The Gold Cup represented Brad Guzan’s latest opportunity to seize the No. 1 spot for the USMNT, and he seems to have botched it yet again. It was the so-called off-year Gold Cup. The biennial tournament is only contested by the proper A-teams in every other edition, when it doesn’t overlap with World Cup qualifying.
In what may be one of his final games in the famous blue and garnet of Barcelona, Neymar provided an inkling of the giant hole he will leave at Camp Nou. The Brazil international struck just after the half-hour mark against Manchester United at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, on Wednesday evening. It was the only goal of the game as Barcelona defeated a below-par United 1-0.
Diego Costa may not be a Chelsea player for too long, but as long as he remains a Chelsea player, even if just purely in a technical sense, we’ll get to pay attention to his Kenny Powers-esque antics. Costa, whose agent(s) are hard at work trying to work out a move for him to Atlético Madrid (or perhaps AC Milan), has been busy partying it up in his home town of Lagarto, Brazil for most of the summer. It’s unclear if his latest Instagram story is also from Lagarto and its surrounding area, but the party has now moved to the beach (of a river?) or at least a sandy outside area of a gym (?) where Costa has made an appearance before. In any case, here’s Costa with a couple resistance band exercises