo Attacks Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe Over USWNT Settlement

Hope Solo had some choice words for Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday. The former U.S. goalkeeper used a Twitter thread to blast the USWNT players for Tuesday’s landmark settlement with the U.S. Soccer Federation, saying it was “an easy out of a fight they were never really in.” It highlighted the divide in opinion over whether the settlement was good or bad for women’s soccer in the U.S.

Neymar Unleashes His Obsessive Love For Batman During The New Cape Crusader's Movie Premiere

It's rare to spot a soccer star in fan mode, but on Monday night, Neymar looked like a child fulfilling his biggest dream during the international premiere of "The Batman." PSG's maestro was THE special guest at the event held in Paris and had the chance to snatch some pictures alongside Robert Pattinson (Batman) and Zoë Kravitz (Catwoman), the two main stars in the movie.

"The Bat, the Cat, and @neymarjr are kicking into high gear in the Batmobile," posted the official account of the film, showing Neymar's joy.

Flavors of Football: Chocolate Cherry Old Fashioned

The18 presents a Chocolate Cherry Old Fashioned recipe in honor of Captain America himself, Christian Pulisic! And we're using, you guessed it, Hershey's chocolate bars!

Try it for yourself! And be your own hero at your next USMNT watch party.

Ingredients:

4 oz Bourbon

1 oz Maraschino Liqueur

8 dashes Chocolate Bitters

Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass. Fill glass with ice.

Stir smoothly until drink is chilled. 

Pour over single large ice cube.

Add cherry and Hershey Chocolate Square for garnish and enjoy!

Flavors of Football: The Best Tex-Mex Frozen Margarita

In honor of our Texan-Mexican hero Ricardo Pepi, we are bringing you The Best Tex-Mex Frozen Margarita recipe!

Try it yourself! And be your own hero at your next USMNT watch party.

Ingredients:

7oz tequila

3oz triple sec

3oz (fresh) lime juice

2oz agave

Add all ingredients to a blender. Fill blender full of ice. 

Blend until frothy. It should be icy but not watery. 

Pour and enjoy! Recipe serves 4 

El Puebla Mima Al Niño Que Lloró Con El Épico Gol De Chilena De Memo Martínez

El pasado fin de semana, Puebla y Atlas brindaron uno de los mejores partidos del fútbol mexicano en lo que va del 2022. Fue un 1-1 con emociones para los dos lados y cuyo momento cúlmine fue el empate de La Franja: una chilena espectacular de Memo Martínez en el minuto 95 de juego.

Barça's Ronald Araújo Comes Under Fire For Mocking Derby Rivals With Relegation Gesture

Barcelona defender Ronald Araújo apologized for his "unfortunate gesture" in Sunday's 2-2 LaLiga draw away at city rivals Espanyol, saying the "tension" of the match led to the incident.

Araújo appeared to be taking aim at Espanyol midfielder Nico Melamed while he was leaving the field towards the end of the match, which saw both teams have a player sent off.

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