Introducing The Most Advanced Training Simulator In The World

For those who don’t play soccer but have played FIFA, you know about all the little training exercises that clubs use to brush up on their skills. Well, Portuguese club Benfica have introduced a new state-of-the-art technological training room that blurs the lines between video games and reality. 

Watch A Compilation Of The Best Premier League Goals So Far

This video is going to be the best 12 minutes of your day. The Premier League is touted as the best league in the world, and this video makes it hard to disagree with that. The quality of goals throughout this video is astounding. 

This compilation has it all: volleys, bicycle kicks, solo runs, chip shots, thunderbastards...we could go on, but that would take away from the sheer surprise that some of these goals elicit. 

You may be thinking to yourself, they couldn’t possible have 12 minutes of amazing goals, could they? Well yes. Yes they could. 

Player Gets Red Carded In Just 11 Seconds

This is one of the more unfortunate things we have ever seen and, trust us, we have seen a lot. Of all the soft red cards we have seen, this might just take the cake. After being subbed on during a restart after a goal, the poor chap in blue picked the wrong player to swing his arms in the general vicinity of:

Real Madrid 10-Year-Old Schools Barcelona U13s

It is well documented that the world's most popular soccer clubs compete for the next up-and-coming Messi or Ronaldo. See, for insance, this article about the 9-year-old AS Roma signed earlier this year. Youngsters who show promise and skill are top priorities for any club's youth system – and after you see some of the videos of these wonderkids play, you can understand why. 

Goat Disrupts A Game Because He Wants To Play Goalie

At The18, we have a thing for animals and soccer. So anytime the beautiful game and some type of creature collide, we’re all over it. This time we venture to the little island of Crete off the coast of Greece. 

Two local teams were playing a game of soccer when a random goat found his way onto the pitch. But this little billy goat wasn’t there just to watch the game. He wanted to play in it. 

Who Has A Better Starting 11? Zlatan Or David Luiz?

About a week ago, Zlatan Ibrahimovic named his dream team, consisting of all the players he’s played with. He, of course, put himself on the list starting alongside Leo Messi, but the Swedish great may have forgotten one player. 

David Luiz has now come out with his starting 11, and the Paris Saint Germain defender failed to put his teammate in his 11 as well. The two shared only three of the same players in their XIs: Lionel Messi, Thiago Silva and Maxwell. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Filmed An Insane Super Bowl Commercial That Never Ran

Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a Super Bowl commercial for Volvo. Sadly, it didn't run.

Yaya Toure And Actor Idris Elba Team Up To Fight Ebola

For those that have watched The Wire or Luther, you know the bad*ss that Idris Elba is. The talented English actor, whose parents hail from West Africa, has teamed up with Yaya Toure, Patrick Vieira and several other soccer stars in a new campaign to fight Ebola.