Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is holding back from extending his contract at Old Trafford due to concerns over the club’s Champions League prospects, reports suggest. The 35-year-old is yet to put pen to paper on a second season in Manchester and it’s expected the player will wait before confirming his future. Ibrahimovic is still determined to play in the Champions League, according to the Mirror, and with Jose Mourinho’s men currently sitting sixth in the Premier League, United’s chances of qualification for next season’s competition are by no means guaranteed.
Longtime superstar goalkeeper Hope Solo is eligible to return to the United States women’s national team following her six-month suspension as of Friday, U.S. Soccer has confirmed to Yahoo Sports. Not only better in fact, but so much better that it would be crazy not to put her on the team, in spite of the obvious downsides.
The first few Bugatti Chirons are about to hit the street, but before that happens the French automaker allowed soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to get behind the wheel. As Bugatti puts it, the automaker wanted to give "a real champion" the chance to drive and approve of the 1,500-horsepower luxury cruise missile before it officially hits the road. The short video shows that even in a garage full of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, and a Rolls-Royce, the Chiron stands out. The video features a brief glimpse at Ronaldo's impressive collection of cars just before the low rumble of 16-turbocharged cylinders rolls in with test driver Andy Wallace behind the wheel. Wallace won the 24 Hours of Le