We’re proud and privileged to be invited back to the Yak Attack 5-v-5 Soccer Tournament, taking place Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19 at Chesterley Park in Yakima, WA. It’s one of the most fun events around, as evidenced by their official motto: “If your coach doesn’t know how to have fun, GO WITHOUT THE COACH!”
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.