Highlighting The Top Scorers And Outstanding Performers In This Season's Champions League

The Champions League is finally back on Friday with some crucial Round of 16 second leg ties, as Juventus attempts to comeback against Lyon while Manchester City hopes to maintain a slender advantage against Real Madrid.  

Europe's premier club competition is a showcase event for elite talent, and many of the world's best players have demonstrated their abilities under the European lights this season. 

To celebrate the Champions League's return, we highlighted the top goal scorers and the most distinguished performers of this season's Champions League.

You’ve Been Saying José Mourinho’s Name Wrong

Constantly pronouncing someone’s name wrong is a microaggression. And if you don’t agree with that then you have probably never had your name mispronounced on a daily basis.

In Amazon Prime’s upcoming series All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur, Tottenham manager José Mourinho reveals that people have been pronouncing his name wrong since the beginning — and it drives him nuts. 

The series released a teaser for the episode (set to come out later this summer) that shows Mourinho saying, “Everybody gets my name wrong."

Son Heung-Min Earns BBC Goal Of The Season For Blistering Run Vs. Burnley

December of 2019 feels like a lifetime ago. Kudos to anyone who can remember more than ten things that happened seven months ago. One of the few moments that comes to mind is Son Heung-min’s incredible solo goal for Tottenham against Burnley. 

When the moment happened, The18 was already calling it the goal of the season. BBC Match of the Day confirmed our thoughts and announced that Son earned the award for Goal of the Season.

Ranking The 10 Best Goalkeepers In Soccer Right Now

Goalkeeper is a frequently criticized but rarely praised position. Everyone wants to see acrobatic, top-corner dives and flashy one-on-one saves, when in truth those moments are just a fraction of what actually defines a goalkeeper. The modern goalkeeper must be able to play with their feet, organize their backline and play sweeper, while also executing their traditional shot-stopping duties.

Therefore, it is crucial to utilize all of these categories when ranking goalkeepers in order to paint a complete picture of a goalkeeper's abilities. 

Harry Kane's Baby Gender Reveal Is Nothing Short Of Perfection

Harry Kane told fans that his childhood sweetheart was pregnant with their third child this past weekend.

The England captain and wife Katie Woodland got married in the Bahamas in 2019 after he proposed to her on a beach in 2017. Their fairytale love story began when they attended school together, and they've been by each other's side ever since. She's watched him thrive throughout his career and will now bring in another little fan to help cheer him on. 

Harry Kane Hits Two Quality Strikes To Fire Spurs Over Leicester City

Tottenham striker Harry Kane looked back to his best with two quality goals as his side dealt a huge blow to Leicester City's top-four hopes with a 3-0 victory in the Premier League on Sunday.

Kane struggled for sharpness when the season resumed last month, a legacy of the serious hamstring injury that sidelined him from Jan. 1, but the striker produced a dazzling display as Spurs boosted their Europa League qualifying hopes.

Two Days After His Brother’s Tragic Death, Serge Aurier Starts For Tottenham

In the early hours of Monday morning, Christopher Aurier — the 26-year-old brother of Tottenham defender Serge Aurier — was shot dead not far from a nightclub in the west suburbs of Toulouse. 

Christopher himself was a footballer who played for the RC Lens academy before stops in England, Qatar and Belgium. To commemorate his life, friends gathered at the Stade des Minimes, a local pitch where they played together, to pay tribute to him.

Brother Of Tottenham's Serge Aurier Shot Dead In France

The brother of Tottenham Hotspur's Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier has been shot dead in France, the Premier League club said on Monday.

The brother, Christopher Aurier, was shot at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning in the southern French city of Toulouse, according to La Depeche, a French media outlet.

The suspected gunman fled the scene and is being sought by police, according to a French police source.

Serge Aurier, who is 27, joined Spurs in 2017 from French club Paris St-Germain.

The Natural Sound On Alexandre Lacazette’s Thunderbolt Is Incredible

With Serge Aurier on his back and Davinson Sánchez and Harry Winks converging, Alexandre Lacazette took two touches into space before rifling a 20-yard effort beyond Hugo Lloris to open the scoring in Sunday’s North London derby at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. 

The natural sound — enjoyed through the NBC Sports website stream — perfectly captured the violence of Lacazette’s punishing finish. The highlights provided by NBC and Telemundo include the simulated crowd noise, but Lacazette’s punt is still audible and the “SHWACK” of the net remains entirely satisfying. 

Spurs’ Eric Dier Just Now Given 4-Match Ban For Something He Did 4 Months Ago

LONDON — Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier has been banned for four games and fined by the FA over a confrontation with a fan after the London side's defeat on penalties by Norwich City in the FA Cup fifth round in March.

Following the penalty shootout at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, video footage showed England international Dier climbing over seats and confronting a home supporter before he was restrained by security guards and other fans.