Megan Rapinoe recently earned her spot back in the U.S. Women’s National Team squad ahead of next month’s friendlies against Russia, but the veteran won’t remain silent when it comes to her stance on the social climate of America. The 31-year-old was scrutinized for joining NFL player Colin Kaepernick in 2016 when they knelt during their respective sporting events, along with dozens of other athletes across the United States. While Rapinoe admits that the form of protest is up for discussion, she also states that social inequality issues in the U.S. go far beyond that. It’s really obvious that we have very serious inequality in this country across many different spectrums,” Rapinoe told the Guardian.
Former Liverpool midfielder Gary McAllister says Jurgen Klopp is building "something big" at Anfield and has backed the Reds to qualify for the Champions League next season. The former Borussia Dortmund manager replaced Brendan Rodgers at the Merseyside club in October 2015 and in his first season in charge, he guided Liverpool to the League Cup and the Europa League finals. Liverpool are currently sitting in the fourth place with 56 points after 29 games, leading fifth place Manchester United by four points.
Cristiano Ronaldo made history on Saturday in World Cup Qualifying against Hungary. After scoring a sweet goal in the first half , he scored an even better one in the second half with a brilliant free kick. And that goal was his 70th international strike, joining the 70-goal club for European players, which also includes just Miroslav Klose and Ferenc Puskas. Here is the goal: What a way to get it. It’s tough enough to go far post, but to do it from that distance is absurd.