Colombian Judge Orders Prison for 2 Suspects in the Kidnapping of Parents of Liverpool Soccer Player

[ad_1] BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two suspects in the kidnapping of the parents of Liverpool soccer player Luis Díaz were ordered sent to prison by a judge, Colombia’s Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday, accusing one of the men of being the link to a person close to the family who provided information about the victims. Andrés … Read more

Garnacho’s Sensational Overhead Kick Stuns Protesting Everton Fans and Helps Man United Earn 3-0 Win

[ad_1] Manchester United needed to produce something extraordinary to quieten a home crowd at Goodison Park seething with anger and resentment. Leaping high in the air with his back to goal, the Argentina winger produced a spectacular bicycle kick from 15 yards (meters) that sent the ball flying into the top corner and — if … Read more

Garnacho Scores Acrobatic Wonder Goal for Man United to Revive Memories of Famous Rooney Strike

[ad_1] LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnacho scored an acrobatic wonder goal in the Premier League on Sunday off a bicycle kick that revived memories of a similar strike by Wayne Rooney in a Manchester derby 12 years ago. With his back to goal, Garnacho met a deep cross from near the … Read more

Arsenal Goes Top After Liverpool Halts Man City’s Winning Streak. Newcastle Beats Chelsea 4-1

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It looks like Pep Guardiola has a fight on his hands in the Premier League if he is to win an unprecedented four titles in a row with Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool and Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal are likely to lead the challenge to City’s domestic dominance and Guardiola’s bid … Read more

Erling Haaland Sets Premier League Record With Quickest 50 Goals

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has broken another scoring record by tallying his 50th Premier League goal faster than anyone in league history. The Norway international opened the scoring in City’s match against Liverpool on Saturday with a low shot into the bottom corner in the 27th minute at Etihad … Read more

Start of Argentina-Brazil World Cup Qualifying Match Delayed Due to Fight Between Fans in Stands

[ad_1] RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The start of the South American World Cup qualifying match between Argentina and Brazil on Tuesday night was delayed because of a fight among the fans in the stands. Policemen on the scene were using batons to break up the brawl between supporters of both teams at Rio’s Maracana … Read more

US Qualifies for Copa América Despite Loss at Trinidad After Sergiño Dest Ejected for Arguing

[ad_1] Sergiño Dest forced the United States to play a man short following a pair of yellow cards in a dispute with the referee and the Americans qualified for next year’s Copa América despite a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago on Monday night in Port-of-Spain, winning the total-goals series 4-2. Dest got two yellow … Read more

Messi World Cup Shirts Will Be Auctioned. Sotheby’s Thinks They Could Fetch Record Over $10 Million

[ad_1] LONDON (AP) — Sotheby’s is to auction six shirts worn by Lionel Messi during Argentina’s winning run at last year’s soccer World Cup in Qatar and thinks they could become the most valuable collection of sports memorabilia ever sold at potentially more than $10 million. The auction house said Monday that it will put … Read more

Barcelona and Madrid Among Teams Hit by ‘FIFA Virus’ as Players Get Injured on International Duty

[ad_1] MADRID (AP) — The latest international break is proving costly for several European clubs, including Spanish powerhouses Barcelona and Real Madrid. Both teams will be depleted by the injury absences of important players affected by the “FIFA virus” while on duty with their national teams. Political Cartoons Paris Saint-Germain wasn’t so lucky with Warren … Read more

Serbia Qualifies for Euro 2024 After 2-2 Draw With Bulgaria

[ad_1] Serbia locked up its spot at Euro 2024 after drawing 2-2 with Bulgaria in their final European Championship qualifier on Sunday. The already-qualified Hungary also beat Montenegro 3-1, led by midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai’s brace. Serbia needed a draw or for Montenegro to not beat Hungary to advance to next year’s tournament in Germany. There … Read more