It’s Been A Strong Window For Ligue 1, But Marseille Stands Out Alongside PSG

After a potential title chase ended up in a fifth-place finish and a change of manager, Olympique de Marseille has been remarkably active in the transfer window this summer. 

Jorge Sampaoli has been backed to the tune of $52 million as Marseille has secured 10 signings thus far. This summer has been one of transition for the side from France's second city, as Valère Germain, Yuto Nagatomo and Florian Thauvin have left the club in addition to academy graduate Maxime Lopez, Kevin Strootman and Hiroki Sakai.

The Best Summer Transfers: These 6 Clubs Have Our Attention

Come August, there are always a few clubs that capture the imagination with their audacious summer spending before inevitably collapsing by October. Usually this is Everton. 

The return of a club legend, the signing of a highly touted prodigy or a loan move for a big-name player whose career has stalled (or preferably all three in one window) are the usual fixings for getting way too hyped before the start of a new campaign.  

Germany, Argentina And France All Crash Out Of Olympic Group Stage

Defending champions Brazil advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament after a 3-1 victory over Saudi Arabia on Wednesday helped them top Group D while Ivory Coast booked their berth by sending Germany home.

Japan advanced after delivering the knockout blow to 10-man France with a 4-0 win to stay perfect in Group A. Takefusa Kubo, Hiroki Sakai, Koji Miyoshi and Daizen Maeda all scored for the rampant hosts while Randal Kolo Muani was sent off for France.

Hat Trick De Gignac Le Devuelve La Respiración A Francia (Y A Los Aficionados De Tigres)

Sufrió y batalló, sufrió y batalló, sufrió y batalló hasta conseguir una agónica victoria. Francia derrotó a Sudáfrica por 4-3 en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio, con un André-Pierre Gignac estelar. De hecho, el jugador de Tigres marcó un hat trick y al momento de celebrar no olvidó a los aficionados felinos.

Fue un partido duro para Les Bleus, siempre viniendo desde atrás en el marcador, pero con Gignac manteniéndolos a flote, una y otra vez.

Seguro Lo Extrañan Un Montón: ¿Por Qué Kylian Mbappé No Está En Los Juegos Olímpicos?

Francia salió destrozada de su debut en los Juegos Olímpicos. México la goleó por 4-1 y seguro muchos que veían el partidos se preguntaban dónde estaban las estrellas de este equipo. Todos sabemos de la potencia de los galos, actuales campeones del mundo, sin embargo, muchas de las figuras Sub-23 que tiene se quedaron en casa y no viajaron a Tokio. ¿El ausente más célebre? Kylian Mbappé.

Mexico Opens Olympics By Crushing France With Four Glorious Goals

TOKYO - France's Olympic men's soccer campaign got off to a dreadful start when they were thrashed 4-1 by Mexico while Argentina suffered a shock 2-0 loss to Australia as the group stage kicked off on Thursday.

Brazil striker Richarlison scored the first hat-trick of the men's tournament as the defending champions held off a late rally from Germany in a 4-2 win at Yokohama's International Stadium.

Se Lo Hizo A Memo Ochoa: El Gol Con Que Gignac Calienta El México Vs Francia En Los JJ.OO.

Nadie puede negar el amor que André-Pierre Gignac siente por México. Apenas llegó a Tigres, en 2015, el delantero se enamoró de su comida, de su cultura y su estilo de vida, al punto que recientemente reconoció que espera los papeles para naturalizarse mexicano y adoptar la nacionalidad de sus hijos. Sin embargo, todo ese cariño quedará suspendido por 90 minutos este jueves 22 de julio, cuando Gignac se ponga la camiseta de su natal Francia para enfrentar al Tri, en el debut de ambas selecciones en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio.

PSG’s Potential Starting XI Next Season Is Absolutely Filthy And Will Be A Failure If They Don’t Win Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain is the clear favorite for the best summer transfer window. The Parisian club hasn’t even remotely broken the bank as the potential PSG starting XI 2021 continues to get beefier.

According to Transfermarkt’s player market values, PSG has signed about $200 million worth of talent this summer. The club has only spent $83.6 million. The free transfers of Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Georginio Wijnaldum have come in clutch for PSG.

18-Year-Old Phenom Xavi Simons Dominates PSG’s First Preseason Friendly

18-year-old PSG phenom Xavi Simons is the world’s most well-known footballer with just a single league minute to their name. The Dutch prodigy was a standout performer in Barcelona’s youth setup, where his every progression through La Masia brought increased interest.

But after failing to agree to a new contract with Barça, Simons was whisked off to Paris in 2019, where the 16-year-old signed a three-year deal that reportedly paid him over $1 million annually. 

August 2021 Calendar: Your Complete Guide To What’s Happening And What’s On TV

Our glorious summer of soccer has reached its halfway point with both the Euros and Copa América consigned to history, but there’s still a lot to look forward to with the Gold Cup in full swing, the Olympics starting soon and then the beginning of the 2021-22 European club season. 

If you’re looking for an August 2021 soccer calendar with every game on USA TV (including EPL, LaLiga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, MLS, NWSL and other competitions) here’s your ultimate guide.