Category Archives: European Soccer

Thursday Kickoff: Messi tops 2014 revenue charts; French Guiana shock Honduras; and more

Argentine star Lionel Messi has been named the richest player of 2014 by France Football, bringing home a reported €65 million in revenue from endorsements and salary last year. Continue reading »

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Denmark 3, USMNT 2: The SBI Breakdown

The U.S. Men’s National Team suffered a 3-2 loss to Denmark on Wednesday, and here are SBI’s five biggest takeaways from the match. Continue reading »

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Report: Xavi set for lucrative move to Qatar

Barcelona midfielder Xavi is set to snub a move to NYCFC and sign a lucrative deal with Al-Sadd in Qatar. Continue reading »

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Bayern chairman says Klinsmann’s choice of assistant led to downfall as club’s manager

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that Jurgen Klinsmann’s failure at the club stems from the “mistake” of hiring assistant coach Martin Vasquez. Continue reading »

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Frank Lampard to visit NYCFC this weekend during international break

Frank Lampard will visit New York City FC and take in the club’s home game this weekend during the FIFA international break. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: England not interested in 2026 World Cup bid; Ronaldo facing celebration sanctions; and more

English FA chairman Greg Dyke says England will refrain from bidding for a World Cup while Sepp Blatter is in power. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: Blatter says World Cup boycott is pointless; Falcao to fight for club future; and more

Sepp Blatter has said that boycotting World Cups is pointless; Radamel Falcao plans to fight for his Manchester United future; and more news from around the world of soccer. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Simeone extended through 2020; Sturridge out of England squad; and more

Atletico Madrid have agreed to extend Diego Simeone’s contract through 2020, as the Argentine looks to win the elusive UEFA Champions League title. Continue reading »

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