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Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona Into Quarter-Finals

Lionel Messi’s left foot scored the goal that placed Barcelona into the quarterfinals when the team won against Manchester City in the Champions League. Barcelona has been in a slump lately, and Messi’s winning kick has broken the spell. The …

Carles Puyol Announces He Will Leave Barcelona

Many fans of Barcelona and Carles Puyol received some bad news Tuesday. The defender announced he will be leaving the team at the end of the season. Puyol’s reason for leaving is to take some time off from football after …

Cristiano Ronaldo Goal Gifts Team Crucial Point

Cristiano Ronaldo is inarguably one of the best athletes in the world and he proved his worth on Sunday when his team Real Madrid played away to local rivals Atlético Madrid. Atlético Madrid has been enjoying a highly successful season, …

World Cup-Branded FIFA Game Coming This Spring

The annual FIFA franchise is one of publisher EA’s biggest money-makers each year and the World Cup is the most-hyped sporting event in the world. It makes sense, then, that EA would put out a special World Cup edition of …

David Beckham Plans To Bring Pro Soccer To Miami

Move over Heat, Miami may be getting another team to root for, so basketball stars Lebron James and Dwayne Wade may have to share the spotlight a little. And why is that? Because former professional soccer player David Beckham announced …

Chelsea Ends City’s Perfect Home League Record

Before the EPL season began, most soccer pundits would have pegged Manchester City to carry home the title at the end of the year. Coming into Monday’s contest with Chelsea, City boasted a perfect 11-0 home league record and was …

Kim Kallstrom Set to Play on Loan with Arsenal

Swedish soccer star Kim Kallstrom is the talk of the UK as he prepares to play on loan with England’s Arsenal Football Club. Kallstrom, who has played for Spartak Moscow since July 2012 and for Olympique Lyonnais for the six …

Quenelle Salute Leads to Charges Against Nicolas Anelka

On Tuesday, the English Football Association (FA) charged French soccer star Nicolas Anelka with allegedly making the “quenelle” salute during a December 28 match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion. The FA issued the following statement on their …

Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro Talk Football
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Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro talked U.K. football recently, and the even though the two didn’t agree on who might win, they both believe football is “the greatest sport ever.” The Grudge Match stars were in the U.K. promoting …

Nicolas Anelka Accused of Anti-Semitism

“I am neither anti-Semite nor racist.” Nicolas Anelka, a 34-year old French soccer player, defended himself on Sunday after making a gesture at a weekend match that was considered to be anti-Semitic. According to Yahoo News, the gesture is known …

Ronaldinho Most Likely Loses Hopes of 2014 World Cup
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In 2005,international soccer star Ronaldinho was living large. In that year, Ronaldinho won his second consecutive FIFA World Player of the Year Award. Prior to those individual successes, Ronaldinho had led Brazil to a World Cup win in 2002. Since …

FIFA World Cup: U.S. Draws ‘Group Of Death’
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The U.S team will face tough competition in the first round of the 2014 World Cup. The team wound up in the ‘group of death‘, comprising of Ghana, Portugal and Germany. Soccer analysts say it would be a big accomplishment …

World Cup Pots Announced; US Potentially Doomed
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The draw for the 2014 World Cup pots will happen on Friday in Brazil, the host country for the event. However, in a press conference which demonstrates once again why Americans aren’t in love with the most popular sport in …

Cristiano Ronaldo Upset at FIFA President’s Remarks

It is one of the most debated questions in the soccer world: Messi or Ronaldo? While many people believe that Messi is perhaps the best player to ever grace the field, Ronaldo is arguably just as talented. Thus, when presented …

Here’s Your First Real Look At FIFA 14 On The PS4

FIFA 14 is the fútbol simulation to own every year. Sure, there’s Konami’s PES franchise, but EA Tiburon has proven time and time again that it gets soccer better than anybody else. That, at least, was certainly true on the …

David Beckham Involved In Car Crash
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David Beckham was recently involved in a car crash near his home. Beckham is a former English soccer player, and recent star for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Before moving to the United States and playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy, …

Erick Thohir, Indonesian Billionaire, Buys Inter Milan Erick Thohir, Indonesian Billionaire, Buys Inter Milan
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In a move that makes Inter Milan only the second foreign-owned Serie A team, Erick Thohir has bought Massimo Moratti’s, the current owner, shares of the team. With this $475 million deal, Thohir and his International Sports Capital company now …

KHSAA: No Post-Game Handshakes in High School Sports
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The Lexington Herald Leader reported yesterday that the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has issued a new directive instructing teams not to make their players participate in post-game handshake lines, the reasoning being that too many altercations have taken place. …

Real Madrid: 2 Late Goals Gave Them The Victory

Real Madrid was able to deliver 2 goals late in a game against Levante, in order to secure the victory. Real Madrid is one of the top teams and was able to keep their hopes of winning a La Liga …

Cristiano Ronaldo Writes Letter in Defense of Fan
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On August 7th, a college student was jailed for a day and now faces charges for hugging Real Madrid soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo. The over-zealous soccer fan rushed on to the Sun Life Stadium soccer field and proceeded to hug …

‘FIFA 14′ Out Today, Mobile App Also Released

FIFA 14, possibly the most-anticipated sports video game release of the year, is out today in North America for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC (through Origin). Early adopters of the next-generation consoles will be able to play the game …