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10 Tips For Creating Your Own Custom Nike Mercurial Soccer Cleats
It's always the best players in the world that have the best cleats. The most colorful, coolest designed, and most importantly, personally customized cleats are worn by every big name in world football. Despite there being several big players in the cleats industry, it is safe to say that Nike is on top, with the biggest stars anyway. Nike represents names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney, Didier Drogba, and even some all-time greats like the Brazilian Ronaldo and Ronaldinho.
Best Soccer Forwards of All Time
No disrespect to any defenders, defensive midfielders, or goalkeepers, as all of those positions are important and necessary to win, but forwards are why we watch soccer. We tune in to watch offensive players score goals, possess unnaturally good ball control, and dribble through defenders, hopefully making them look silly. Throughout soccer history, there have been countless experts in all three of those disciplines but who's the been best? The debate has raged on for decades. Different eras make it hard to properly compare and contrast players, not to mention team strength, playing styles, and competition faced. Taking all of those factors into account, I have picked the ten best soccer forwards to ever play the beautiful game.
These 12 Soccer Training Products Will Take Your Game to the Next Level
With so many soccer training products on the market, how do you know which are the best for your game? We have discovered the best training products that will transform your ability on the field. From GPS trackers that provide feedback, to training masks that will improve your endurance and strengthen your respiratory muscles, we've got it all.
NWSL Expansion Tracker: April 2018 Edition
The NWSL, the third attempted professional women's soccer league, has started in its 6th season in 2018—the longest ever compared to its processors WUSA 2000-2003 and WPS 2008-2011. Despite the Boston Breakers folding after a failed attempt to get a buyer, the league has proven to become more stable long term thanks to the backing of the USSF and Canadian soccer association on the allocated player rule, and A&E 25 percent equity stake in the league which, in recent years, has gained a lot of interest for ownership groups mainly from MLS looking to expand into NWSL. Utah Royals FC, the newest club to enter the NWSL after FCKC, ceased operations for financial reasons, shifting the league's focus on big markets that have strong ownership groups with MLS ties
The 10 Best Players in the World
So here we are, the definitive list of the 10 best players in the world. I based this list on popularity, skill, stats, and overall ability.
Fastest Soccer Players in History
The top ten fastest soccer players in history will shock you with their ability to not only bullet down the field, but portray some of the best athleticism soccer history has ever seen.
MLS 2018 Season Begins
2018 Major League Soccer started on Saturday, March 3, with a number of surprises already delivered. The reigning champions, Toronto FC, were humbled in their own building in a 2-0 loss to Columbus. Meanwhile, down south, the Houston Dynamo laid a 4-0 licking on Atlanta United, a team that many see as a favorite to win it all this season.
Best New York Red Bulls' Players of All Time
Based in Harrison, New Jersey, New York Red Bulls are an American professional soccer club. The club competes as a member of the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer, and they're known to be among the Major League Soccer's most valuable teams. Established in October 1994, they started playing in the league’s inaugural season in 1996 as the New York/New Jersey MetroStars. Then in 2006, the team was sold off to Red Bull GmbH and was re-branded as part of the company’s global network of soccer clubs. The Red Bulls also own one of the best MLS soccer stadiums ever.
Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Teams
What does it take for a MLS squad to become deemed most valuable? A lot, and then some. Major League Soccer has no shortage of valued teams, and with a variety of places to choose from, whether it be LA, or Seattle, the MVT of the MLS is far more complex than you might think. Forbes even released their own theories as to the most valuable teams of 2017, and still the question continuously seems to stump us all as we draw nearer to this year's Cup. Here's a complete list of Major League Soccer teams for newcomers to follow along with.
10 Players Manchester United Should Have Signed Instead of...
The recruitment at Manchester United at times hasn't been good enough, and the wrong players have been brought in too often. In 2018 however, the squad is strong, as Jose Mourinho's puts his vision for a United team together. But it could have been much simpler for Mourinho if United's executives and previous managers hadn't made such questionable decisions when other available players were out there.This list will put together ten players Manchester United should have bought when they opted for someone else.To keep it in the realm of possibility, each potential transfer I mention has either been linked to United or that player was transferred around the same time United bought an alternative.
Most Memorable Women's World Cup Moments of All Time
The top ten most memorable women's World Cup moments that will have any soccer fan excited for next year's tournament. From comebacks to simple solo celebrations, these teams are sure to leave their mark on women's soccer forever.
Manchester United: A Case for Bad Recruitment?
As one of the biggest clubs in the world, if not the biggest, Manchester United can command a spending power only to be rivaled by an elite few. Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid, and newcomers to the financial elite Paris Saint Germain and local rivals Manchester City, are the only teams in the world that can match Manchester United's spending power in 2018. Despite more money being pumped into association football year on year, the landscape is changing; huge clubs such as Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Arsenal can't compete with the wages and transfer fees that other clubs can offer to the players at the top level. Putting it like that, Manchester United should be able to pick and choose some of the best players from world football to put in their team, right?Not exactly.