Youth Soccer

Watch: The18's Teamwork Challenge Event Presented by National Peanut Board

Imagine kicking soccer balls at an 18-foot-tall dart board, dodging giant exercise balls while dribbling through a maze of cones, a catapult launching soccer balls from 40 yards away and shooting through seemingly peanut-sized targets. Daunting, sure, but add in a teammate and it becomes an exhilarating afternoon of cooperation. 

Romeo Beckham's First Inter Miami Goal Is A Bending Free Kick For Dad

Brace yourself for the sequel, Bend It Like Beckham 2: Going Bottom Bins On Orlando City B, because 19-year-old Romeo Beckham, son of Old Golden Balls himself, has curled home his first set-piece goal for Inter Miami CF II in MLS Next Pro.

Romeo's first foray into football was back in 2014 with Arsenal's Academy, but he was released and briefly pursued a fledgling tennis career while training alongside Andy Murray. However, he returned to the sport last year by joining Miami's reserve team and it looks like the correct decision. 

Spain Claims U-19 Euros Title With One Of The Slickest Team Goals Of The Year

While Women’s Euro 2022 has only just begun, the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship reached its climax on Saturday. Spain, a rising power in the women’s game, claimed the title thanks to a sparking Julia Bartel goal vs Norway in the 93rd minute, one of the best team goals you’ll see all year regardless of level.

MLS Next Pro Will Trial New 3-Minute Player Timeout Rule For Players Faking Injuries

MLS Next Pro — a new third-tier league launched in 2022 that features mostly MLS reserve teams — is looking to change the game, literally. MLS Next Pro is in the middle of its first season and will be testing out two new rules effective immediately. One of the two new MLS Next Pro rules would be a game changer if it spread to the rest of the sport.

New MLS Next Pro Rules

The two new rules are called the Off-field Treatment Rule and the Red Card Suspension Rule. Let’s look at how they work.

¿Fue La Ausencia De Marcelo Flores La Causa Del Fracaso De México Sub-20?

Un ciclo de sueño no es suficiente para reducir el shock. La selección mexicana sub-20 cayó ante Guatemala en las eliminatorias Concacaf y las consecuencias son catastróficas: el Tri no irá al Mundial de Indonesia 2023 ni tampoco a los Juegos Olímpicos de París en 2024.

Arquero De Guatemala Brilla En Los Penales Y Deja A México Sin Mundial Sub-20 Ni Juegos Olímpicos

Jorge Moreno. Así se llama el arquero de Guatemala que dejó a la selección mexicana sub-20 sorpresivamente fuera del Mundial de Indonesia 2023 y fuera de los Juegos Olímpicos de París 2024. 

El portero chapín fue un monstruo atajando penales, tanto en el tiempo reglamentario como en la definición desde los doce pasos que marcó el colosal fracaso del Tri en las clasificatorias de la Concacaf en la categoría.

La procesión de México Sub-20

Guatemala inició el encuentro bien arropado y pronto fue exasperando a un México chato, romo y sin ideas. 

USYNT One Win Away From 2024 Summer Olympics After Paxten Aaronson Brace

The United States men's U-20 team beat Costa Rica 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the semifinals of the Concacaf U-20 Championship in Honduras, clinching a place at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup and moving one win away from a spot at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

The Philadelphia Union's Paxten Aaronson — younger brother of Leeds United and USMNT attacker Brenden Aaronson — was man of the match for the USYNT with both goals.

First American Professional Soccer Player With Public Case Of CTE Identified

For years Americans have attempted to come to grips with the fact the nation’s most popular sport, football, causes severe head injuries resulting in chronic traumatic encephalopathy with lasting impacts on both physical and mental health, often leading to premature death. For the first time, doctors have diagnosed an American professional soccer player with CTE. 

USMNT U-20s Move One Step Closer To Olympics With 5-0 Win Over Nicaragua

The United States men's U-20 team hammered Nicaragua 5-0 on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Concacaf U-20 Championship in Honduras. Victory over Costa Rica on Tuesday would guarantee passage to the 2023 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia, but the ultimate goal is a win in the semifinals on July 1 to book a place at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

German FA Says Transgender, Non-Binary Footballers Can Choose Whether To Play For Men’s Or Women’s Team

BERLIN — Transgender and non-binary footballers can now decide themselves whether to play for a men's or women's team instead of being bound by personal identification data, the German Football Association (DFB) said on Thursday.

It said the ruling was included in the DFB match regulation for amateurs, the junior regulation and the futsal rulebook.