Santi Muñoz is moving away from Newcastle; sadly, he's not going to Real Madrid

People were excited when Mexico-American striker Santiago Muñoz signed a contract with Newcastle. Sure, it was a great move for the youngster to show off his talents, but much of the buzz was more related to the similarities between his story and the story of Santiago Muñez, the main character in the Goal!-movie franchise. 

People imagined he would succeed playing at St. James Park and one day move to Real Madrid to achieve the ultimate glory.

Is Santi Muñoz still at Newcastle?

However, 18 months later, Muñoz's dream has taken a heavy hit.

Tigres amarra a Diego Lainez y lo saca de Europa

Pareciera ser que la llegada de Diego Lainez a Tigres es un hecho. Si bien no hay confirmación oficial de las partes involucradas, distintas fuentes – no solo de México – señalan que el extremo de 22 años pone una pausa a sus sueños en Europa para tratar de relanzar su carrera en la Liga MX.

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to score on hugely anticipated debut

RIYADH - Anderson Talisca earned Al Nassr a 1-0 home win over Al Ettifaq on Sunday, but the fans that turned up to Mrsool Park in droves to see Cristiano Ronaldo in action were left disappointed after he was unable to mark his Saudi Pro league debut with a goal.

Ronaldo signed a 2-1/2 year deal with Al Nassr last month, reported to be worth over $216.28 million, but has had to wait to play because of a two-match ban by England's FA for knocking a phone out of a fan's hand in April.

Latest USMNT head coach rumor: U.S. Soccer wants ‘The Special One’ José Mourinho

A rumor is going around the Twitter-sphere and internet that U.S. Soccer has AS Roma manager José Mourinho on its wish list for who will be the next USMNT head coach.

Juventus deducted 15 POINTS and drop to 10th after investigation into club's transfer dealings

ROME — Juventus have been deducted 15 points for the current season by an Italian soccer court investigating its transfer dealings, the national soccer federation (FIGC) said on Friday.

With 20 games left to play in this season, Juve were third in Serie A, 10 points adrift of leaders Napoli. The points deduction would push them down into mid-table, outside the spots for European competition.

El América le corta las alas a Federico Viñas y no acepta su traspaso al Pachuca

Federico Viñas finalmente dio el sí, pero Santiago Baños salió con un rotundo no.

De ese modo podríamos describir el truncado traspaso del delantero uruguayo del América para reforzar al Pachuca.

Viñas deslumbró al americanismo después del impacto inmediato que causó en el equipo subcampeón de Miguel Herrera en 2019. El joven delantero llegó como un toro, aprovechando cualquier momento en la cancha para hacer diferencia y guiar a Las Águilas a la final de la Liga MX en el Apertura 2019.

Memphis Depay trains with Atlético Madrid ahead of $3.25 million transfer from Barcelona

Barcelona forward Memphis Depay appeared to be on the verge of joining Atlético Madrid as he was spotted wearing the club's colors while training under manager Diego Simeone on Thursday.

The 28-year-old Dutch international has been linked with a move to Atlético for the last few days, with several reports by the Spanish media suggesting that the deal was close to be done.

Santiago Baños quema a Diego Lainez en TV y explica por qué el jugador no volverá al América

En medio de su momento más oscuro en Europa, la posibilidad de ver a Diego Lainez vistiendo nuevamente la playera del América comenzó a crecer durante los primeros días de enero. Sin embargo, dicha chance parece haber quedado completamente cerrada, luego de que el presidente deportivo de las Águilas, Santiago Baños revelara y criticara duramente las pretensiones del jugador en un programa de TV.

Will Marcelo Bielsa be the next Mexico coach? Here's what we know

After the fiasco experienced in the 2022 World Cup, Mexico has been looking for a new coach. Miguel Herrera – former coach of Tigres and Club América – really wants the position and has deployed an intense PR campaign to succeed. However, according to several reports, the leading candidate for the job is none other than Marcelo Bielsa. 

Yet another MLS teenager has moved to the Premier League

It's been confirmed that Colombian forward Jhon Durán has completed a move to Aston Villa in the Premier League for a potential transfer fee of $22 million. The 19-year-old made 27 appearances during his time with the Chicago Fire, scoring eight goals including a spectacular brace against Toronto FC. 

Durán is now the second teenager to make the switch from the Fire to the Premier League following his former teammate Gabriel “Gaga” Slonina, who currently plays for Chelsea.