Matias Dituro is the goalkeeper of Bolivian club Bolivar. His duty is to protect the goal, try and get cleansheets and lead his team at the back. But he can also score. The Argentine goalkeeper scored for his club in a win over San Jose earlier in the week by punting the ball from his own box into the open goal across the field. Take a look: The opposing goalkeeper was up trying to help his team attack off a corner kick when Bolivar's goalkeeper took notice and went for glory. And he nailed it, producing one of the most amazing goals of the season. But how? Is he really that powerful? It was a nice kick, but the altitude of La Paz played a big role in it carrying all the way into the back of
Brazil’s Supreme Court has ordered the rearrest of goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes, who was convicted of conspiring in the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend Eliza Samudio. Fernandes, 32, played professionally for Flamengo and Atlético Mineiro in Brazil before he was arrested in 2010 for his part in the murder of Samudio, who wanted him to pay child support for their son. Fernandes confessed to conspiring with friends who strangled Samudio; prosecutors said her body was then cut up and fed to dogs. Fernandes was sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment in 2013 but a judge’s ruling in February 2017 allowed him early release on parole after serving fewer than seven years of the sentence. Boa Esporte, a
One American is through to the German Cup final. Another could join him today. For the third time in five tournament matches Tuesday, Eintracht Frankfurt advanced on penalty kicks, outlasting Moenchengladbach, 7-6, after a 1-1 away draw. U.S. right back Timmy Chandler played all 120 minutes. Injured compatriot Fabian Johnson remained sidelined for Moenchengladbach. In the May 27 final in Berlin, Frankfurt will face the winner of today’s semifinal between Bayern Munich and visiting Borussia Dortmund. American Christian Pulisic scored in the previous cup match, a 3-0 victory at third-tier Sportfreunde Lotte. Coverage begins at 2:45 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN, ESPN3.com and fuboTV.