Former Liverpool and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has extended his contract at Nice, snubbing reported interest from Borussia Dortmund. Nice confirmed the news of Balotelli's contract extension on Sunday afternoon, meaning he will remain at the Allianz Riviera as they attempt to qualify for the 2017-18 Champions League group stage. In signing for the French club, Balotelli brought an end to a disappointing spell at Liverpool and he flourished under the guidance of Lucien Favre, scoring 15 goals in 23 league appearances.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is surprised by just how talented and relaxed his France team-mates Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele are. Mbappe, 18, and Dembele, 20, are rising stars and are sure to play a key role alongside Pogba in France's bid to reach the 2018 World Cup and threaten in Russia.
New York Giants superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is as gifted an athlete as we’ve seen in decades. Not only does he shine on the football field, but he’s displayed impressive talent on the basketball court and soccer field. Beckham has even said that soccer would have been his preferred sport of choice if not for football, but fate led him to the NFL. In a unique parallel, 18-year-old American soccer phenom Christian Pulisic, who plays professionally for Borussia Dortmund, carved out his path in the opposite direction. And while he continues to dominate on the pitch, he’s recently showed off some of his football skills. The U.S. soccer team shared an incredible video of Pulisic on Sunday