Atlanta United To Build Training Complex in Marietta, GA

So Atlanta United FC will be the 22nd team added to Major League Soccer (MLS) .  They will open play in 2017 where they will play in a brand new state of the Art stadium that will be the home of the Atlanta Falcons as well.  The new club also wants their training facility and youth academy to set the bar for the league as well.  The club just signed a deal with the city of Marietta (Atlanta suburb) that will include the club’s headquarters and this project represents more than $50 million being invested into the area. The renderings for the new facility show that the club will be doing their best to attract…

David Beckham Closing In On Miami Stadium Deal

Despite being retired from the sport as a player, soccer icon David Beckham continues expand his foot print, this time as a stadium owner. According to a report by The Miami Herald, Beckham and a group of investors have secured a location in the historic Overtown district of Miami to build a new stadium. Mayor of Miami Carlos Giminez released the following: “Thursday evening, I signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Miami Beckham United. The document confirms the group’s intention to negotiate the purchasing of land owned by Miami-Dade County, located on N.W. 6th Street and N.W. 6th Avenue near downtown Miami. Miami Beckham United would pay fair market value for the property that is…

FIFA Corruption Scandal Widens With New Arrests

Add two more to the list of detainees associated with the wide spread FIFA corruption scandal that’s rocked the soccer world. According to reports from Switzerland, Alfredo Hawit of Honduras and Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay were arrested on Thursday on “suspicion of taking millions of dollars in bribes linked to television rights, widening a graft probe into world soccer’s governing body.” The arrests occurred after a pre-dawn raid conducted by the United States Department of Justice.   To read the full story courtesy of Reuters, click HERE.

Major League Soccer Playoffs: Schedule

We are down to the Final Four of the MLS Playoffs. The remaining teams are Columbus Crew SC, New York Red Bulls, FC Dallas, and Portland Timbers. Eastern Conference Finals: Sunday November 22, 2015 5:00pm EST The Columbus Crew SC hosts the New York Red Bulls for the first leg. Sunday November 29, 2015 TBD New York Red Bulls will host Columbus Crew SC for the second leg. Winner over the two legs will represent the Eastern Conference in MLS Cup Final! Western Conference Finals: Sunday November 22, 2015 7:30pm EST The Portland Timbers will host FC Dallas for the first leg. Sunday November 29, 2015 TBD FC Dallas will host Portland Timbers to decide…

U-20 WNT Play Ping Pong while Training in Spain

To make the US Soccer national team you must be dedicated, focused and not one who has much time to play around. Now take all of that into consideration making the Under-20 Women’s National team a young lady has to possibly sacrifice even more fun and games. Well it’s good to see the ladies from the team having fun playing ping pong while in Spain for training. I will say this I think the ladies should stick to representing the United States on the soccer field and leave the ping pong only for amusement.

Living the Life of “Ronaldo” Cristiano Ronaldo Film Trailer [Video]

Some people regard you as the greatest player of your Sport.  Numerous women call you handsome and rush just to be in your presence. You make at least 60 to 70,000 dollars/pounds/euros a WEEK. You have some of the biggest endorsements in Sports and your home country adores you like no other.  How does that sound as a life to live?  I think most would take that and Cristiano Ronaldo (Footballer/Soccer Player) for Real Madrid (club) and Portugal (national team) has all of that and more. What we don’t get to see is the countless hours away from family. As much love you get from fans you get just as much hate worldwide.  Sacrificing joy…

Memphis Depay Scoring Goals & Shopping w/ Karruche Tran in Manchester

It’s quite common to see athletes in the United States dating Video Models, R&B Singers, or Actresses. Yes that is nothing new especially since Basketball players have the most lucrative contracts in the states & American Football is the most popular. Every week a new ball player is taking pictures or hanging out with some beautiful woman hanging out on a beach or shopping on Rodeo Dr. Well know these worlds are colliding with Football/Soccer and American urban models. New Manchester United signee Memphis Depay has been spotted hanging out and shopping with Karruche Tran (Chris Brown Ex) The two were recently spotted on a shopping trip to Selfridges (Popular Designer Store) in Manchester, England….

So Mercedes Benz is official Naming Partner for Atlanta MLS team stadium

    A lot of construction is going on in Downtown Atlanta.  Condos along with Hotels and street renovations all taking place.  All of those things are great but the biggest and most talked about construction going on in Atlanta, GA involves the new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons and new Major League Soccer team Atlanta United FC.  This state of the art stadium will have a retractable dome along with all of the newest bells and whistles of any US sports stadium to date.  Both franchises will kick off in the new stadium in 2017 which will also mark the inaugural season of Atlanta United FC.  Arthur Blank who owns both franchises has invested…

Carmelo Anthony Is an Arsenal Fan???

.@carmeloanthony is at #AFCvSCFC… And guess who he’s supporting! pic.twitter.com/a9oobm8xmq — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) September 12, 2015 Right now the English Premier League season is in full effect. Over here in the States American Football is in full swing and we are about a month away before NBA starts back up. One of the stars of the NBA Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks is recovering from surgery. So what do you do with your offseason time? Well you hang out in London and get the royal treatment at an Arsenal Vs. Stoke match of course. Yes Carmelo was a guest of Arsenal Football Club and on their official twitter page announced that he…

What The De Gea! EPL Transfer Talk (Podcast)

The transfer window has closed in the English Premier League.  Not a lot of huge record or surprise signings. Although Manchester United splashes a lot of cash at a 19 year old unexpectedly.  Manchester City gives De Bruyne big money to play in an already crowded attacking midfield.  All of the ranting and raving was for a deal that didn’t happen.  David De Gea and Manchester United deal to send the player to Real Madrid breaks down and who’s to blame?  I will discuss that and where United goes from here and David De Gea as well.  So sit back relax and listen to me rant about the world’s most popular sport! Thanks for stopping…