It wasn’t like the Vikings cut kicker Blair Walsh for no reason last season. Walsh, now with the Seahawks, taunted his former team after making not one, but two 52-yard field goals in the third quarter. Walsh, 27, appears to have corrected whatever was wrong in Minnesota.
The Diego Costa-Chelsea saga has not only intrigued but confused many, however, the London side could be on the brink of finally selling off the Spanish international. Atletico Madrid has reportedly struck a $52 million deal with the Blues for the 28-year-old striker, according to Spanish radio station Radio Estadio. The report also states that an additional $12 million could be tacked on to Costa’s price tag.
NYCFC invited The Post’s Kyle Schnitzer and photographer Anthony J. Causi to catch a glimpse at how the team prepares for its 2,472-mile, cross-country trip to Los Angeles to face the Galaxy. From packed commercial flights, to makeshift hotel fitness rooms, to staying focused away from home, this is the life of a NYCFC player on the road. David Villa sits quietly, reading. Surrounding him are a woman with too much travel gear, a man too big for his seat and a crying baby bellowing in the row behind him. The World Cup champion looks up from his book when a star-struck flight attendant asks for an autograph for her nephew. He easily could say no, but he has a hard time saying no to fans. He obliges