France

Catarina Macario Scores The Most Bizarre Goal In Champions League History

Rising USWNT star Catarina Macario continued what's arguably been the finest season ever by an American abroad by scoring twice in Lyon's 3-2 first leg Champions League semifinal victory over French rival PSG at Groupama Stadium on Sunday.

Things started poorly for the home side when PSG's Marie-Antoinette Katoto diced Wendie Renard in the area before beating Christiane Endler at her near post in the sixth-minute. 

Messi’s Laser-Guided Missile Helps PSG Clinch Record-Tying 10th French Title

PARIS — Paris St. Germain secured a record-equalling 10th French top-flight title after stuttering to a 1-1 home draw by 10-man RC Lens on Saturday.

Lionel Messi's goal was canceled out by Corentin Jean as PSG was left on 78 points, 16 ahead of second-placed Olympique de Marseille, which will play its game in hand at Stade de Reims on Sunday.

Lionel Messi Goal vs Lens

Sergio Ramos Now One Behind Lionel Messi’s Ligue 1 Goal Tally In 8th Appearance

PARIS — Paris St Germain are on the verge of a record-equalling 10th French title after goals by Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos and Marquinhos earned them a 3-0 victory at Angers in Ligue 1 on Wednesday.

The result put the capital side on 77 points, leading second-placed Olympique de Marseille, who beat Nantes 3-2, by 15 points with five games left.

Should PSG avoid defeat at the Parc des Princes against RC Lens on Saturday, they will clinch the title that puts them level on 10 with St Etienne, who won their titles between 1957 and 1981.

Neymar's Immaculate Lob Puts PSG On Verge Of 10th French Title

PARIS - Paris Saint-Germain continued their march towards a record-equalling 10th French title when goals by Neymar and Kylian Mbappé earned them a 2-1 home victory against bitter rivals Marseille on Sunday.

Neymar's early opener for PSG was cancelled out by Duje Ćaleta Car before Mbappé's penalty sealed the win and put PSG on 74 points.

Messi Will Have The Word GOAT On His Sleeve Next Season, Whether You Like It Or Not

We all know how heated the debate about Lionel Messi being the GOAT gets. And that hot-headed discussion will probably be rekindled again after a new sponsorship agreement announced by PSG.

The French team will partner with sneakers marketplace GOAT for the next three years — in a deal worth $55 million — allowing them to stamp their logo on the sleeve of PSG's 2022-23 jersey. 

In other words, Messi, the GOAT for many, soon will carry the word GOAT on his left arm. 

If he stays at PSG, of course.

Messi, Mbappé And Neymar All Finally Score In The Same Match

After getting bounced by Real Madrid in the Champions League, collectively booed by its own supporters at the Parc des Princes and hammered by Monaco at Stade Louis II, no club appreciated the international break more than PSG.

Watch: USWNT’s Catarina Macario Abuses Italian Defender To Clinch Spot In UWCL Semis

Last week, Juventus sent shockwaves through Europe with a stunning upset of Lyon in the first leg of their Women’s Champions League quarterfinal. On Thursday, order was restored in the WoSo world thanks to Catarina Macario turning her Italian defender inside out. 

France Wins Feel Good Moment Of The Year After Surprising N’Golo Kanté With Birthday Cake

Chelsea star and France international N’Golo Kanté turned 31 years old on Tuesday while on duty with his national team. France — already qualified for the World Cup — is playing some friendly matches during the international window. Before France’s game vs. South Africa on Tuesday there was a Kanté birthday cake surprise.

The Wink That Shook Europe’s Goliath — Juve Manager Reacts To His Sub Scoring In Massive Upset

Lyon has utterly dominated women’s soccer in Europe over the last decade, winning seven Women’s Champions League titles since 2011. On Wednesday, that dynasty looked shaken to its core by a wry wink and a stunning comeback. 

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