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Can the MLS challenge the Big Four European leagues in the future?
Can the MLS challenge the Big Four European leagues in the future?

Steven Gerrard and Andrea Pirlo – two of the best midfielders of their generation – now play in the MLS On the 4th of July 1988, the United States of America celebrated its 212th Independence Day. The nation had recovered from the turbulence of the previous decades, and the fabled “American Dream” was the philosophy of an entire nation, accentuated by the overwhelmingly large number of movies, advertisements and nati

Aug 30 2015
Everything you need to know about the Major League Soccer and its teams
Everything you need to know about the Major League Soccer and its teams

Major League Soccer is one of the top 10 leagues in the world In the last couple of years the Major League Soccer has seen a tremendous rise in popularity. It represents football’s highest level both in the United States and Canada. The professional league is sanctioned by US Soccer and has seen the arrival of several big European stars like David Beckham, Thierry Henry and Robbie Keane in recent yea

Aug 26 2015
Highlights: Keane, Dos Santos and Gerrard shine as LA Galaxy thrash New York City 5-1
Highlights: Keane, Dos Santos and Gerrard shine as LA Galaxy thrash New York City 5-1

After a lot of hype before the big game between Los Angeles Galaxy and New York City FC, it was the Galaxy side that came out on top as they completely dominated the game to win 5-1 and top the Western Conference table. Goals from Gyasi Zardes, Robbie Keane (2 goals), Giovani dos Santos and Sebastian Lletget ensured they would take all three points. David Villa scored a consolation goal for New York City, albeit from the penalty spot.

Aug 24 2015
Video: LA Galaxy players make hilarious parody of New York City legends' photo shoot
Video: LA Galaxy players make hilarious parody of New York City legends' photo shoot

The MLS may not be the most followed football league in the world, but the rivalry between two of its popular teams seems to have reached a point where they have taken their battles off the field as well. Los Angeles Galaxy take on New York City FC on Sunday and the LA-based team have already added fuel to the fire in this video. New York City FC had recently signed midfield legends like Italy’s Andrea Pirlo and England’s Frank Lam

Aug 21 2015
The La Liga top scorers - Who leads the all-time list, and who's on top among current players?
The La Liga top scorers - Who leads the all-time list, and who's on top among current players?

The La Liga is Europe’s strongest league over the past five seasons as per UEFA’s league coefficient rankings The Spanish La Liga of Liga BBVA is the most technically skillful league in the world, boasting some of the best players who have played the game. As per UEFA’s league coefficient rankings, the La Liga is the strongest league in Europe over the past five years. It’s no surprise, then, that the league has host

Video: Andrea Pirlo sets up David Villa to bag first MLS assist
Video: Andrea Pirlo sets up David Villa to bag first MLS assist

Pirlo makes his mark against DC United New York City FC midfielder Andrea Pirlo is off the mark in terms of assists in the MLS as the veteran Italian playmaker set up David Villa for his side’s second goal to defeat DC United 3-1 at home. DC United took the lead in the first half as Alvaro Saborio opened the scoring in the 36th minute after Chris Rolfe intercepted a back-pass error from Pirlo in midfield and ran down the lef

Aug 14 2015
Lionel Messi names Cristiano Ronaldo as one of his toughest opponents
Lionel Messi names Cristiano Ronaldo as one of his toughest opponents

Messi named Ronaldo as one of the toughest opponents he has faced in his career. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has named Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the toughest opponents he has played against, Goal.com reports. The 28-year-old, however, was diplomatic and didn't pinpoint any specific footballer as the toughest and instead chose to name the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Arjen Robben, besides the Portuguese international as well as

Aug 8 2015
Highlights: David Villa and Kaka score as MLS All-Stars beat Tottenham 2-1
Highlights: David Villa and Kaka score as MLS All-Stars beat Tottenham 2-1

David Villa celebrates with Kaka after scoring the second goal for MLS All-Stars against Tottenham Hotspur Both David Villa and Kaka got on the score sheet as the MLS All-Star team beat Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at the annual event in Colorado on Wednesday night. Harry Kane scored the only goal for the Lillywhites in a match where all three goals were scored in a span of 16 minutes. The MLS All-Stars went ahead after To

Jul 30 2015
Gerrard and Lampard to feature in MLS all-star game without kicking a ball in MLS
Gerrard and Lampard to feature in MLS all-star game without kicking a ball in MLS

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will play in MLS all-star XI without playing a single minute in the league Major League Soccer (MLS) has announced its all-star squad, which is scheduled to take on Tottenham Hotspur in a one-off showpiece match on July 29 at Commerce City, Colorado, Fox Sports reports. The inclusion of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard have grabbed the headlines as the pair have not featured for their respective teams in a c

Jul 14 2015
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo: Frank Lampard
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo: Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo will be playing alongside each other for New York City FC New York, July 8 (IANS) Former England midfielder Frank Lampard considers himself lucky to play alongside Italian football legend Andrea Pirlo. Pirlo joined American club New York City FC on Monday from Italian champions Juventus and was instantly praised by Lampard, himself a legend at English team Chelsea. Lampard said he can't wait to play a

Jul 8 2015
Video: David Villa becomes 'first ever free-kick scorer' for MLS newcomers New York City
Video: David Villa becomes 'first ever free-kick scorer' for MLS newcomers New York City

David Villa put in a man-of-the-match performance as he took his goals tally to six in as many games David Villa scored both goals to guide the MLS newcomers New York City FC to a 2-1 victory over Montreal Impact in the MLS. The former Barcelona and Valencia hitman scored an 82nd-minute free kick, which his agent later claimed to be NYCFC's first ever free kick goal, to round off a man-of-the-match performance. With six

Jul 5 2015
Report: Andrea Pirlo rejected Indian Super League move to play in MLS
Report: Andrea Pirlo rejected Indian Super League move to play in MLS

Andrea Pirlo reportedly said no to a move to the Indian Super League Italian World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo turned down an offer from an Indian Super League club according to The Times of India. It is looking likely that he will join Frank Lampard and David Villa at Major League Soccer (MLS) club, New York City FC. Pirlo, who is considered as one of the best midfielders of his generation, still has a year to run on his contra

Jun 29 2015
Andrea Pirlo set to join Frank Lampard and David Villa at NYCFC
Andrea Pirlo set to join Frank Lampard and David Villa at NYCFC

Pirlo is currently on holiday in the United States Italian star and Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo looks set to sign for New York City FC, according to sources close to ESPNFC. According to the report, NYCFC will be announcing the signing of the Italian sometime this week. The 2006 World Cup Winner has only one year remaining on his contract at Juventus, and has confirmed his decision to leave the Turin based club aft

Jun 29 2015
Atletico are close to getting Vietto: Simeone
Atletico are close to getting Vietto: Simeone

Luciano Vietto could move to Atletico Madrid this summer Madrid, June 10 (IANS) Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone said that Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto is "a close target" for 'Los Rojiblancos' and that his compatriot Carlos Tevez from Juventus would be an ideal addition. "(Vietto) is an objective of (the coaches) and also the sporting directors. We are close and I hope to count on him for next season bec

Jun 11 2015