Couldn’t catch every one of Lionel Messi’s record-breaking 86 soccer goals this year? Well, good news: A new YouTube video condenses Messi’s achievements into about 10 glorious minutes.
This clip shows every one of Messi’s scores, including the two he notched against Osasuna on Jan. 4 and the two he scored Sunday to break Gerd Muller’s record of 85 goals in a calendar year (set in 1972). Enjoy!
A tornado tore through southern Portugal last week, scoring a direct hit on Estádio Dr. Francisco Vieira, home of lower-division club Silves FC. The stadium is reported to have suffered “severe damage.
Senior Forward Nico Calabria, #13, scores on a corner for Concord-Carlisle Regional High School in Concord, MA during a match last month. Nico was born with one leg and in addition to playing for CCHS, is currently a member of the US Amputee National Team.
Tired of pretending to mend pretend injuries in the pursuit of ill-gotten timeouts and yellow cards, the trainer for Brazil’s Coxim Atlético Clube decided he finally wanted to contribute to his team’s success in a more conscionable way. With Coxim up 1-0, the trainer—while pacing the sidelines with bags of prop medical gear—decided to suddenly jump onto the field (at about the 30-second mark in the video) and defuse a potential scoring play from Ponta Pora.
The 10th annual Homeless World Soccer Cup just concluded in Mexico City. Be sure to check out the great highlight video here, then go to their site to learn more about this wonderful endeavor to end homelessness around the world through the beautiful game.