Alex Matan joined Columbus Crew in March last year from Romanian club Viitorul. (Imate: twitter/columbuscrew)
Columbus Crew

Exclusive: Columbus Crew’s Mățan is On His Way Back to Romania

Alex Mățan is closing in on a temporary transfer to Rapid Bucharest in his native Romania. The 22-year-old joined the 2020 MLS Cup winners in March last year for around $1.5 million from Romanian club Viitorul. Mățan also had transfer options in Europe, but opted to join The Crew while […]

David Beckham will see a series dedicated to him by Netflix. (Image:
David Beckham

What Will Netflix’s New Documentary Tell Us About David Beckham?

David Beckham partnered up with Netflix for a documentary on his life and career. Beckham, a Manchester United and England legend, is also part-owner of MLS club Inter Miami. He promises the Netflix series “will feature unseen archive, untold stories, as well as interviews with the people who have been […]

Gareth Bale scored his first goal for LAFC in the 2-0 win over Sporting KC at the weekend. (Image: twitter/invictossomos)
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale Is On a 22 Times Smaller Wage in LA Compared to Real Madrid

LAFC superstar Gareth Bale accepted a $1.5 million yearly wage. At Real Madrid, his previous employer, he was making $33 million per season. The Welshman’s current earnings are just five percent of what he was previously making in Madrid. According to sources close to Bale, the winger is not concentrating […]

Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi have dominated world football over the past 15 years. (Image:
Messi & Ronaldo in the MLS

MLS Legend Landon Donovan: ‘Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo Could Come to the MLS’

Landon Donovan sees both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo playing in the MLS before they hang up their boots. The growth of the product saw the likes of Gareth Bale, Giorgio Chiellini, Xherdan Shaqiri, Federico Bernardeschi, and Lorenzo Insigne join Major League Soccer over the past months. Donovan believes Messi and […]

Gareth Bale made his LAFC debut against Nashville SC on 18 July, coming on as a sub in the 72nd mine of the game. LAFC won the match 2-1. (Image: twitter/garethbale11)
Gareth Bale

Bale Opens his MLS Account with Beautiful Goal in LAFC Victory

Gareth Bale got his name on the scoresheet in LAFC’s 2-0 away win over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. Bale was subbed in after 65 minutes and scored his goal 18 minutes later with a nice shot from the edge of the box. LAFC’s goals both came in the second […]

All-Star Game 2022: Carlos Vela will lead the MLS All-Stars attack along with Chicharito Hernandez. (Image:
MLS All-Stars 2022

MLS 2022 All-Stars: Bale, Insigne, and Chiellini Won’t Be On the Roster

Twenty-six players will represent the MLS in its clash against the Mexican league’s superstars. MLS confirmed the names of those selected to participate in the 2022 All-Star Game. For the second consecutive year, the match will pit a star-studded MLS team against the best players in the Mexican top-flight, Liga […]

Wayne Rooney quit his role as Derby County manager in June after 18 months in charge. (Image: twitter/waz_redaktion)
Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney to Take Reins at DC United

Wayne Rooney will return to DC United two years after leaving the club. This time, his mission won’t be to score goals, as it was in his previous MLS stint. In his managerial role, the 36-year-old will need to find a way out of crisis for troubled United, as the […]

Gareth Bale is a five-time Champions League winner with Real Madrid. (Image: twitter/noticiaaldia)
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale to Join LAFC in Shock MLS Transfer

The 32-year-old Welsh superstar is set to join LAFC after he agreed to the terms offered by the MLS club. Gareth Bale will officially become a free agent on 1 July, when his deal with Real Madrid ends. LAFC will sign him at cost zero, given that he’s out of […]

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Pros and Cons of the Exclusive Apple MLS Streaming Deal

Apple just locked up the next ten years of MLS streaming rights. The US soccer league should net roughly $250 million per year from the exclusive streaming deal. While some matches will still likely air on television, Apple will offer all every single MLS match. There are some obvious advantages […]

Deila kept his promise to strip off his clothes to celebrate NYCFC winning their first MLS Cup title last year. (Image:

NYCFC Boss Deila Leaves to Take Over Standard Liege in Belgium

New York City FC is changing its head coach midseason. Norwegian manager Ronny Deila is leaving for Liege in Belgium, with Nick Cushing taking his role on an interim basis. Deila, 46, will have a tough mission in Liege. Standard finished in 14th place last season. The club plans a […]

Giorgio Chiellini left Juventus at the end of the season after 18 years in Turin. (Image: twitter/sportbible)

LAFC Pens 18-Month Deal With Italy and Juventus Legend Chiellini

Giorgio Chiellini has signed an 18-month contract with LAFC in the MLS. Chiellini announced his deal with the LA club after his contract with Juventus was terminated. The central defender also retired from the Italian national team this month. Chiellini was a target for the MLS last year, but opted […]

Leo Messi didn't make a secret of his wish to play in the MLS before retirement. (Image:
Leo Messi

Is Leo Messi Really Becoming Part-Owner of Inter Miami?

DirecTV Sports Argentina correspondent Alex Candal said Leo Messi has reached a deal to become a player-owner at Inter Miami starting in July 2023. The journalist assured viewers that the contract has been agreed upon, with a deal expected to be signed in August. 💣💣 BOMBA DE @Alex_candal 💣💣 🗣️ […]

Pep Guardiola joined City in 2016 after three years at Bayern Munich. (Image: Twitter/fabrizioromano)

Manchester City Boss Guardiola to Decide City Future Next Summer

Pep Guardiola took charge at the Etihad in 2016, after leaving Bayern Munich. He’s on the verge of winning another Premier League title with City, taking his Premier League total to four. Guardiola’s current contract ends in the summer of 2023 and the Catalan manager has ruled out signing an […]

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EA Sports to Rename Iconic FIFA Video Game Series Starting 2023

EA Sports failed to reach an agreement with the world football governing body over an extension of their naming license. As a result, FIFA will now be called EA Sports FC from 2023. “After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining interactive football experiences, we will soon begin an exciting new […]

Nashville's new stadium, GEODIS Park, can hold just over 30,000 people. (Image: Twitter/nashvillesc)

Nashville Inaugurates Biggest US Soccer Stadium in 1-1 Draw vs Union

30,109 people turned out for Nashville SC’s first home match at the brand new GEODIS Park on Sunday evening. All tickets made available were sold out for the grand opening of the biggest US soccer stadium. Union’s Mikael Uhre opened the scoring after 66 minutes, with Randall Leal netting Nashville’s […]