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Mbappé Explains Why He Had To Stay In France, Shun Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe said he was convinced last year was the right time to leave Paris St Germain and join Real Madrid but the France forward said the call of home led to him signing a contract extension with the Ligue 1 champions.

Amid Real's interest, Mbappe signed a contract extension with PSG last week that will keep the 23-year-old tied with the French club until 2025.

Macario, Horan And Lyon Slay Mighty Barcelona With Dominant Showing And Insane 30-Yard Golazo

American stars Catarina Macario and Lindsey Horan became the fourth and fifth USWNT players to win the UEFA Champions League as Lyon defeated the seemingly unstoppable Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday in Turin.

Macario and Horan played the entire game and the 22-year-old phenom made history as the first American to score in the final

Mbappé Makes Surprise Decision To Say No To Real Madrid And Stay With PSG Until 2025

PARIS — Kylian Mbappé has decided to extend his stay at Paris Saint-Germain, French sport daily L'Equipe reported on Saturday.

Calls For PSG Player To Be Punished Intensify After He Didn’t Play In Rainbow Colors

Idrissa Gana Gueye was a conspicuous absence during Paris Saint-Germain’s trip to Montpellier on Saturday. The Senegalese midfielder was on the roster and traveled with the team, but when the match rolled around, he was nowhere to be found.

“Idrissa made the trip to Montpellier, but for personal reasons he had to leave the match sheet; but he wasn’t hurt,” PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino said

Bordeaux Ultras Interrupt Match With Toilet Paper To Tell Players They’re Shit

It’s been a tough year for Bordeaux fans. The six-time champions are one of the most storied clubs in France, but Les Girondins appear to be heading to Ligue 2 after a miserable 2021-22 campaign. 

Bordeaux ultras expressed their frustration with the team during the final home match at Matmut Atlantique against Lorient, briefly interrupting the game with a barrage of toilet paper. The message was clear: Clean up your shit.

Remember Lille's Title-Winning Squad From Less Than A Year Ago? They've All Jumped Ship

The cycle of an underdog team capturing an unbelievable title and then providing one of the worst title defenses ever seen is a tale as old as time. After all, winning back-to-back championships is classified as one of the most difficult exercises across sports, even when you're strapped to the teeth with finances, resources and world-class depth like Manchester City.

The Biggest Free Agents This Summer And Where They're Headed

The list of soccer free agents 2022 is full of players we've spent an ungodly amount of time speculating over the last few years — Kylian Mbappé, Paul Pogba, Paulo Dybala, Ousmane Dembélé — so it's somewhat strange to see them all leaving their respective clubs on free transfers as out of contract footballers.  

Thierry Henry Says Liverpool Got Lucky vs. Villarreal; Hard To Disagree

Luck or skill? After Liverpool’s 2-0 victory over Villarreal in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal, Thierry Henry said it was more the former. Based on how the match went, it’s hard to argue with the World Cup and Champions League winner.

An own goal and a Sadio Mané strike two minutes later were all that separated Liverpool and Villarreal at Anfield on Wednesday night. On the CBS postgame coverage, Henry claimed Liverpool should feel fortunate to take a 2-0 advantage into the second leg.

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