Netflix documentary reveals Messi's emotional pep-talk before winning the Copa America with Argentina

Copa América 2021 was pretty special for Argentina. They lifted their first adult international title since 1993 – beating Brazil in the legendary Maracanã Stadium –, exorcized the ghosts of the two finals lost against Chile in 2015 and 2016 and created a very candid narrative around Lionel Messi heading to the World Cup that starts on Nov. 20. 

Messi, of course, was the main architect of the victory. And not only thanks to his extraterrestrial talent but also his commanding voice inside the dressing room.

The World Cup TV Schedule Is Here — How To Watch Every 2022 World Cup Match In The U.S.

Replace the batteries in your TV remote, set your alarm for way-too-early a.m. and get ready to watch the best month of sports of the year as the 2022 World Cup in Qatar runs from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch World Cup 2022 in the United States. 

The 18 Best Ted Lasso Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is the one time of year when it’s OK to dress up as sexy versions of random figures from pop culture and beg for candy and/or get completely wasted. But for those of you soccer fans who are a bit unsure of what to go as this year, we’ve got some Ted Lasso Halloween costume ideas just for you.

Rodolfo Pizarro le pone más empeño a un disfraz de The Joker que a su carrera como futbolista

El mediocampista de Monterrey, Rodolfo Pizarro, volvió a mostrar su obsesión con The Joker. El jugador, que suele celebrar goles con la sonrisa enfermiza del personaje, sorprendió a sus seguidores disfrazándose como el villano de Batman en medio de las fiestas de Halloween. 

Podcast will feature World Cup stars talking about racism, LGBTQ rights and gun violence

As part of their coverage around the World Cup, Telemundo – in collaboration with LX News – will present a special podcast focused on prominent soccer stars that are trying to change the world by speaking out about different social topics, including gun violence, racism and LGBTQ rights. 

Telemundo podcast Mi Mundialista Favorito

The new podcast is called Mi Mundialista Favorito / My New Favorite Futbolista and is a bilingual show hosted by former Colombian international Juan Pablo Ángel and Eric Álvarez.

Wrexham reaches FA Cup first round after nearly blowing 3-0 lead at home

Wrexham AFC (90% Rotten Tomatoes, Critics' Choice darling, all episodes streaming now on Hulu, etc., etc.) have advanced to the first round proper of the FA Cup after defeating the part-timers of Blyth Spartans 3-2 in a fourth round qualifying replay Tuesday.

TIL: House of the Dragon star and Erling Haaland look-a-like could have been a soccer player

While I watched all Game of Thrones seasons, HBO's prequel House of the Dragon hasn't piqued my interest yet. It doesn't mean that I'm oblivious about the show. I know, for example, who Daemon Targaryen is. 

Yeah, the guy who Manchester City players think has a resemblance with Erling Haaland.  

Watch Zlatan Ibrahimovic throwing a brutal uppercut in the new Asterix and Obelix movie

Soccer star and egomaniac Zlatan Ibrahimovic shared on social media a trailer of "Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom," a French movie set to premiere in February next year and in which he showcases his acting chops and fighting skills. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic role in the new Asterix and Obelix movie

Delayed by the pandemic, the new movie of the famous French comic book duo will have Ibrahimovic in the role of a Roman soldier called Caius Antivirus. 

When Is Ted Lasso Season 3 Release Date? Here’s The Latest

If you’re anything like me, you’re going through “Ted Lasso” withdrawals. It’s been more than a year since the hilarious and heartwarming comedy began Season 2, so everyone and my mom (literally) is trying to figure out the Ted Lasso Season 3 release date. 

We regret to inform you there is no confirmed Ted Lasso Season 3 release date at this time, but we have an idea of when it will come out on Apple TV+.

Ted Lasso Season 3 Release Date

Late 2022

Thinking About Hosting A World Cup Watch Party? Make Sure To Follow These Dos And Don’ts

There is no greater spectacle in the history of humanity than the FIFA World Cup as billions of people tune in to see which nation has the best soccer team in the world. With the 2022 World Cup nearly upon us, many will be thinking about hosting watch parties. Unless you’re just hosting some friends at your home, you’ll want to be aware of certain legal issues. The18 spoke with a lawyer to find out some dos and don’ts of how to host a World Cup watch party (legally).