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Alejandro Bedoya Blasts Ridiculous No Call After Tone-Deaf Tweet From MLS

New York City FC defeated the Philadelphia Union 3-1 to advance to the MLS Conference Semifinals on Wednesday in the Bronx. On its face, it was a comprehensive victory, with the Union’s lone goal coming far too late in the 83rd minute. But one shocking no-call in the first half absolutely had an impact on the game, and MLS is being a bit tone-deaf in the aftermath. 

Step Aside Selena Gomez, This Footballer Is Now The Most Followed Person On Instagram

It’s not exactly an honor he can put in his stacked trophy case, but there's no doubt Cristiano Ronaldo will be glowing upon learning his Instagram profile now ranks first in most followers on the popular app. Cristiano Ronaldo Instagram followers count just struck 144 million. To put it in perspective, if Ronaldo followers were to break away and start a country of their own (Ronaldosia?

Paul Pogba’s Hilariously Bad Half-Volley Is Now The Stuff Of Legend

First things first, I did not watch Manchester United vs. Everton today — I was watching El Clásico. So I’m not in a position to say anything about Paul Pogba’s performance in the 2-1 win, and I don’t want to come off sounding like Pogba-hater-extraordinaire Graeme Souness. 

These Oddball Champions League Animated Shorts Are Actually Kind Of Funny

I’ll admit, when I first saw Bleacher Report put out a Champions League cartoon, I ignored it because I assumed they wouldn’t produce anything funny. Then I accidentally watched some during TNT’s pregame show.

Created by Andy Haynes and directed by Adam and Craig Malamut, who did Game of Zones for Bleacher Report, The Champions is a goofy look at the stars of the Champions League in animated shorts. And, surprisingly, it’s kinda funny.

Neymar Shows Off Love Of Comic Books With Two New Massive Tattoos

Batman and Spider-Man have Neymar Jr.’s back. 

Well, they are his back.

Neymar Jr. highlighted his love for comic books this week with two new large tattoos on his upper back. On his right shoulder is Batman, the Caped Crusader. On his left, the amazing Spider-Man.

If there was ever any doubt that Neymar Jr. is a comic-book nerd, we present to you the Brazilian star’s new back:

18 Truths About The Gut-Wrenching Experience That Is El Clasico

On Sunday, Real Madrid and Barcelona square off in the 177th league edition of El Clasico, the greatest rivalry match in all of sports. Real leads the all-time series with 72 La Liga victories as compared to Barca’s 70 (the two sides have shared the spoils an additional 34 times), and the club from the Spanish capital desperately needs another victory to reduce the currently escalating gap in league play.

Jurgen Klopp Ruthless To Pal David Wagner In Great Joint Postgame Interview

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp and Huddersfield manager David Wagner go way back, having played together at Mainz in the early 90s and coached together at Borussia Dortmund. Wagner was Klopp’s best man at his wedding (though he didn't do a great job at it).

Now as opposing coaches in the Premier League, they’re maintaining their friendship — to an extent.

Bayern Munich Takes Trumpian Approach To Poor Start To Season

Bayern Munich is in a rut right now, in seventh place in the Bundesliga and winless in almost a month.

It turns out, the reason Bayern Munich is so awful is because of the media. 

Duh.

At least, that’s what Bayern Munich leadership wants you to think after calling a bizarre press conference that included president Uli Hoeness, CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic on Friday.

Footballers Playing Basketball: The Best And The Comically Worst

For those who weren’t watching the U.S. tie Peru or Chile beat Mexico (or maybe even the baseball playoffs? lol jk), the NBA season began with a couple games on Tuesday night. It got us thinking about footballers playing basketball, because everything we relate everything in the world back to soccer.

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