Soccer

11 Athletes Who Supported March for Our Lives

Athlete CRUSH

America has definitely been experiencing a rough patch in its history in terms of gun violence. Even though gun violence has been a recurring theme throughout American history, it has never had such an impact on the youth. CNN reported that after only 12 weeks in 2018, there had already been 17 school shootings, averaging…

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CJ Sapong Bringing Fresh Perspective to MLS

What do greenhouses, Philadelphia, and MLS player CJ Sapong have in common? They’re all at the heart of a new organization, Sacred Seeds, that’s tasked itself with improving communities through “education, sustenance and self-sustainability.” It’s the latest effort from the Philadelphia Union forward, who’s as bullish on his new venture as he’s been prolific in…

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Amobi Okugo: How to Live and Continue Living Like a Pro

We see it all the time. A promising young prodigy signs a lucrative deal, and just years later the money has suddenly vanished. Sport, unfortunately, has become a comfy home to this vicious cycle, where history has seamlessly repeated itself. Fortunately, that’s where Amobi Okugo has stepped in to buck the trend. But that's just…

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College Soccer In The U.S. – Don’t Underestimate!

Many European soccer players often snub the States in hopes of going pro back home, but are they making a mistake? This was a decision which presented itself to Carlos Moros Gracia – one player who took the uncertain route through North America and did not regret it. Best experience ever🔝 A post shared by…

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7 Things You May Not Know About Bastian Schweinsteiger

The MLS and Chicago Fire scored a major coup when they secured the services of German soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger. Although he’s moved on from the Bundesliga and Premier League, the former German international captain still has plenty in the tank. His talent is evident to most soccer fans, but here are 7 things you may…

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Soccer Pro Makes Vegan Beard Bet

Marco Sailer is a guy worth getting to know. Sure, the beard is fantastic, but there’s more to the footballer known as ‘Toni’. No stranger to the multiple tiers of German professional soccer, Marco has a message that he wants to resonate across all sports.   Follow Marco Sailer on Instagram @tonisailer7 and Twitter @ToniSailer7…

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Tranquillo Barnetta: Ein Kreis schließt sich (Coming Full Circle)

For the English version, scroll down. „Wir haben nur zweimal die Woche Training. Das ist mir definitiv zu wenig! Ich will so oft Fußball spielen wie nur möglich!“ Genau das war der Grund warum der damals elfjährige Tranquillo von seinem Dorfverein zum FC Sankt Gallen wechselte. Gleichzeitig war es der Beginn einer großartigen Fußballkarriere, die…

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Emil Forsberg: An Eye for His Teammates

Swedish playmaker Emil Forsberg has opened his 2016/17 campaign with a string of outstanding performances for German club RB Leipzig. The recently promoted team has soared toward the top of the Bundesliga table thanks in large part to Forsberg’s Skill on the ball. As the rest of the season unfolds, we’re looking forward to Forsberg’s…

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Adebayo Akinfenwa: Beast Mode in Britain

There’s no mistaking footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa on the pitch. The striker’s name has become synonymous with size and power ranging from England’s football leagues all the way to FIFA video games played around the world. The skill set for a man of his stature coupled with his infectious personality and stylish clothing label make him…

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FC Bayern’s Lena Lotzen: Just Play Soccer (Einfach zum Fußball gehen)

Für die deutsche Version, nach unten scrollen. It is crazy how decisions you make as a child affect the rest of your life. “Why not,” thought the five-year-old Lena Lotzen when a kindergarten friend asked her if she wanted to join in playing soccer. Today, 18 years later, Lena Lotzen is a European champion and one of…

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Finland GK Tinja-Riikka Korpela: The People’s Captain

In part one of our feature on goalkeeper Tinja-Riikka Korpela, we highlighted the Uniqueness and Role Model qualities of the Finnish and Bayern Munich linchpin. Her abilities to unite and lead have characterized much of her professional career as well as made her a deserved choice as a captain of Finland’s national team. Korpela is…

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Michael Lahoud: Bridging Two Worlds

Choose an aspect of Miami FC midfielder Michael Lahoud’s life and the common denominator is almost invariably two attributes – Uniqueness and Character. Since his introduction into professional soccer in 2009, Lahoud has steadily built a reputation as one of the most engaging and considerate players around. His path to this point, however, was anything…

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Field Wide Open for Tinja-Riikka Korpela

Today’s society is more than capable of posing its fair share of hurdles for citizens all over the world. But thanks to sport and people like Tinja-Riikka Korpela, some of those barriers can be steamrolled and eradicated. The Finnish national team and Bayern Munich goalkeeper may not be a household name, but who says you…

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