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Several excellent rebrand options for “toxic” CONCACAF

Three of CONCACAF’s last four presidents currently face criminal charges from the U.S. Department of Justice (the fourth was merely banned from all football activities for trying to overstep his authority), so the North and Central American governing body’s new president, Victor Montagliani, thinks it’s time to sweep all of their dirt back under the …

Didier Drogba had to be held back from New York fans after loss

EMBARRASING from Didier Drogba and a pair of #RBNY fans who need to be restrained from each other by security pic.twitter.com/hYtByeTAKN — Matthew Klimberg (@KlimbergCalcio) September 25, 2016 Didier Drogba had a pretty miserable Saturday. First, he had to watch Arsenal embarrass Chelsea 3–0. This alone was enough to share a catty tweet aimed at …

Landon Donovan’s Unretirement of Epic Broportions

By Landon Donovan WHAT. IS. GOOD. LD BACK BACK BACK BACK BACK BACK UP IN THIS LA GALAXY THING AHHHHHHHH!!! Apologies for that fuego landing, but your boy has been rum and stoked straight up since lunch at the prospect of making the most epic unretirement comeback in the history of American soccer this weekend …

Landon Donovan comes out of retirement after Steven Gerrard jokes about how thankful he is that Landon Donovan retired

https://www.youtube.com/embed/sBf8GrT71wM Steven Gerrard recently did one of those videos where they put a footballer with a kid and let the adorableness of the interaction hypnotize you into wanting to buy his shirt. But after telling the child that Leicester “crap,” the kid brought up a now interesting topic: Landon Donovan’s retirement. “Should Donovan come out …

Didier Drogba puts some old man wizard magic on a free kick

https://www.youtube.com/embed/YlZN9wvO-N0 In the second minute of Montreal’s match against Orland, Didier Drogba took a free kick and added a bit of wizard magic to it. The ball moved in slow motion and right at the goalkeeper, hypnotizing him into pushing the ball into his own net. Orlando went on to win 4–1 after Montreal’s goalkeeper …

Christian Pulisic is a divine being and the end times are upon us

https://www.youtube.com/embed/kGqmK4ob1pg Christian Pulisic became the youngest American to start a World Cup qualifier in the U.S.’s 4–0 win over Trinidad and Tobago. The 17-year-old played the entire match and instead of scoring the fourth goal of his budding international career, he hit both posts with a single shot. From any other player, this would be …

Tim Howard makes incredible penalty save against Real Salt Lake

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ILQkN8g_mxQ Since Tim Howard returned to MLS with the Colorado Rapids, he’s kept four clean sheets in nine starts (and conceded five goals to NYCFC), but the clearest reminder of his brilliance thus far came against Real Salt Lake on Friday. With Colorado down 2–1 in the 83rd minute, Salt Lake had a chance to …