Human Interest

Here’s How The Soccer World Is Reacting To Derek Chauvin Verdict

While the soccer world was turned upside down early this week with the announcement of the European Super League — and its impending demise — the non-soccer world has been glued to the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who was filmed murdering George Floyd, a Black man, in broad daylight last year.

Antoine Griezmann’s Three Children All Born On Same Day Over 5-Year Period

MADRID - Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann has been spared having to remember three different dates to mark the birthdays of each of his three children — as they were all born on April 8.

When the French World Cup winner confirmed on social media that his wife Erika Choperena had given birth to a baby daughter on Thursday, remarkably it was on the same date as their elder children, Mia (born in 2016) and Amaro (born in 2019).

Linesman Got Haaland To Autograph Yellow And Red Cards For An Autism Charity

BUCHAREST - Romanian assistant referee Octavian Sovre's decision to ask Borussia Dormund striker Erling Haaland to autograph his yellow and red cards raised some eyebrows but the charity that is set to benefit from a cash boost is not complaining.

"The red and yellow-signed cards which my kindergarten classmate Octavian donated to our SOS Autism Bihor center will be used for a noble cause," Simona Zlibut, who oversees a therapy center set up by parents, told Reuters.

Zlibut's own 21-year-old daughter is autistic and she says the center depends on donations.

Valencia Walks Off After Mouctar Diakhaby Is Racially Abused By Cádiz Player

Cádiz and Valencia’s LaLiga match at the Estadio Ramón de Carranza was briefly halted on Sunday after Los Che defender Mouctar Diakhaby was racially abused by Cádiz’s Juan Cala. 

The event took place off the ball, but video shows Diakhaby confronting Cala before being restrained by teammate Kevin Gameiro and Cádiz’s Fali. Diakhaby was booked for his actions; Cala — who was already on a yellow — wasn't punished.

8,000 Supporters Allowed Into Wembley For City Vs. Spurs League Cup Final

This month's League Cup final between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will be allowed to host 8,000 spectators as part of pilot events to pave the way for the return of large crowds to stadiums, the British government said on Sunday.

The final will be held at London's Wembley Stadium on April 25. It was due to be played on Feb. 28 but was pushed back in the hope that a later date would allow fans to attend.

Real Madrid: Los Cambios Del Nuevo Santiago Bernabéu

El Real Madrid está estudiando la forma de aumentar sus ingresos para compensar las pérdidas sufridas como consecuencia de la pandemia del coronavirus.

La remodelación del estadio Santiago Bernabéu será clave para que los ingresos vuelvan a ser los de antes de la crisis y, en ese contexto, la idea de construir un casino dentro del estadio gira en torno a La Casa Blanca.

Check Out Sudan’s Reaction To Qualifying For First AFCON In A Decade

Moments like this are why we love the sport so much. Sudan booked its ticket to Cameroon for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating South Africa 2-0 on Sunday in the final day of Group C play.

This was the first time Sudan had qualified for the competition in nearly a decade and the reaction after the full time whistle says it all.

Mexico Stands In Solidarity With Wales Against Racist Acts

The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) stands alongside the Football Association of Wales (FAW) after Wales denounced racists acts against their players on social media following a friendly match, which Wales won 1-0.

"We urge fans, the relevant authorities and all those involved in each of the participating countries, to take action against those who commit these types of actions," the FMF said in a statement.

W-League Striker Retires To Be With Ill Partner, Who Proposed After She Scored In Her Final Game

MELBOURNE — Former Australia striker Rhali Dobson bowed out of professional soccer with a goal for Melbourne City on Thursday before saying 'yes' to a surprise pitchside marriage proposal from her partner Matt Stonham, who is battling cancer.

Dobson, 28, announced her retirement from Australia's W-League this week so she could return to New South Wales state to support Stonham, who was diagnosed with brain cancer several years ago and is set to undergo aggressive treatment.