Manchester United star David de Gea has been linked with a move to Real Madrid but the Red Devils remain confident their goalkeeper will stay at Old Trafford despite interest from the Spanish capital club. According to the Manchester Evening News, the qualification for the Champions League has made De Gea consider staying on at the 20-time English champions.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) Officials in Honduras say thousands of soccer fans trying to force their way into a stadium for a championship match stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas, and at least four people and an unborn fetus were killed in the crush and 25 others were injured. A spokesman for University Teaching Hospital says the victims died from suffocation and multiple broken bones from being trampled Sunday. Spokesman Miguel Osorio says a fetus died when its mother suffered severe injuries. The stampede happened at the National Stadium as fans tried to push their way into the jammed venue to see the game between Motagua and Honduras Progreso. About 600 police officers were guarding
Benfica claimed the Portuguese Cup title on Sunday with a 2-1 win over Guimaraes, but history was truly made before the match even started. Some man delivered the match ball to the official by flying into the stadium on a drone. Who needs hoverboards when this is a thing that exists? The future seems exciting. But let’s not forget where we first saw this surfboard-like drone. It’s the preferred vehicle of Marvel villain Green Goblin. That’s not a good sign. Let’s keep this groundbreaking technology in the world of sports and away from comic-book villains.