Girls On Soccer Team Cut Hair To Support Teammate Mistaken For Boy

Nine girls on a youth soccer team in Nebraska cut their hair on Thursday in solidarity with their 8-year-old teammate who has found herself at the center of a national controversy. “They care,” Mili Hernandez, the girl at the center of the debate, told the Omaha World-Herald. Nine of Mili's teammates cut their own hair after practice […]

Irish Nun Shows Off Silky Soccer Skills In Heavenly Kickabout With Cop

This nun’s smooth soccer skills are simply divine. A sister from the Dominican order enjoyed a glorious kickabout with a local cop in Limerick, southwest Ireland, last weekend. Video shows Garda O’Connell, from the Henry St. Community Policing Unit, playing a game of “keepy uppy,” which involves juggling a soccer ball off the ground without using […]

Rival Soccer Fans React To Blasts Postponing Game In Truly Heartwarming Way

Rivalry between soccer fans was touchingly put to one side after explosions forced the postponement of a match in Germany on Tuesday. Officials rescheduled the Champions League quarter-final tie between Germany’s Borussia Dortmund and France’s A.S. Monaco F.C. for Wednesday after three blasts hit near the home team’s bus as it drove players to the Signal Iduna […]

Top German Soccer Team Hit In Explosions

Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany’s top soccer teams, was in the crosshairs of a series of explosions shortly before its scheduled Champions League match on Tuesday night. Three explosions hit near the team’s tour bus a little after 7 p.m. local time while it was en route to compete against AS Monaco at the Dortmund stadium, according […]

Dog Interrupts Soccer Game For 7 Minutes And Becomes The Star Attraction

Dogs interrupting sporting events has a beloved place on the internet, but this playful pooch may have outdone them all. Viral video shows an agile beagle avoiding the grasp of players, officials and fans for about 7 minutes during Saturday’s British soccer match between Skelmersdale United and host Halesowen Town, the Sun reports. These two clubs […]

Soccer Player Mistakenly Thanks His Wife AND Girlfriend On Live TV

VIDEO: Mohammed Anas just gave the greatest MoTM speech of all time, thanking both wife and girlfriend. (Via @clydegoal) pic.twitter.com/gXJ4ZwOtdg — Gary Al-Smith (@garyalsmith) March 17, 2017 A Ghanaian soccer star may be in the doghouse after giving an awkward live TV interview where he mistakenly thanked his wife and girlfriend. Mohammed Anas, who plays for […]

Soccer Goalie Had Girlfriend Murdered. Now He Has A New Playing Contract.

A Brazilian soccer player’s heinous crime was no deal-breaker for a team in need of a goalkeeper. Bruno Fernandes de Souza, 32, agreed to a two-year contract with second-division team Boa Esporte, just weeks after being released from prison where he was serving 22 years for arranging the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Eliza Samudio, outlets […]

U.S. Soccer Orders All Players To ‘Stand Respectfully’ For National Anthem

A recent amendment to U.S. Soccer Federation regulations requires all players to “stand respectfully” when the national anthem is played at games. The change came after Megan Rapinoe, currently a U.S. Women’s National Team member, protested inequality in America by kneeling while the song played before at least three matches last year. The new regulation […]

Soccer Fans’ Racist ‘Monkey Chants’ Cause Brazilian Star To Leave Game In Tears

Partizan Belgrade’s Everton Luiz played an entire soccer game against Rad Belgrade on Sunday as rival fans hurled racist chants and remarks at him. Luiz, a Brazilian player who joined the Serbia team last year, was subjected to vicious “monkey chants,” racist remarks and even a banner bearing an insulting message, The Associated Press reported Monday. […]

After Terror, Berlin Finds Comfort and Joy in a Soccer Club’s Ritual

An offbeat Christmas celebration, melding pep rally and church service, was suddenly tasked with helping a city heal in the aftermath of a truck attack on a market this week. Christmas