One of the world's most famous soccer teams — FC Bayern Munich — wants to be a much bigger deal in the U.S. Despite having some of the world's top players — including seven members of Germany's World Cup champion team — it faces a marketing challenge: American fans expect their favorite athletes to have a huge social media presence, something German teams aren't used to. "We can learn a lot from other U.S. sports how they are doing their job in digital or in media," said Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of Bayern Munich.
Nordic Wall Restored Ethan Horvath may have had a fine experience this summer at Copa America. Being named as the USMNT's third keeper for the tournament was a significant step in his young career. Both his club, Molde FK, and Horvath had enjoyed strong starts to the 2016 Tippeligaen season before the June break. By the time he returned to club action, however, the form of both had suffered as Molde struggled through a six-game winless skid. The month of August has seen a rapid turn for the better. On Saturday, Horvath turned away a whopping 8 shots in a 2-0 win at Stromsgodset. Molde has suddenly won four straight, with Horvath posting clean sheets in two of the last three. The club finds itself
Manchester United reportedly had scouts on hand to watch Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan score the winner against Nantes on Sunday, although an offer is yet to be made. Meanwhile Matteo Darmian is being watched by three clubs. According to French radio station RMC (h/t Samuel Luckhurst of the Manchester Evening News), United were joined by Bayern Munich, Norwich City and Brighton in checking out the talents of Rolan, who netted the sole goal in a 1-0 victory. Uruguay striker Rolan has two goals in three Ligue 1 appearances for Bordeaux so far this season and has netted a total of 30 times in 119 outings since joining the French outfit three-and-a-half years ago. More to follow.