Christian Pulisic scores winner for USA a day after being taken to hospital with a bruised pelvis

Christian Pulisic scores winner for USA a day after being taken to hospital with a bruised pelvis

CNN — United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) forward Christian Pulisic has been taken to hospital with an abdominal injury sustained while scoring the winning goal for the United States in their crucial 1-0 win over Iran at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. A U.S. Soccer spokesman told CNN in an email that … Read more

Mexican boxer Canelo Álvarez sends a warning to Lionel Messi

Mexican boxer Canelo Álvarez sends a warning to Lionel Messi

CNN — Mexican boxer Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez sent a warning to Lionel Messi, whom he accused of disrespecting Mexico. “Did you see Messi cleaning the floor with our shirt and flag?” Alvarez he tweetedapparently in reference to a video showing Messi celebrating with his teammates in the changing room. When the Argentinian takes off his … Read more

Portugal vs. Uruguay: Rainbow Flag Pitch Invader interrupts World Cup match

Portugal vs.  Uruguay: Rainbow Flag Pitch Invader interrupts World Cup match

CNN — The World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay was briefly interrupted on Monday by an on-field attacker waving a rainbow flag on the pitch at the Lusail Iconic Stadium. FIFA’s global television channel avoided showing the intruder on the pitch, but the individual was seen running on the pitch after the flag as … Read more

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 FIFA World Cup after US Soccer changes Iran flag on social media

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 FIFA World Cup after US Soccer changes Iran flag on social media

CNN — Iranian state media has called for the US to be banned from the 2022 FIFA World Cup after the US Soccer Federation changed the Iranian flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation temporarily displayed the Iranian national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook … Read more

Lionel Messi helps keep Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with a moment of magic against Mexico

Lionel Messi helps keep Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with a moment of magic against Mexico

CNN — Another moment of magic from Lionel Messi helped save Argentina’s hopes at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. La Albiceleste they secured a much-needed win over Mexico. The 2-0 win certainly wasn’t pretty, with Argentina struggling to create many clear-cut chances against a dogged Mexico side who themselves also offered very little threat … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Manchester United with immediate effect

Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Manchester United with immediate effect

CNN — Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Manchester United with immediate effect, the English Premier League club announced on Tuesday. In a brief statement, United said the decision, which comes a week after Ronaldo gave an explosive television interview about his frustrations at the club, was made by mutual agreement. “The club thanks him for his … Read more

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi’s side in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi’s side in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Lusail, Qatar CNN — Saudi Arabia caused one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history on Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 in a stunning Group C match. Many expected the South American team, ranked third in the world, unbeaten in three years and among the favorites to win the tournament, to sweep their … Read more

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup

CNN — Captains of several European teams will not wear “OneLove” armbands at the World Cup in Qatar due to the danger of a yellow card. England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Wales were to join the ‘OneLove’ campaign to promote inclusion and fight discrimination. However, the associations of those countries said in … Read more

Kyrie Irving returns to Brooklyn Nets after serving 8-game suspension

Kyrie Irving returns to Brooklyn Nets after serving 8-game suspension

CNN — Kyrie Irving’s eight-game suspension ended Sunday when the star point guard suited up for the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Irving hasn’t played for the Nets since Nov. 1. The Nets suspended Irving on November 3 after he tweeted a link to a document containing anti-Semitic messages, followed by an initial … Read more

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup start

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup start

Doha, Qatar CNN — The World Cup finally kicks off on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticism of the tournament, which is being held in Qatar. But although kick-off is only hours away, the football itself is still overshadowed by matters off the pitch. FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s extraordinary tirade against Western critics … Read more