Pirlo will wear the number 21 jersey with his new team. He could join the team on July 21 and will be available to play at that time.
Andrea Pirlo will not only be spending his vacation in New York City, but he will also be living in the Big Apple and has become the newest player of New York City FC. Pirlo will be joining Frank Lampard and David Villa in a team that has just began its journey in the United States' premier soccer league.
Pirlo is coming off winning his sixth Serie A title and fourth with Juventus. He also won... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star was asked a serious of questions which were to his disliking, before he decided to cut the interview short in frustration.
Cristiano Ronaldo and the media is a match made in hell. The Portuguese attacker has had several run in with reporters throughout his career, one which even led to a complete media blackout towards the ending of the 2014-15 season.
The Real Madrid man eventually broke his silence, but has just had another confrontation, this time with an interviewer.
Sitting down with SNTV, the... Read the rest of the article »
There are five players from Chile and three from Argentina. Messi had refused Copa America's best player prize.
Lionel Messi, Claudio Bravo and Javier Mascherano are the three players from Barcelona that were elected as part of the best 11 players in the Copa America 2015. The dream team of the South American tournament was made up by five players from Chile, three from Argentina, two from Peru and one from Colombia.
The winner of the Golden Glove, Claudio Bravo was tied with Sergio Romero before the... Read the rest of the article »
The English Premier League giants are still keen on signing the Blancos defender, and will use their Spanish goalkeeper as leverage to lure him to Old Trafford.
It is no secret, La Liga giants Real Madrid are after Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, as they seek a replacement for their long-serving captain Iker Casillas.
Furthermore, De Gea, having signed for the Red Devils from Atletico Madrid, is reportedly eager to return to his home country, and join the 10-time Champions League winners.
The 20-time English Premier League champions... Read the rest of the article »
The team had not won it since 1999 and had lost against Japan in the 2011 final. President Barack Obama was among the first to congratulate the team.
It may have a surreal feeling, but what happened this Sunday in Vancouver, Canada was actually real and now the United States Women's National Team won its third World Cup title. When the final whistle blew, thousands of Americans, including the President Barack Obama, congratulated the team for their historic accomplishment.
Obama is ready to receive the team at the White House
What... Read the rest of the article »
Landon Donovan won it in 2013 but retired earlier this year. Carlos Vela from Mexico is one of the strongest candidates.
The 2015 Gold Cup is about to get underway and every player wants to become a big star in CONCACAF's most important tournament. They want to be the man responsible for leading their team to the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia. Landon Donovan won't be there to repeat his accomplishment from 2013, so there could be a new MVP.
1) Carlos Vela, Mexico
The player from Real Sociedad did not... Read the rest of the article »
Celia Sasic won the Golden Boot award since she played less minutes than Lloyd. Carli had three goals coming into the final.
It was a final to remember at B.C. Place in Vancouver, Canada as the USWNT took on Japan for a revenge of the 2011 World Cup final in Germany. Penalty kicks were not needed in this one as the US only needed 45 minutes to get a 4-1 lead that they would work with during the second half.
Carli Lloyd came into this game with three goals and scored another three before the 15-minute mark hit in this... Read the rest of the article »
Lloyd has scored six goals in the World Cup so far. It is the fastest hat-trick in World Cup history.
Japan and the USWNT came into the game thinking that it would be hard to get a goal against their opponent but that was not the case. The American captain, Carli Lloyd was on fire in the first 15 minutes of the game and scored three on Japan to help her team grab an early 4-0 lead.
The first one was scored before the third minute of the game. Just two minutes later, Lloyd scored another... Read the rest of the article »
USA and Japan will clash at the BC Place Stadium in the FIFA Women's World Cup Final on Sunday, the 5th of July. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for USA vs Japan below.
Two of the game's heavyweights will clash for the biggest honor in international football on Sunday. The two sides share a lot of history and this is the third time the two teams will meet in the final of a major tournament in a span of four years.
It was a nervy encounter when the USA and Japan met in the final of the 2011 World Cup. Alex Morgan opened up the scoring for the Americans... Read the rest of the article »
After losing the Copa America final to Chile, one young Messi fan seized the opportunity to snap a selfie with the Argentine. The result was depressing.
After Argentina’s 2015 Copa America final loss to Chile on Saturday, star striker Lionel Messi was in no mood to take selfies with fans or put on a smile after the disappointing defeat.
However, when a young ball boy ran towards the Barcelona ace, the 28-year-old had no heart to turn away the young admirer, and ended up yielding and taking a selfie.
The result was a very depressing... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of their epic clash with Japan, the star midfielder celebrates her birthday, with hopes of winning the prestigious trophy on this very special occasion.
USWNT star midfielder Megan Rapinoe could celebrate her birthday in the most fabulous way, with the best present possible; by winning the prestigious World Cup trophy.
The Seattle Reign playmaker turns 30 today, on the very same day of her national side's FIFA Women’s World Cup showdown with Japan, a repeat of 2011’s ultimate game.
Jill Eliis’ side, ranked... Read the rest of the article »
Japan will have an opportunity to successfully defend their World Cup crown as they prepare to take on familiar foe USA in the final this Sunday. What are their chances?
In less than 12 hours, the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup will come to an end at Vancouver's BC Place. As luck would have it, this final, the seventh since the tournament was established in 1991, will be a re-match of the 2011 edition as the USWNT prepares to take on Japan. This is also the third final meeting between these two sides over the past four years, who are ranked second and fourth in the... Read the rest of the article »
The Chilean shot-stopper won the tournament's Golden Glove, while Paolo Guerrero and the Chilean striker shared the tournament's Golden Boot.
Once the 2015 Copa América ended, the tournament's organization handed out the awards to the players they thought deserved it.Surprisingly enough, there was no Argentinean player considered to win any awards, while most of the trophies were handed to Chilean players.
The first trophy winner was the Peruvian team, winning the Fair Play award. This award is given to the team that committed... Read the rest of the article »
Higuain's missed chance and penalty infuriated fans, while Lionel Messi's lack of involvement was heavily criticized by fans around the world.
Once again, fans blamed Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuaín for Argentina's loss against Chile, with "La Pulga" disappearing for most of the game, and Higuaín missing a crucial chance before regulation ended. To make matters worse, Higuain's missed penalty was enough excuse to point fingers at him once the final whistle was blown.
Argentina's performance during the tournament... Read the rest of the article »
Arsenal's striker scored the game-winning penalty after 120 minutes, giving La Roja their first ever Copa América trophy.
Alexis Sanchez's moment to shine came after the Copa América final went to the penalty shootout. Arsenal's striker and Chile's main man was the one to take the penalty kick that ended a 99-year drought for La Roja in the Copa América tournament.
Neither side was able to score during the 120 minutes, as it was Sanchez who came closer to breaking the deadlock when the second... Read the rest of the article »
On Sunday, July 5th, the USWNT will have a chance to avenge their 2011 WWC Final loss as they take on Japan. Will they succeed this time?
After four weeks of thrills, spills, heartbreak, joy, and controversy, we have now finally arrived at the moment fans have been waiting for: the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final. For the first time, the Women's World Cup featured 24 teams, meaning that viewers had the chance to see sides like Cameroon, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Ivory Coast, Thailand, and Spain all have their debut on the world... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinean wingman was able to play for 30 minutes, but he left the pitch in what is believed to be a hamstring injury.
Angel Di Maria was subbbed afte 30 minutes due to a hamstring injury. The classy wingman recovered a loose ball after the Chileans took a free kick, and while he led the fast break for his side, he let the ball go with an apparent injury to his left leg.
If you remember correctly, Di Maria was left out of the World Cup's final match last year due to a similar injury, and he wasn't able to perform... Read the rest of the article »
Germany and England will battle it out for the third place in the Women's World Cup at the Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, the 4th of July. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Germany vs England below.
England suffered a heart breaking defeat at the hands of Japan when the two sides met in the semi-final of the tournament. The match was all square with a goal from Miyama in the 32nd minute cancelled out by Williams just before half time.
However an injury time own goal from Bassett sealed the fate for the Lionesses' who crashed out of the tournament and will now be vying for the third spot.
Karen... Read the rest of the article »
La Roja, supported by all its fans, will take on the Argentinean side led by Lionel Messi. Check out the live streaming & TV info to watch the Copa América final between Chile and Argentina below.
After 25 games between 12 teams from the American continent, Chile and Argentina will enter the pitch of the Estadio Nacional de Santiago this Saturday with the goal of winning the 2015 edition of the Copa América. Both sides will be looking to make history. On one side, the Chileans will try to please a very excited home crowd, while La Albiceleste attempts to equalize Uruguay's 15 Copa América... Read the rest of the article »
Mexico's chances of not winning this group are short, but Miguel Herrera's team should be aware of what the teams from the islands and neighbour Guatemala can do to stop them.
Group C of this year's Gold Cup will feature the all-time winningest team in the tournament: Mexico. El Tri, currently going through complicated times, will try to erase all the doubts surrounding them by winning their group stage matches against Guatemala, Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago, which share the group with them. Although it seems like a one-horse race for the first place, the rest of... Read the rest of the article »