While the entire world waits for official word — any word, really — on the possible world record-shattering transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, Gerard Pique just became the world’s most appreciated breaker of transfer news. [ MORE
As many fans attended an exhibition match on a drizzly summer Saturday night between two European soccer teams than typically attend a regular-season UCF football game in the fall. This, above all else, should prove to all of you stubborn soccer haters out there that the Beautiful Game has literally and figuratively established a major foothold in America. You can continue to live in denial if you want, but this old football helmet has completely changed his stance on soccer. It started with the fervent fan base built by Orlando City since joining MLS three seasons ago, but Saturday night at Camping World Stadium really opened my eyes. The highly entertaining 4-2 victory for Tottenham Hotspur
Arsene Wenger has reiterated that Alexis Sanchez will not be sold this summer but admitted he fears the striker has been tapped up. With Paris Saint-Germain ready to make a renewed attempt to sign Sanchez this week, Wenger is remaining defiant that the Chile international is going nowhere and that Arsenal are under no financial pressure to sell one of their star players. Arsenal have maintained a stubborn stance during the ongoing uncertainty over Sanchez’s future, even though it now appears highly unlikely he will sign a new contract at the Emirates.